TENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT

The following cases were heard in the Tenth Judicial District Court before Judge Tom Stockard.

Monica Banuelos pleaded guilty to one count of attempt to commit uttering a forged instrument, which may be classified either as a Category E felony or gross misdemeanor. On Jan. 20, she attempted to pass a phony $20 bill.

A presentencing investigation report was ordered. Sentencing is set for August

Shasta Kelly has been referred to the Western Diversion Drug Court because of altering a prescription.

Stockard placed her on three years probation after suspending her sentence.

Kenneth Paul Knaak changed his plea to no contest on one count of a convicted sex offender failing to register, a Category D felony.

He faces one to four years in the Nevada State Prison and a fine not to exceed $5,000. He originally pleaded not guilty and a trial had been set.

On March 30, Knaak did not register within 48 hours as a sex offender after entering Churchill County.

Caison Richard Marcell Dillon pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a controlled substance, heroin. He had faced one to four years in prison and a fine not to exceed $5,000. Stockard suspended the sentence and placed him on three years probation if she successfully completes a drug diversion program.

Denea Capri McGill pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful use or being under the influence of a controlled substance, a Category E felony punishable by one to four years in prison and a fine not to exceed $5,000.

On Jan. 26, she was under the influence of a Schedule I controlled substance, cocaine.

Although District Attorney Art Mallory discussed her previous criminal history, McGill had never been charged with a felony. She was given a suspended sentence and placed on three years probation. Since she is a resident of Washington state, Nevada Parole and Probation will work on an interstate compact for McGill to enroll in a drug diversion program in her home state.

James Dean-Alfonzo Martinez pleaded guilty to a gross misdemeanor on one count of abuse, neglect or endangerment of a child not causing substantial bodily or mental harm.

According to court documents, he used force or violence n the buttock of an unnamed 7-year-old child.

He faces 364 days in the county jail and a fine not to exceed $2,000.

Charles Alexander Borowy pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful use or being under the influence of a controlled substance, a Category E felony punishable by one to four years in prison and a fine not to exceed $5,000.

On May 17, he was under the influence of a Schedule I controlled substance, methamphetamine.

Stockard ordered a PSI because Borowy may face an alleged probation violation. Sentencing is slated for August.

Julian Isaiah Wilkes was given a suspended sentence and placed on probation for three years for possession and or being under the influence of a controlled substance.

Wilkes previously did not show up to a court date. He was arrested in Chicago and transported back to Fallon.

Wilkes must also pay restitution of $1,756 for his return to Nevada.

Stockard ordered Wilkes to have a substance abuse evaluation and to enroll in a drug diversion program.

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