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Nye County District Attorney’s report

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

• Terry Lee Penoyer was charged on July 20 with burglary, a felony; and theft; offense involving stolen property; and obtaining money under false pretenses, all misdemeanors.

• Mary Laub-Hearn was charged on Aug. 31 with possession of controlled substance, a felony; and possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

• Anthony C. Morales was charged on Aug. 31 with offense involving stolen property, a felony

• Travis Wayne Moore was charged on Sept. 5 with unlawful use of a controlled substance, a felony.

• Marlo Kanoho was charged on Sept. 7 with trafficking in a schedule I controlled substance, two counts; sale of a controlled substance, first offense; transportation of a controlled substance, first offense; possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell (schedules I and II); knowingly keeping or maintaining a place where controlled substances are unlawfully used, kept or sold; and conspiracy to violate the uniform controlled substance act, all felonies.

• Toni Rechalle Finnegan was charged on Sept. 7 with unlawful use of a controlled substance, two counts, both felonies; child endangerment, a gross misdemeanor; and driving under the influence of alcohol and/or controlled substance with prohibited substance in blood, a misdemeanor.

• Larry Eugene Forker was charged on Sept. 7 with prohibited acts of sex offender, a felony.

• Orion Ashley Burnette was charged on Sept. 7 with unlawful use of a controlled substance, a felony.

• Katie Tyler was charged on Sept. 7 with possession of a controlled substance; and unlawful use of a controlled substance, both felonies; and theft; possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.

• Kevin L. Smith was charged on Sept. 7 with possession of a controlled substance, a felony; and theft; possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors.

• Martin Edwardo Rojas was charged on Sept. 7 with aggravated stalking and attempted assault with a deadly weapon, both felonies.

• Jacob-Aaron Patrick Barker was charged on Sept. 7 with possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of a controlled substance, both felonies.

• Adam Jordan Purvis was charged on Sept. 10 with obtaining money under false pretenses; burglary; taking property from the person of another under circumstances not amounting to robbery; obtaining and using personal identifying information of another person to harm or impersonate person, to obtain certain nonpublic records or for another unlawful purpose; and obtaining or possessing credit card without consent of cardholder, all felonies.

• Noel Samuel Mihalcean was charged on Sept. 10 with unlawful use of a controlled substance, a felony.

• Gerald James Miller was charged on July 19 with torture or cruelty to animal, a misdemeanor.

• Shayann Lavone Ulibarri was charged on July 19 with torture or cruelty to animal, a misdemeanor.

• Coady Marie Ryan was charged on Aug. 29 with possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

• Thomas J. Holliday was charged on Aug. 30 with unlawful trespass upon land, a misdemeanor.

• Jami Lee Hollinshead was charged on Aug. 30 with battery, a misdemeanor.

• John Patrick Nee was charged on Aug. 31 with driving under the influence of alcohol; unlawful acts concerning display, operation or registration of motor vehicle; driving while license cancelled, revoked, or suspended; security for payment of tort liabilities required; and failure to maintain traffic lane, all misdemeanors.

• Richard Cleaves was charged on Sept. 5 with driving while license cancelled, revoked, or suspended; no registration; and no insurance, all misdemeanors.

• Ricky J. Elekana was charged on Sept. 6 with petit larceny, two counts, a misdemeanor.

• Deanna M. Lewis was charged on Sept. 6 with battery, a misdemeanor.

• Anthony James McCoy was charged on Sept. 6 with battery, a misdemeanor.

• Toby Tenant was charged on Sept. 7 with battery, a misdemeanor.

• Jaydee Allen Hemphill was charged on Sept. 7 with unauthorized communication with prisoner, misdemeanor.

• Lottie Nicole Hughes was charged on Sept. 7 with unauthorized communication with prisoner, misdemeanor.

• Don Jeffery Carter was charged on Sept. 7 with speeding 11 to 20 miles over; possession of fictitious, cancelled, revoked, suspended or altered registration or plate; no insurance; and driving motorcycle without a valid license, all misdemeanors.

• Edna Marie Kuehl was charged on Sept. 10 with abuse of an older person, a gross misdemeanor; and domestic battery, a misdemeanor.

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