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July 7, 2013
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Man held on a dozen charges

Bail is $28,920 for a 30-year-old Alpine County resident who faces a dozen charges including domestic battery, robbery , burglary, resisting arrest, and assault on a police officer.

Waylon Curtis Dondero appeared Friday before East Fork Judge Tom Perkins who appointed Derrick Lopez to represent him. His next court appearance is Wednesday.

He is charged with three counts of battery that constitutes domestic violence, resisting a police officer, two counts of burglary, battery with intent to commit a crime, robbery, and assault on a police officer.

The alleged crimes began in January and February when Dondero is accused of entering the Dollar General Store in the Gardnerville Ranchos two times and stealing liquor.

The domestic battery charges are alleged to have occurred in April.

Dondero is accused of choking the victim, dragging her by her hair, biting her, and grabbing her.

On May 25, Dondero was accused of beating the 40-year-old victim, and taking $78 from the man’s pocket.

On Wednesday, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies recognized Dondero riding in a car drive by Steven Daniel Fisher, 33.

According to reports, Fisher ignored the officers’ lights and sirens, sped through a residential neighborhood, and stopped at the intersection of Highway 395 and Gilman Avenue.

Deputies said Dondero refused to exit the vehicle, and was removed by three officers. He reportedly tried to strike a deputy with a closed fist.

Fisher was charged with attempting to elude a peace officer, and was jailed on $1,068 bail. He is to appear Wednesday with his court-appointed lawyer Jamie Henry.

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 1, 2013 01:12PM Published Jul 10, 2013 05:59PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.