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.