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85 Guns Belonging to Constable Confiscated

BOULDER CITY, Nev. -- Boulder City police say they confiscated 85 guns from the home, storage areas and office of Chief Constable Larry Markotay. Also, drug paraphernalia and two dozen badges, including a Boulder City police captain's badge were seized.

Markotay was arrested on February 22 for DUI and fleeing the scene of an accident. At that time, police discovered guns in his vehicle that had been reported stolen.

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Markotay is now facing several felonies including burglary while in a possession of a firearm. He has held his position of Chief Constable for 12 years. In his position, he is permitted to order firearms for law enforcement use. Police say there were no detailed records of such transactions.

The DEA and the ATF were also involved in the execution of the search warrants.


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