Lawrence R. Allen, District Attorney / Public Administrator
SIERRA COUNTY CASES WEEKENDING OCTOBER 26, 2012
Martin Ontiveros (54) Oroville. Ontiveros was sentenced to seven years in state prison, and fined $3060. He was convicted by a jury of felony driving under the influence with 3 prior convictions, one of which was a prior felony driving under the influence causing injury. He also admitted a “strike” prior conviction for armed robbery in Fresno and an allegation that he has not been free of bail for more than 5 years. He has been in custody since the offense that occurred on July 5.
Kenneth Hagen (65) Loyalton. Hagen was sentenced to five years felony probation and ordered to pay a fine of $369 after being convicted at trial of passing bad checks and grand theft. A restitution hearing is ordered for December 12 to determine the full amount owed to the victim.
Paul Landers (51) Antioch. Landers was sentenced to one year and 294 days in county jail, and fined an additional $602. Landers had pled guilty to driving under the influence with a prior conviction. After he was sentenced, he failed to pay the fine, failed to attend alcohol school, and failed to appear several times.
Brandon Lutes (42) Loyalton. Lutes pled guilty to domestic violence causing injury to co-habitant. He will be sentenced on December 14.
Robert Erickson (56) Sparks. Erickson pled guilty to reckless driving that was alcohol related. He was placed on 18 months probation, served one day in jail, fined $1480, and ordered to attend alcohol school.
Shawn Rasmussen (40) Davis. Rasmussen pled guilty to driving under the influence. He was placed on 3 years probation, served five days in jail, fined $2359, and ordered to attend alcohol school.
Nicole Bunch (26) Brownsville. Bunch pled guilty to reckless driving, alcohol related. She was placed on 18 months probation, served one day in jail, fined $1480, and ordered to alcohol school.
Jeremiah Sanchez (32) Loyalton. Sanchez violated his post release supervision after a prison term by threatening a witness. He was ordered to serve 180 days in jail, and placed back on supervision when his jail term is completed.
Sierra County District Attorney
Lawrence R. Allen
District Attorney / Public Administrator
SIERRA COUNTY CASES WEEKENDING SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
Brandon Morrow (21) Loyalton. Failed prop 36 drug diversion after a conviction for being under the influence of a controlled substance. Three years probation, 90 days jail, fine $2784.
Timothy Campbell (32) Loyalton. Drunk in public. Six months probation, 2 days jail, and AA sessions ordered.
Amber Ellsworth (19) Loyalton. Being under the influence of a controlled substance. Referred for Prop 36 drug diversion.
Brandon Lutes (42) Loyalton. After a contested preliminary hearing, he was ordered to stand trial on felony charges of corporal injury resulting in a traumatic condition upon a co-habitant, and assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury, and a special allegation of causing serious injury.
Alan White (42) Loyalton. After a contested preliminary hearing, he was ordered to stand trial on felony charges of assault with force likely to cause great bodily injury. He was released after posting $15,000 bail.
Ryan Blankenship (38) Redding. Violation of probation for failure to pay fine on a conviction of driving while suspended. Fine converted to 24 days jail.
Shannon Davis (21) Reno. Possession of marijuana. Fine $510.
Jeremy Pierce (30 Reno. Driving while license was suspended. Fine $1406.
Chun Jia (33) Sparks. Drunk in public. Two days jail, fine $422.
Cody O’Conner (33) Incline Village. Driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or above. Three years probation, 48 hours jail, fine $2466, attend alcohol school.
Rebecca Penn (36) Loyalton. Reckless driving, alcohol related. Eighteen months probation, one day jail, fine $1400.
Troy Watts (41) Verdi. He waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was ordered to stand trial on charges of criminal threats while in possession of a firearm, and brandishing a firearm.
Daniel Baeza – Perez (23) Calpine. Driving without a valid license. Fine $237,
Steven Denton (19) Loyalton. Sentenced after a guilty plea to arson. Five years probation, 236 days jail, fine $1995
SIERRA COUNTY CASES WEEKENDING JULY 13, 2012
Charles Wilson (41) Truckee. Drunk in public, 6 months probation, 2 days jail, fine $180, AA sessions.
Joshua Felix (23) Chilcoot. Driving under the influence. Three years probation, 2 days jail, fine $2340, alcohol school.
Joshua Oliver (33) Downieville. Felon domestic violence probation transferred to Kern County where he has relocated.
Brandon Morrow (26) Loyalton. Sentencing on under the influence of a controlled substance and fail to appear. Thirty-six months probation, 40 days jail (90 days jail imposed and stayed), fine $2784, referred to Prop 36 drug diversion. Later Morrow violated these orders and was ordered to residential re-hab.
Christopher Townsend (24) Transit. Fail to pay the remainder of the fine on driving under the influence conviction converted to four days jail and probation terminated.
Betty Schoenberger (65) Reno. Reckless driving with alcohol. Eighteen months probation, one day jail, fine $1400, alcohol school.
Lorrin Tarlton (76) Clio. Reckless driving. One year probation, fine $891.
John Carrico (68) Verdi. Dog at large. Fine $151.
Jeffrey Smith (39) Downieville. Fail to appear and fail to pay fine on drunk in public charge. Three days jail, fine payments reinstated.
Jennifer Nakasu (32) Loyalton. Driving under the influence with two prior convictions for driving under the influence. Four years probation, 120 days jail, fine $2400, three year driver’s license revocation, 18 month alcohol school.
Roy David White Jr. (45) Loyalton. Disturbing the peace. Three days jail, fine $315.
Skylar Bradshaw (23) Reno. Driving with an invalid driver’s license, fail to appear. Fines $1181.
Faustino Salitrero (35) Truckee. Violation of probation for failure to report to probation after felony conviction of possession of methamphetamine. Probation reinstated, and referral to complete residential rehabilitation.