Employee jailed on charges of trying to embezzle $80,000 for Carson City company
The following people were booked into the Carson City Jail. All are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.
Helen Kelly of Carson City was arrested on charges she attempted to change the officers and owners of Vinyl Products Manufacturing with the Secretary of State’s office by making herself CEO and then to move that company’s assets, some $80,000, into an account under her name. She was charged with felony possession of a fictitious document, offering a false instrument to be filed with the state and attempting to obtain money under false pretenses. Bail was set at $25,000.
At 9:48 a.m., a 20-year-old woman was charged with petit larceny for allegedly attempting to shoplift $68 worth of items from Walmart. Bail was set at $250.
At 7:52 p.m., a 59-year-old cook was charged with DUI 1st alcohol at a DUI checkpoint at Carson and Winnie. He was also charged with no driver’s license. Bail was set at $1,050.
At 9:42 p.m., a 26-year-old was charged with DUI 1st alcohol at a DUI checkpoint at Carson and Winnie. Bail was set at $1,000.
At 11:47 p.m., Richard Doerr, 65, was arrested on drug charges after he was seen loitering at the Roberts House on Carson Street. After dispatch reported he had an arrest warrant for contempt of court, a search of his backpack revealed a small amount of meth and paraphernalia. Bail was set at $4,500.
At 1:35 a.m., a 67-year-old man was arrested after deputies found him in the Nugget parking lot. The arrest report states he was so intoxicated he couldn’t sit up but when they attempted to place him in civil protective custody, he cussed and used racial epithets on deputies then kicked the deputy. He was charged with gross misdemeanor battery on a protected person. Bail was set at $2,500.
At 4:10 a.m., Kolby Fair, 34, was charged with burglary for allegedly taking money from the drive-through drawer at Jack in the Box on William Street. Bail was set at $25,000.
At 12:54 a.m., a 19-year-old was arrested on Sophia Street after a records check showed two outstanding justice court warrants. He was also charged with driving without a valid license and on a suspended registration. Bail was set at $1,306.
At 5:43 p.m., Melissa Rae Johnson, 35, was jailed on five felony counts after deputies were called to the Bank of America on William Street on a report of a woman trying to get money from an account that wasn’t hers. Deputies were told she had tried the same thing at five banks in Reno and that BofA had sent out her picture to warn other branches. She was charged with possession of a fraudulent credit card, possession of false ID, attempting to obtain money by false pretenses, attempted grand larceny and burglary. Total bail was set at $75,000.