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Nye County sheriff's deputy arrested for releasing confidential information to girlfriend

Posted at 11:24 AM, Sep 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-07 14:24:31-04

PAHRUMP (KTNV) — A Nye County Sheriff's Office deputy was recently arrested after it was discovered that he released confidential information about a child abuse investigation.

29-year-old Michalean Soprano released the information to a woman, who appeared to be his girlfriend at the time.

Soprano turned himself in on Sept. 6 to the sheriff’s office and was charged with releasing confidential information maintained by an agency that provides child welfare services.

He is on administrative leave.