Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie (Las Vegas Review Journal)
According to an article on 8 News Now.com, a deal may have been negotiated by Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie between the Bundy Ranch and BLM officials:
A major development is percolating in the showdown at the Bundy ranch in Bunkerville, Nevada — a possible deal is in the works. It’s an 8 News Now exclusive.
The I-Team has learned that a tentative deal has been brokered by Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie to de-escalate the tense standoff between rancher Cliven Bundy and his supporters and the Bureau of Land Management.
Sources tell the I-Team that Sheriff Gillespie has negotiated a potential agreement in which the BLM would halt its roundup of Bundy’s cattle and withdraw its employees from the Gold Butte area.
Read more Here.
News Channel 8 in Nevada has updated its article to state that BLM officials have announced they are ceasing their efforts to round up Bundy’s cattle:
LAS VEGAS — The Bureau of Land Management has announced it will stop the roundup of cattle owned by rancher Cliven Bundy. The BLM says the animals have been illegally grazing on public lands for 20 years.
The BLM made the announcement Saturday morning, a week after rangers started gathering the animals off land near Gold Butte.
The agency says it is concerned about the safety of its employees and the public.
The I-Team has learned the deal to end the gather was brokered by Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie.
According to sources, the BLM wants to proceed with the sale of the cattle already gathered during the roundup but is reportedly willing to share the revenue from the sale with Bundy.
Read the updated article Here.
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