District Court News

  • 2020-11-18, 05:00 AM
  • Leanna Lehman
District Court News
Tenth Judicial District Court convened November 17th with Judge Tom Stockard presiding.

Amanda Allsop appeared for sentencing for misdemeanor indecent or obscene exposure. Allsop pled guilty to the charge in August and informed the Court that she had apologized to the individuals present during the incident. She received a suspended sentence of 180 days in jail and placed on probation.

Enrique Michel Campos failed to appear for arraignment on charges of possession of stolen property (two counts) and grand larceny motor vehicle. According to Charles Woodman, defense counsel for Campos, he has no fixed address and is unreachable by phone. Court Services reported that Campos missed at least three drug tests and has not checked in since being released by Justice Court on his own recognizance (OR) on October 29th. A bench warrant with a $100,000 cash-only bond was issued.

James Lewis Greene Jr. appeared for sentencing on two charges of fraudulent uses of a credit card. According to Woodman, defense counsel for Greene, this is his client’s first felony offense. He received probation on two consecutive 17-44 month suspended sentences and was ordered to pay $6,675.03 in restitution. The victim, Greene’s grandmother, was 69 during the time of the incident. However, Greene did not receive a sentencing enhancement for committing a crime against an elderly/vulnerable person per the terms of his plea agreement.

Marcus Orlando Raoul Leyva Jr. (in custody) appeared on a sentencing violation. Parole and Probation alleged that Leyva violated the conditions of his probation. At the time of Leyva’s sentencing on August 28th, he was in residence at the Salvation Army treatment program in Reno. Leyva subsequently left the program before completion. According to Chief Deputy District Attorney Lane Mills, Leyva was on the verge of being discharged for his conduct when he left. Additionally, Leyva has an extensive criminal history that includes domestic battery on a protected person and other violent crimes. Per statute, Leyva received a temporary revocation of his probation, 30 days in jail, and must re-enroll in a treatment program upon his release. Should he fail to do so, Judge Stockard may revoke his probation and impose his underlying sentence of 19-48 months in prison on charges of assault with a deadly weapon.

Brian Nigel Pettway was arraigned on a DUI charge while having a prior felony DUI. The charge is a category B felony that carries 2-15 years in prison. According to public defender Jacob Sommer, on September 22nd, Pettway was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol above the legal limit. The allegations state that Pettway had a blood alcohol level of .247. Pettway entered a guilty plea. Sentencing is scheduled for February 9th.

Jamarr Antwan Smith did not appear for a status hearing the second week in a row. Smith is from Las Vegas and facing charges of assault with a deadly weapon, a category B felony that carries 1-6 years in prison. A trial date had been sent for December 16th – 18th, which was vacated. A warrant was issued with a $25,000 cash-only bond.

Serrina Marie Thornton (in custody) was arraigned on charges of attempting to commit battery against a prisoner, which carries 1-5 years in prison. According to Charles Woodman, on October 25th, Thornton did attempt to hit her cellmate while in custody at the Churchill County Jail. Thornton is scheduled to appear in Justice Court on a DUI 1st offense on Thursday. Thornton pled guilty and is to appear for sentencing on December 1st. She is to be released into the custody of Lyon County after her appearance in Justice Court.







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