FAKE ATTORNEY SARAH O’NEAL PLEADS TO 3 COUNTS OF GRAND THEFT
Nevada City—The Nevada County District Attorney’s Office announced today that:
Sarah O’Neal pled no contest to three felony counts of grand theft today in the Nevada City branch of the local Superior Court. The remaining counts will be dismissed at sentencing with a reservation of restitution rights for additional victims. A restitution hearing will take place on May 28, 2013 at 9am in Department 1 in front of Judge Heidelberger. Sentencing will happen on June 14, 2013 at 9am in Dept. 4 in front of Judge Anderson. O’Neal’s exposure is to 4 years 4 months local prison.
Assistant DA Anna Ferguson expressed concern about O’Neal making full restitution. “O’Neal’s false practice of law hurt many people. While it is encouraging that O’Neal finally accepted responsibility for her actions, the People remain concerned for the victims involved and hope to secure full restitution on their behalf.”