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District Attorney’s report, Aug. 19

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

Andrew John Holmgren was charged on Aug. 5 with attempted murder, first degree kidnapping, and coercion, all felonies; and abuse of an older person, a gross misdemeanor.

Asa Paul Hubur was charged on Aug. 4 with failure to appear after admission to bail, a felony.

Harry Wilson Brooks was charged on Aug. 3 with battery by a prisoner and battery upon a peace officer, both felonies.

Xavier Michael McMurtry was charged on Aug. 9 with theft, a felony.

Christopher Mevis was charged on Aug. 5 with eluding peace officer with endangerment to person(s) or property; possession of a controlled substance, both felonies; possession of dangerous drug without prescription, a gross misdemeanor; and domestic battery, second offense and theft, both misdemeanors.

Anthony Denton Oliver was charged on Aug. 9 with grand larceny, burglary, failing to appear and offense involving stolen property, all felonies; and battery upon an officer, a gross misdemeanor.

William Richard Barter was charged on Aug. 12 with abuse of an older or vulnerable person, first offense, two counts; battery on an older person; and assault on an older person, all gross misdemeanors; and domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

Riley William Mitchell was charged on August 2 with unlawful trespass upon land, disturbing the peace and criminal contempt, all misdemeanors.

Sammy Wade Warren was charged on August 3 with domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

Tracy Blake Ponn was charged on August 2 with domestic battery and assault, both misdemeanors.

Cody Joseph Bradley was charged on August 9 with domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

Devon Ashley Stokes was charged on Aug. 9 with obstructing a public officer, a misdemeanor.

Justin Isaac Woodall was charged on Aug. 8 with injury to other property, a misdemeanor.

Ryan Montez Brown was charged on Aug. 5 with domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

Jacob A. Noel was charged on Aug. 8 with domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

Solar recycling project denied

Along with the boom in solar energy generation projects, solar recycling is becoming more prevalent, resulting in companies looking to expand their operations to accommodate the new industry. One company, i-Quest Inc., was hoping to bring its own operations to the Pahrump Valley but Nye County commissioners shot down the idea at the board’s most recent meeting.

GALLERY: Winners from this year’s 4th of July Parade

A special ceremony was held this week to bestow the awards upon those organizations that took home top honors in this year’s Fourth of July Parade, sponsored by the Pahrump Holiday Task Force in partnership with the Pahrump Disability Outreach Program.

GALLERY: Helen Keller Days raises $2k for local Federation of the Blind Chapter

The 2nd Annual Helen Keller Days took place with members of the Southern Nye County Chapter of the Federation of the Blind coming together with community supporters for an afternoon of fun and excitement, all in the name of fundraising.

Biden tests positive for COVID, shortens Vegas trip

President Joe Biden pulled out of a speech before the nation’s largest Latino organization after he tested positive for COVID-19.

Help ‘empty the shelters’ — adopt a pet

Created in 2011, by Cathy Bissell, the Bissell Pet Foundation has made a positive impact in the lives of roughly more than 775,000 dogs and cats across the country.

Pahrump delegate: Trump-Vance ticket a ‘good blend’

President Donald Trump announced on social media that he has chosen Sen. J.D. Vance of Ohio as his running mate in the 2024 election.

SHERIFF: 59 calls for illegal fireworks

In spite of numerous warnings from the Nye County Sheriff’s Office this year, not all area residents chose to use the Fireworks Safety Site in Pahrump, according to the agency