Man sent to prison in vehicle theft

Charles Vincentamante Villa

Charles Vincentamante Villa

A California man, who admitted to a four-year-old stolen vehicle case, received 19-48 months in prison Tuesday. 

Charles Vincentamante Villa, 40, admitted to being in possession of a 1991 Jeep Wrangler when he was pulled over Nov. 12, 2017, that was reported the night before in Stateline. 

In the meantime, he was arrested and convicted of a charge of fraudulent use of a credit card in Washoe County last year and sentenced to 19-48 months in prison. 

He received 121 days credit for time served.

• A man who violated his probation after he slashed his girlfriend’s tires and had a blood alcohol level of .189 received 100 days in Douglas County Jail and must undergo in patient treatment. Joseph Daniel Oaklief, 28, was taken into custody Tuesday for violating conditions of his probation. 

Oaklief was arrested a year ago and received a suspended 14-60-month sentence for being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm.

“That’s a long time before you’re free again, “said District Court Judge Tod Young of the 100 days. “Five years is longer, if you fail this, I am going to put you into jail for that long.”

• A 22-year-old alleged graffiti artist admitted Monday to using his brother’s identity to avoid being arrested on a warrant.

Rafael Daniel Chapa Jr. faces 1-5 years in prison and a $10,000 fine in connection with his Feb. 2 arrest.

Chapa was arrested in connection with several instances of blue graffiti that appeared around Carson Valley at the end of January.

According to court documents, deputies found blue spray can lids in Chapa’s vehicle.

He is scheduled to be sentenced on April 25.

• A Dayton man with a long criminal history admitted to a count of possession of methamphetamine on Monday.

Tyler Jacob Wutch, 28, will have to wait until after his April 18 sentencing before he’s released to Storey County, where he faces a felony burglary charge.

Wutch was arrested Feb. 18 in connection with a theft from the Grant Avenue Walmart after he led deputies on a midnight walking tour of Minden.

Wutch faces 1-4 years in prison on the felony. 

He was most recently paroled in November 2020.


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