Sentencing was delayed for 2 individuals who admitted burglarizing a half-dozen autos final Might at trailheads in Lake Tahoe and Jacks Valley.
Harvis Berry, 35, appeared remotely in Douglas County District Courtroom on Tuesday from a hospital mattress the place he was being handled.
District Decide Tod Younger mentioned it was clear that Berry’s sentencing listening to needed to be delayed and set a Might 18 listening to. Berry is dealing with prices of principal to housebreaking and fraudulent use of a bank card.
Carolyn Maxine Brinkman, 33, was additionally in Douglas County District Courtroom on Tuesday, however her sentencing was delayed till Might 25.
Beneath a plea settlement each Berry and Brinkman would obtain suspended sentences so they might pay again what they stole.
Legal professional Kris Brown mentioned Brinkman was enticed into committing the thefts after she misplaced her place as a phlebotomist within the coronavirus outbreak.
Determining restitution is complicating each sentencings. Prosecutor Chelsea Mazza mentioned the entire theft was $15,418, however the pair bought $6,815 in present playing cards utilizing the bank cards they stole from the autos. These present playing cards had been seized after they had been arrested and are at the moment being held in proof.
Mazza mentioned extracting the money from the present playing cards might be problematic. That money would decrease the quantity of restitution.
Younger gave attorneys till Might 25 to determine it out.
“It’s going to be actually tough for me to not put you in jail,” he informed Brinkman.
• A person who admitted to a felony rely of possession of methamphetamine acquired a suspended 12-30-month sentence and had his probation discharged so he may be extradited to Texas.
Patrick Scott Johnston has been in custody in Douglas County since April 3 when he was arrested on a fugitive warrant.
Beneath an settlement, Johnston admitted the drug cost and was given credit score for the 32 days he’d served already.
Johnston is the topic of a fugitive warrant out of Fort Bend County within the Lone Star State.
• A 48-year-old Gardnerville Ranchos man admitted to a felony occasion of driving underneath the affect.
A July 20 listening to was set to find out if he will probably be permitted to take part in a diversion program.
If John Phillip Garrett is profitable in finishing the 3-5 yr program the felony will probably be dismissed and he will probably be convicted of a misdemeanor DUI.
Garrett had prior DUI instances in 2017 and 2013.