Fines handed out during Burning Man 2014

Sam Biddle filed this request with the Pershing County Sheriff's Office of Pershing County, NV.
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From: Sam Biddle

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Nevada Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

I am seeking records of all fines and tickets assessed by your department pertaining to the 2014 Burning Man festival in Black Rock Desert, Nevada.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Sam Biddle

From: Rocio Olivas


We only received one cite from the BM event so far. I have attached it with
your request letter.

Rocio Olivas
Administrative Secretary
Pershing County Sheriff's Office
PO Box 147/395 9th St.
Lovelock, NV 89419
775 273-5051
775 273-5052f