73°F
weather icon Clear

DA’s Report

• Johnny Edward Lotches was charged on April 2 with invasion of the home, unlawful trespass upon land, injury to other property, resisting public officer, injuring or tampering with a motor vehicle, and overdriving/torturing/injuring/abandoning animals; failure to provide proper sustenance.

• Robert Eugene Oslund was charged on April 7 with domestic battery.

• James Michael Weaver was charged on April 7 with unlawful trespass upon land.

• Johnny Edward Lotches was charged on April 7 with kidnapping in second degree with use of deadly weapon, assault with a deadly weapon, coercion, and domestic battery, three counts.

• Melissa Ann Cross was charged on April 8 with driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to maintain travel lane and having open container of alcoholic beverage within passenger area of motor vehicle while on highway; drinking alcoholic beverage while driving motor vehicle.

• Dale Gilbert Gibson was charged on April 8 with driving under the influence of alcohol.

• William Paul Kazmer was charged on April 8 with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or controlled substance and failure to maintain travel lane.

• Ronald Eugene Slack was charged on April 8 with driving under the influence of alcohol.

• Jarid Douglas Lydon was charged on April 8 with vehicle entering intersection marked ‘stop’ or ‘yield’, duty to stop at scene of accident involving damage to vehicle or property and failure to give information and render aid.

• Paul Robert Galindo was charged on April 8 with unlawful use of a controlled substance.

• Karen Ruth Riley was charged on April 8 with driving under the influence of alcohol.

• Alexandra Caite Bostain was charged on April 8 with possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Kristin Ellen Hill was charged on April 8 with possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Davin James Obarr was charged on April 8 with possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Kody John Smith was charged on April 8 with possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Kristin An Smith was charged on April 8 with possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Joshua Taka Arimura was charged on April 9 with theft; obtaining or possessing credit card or debit card or identifying description of credit card, credit account or debit card without consent of cardholder; fraudulent use of credit card or debit card or identifying description of credit account or debit card, six counts; possessing or receiving forged instruments or bills, three counts; forgery, three counts; and unlawful use of a controlled substance.

• Kimo Keikeika Hanal Malaski was charged on April 10 with grand larceny and obstructing a public officer.

• Tishara Tarna-Maria Harke was charged on April 11 with obtaining or possessing credit card without consent of cardholder, fraudulent use of a credit card and theft.

• Tanya Amy Holz was charged on April 11 with obtaining or possessing credit card or debit card or identifying description of credit card, credit account or debit card without consent of cardholder; attempt fraudulent use of credit card or debit card or identifying description of credit account or debit card.

• Curtis Calvin Tuck was charged on April 11 with invasion of the home.

• Jeni Lee Bright was charged on April 11 with unlawful use of a controlled substance.

• Linda Lucille Thousand-Ayers was charged on April 11 with driving under the influence of alcohol, second offense.

• Destiny Ronnisha St. Walley was charged on April 11 with battery on an older person.

• Lisa Marie Feurstein was charged on April 11 with bomb threats prohibited.

• Shane Marie Kiley was charged on April 11 with unlawful trespass upon land.

• David Alan Westerlund was charged on April 11 with petit larceny and burglary.

• Vincent Lewis Scarpati was charged on April 10 with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, tail lamps required, driving without a valid license, and obstructing a public officer.

• Brandon Robert Berger was charged on April 15 with burglary, injury to other property, grand larceny and offense involving stolen property.

• Alicia Hickey was charged on April 15 with burglary, injury to other property, grand larceny and offense involving stolen property.

• Anthony Arthur Robert Estes was charged on April 17 with child abuse and neglect, two counts.

• Michelle Louise Hildreth was charged on April 17 with child abuse and neglect, two counts.

• Kimo Keikeika Hanal Malaski was charged on April 17 with attempted possession of a controlled substance.

• Michael Daniel Holder was charged on April 17 with obtaining or possessing credit card or debit card or identifying description of credit card, credit account or debit card without consent of cardholder; fraudulent use of credit card or debit card or identifying description of credit account or debit card, two counts; and possession of a controlled substance.

• Christopher Scott Storm was charged on April 17 with possession of a controlled substance, three counts.

• Richard Alexander Hancock was charged on April 17 with basic speed; having an open container of alcoholic beverage within passenger area of motor vehicle while on highway, drinking alcoholic beverage while driving motor vehicle.

• RD Cox was charged on April 21 with driving under the influence of alcohol, battery upon a peace officer and resisting public officer.

• Dedrick Goodwin was charged on April 21 with unlawful trespass upon land and battery.

• Julian Valdez-Fraire was charged on April 21 with driving under the influence of alcohol, second offense.

• Maureen Frances Kenny was charged on April 22 with driving under the influence of alcohol.

• Justin DeWayne Jenkins was charged on April 22 with possession of drug paraphernalia, domestic battery and luring child.

• Isiah Broderick Allen was charged on April 21 with basic speed, driving without a valid license, operating motor vehicle without registration or plate, and security for payment of tort liabilities required.

• Ronna Richele McKiernan was charged on April 23 with driving without a valid license; display of fictitious temporary vehicle registration, plate, placard, or permit; security for payment of tort liabilities required; failure to maintain travel lane; and texting while driving.

• Roy Nathaniel Johnson III was charged on April 23 with resisting public officer and assault upon an officer.

• Lonnie W. Hammock was charged on April 23 with domestic battery.

• Danielle Patricia Bosang was charged on April 224 with domestic battery and obstructing a public officer.

• Amber Rae Rorrer was charged on April 24 with domestic battery.

• Aaron Michael Hoover was charged on April 24 with domestic battery.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
COVID-19 contact tracing attracts scammers

Contact tracing can help stop the spread of COVID-19, and a contact tracer from the health department might call if you have been exposed. But scammers are pretending to be contact tracers, and residents should be wary.

Blood donors can learn COVID-19 antibody status

Vitalant, the first national blood bank to test all blood donations for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, is heading to Pahrump for a blood drive. All donors will receive a COVID-19 antibody test with each successful donation.

Red Cross seeks volunteers to help during wildfire season

As large fires, including the Poeville, Mahogany and Numbers fires, have affected hundreds of people as hot, dry, windy conditions have taken hold, the American Red Cross is looking for volunteers.

State’s initial unemployment claims rise 12.4% last week

Finalized data from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation show initial claims for unemployment insurance totaled 12,484 for the week ending July 4, up 1,374 claims, or 12.4 percent, compared to last week’s total of 11,110.

Exposure forces closure of Pahrump Justice Court

The Pahrump Justice Court announced Monday that it will be closed effective Tuesday, July 7 because of a COVID-19 exposure.

Tax deadline coming up on July 15

The IRS is reminding taxpayers who have yet to file that IRS.gov has tools and services to help them meet their tax obligations. The deadline is Wednesday, July 15.

Bars closed again in Nye, 6 other Nevada counties

Nye County was one of seven Nevada counties affected when the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services announced the elevated disease transmission criteria for determining whether a county must revert to Phase 1 of the state’s reopening plan for bars.

Appreciation Picnic honors Pahrump’s and Nye’s first responders

With red, white and blue decorations gracing tables, American flags and banners lining the fence and snapping in the breeze, balloons floating in the air and big smiles at the ready, area residents came together last week to honor the men and women who take on the duties of first responders for not just Pahrump but the entire county of Nye.

Pahrump pool season sinks amid lack of lifeguards

After the announcement that the 2020 Pahrump Community Pool season had been scrapped because of a lack of staffing applicants and the subsequent push to get more locals to apply for one one of the open positions that followed, the town of Pahrump was hoping that this year’s pool season would be saved.