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October 30, 2014

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Humboldt County Sherriff's Sgt. Chris Aker describes the county's drug interdiction program on U.S. Interstate 80 in Winnemucca, Nev., Tuesday, March 11, 2014, as his K-9 "Boots'" peers out from behind the podium during a public meeting at the Winnemucca Convention Center. About 40 people attended as Sheriff Ed Kilgore and others helped respond to questions about two federal lawsuits recently filed accusing county deputies of seizing tens of thousands of dollars without bringing criminal charges against suspected drug traffickers.

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Humboldt County Sherriff's Sgt. Chris Aker describes the county's drug interdiction program on U.S. Interstate 80 in Winnemucca, Nev., Tuesday, March 11, 2014, as his K-9 "Boots'" peers out from behind the podium during a public meeting at the Winnemucca Convention Center. About 40 people attended as Sheriff Ed Kilgore and others helped respond to questions about two federal lawsuits recently filed accusing county deputies of seizing tens of thousands of dollars without bringing criminal charges against suspected drug traffickers.