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June 27, 2013
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Fallon man faces burglary, home invasion charges

A 21-year-old Fallon man appeared Thursday in Justice Court to face burglary and home invasion charges.

James Dean-Alfonzo Martinez was released on his own recognizance and ordered by Judge Mike Richards to daily alcohol and drug testing with Court Services.

According to Martinez’s attorney, John Oakes, his client is also expected to obtain a substance abuse evaluation.

Martinez is accused of burglary and home invasion after he was arrested, along with Travis Johnson, for stealing a PlayStation 3 video game console from Jessica Greely on Jan. 19. Martinez is suspected of kicking in the back door of Greely’s home, while Johnson admitted in District Court on Tuesday he was the lookout.

Fallon police obtained a warrant and Martinez was arrested May 29.

In 2011, he was sentenced to the regimental discipline program on a burglary charge.

In other court news —

A Fallon man is scheduled for a July 31 trial in the shooting of a dog.

Garrison Aaron Hardisty faces one count of overdriving, torturing or injuring animals, a misdemeanor. He is accused of shooting and killing Denis Isbister’s dog.

The incident occurred March 31 at a residence off Harrigan Road. Hardisty was charged April 26 and if convicted, faces up to six months in jai and up to a $1,000 fine.

Isbister host’s the TV shows “Wild Fish Wild Places” and “The Birdmen.”

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