96°F
weather icon Clear

Nye County District Attorney’s report

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

• Jaime Omar Nevarez-Rascon was charged on Feb. 13 with coercion, a felony; and domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

• Thomas Alva Graham IV was charged on Feb. 15 with attempted burglary, a felony; possession of instrument with burglarious intent and conspiracy to commit burglary, both gross misdemeanors; and injury to property, a misdemeanor.

• Jon Wesley Forman was charged on Feb. 15 with attempted burglary, a felony; possession of instrument with burglarious intent and conspiracy to commit burglary, both gross misdemeanors; and injury to property, a misdemeanor.

• Bradly Wayne Day was charged on Feb. 20 with battery by a prisoner, a felony.

• Kevin Daniel Lamb was charged on Feb. 20 with battery by a prisoner, a felony.

• Lottie Nicole Hughes was charged on Feb. 27 with possession of a controlled substance, a felony; and possession of drug paraphernalia and child restraints required, two counts; both misdemeanors.

• Guadalupe Moncada was charged on Feb. 27 with possession of a controlled substance, two counts; and transportation of a controlled substance, both felonies; and possession of drug paraphernalia and child restraints required, two counts, a misdemeanor.

• Brent Daniel White was charged on Feb. 27 with unlawful use of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance, both felonies; and possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

• Amber Ciara White was charged on Feb. 27 with unlawful use of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance, both felonies; and possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

• William E. Howard Jr. was charged on Feb. 28 with battery by strangulation and coercion, both felonies.

• Erin Rene Berkness was charged on Feb. 23 with battery upon an officer, two counts; and misuse of 9-1-1 system, both gross misdemeanors.

• Benjamin Roy Shideler was charged on Feb. 9 with battery, disturbing the peace; and unlawful trespass upon land, all misdemeanors.

• Joshua Michael Thompson was charged on Feb. 12 with basic speed and driving while license canceled, revoked, or suspended, all misdemeanors.

• Vickey J. Smith was charged on Feb. 12 with driving under the influence of alcohol and lighted lamps required, both misdemeanors.

• Jorge B. Scott was charged on Feb. 12 with domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

• Terry Graham was charged on Feb. 15 with vehicle entering intersection marked ‘stop’ or ‘yield’, a misdemeanor.

• Timothy A. Carlo was charged on Feb. 15 with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or controlled substance and possession of a firearm when under the influence of alcohol, controlled substance or other intoxicating substance, both misdemeanors.

• Joseph Michael Dennis was charged on Feb. 16 with driving under the influence of alcohol; failure to drive on right and failure to wear safety belt, all misdemeanors.

• Edward Coronado was charged on Feb. 16 with driving under the influence of alcohol and stopping vehicle on roadway, both misdemeanors.

• Roy Nathaniel Johnson was charged on Feb. 22 with theft, a misdemeanor.

• Zulema Clarib Galindo-Obregon was charged on Feb. 26 with driving under the influence of alcohol and driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended, both misdemeanors.

• Fred M. Daye was charged on Feb. 26 with domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
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.

UNR scientists make key advance in X-ray images

A team of scientists, led by University of Nevada, Reno’s Hiroshi Sawada, an associate professor of physics, demonstrated that numerical modeling accurately reproduces X-ray images using laser-produced X-rays. The images were obtained using the university’s chirped pulse amplification-based 50-terawatt Leopard laser at their Zebra Pulsed Power Lab.

Studies determine shutdown saved millions

Two separate research studies determined that shutdown orders prevented about 60 million coronavirus infections in the United States and saved about 3.1 million lives in 11 European countries.

Bicyclist dies after being struck by vehicle

A Pahrump man is dead after being struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle Friday evening, July 3rd.

Camp Fire of 2018 leads to new wildfire research

Moved by the tragedy of the 2018 Camp Fire, a team of engineers and scientists are coming together in a new five-year project to develop a comprehensive computational, live digital platform to predict and monitor wildfire risk that can be used by wildfire managers, emergency responders and utility companies to plan for, respond to and remediate wildfires.

Pahrump man, 20, faces murder, 3 other charges

The Nye County District Attorney’s Office has charged Nick VonAlst with murder and armed robbery in connection with an incident that occurred in northern Pahrump during the early morning hours of June 24.

Extension of census deadline provides more time for scams

With the deadline to respond the 2020 census extended until fall, scammers continue to target Nevadans around the county, including phishing emails and text messages, individuals claiming to be with the U.S. Census Bureau, approaching the doors of residents and asking for sensitive information such as Social Security numbers and credit card information, or by mailing fake census forms to unsuspecting residents that ask for sensitive information.