DA’s Report


The public information below was provided by the Nye County District Attorney’s office.

• Nathan N. Wilson was charged on Feb. 17 with use of minor in producing pornography or as subject of sexual portrayal in performance; open or gross lewdness in the presence of a child under the age of 18 years; and indecent exposure committed in the presence of a child under the age of 18 years, all felonies.

• Yvonne Davis was charged on Feb. 17 with identity theft and unlawful acts regarding computers, both felonies; and conspiracy to cheat or defraud another, a gross misdemeanor.

• Lance Anthony Nelson was charged on Feb. 22 with possession of a controlled substance, with priors, a felony; and resisting a public officer and obstructing a public officer, both misdemeanors.

• Faith Marie Peterson was charged on Feb. 23 with possession of a controlled substance, a felony.

• Teresa Shepherd was charged on Feb. 27 with trafficking in a schedule I controlled substance, two counts; offer, attempt, or commission of unauthorized act(s) relating to controlled substance, first offense, four counts; possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell (schedules I and II), seven counts; unlawful use of a controlled substance; and prohibited person in possession of a firearm, all felonies; and possession of dangerous drug without prescription, six counts; a gross misdemeanor.

• Blake Anthony Drouillard was charged on Feb. 28 with open or gross lewdness in the presence of a child or vulnerable person; indecent or obscene exposure in the presence of a child or vulnerable person; and felony escape, all felonies.

• Tonya Devaul was charged on Feb. 28 with open or gross lewdness in the presence of a child or vulnerable person; indecent or obscene exposure in the presence of a child or vulnerable person, both felonies.

• James Michael Lucas was charged on March 3 with possession of a controlled substance, a felony; and unsafe backing and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Ericka Lynn Towner was charged on Feb. 21 with child abuse and neglect, a gross misdemeanor.

• Ronald Earl McQueen was charged on Feb. 23 with use of system providing telephone number to be used in emergency when no actual or perceived emergency exists, a gross misdemeanor.

• Richard Michael Thomas Burnell was charged on March 2 with throwing substance at or willfully damaging bicycle or motor vehicle, loss of $250 to $5,000; and injury to other property, $250 to $5,000, both gross misdemeanors.

• Miguel Anjel Meza was charged on Feb. 17 with obstructing a public officer, a misdemeanor.

• Jacki L. Freeman was charged on Feb. 17 with unlawful possession of prohibited live wildlife species; and possession of live wildlife without a license/permit, both misdemeanors.

• Joseph Charles Woolbright was charged on Feb. 21 with driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, second offense; having open container of alcoholic beverage within passenger area of motor vehicle while on highway; drinking alcoholic beverage while driving motor vehicle; driving on highway having multiple marked lanes for traffic, two counts, all misdemeanors.

• Timothy James Persson was charged on Feb. 27 with walking or riding animal on highway under influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs, a misdemeanor.

• Jamie A. Bircumshaw was charged on Feb. 28 with offense involving stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.

• Kit Yvonne Ponischil was charged on Feb. 28 with offense involving stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.

• Matthew James O’Connor was charged on Feb. 28 with offense involving stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.

• Diane Lee Lake was charged on March 6 with offense involving stolen property, a misdemeanor.