Storey County PO Box 176 Virginia City, NV 89440

Citations & Warrants

Michael S. Cullen

Sheriff's Office Main Office
205 S. C St.
P.O. Box 498
Virginia City, NV 89440

Sheriff's Office Substation
420 Canyon Way
Lockwood, NV 89434

Detention Center
911 State Route 341
Virginia City, NV 89440

Emergency: 911
Main Office: 775-847-0959
Fax: 775-847-0924
Substation: 775-342-0950
Detention: 775-847-0929

Staff Directory
Nevada Revised Statutes grants county Sheriff Offices the authority to enforce, through the issuance of citations and such other means as permitted by state law, the provisions of any state or local statutory or regulatory provision governing criminal activity and vehicle or traffic safety.

The Storey County Sheriff’s Office makes arrests of individuals with court-issued warrants. Warrants span a range of infractions from failure to pay court-mandated child support to larceny and theft.

Court Appearance & Payments

Payment options for civil and misdemeanor traffic citations:
By phone: 1-855-436-6811
In person: Virginia Township Justice Court, 800 South C Street, Virginia City, Nevada 89440
By mail: Virginia Township Justice Court, P.O. Box 674, Virginia City, Nevada 89440

If you have received a civil infraction citation, you must request a hearing or make payment in full within 90 days of the citation date. If you have questions about a civil infraction citation, please contact the Virginia Township Justice Court at

If you have received a misdemeanor citation, you must either appear in court on the date listed on your citation or make payment in full. If you have questions about a misdemeanor citation, please contact the Virginia Township Justice Court at 775-847-0962.

Community Service

An offender convicted of an offense not warranting imprisonment may be sentenced to community service. A community service sentencing depends upon the offender's consent and if a sponsor is available to supervise the offender and provide appropriate work. The Storey County Justice of the Peace oversees all community service sentencing.

Outstanding Warrants

If you have any information pertaining to an outstanding warrant, we urge you to contact the Storey County Sheriff’s Office immediately. No matter how seemingly insignificant the warrant may seem to you, we ask that you contact us with as much information as possible. You can report this information to us via:
You can also elect to remain anonymous anytime you report a crime - simply advise us of your wishes, and we will protect your identity.