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  • Wednesday, November 6, 2019 1:00 AM
    Ruben Santillan Barrera, age 23, will serve five to 12.5 years in prison and a $10,000 fine for felony drug trafficking charges. Barrera was one of three individuals arrested in the July multi-agency drug raid in Winnemucca that resulted in the seizure of approximately 487 grams of methamphetamine, 149 grams of black tar heroin, 68 grams of cocaine, 188 grams of marijuana and four firearms.
    Original charges against Barrera included a trafficking level III–Cocaine category A felony, possession of a controlled substance–methamphetamine category E felony, possession of a controlled substance for sale–marijuana category D felony and one count of own/possess firearm by an illegal alien or mentally ill person category B felony. 
  • Wednesday, November 6, 2019 1:00 AM
    Michael Todd Rosencrantz was ordered to complete the Humboldt County Drug Court Program as a condition of formal probation and as part of a diversion program that will allow him to avoid a felony drug conviction upon successful completion. 
    Rosencrantz, age 31, was arrested in April and recently pleaded guilty to category E felony possession of a controlled substance (Heroin) in Humboldt County. 
    The category E felony charge carries a penalty of one to four years in prison, up to a $5,000 fine and probation is mandatory under most circumstances. 
  • Friday, November 1, 2019 1:00 AM
    Items in the Police Blotter are compiled from public information contained in Winnemucca Police Department reports. News4Nevada reports all incidents about which law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court. Mug shots are provided by law enforcement as part of the public record. Persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
  • Friday, November 1, 2019 1:00 AM
    Items in the Court Dispositions are compiled from public records contained in the Union Township Justice Court and the Sixth Judicial District Court. News4Nevada reports all felony hearings, misdemeanor convictions and dismissals for which the court releases information. When requested by the individual, N4N will post the person’s mug shot with their court disposition.
  • Man given diversion, probation on felony drug charge
    Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:00 AM
    Anthony McKinney was ordered to complete the Humboldt County Drug Court program as a part of a diversion program and formal three-year probation required to avoid a felony charge. 
    McKinney, age 27, recently pleaded guilty to possessing both methamphetamine and heroin in Humboldt County on December 17, 2018, a category E felony charge.
  • Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:00 AM
    Jose Barajas was ordered a 19-48 month suspended prison sentence on a category D felony possession of a controlled substance for sale charge in a recent Sixth Judicial District Court hearing. A felony failure to appear after admission to bail charge was dismissed pursuant to plea negotiations. 
    The prison sentence was suspended on the condition Barajas complete 36 months of formal probation. The formal probation advises Barajas to abstain from all alcohol or drugs and that he apply to an adult drug court program in Utah and successfully complete the program if successful. 
    Barajas, who is 20 years old, said he has a young child who he wants to be a successful role model for rather than leaving him to face the world alone. He asked the court to give him the chance to successfully complete probation rather than going to prison. 
  • Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:00 AM
    Hawk Riverz Urban, age 22, was ordered to complete a six-month regimental discipline boot camp program as part of a diversion program to avoid a category B felony. Urban pleaded guilty to felony battery by prisoner upon a peace officer. 
    Urban was originally arrested on a misdemeanor public intoxication charge and later charged with two counts felony battery by prisoner upon a police officer after he struck and kicked two deputies while in custody. 
    Urban faced up to six years in prison for the amended battery charge for which he pleaded guilty, with eligibility for probation and the possibility of being ordered to pay restitution to any victims in the matter
  • Probation violations send 20-year-old to prison
    Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:00 AM
    Asaeh James Wolsey was sent to prison in a recent court hearing, after being given multiple chances to avoid the felony through substance abuse recovery programs. In his probation violation hearing, he asked for yet another chance at a recovery program. 
    Wolsey was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and later granted a diversion program, giving him the opportunity to avoid a felony conviction at 18-years of age by completing the conditions of his formal probation. 
    The formal probation ordered that Wolsey obtain a substance abuse evaluation and complete the recommendations of the evaluation. He later appeared in court and admitted to violating over ten of the conditions of his probation, including using controlled substances and intoxicants. 
    The diversion program was rescinded and Wolsey was convicted of the category E felony at 19-years-old. He was sentenced to 19-48 months in prison, the maximum sentence allowed by statute.
  • Friday, October 25, 2019 1:00 AM
    Items in the Police Blotter are compiled from public information contained in Winnemucca Police Department reports. News4Nevada reports all incidents about which law-enforcement agencies release information. Charges or citations listed in the blotter do not imply guilt, which is determined in court. Mug shots are provided by law enforcement as part of the public record. Persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
  • Friday, October 25, 2019 1:00 AM
    Items in the Court Dispositions are compiled from public records contained in the Union Township Justice Court and the Sixth Judicial District Court. News4Nevada reports all felony hearings, misdemeanor convictions and dismissals for which the court releases information. When requested by the individual, N4N will post the person’s mug shot with their court disposition.
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