Car Theft Suspects Arrested in Smith Valley

Lyon County Deputies have arrested the suspects in Sunday night’s pursuit through Yerington and Smith Valley. Two people were arrested at 8 Monday morning on Pinion Drive in Smith Valley. They were the same suspects involved in the pursuit and reports indicated they had broken into a residence in the Pinion area. The subjects immediately surrendered to deputies without incident. They are 25 year old Michael Pappas and 26 year old Khanna Priya. They allegedly stole a car in Silver Springs and drove to Smith Valley. The pursuit prompted shelter in place orders Sunday night.