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Las Vegas judge to oversee Nye County sheriff’s case

By HENRY BREAN
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
A Las Vegas judge has been appointed to hear the case against a Nye County sheriff’s detective accused of targeting political candidates for intimidation and harassment.

As expected, Pahrump Justice of the Peace Tina Brisebill removed herself from the case on Wednesday because of her familiarity with the people involved.

It will now be up to Senior Judge Joseph Bonaventure Sr. to sort out the bizarre case, which revolves around the arrest of Nye County District Attorney Bob Beckett and his decision to seek charges against the officer who took him into custody.

Detective David Boruchowitz is expected to plead not guilty to the charges during a hearing before Bonaventure June 18 in Pahrump.

The officer faces a total of 27 counts, including assault, kidnapping and false arrest. The charges paint him as rogue cop…

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