Convicted kidnapper sentenced on gun charge

Logan Solo O’Daye

Logan Solo O’Daye

A man who is serving up to 25 years in prison for kidnapping and robbing an ex-girlfriend received another 28-72-month prison sentence he will serve simultaneously.

Logan Solo O’Daye, 24, was a passenger in a vehicle when a 9 mm pistol was found under his seat prior to the kidnapping, prosecutor Erik Levin said.

As part of his plea he is required to forfeit the 9 mm pistol.

O’Daye was convicted of putting a gun up to the woman’s head and forcing her to withdraw $200 from her ATM in the capital on Feb. 5, 2020.

• A woman who admitted selling fentanyl said that the drugs very nearly killed her.

Ashley Michele McKnight, 32, received a suspended 2-5-year prison sentence on condition she serve 90 days in jail and participate in Western Nevada Regional Drug Court.

McKnight said she suffered congestive heart failure as a result of her addiction.

“The drugs have almost killed her,” attorney Martin Hart said. “She knows she has to clean up or she is going to die.”

McKnight admitted selling 20 pills, amounting to 40 grams.

“This is the most clean I’ve been in decades,” she said.

McKnight’s participation in treatment since the case was filed in February 2021 contributed to her receiving probation, District Judge Tod Young said.

• A Johnson Lane man who admitted to possession of a firearm with the serial number, faces up to four years in prison and must forfeit a submachine gun and other firearms.

Steven Douglas Bromagem, 33, appeared in Douglas County District Court was arrested Aug. 13 after a drunken confrontation.

He had .224 blood alcohol content and has admitted to driving under the influence and possession of a firearm while intoxicated in East Fork Justice Court.

He is scheduled to be sentenced Jan. 17, 2023.

• A no-bail warrant was issued for a woman who admitted to being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm.

Adrienne Ann Gonzalez, 34, was arrested in October 2020 after she was found with a handgun and a gram of methamphetamine in her possession.

She was previously convicted of escape and possession of a controlled substance for sale and was in custody since the 2020 arrest.

• A former county social worker who admitted two counts of theft connected with her position may be having second thoughts about one of the charges.

Rena Petri paid $4,400 in restitution along with admitting the charges in October.

However, she said in a statement included in her pre-sentence investigation that she didn’t commit the second crime, according to prosecutor Erik Levin. That concerned Judge Tod Young enough that he trailed and then continued the case while Petri and her attorney decide whether they want to withdraw her plea on the second case.

• A woman who admitted using someone else’s credit card has been working two jobs to pay her restitution.

Kody Shyan Whitehead, 34, received a suspended 1-3-year sentence and was ordered to pay $171 in restitution and $115.99 to the Nevada Attorney General’s Office for extradition.

Prosecutor Chelsea Mazza said Kody Whitehead was convicted of a felony in connection with burglaries during the Caldor Fire evacuation.

“At the time I was out of my mind on meth,” Whitehead said, apologizing for her actions.

Whitehead’s co-defendant Christopher Monroe Whitehead was sentenced to probation in August.

The couple were brought back to Douglas County on May 10 after they used a stolen credit card at the CVS Pharmacy in Stateline on Aug. 10, 2021.

A third defendant, Kyleigh Nicole Dykes, is in custody and expected to appear in Douglas County District Court in the coming weeks.

• Probation was revoked for a man who walked out of the courthouse instead of testing.

Harvey Glenn Hampton, 66, was arrested after a traffic stop on Nov. 6 for violating his parole.

He was sentenced in August in connection with a $1,935 May 2021 check forgery. He lasted about two months before the Nov. 5 traffic stop.


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