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The following cases were heard in the Tenth Judicial District Court.

Taylor Renea Janiak was sentenced to 12-32 months in the Nevada State Prison for the unlawful use or being under the influence of a controlled substance, a Category E Felony.

Trenton Frank Ramon Galaz entered a guilty plea to one count of burglary, a Category B Felony, and one count of battery causing substantial bodily harm, a Category C Felony.

Galaz was caught on surveillance camera walking into a parking lot to accost the victim, punching him in the face and breaking his nose. Galaz may face a gross misdemeanor instead of a felony. Sentencing is set for May with the added stipulation of a no contact order with Thomas Rush.

Jenna Lee Locarnini pleaded guilty to one count of unlawfully obtaining and using personal identifying information of another to avoid or delay prosecution, a Category C Felony. Sentencing is scheduled for May.

Kenneth David Manning pleaded guilty to attempting to credit card fraud, a Category E Felony. Judge Thomas Stockard ordered a pre-sentencing investigation (PSI). Sentencing is set for May.

Theresa Rose Flaherty pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor, a Category B Felony., a third or subsequent offense. Sentencing is set for May.

Prisciliano Rosales Lopez was sentenced to 19-48 months in the Nevada State Prison for coercion with the use or threat of physical force and was remanded to sheriff’s deputies to await transport to begin serving his sentence.

In this case, Lopez told his victim it was his fault he was recently fired from his job and raised a firearm to the victim’s head, demanding reparations before he was eventually arrested.

Stockard said he would consider probation at a later date but didn’t see it was appropriate despite Lopez’s absence of a prior criminal history.