Reno, Nevada - A northern Nevada doctor specializing in family medicine was sentenced today to one year and one day in federal prison and ordered to pay a $125,000 fine for overprescribing highly addictive pain pills Oxycodone and Hydrocodone not for a legitimate medical purpose, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada, Special Agent in Charge Aaron C. Rouse for the FBI’s Las Vegas Field Office, and Special Agent in Charge Timothy B. DeFrancesca for the Office of Inspector General of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Carson City, Nevada - Beginning in July, the day of the month on which Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits are issued in Nevada is changing for most of the state’s 400,000 recipients. The Division of Welfare and Supportive Services (DWSS) will spread out the issue date to the first 10 days of the month determined by the last digit of the recipient’s birth year. For example, if the recipient’s birth year is 1975, he/she will receive benefits on the fifth of the month.

Reno, Nevada - Special Agent in Charge Aaron C. Rouse, of the FBI Las Vegas Division, announced the arrest of Damien Moses, 39, of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Las Vegas, Nevada - A third participant in a Las Vegas, Nevada, conspiracy to obtain millions of dollars in fraudulent tax refunds was sentenced to prison, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada.

Las Vegas, Nevada - As part of the U.S. Attorney’s Office Project Safe Neighborhoods initiative, United States Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich hosted a statewide gang and violent crime prevention summit in Las Vegas today for local, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement, prosecutors, victims services, and community partners to discuss gang and youth violence prevention.