TENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT NEWS

Larry Scott Armes pleaded not guilty to trafficking in a controlled substance 4 grams or more but less than 28 grams with the use of a deadly weapon; offer, attempt or commission of an unauthorized act relating to a controlled or counterfeit substance at or near a school, school bus stop, recreation facilities for minors or public park with the use of a deadly weapon; and carrying a concealed weapon.

The fourth count charges Armes with being a habitual criminal with three prior felonies.

If convicted, Armes faces 2-15 years in the Nevada State Prison and a fine not to exceed $10,000; one to six years on count two and a fine not to exceed $20,000; and 364 days in the county jail and a fine not to exceed $3,000 for count three. Count four would be implemented on a guilty verdict for counts one and two.

Court records show Armes committed the alleged crime on Nov. 19, 2015, at or near U.S. Highway 95 and Sheckler Road

A February trial date has been set and his bail is $106,000.

Jonathon Keith Thompson pleaded guilty to battery with a deadly weapon causing substantial bodily harm to a victim. According to court documents, Thompson struck another man in the head with a tire wrench causing prolonged physical pain and disfigurement.

Thompson faces two to 15 years in prison and a fine not to exceed $10,000. Sentencing is set for July.

Juan Alberto Sanchez-Martinez pleaded no contest the unlawful taking of a vehicle.

Sanchez-Martinez took a 1990 Nissan pickup without permission. Sentencing is set for July.

Rachel Lynn Johnson pleaded not guilty to two counts of possession of a controlled substance (Alprazolam) and count two, possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).

Trial has been set for October. If found guilty Johnson faces one to four years and a fine not to exceed $25,000 on count one. On count two, she faces one to six years in prison and a fine not to exceed $20,000.

According to court documents, Johnson possessed Alprazolam and meth at/near a residence on N. Broadway Street on March 31.

Sarah Hicks pleaded guilty two count of offer, attempt of the commission of an unauthorized act relating to a controlled substance; and trafficking in a controlled substance, 4 grams or more but less than 14 grams.

On count one, she faces one to six years in prison and a fine not to exceed $20,000. On count two, she faces one to six years in prison and a fine not to exceed $50,000.

Sentencing is set for July, and bail was lowered to $50,000.

The first count occurred on July 29. 2016, when, according to court documents, she sold meth to a cooperating source, and on count two, she possessed meth.

Benjamin Banuelos withdrew his guilty plea on one count of battery on an officer by head butting a Fallon police officer on April 10, 2014.

Banuelos was given a suspended sentence and placed on probation for three years and given credit for time served in the county jail.

Bernadetterose Delp Pavan was given a suspended sentence and placed on probation for five years. She pleaded guilty in February to one count of possession of a Schedule I or II controlled substance for purpose of sale, first offense. According to the charge, she possessed a Schedule I controlled substance, namely methamphetamine, for the purpose of sale.

Shannandoa Francis Murray was sentenced to the Nevada State Prison for 24-60 months.

He pleaded guilty in February to two felonies that had been reduced from seven. The two counts, which are the same, charge Murray with conspiracy to commit a felony crime under the uniform substance ac, first offense, a Category C felony.

The first count charges Murray conspired with another person to sell methamphetamine on Nov. 18, 2015. The second count charges Murray conspired with another person to sell methamphetamine on Dec. 8, 2015.

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