KRXI FOX 11 Reno - Search Results The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available. Sanchez promoted to NHP lieutenant colonelCARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - The Nevada Highway Patrol is announcing the appointment of Deputy Chief Brian Sanchez to the rank of lieutenant colonel.The promotion was announced Wednesday by leadership at the Department of Public Safety and NHP.Sanchez joined the Nevada Highway Patrol in 1990 and has risen through the ranks during his 24-year career.He will assume his new duties Thursday. Sanchez replaces former NHP Lt. Col. Todd Ellison who retired in December after serving more than 28 years with the agency.A formal promotion ceremony will be held at a later date.2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.