Sierra County District Attorney
Lawrence R. Allen
District Attorney / Public Administrator
SIERRA COUNTY CASES WEEKENDING August 25, 2017
Jason Wardrobe (40) Loyalton. Disturbing the peace. Probation 18 months, fine $650.
Robbie Miller (39) Oroville. Driving with license suspended for alcohol related offense. Four years probation, 10 days jail, fine $2249.
David Slaughter (56) Sacramento. After a contested preliminary hearing, Slaughter was ordered to stand trial on felony charges of manslaughter caused by driving with gross negligence, reckless driving causing injury to another, causing serious bodily injury to another, and driving while suspended with priors. He remains in custody in lieu of $250,000 bail. The evidence at the preliminary hearing showed he caused an accident on highway 89 which took the life of Robert Shaffer.
Patrick Hall (34) Transit. Sentenced on felon in possession of ammunition. Three years probation, six months jail, and fine of $435.
Kari Donnelly (47) Santa Rosa. Driving with a blood alcohol level of more than .08. three years probation, two days jail, fine $1885 and attend alcohol school.
Mark Black (47) Loyalton. Black waived his right to a preliminary hearing, and was ordered to stand trial on felony failure to appear.
Philip Hayden (47) Reno. After a contested preliminary hearing, he was ordered to stand trial on felony charges of Robbery, armed with a firearm, residential (1st degree) burglary, grand theft of firearms, false imprisonment, felon in possession of a firearm, and strike offenses. He remains in custody in lieu of bail in the amount of $800,000.
Valerie Robinson (60) Loyalton. Robinson violated her probation on charges of preparing false evidence. She received 240 days jail, and her probation was terminated unsuccessfully.
Eric Armstrong (26) Loyalton. Felony sentencing on a prohibited person (prior domestic violence conviction) in possession of a firearm. Five years probation, six months jail, fine $435.
Paula Silvestri (55) Sierraville. She pled guilty to assault with a deadly weapon. Sentencing is set for October 13.
Tyler Martin (23) Sierraville. Resisting and delaying an officer. Thirty days jail, fine $650.
David Young (28) Eugene Oregon. After a contested preliminary hearing, Young was ordered to stand trial on charges of felon in possession of a firearm, and felon in possession of ammunition. He remains in custody in lieu of $150,000 bail.