District Attorney Cases 6/1/16

Sierra County District Attorney
Lawrence R. Allen
District Attorney / Public Administrator
530.289.3269 530.993.4617


David Money (33) Reno. Felony automobile theft. Sentencing is set for September 25. He remains in custody on a no bail hold

Zachary Norden (21) Portola. Sentencing for felony residential burglary. Four years probation, 120 days jail, fine $2420, and he was ordered to pay $2300 in restitution to the victim.

Timothy Diltz (52) Sierraville. Illegal burning of debris. One year probation, fine $685.

Brandon Lutes (45) Loyalton. Violation of probation on conviction of domestic violence for failure to report to probation. Thirty days jail, probation reinstated.

Robert Wharff (27) Goodyears Bar. Under the influence of a controlled substance. One year jail.

Adam Malik (36) Davis. Malik was placed on probation for assault on a peace officer and attempting to elude an officer when he rammed Sierra County Sheriff’s vehicle in July 2012. The violation of probation was his commission of a new offense where he stabbed a victim several times in West Sacramento while saying he was going to kill the victim. A jury acquitted Malik of attempted murder but convicted on Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Criminal Threats, and Causing Great Bodily injury. He received four years on the Sierra County Probation Violation, and five years, eight months on the new charges for a total prison commit of 9 years 8 months.

Denny Daneri (59) Goodyears Bar. Violation of probation for drinking alcohol in violation of his no alcohol order. Sixteen days jail.

Michael Neuman (41) Rocklin Disturbing the peace and failure to appear. One year probation, fine $1292.

Nathan Ashley (27) Loyalton. Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Ordered to drug diversion rehab.

Roberta Andeway (42) Sierraville. Driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or greater. Three years probation, two days jail, fine $2427.

Lee Ann Pollastrini (42) Loyalton. Reckless driving, alcohol related. Three years probation, two days jail, fine $1599.

Rhonda Needles (40) Grass Valley. Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). No probation, 180 days jail, fine $220.

Jacob Hood (38) Willits. Battery and vandalism. One year probation, fourteen days jail, fine $1450, and restitution of $276 to the Sierra County Sheriff’s Department for a broken window in a patrol car.