The Reno Branch Office of the United States Attorney’s Office is comprised of four divisions: criminal, civil, appellate, and support. The Reno Branch Office handles a variety of cases involving narcotics, criminal enterprises, firearm offenses, illegal reentries, mortgage and other types of fraud, and tax evasion. In addition, the Reno Branch is responsible for all cases within the District of Nevada involving Indian Country. This includes violence, sexual abuse, drugs and theft occurring on Indian Country, to include juveniles. Further, the majority of land management cases also fall within the Northern part of Nevada and involve grazing rights, land use, Native American claims, ARPA, ALF/ELF, water rights, environmental issues, wild horses and State’s rights.
Updated April 20, 2020