A man admitted to felony assault with a deadly weapon after a June 22 incident where he attempted to ram a vehicle containing a former girlfriend.
Jacob Matthew Olivio Wilson, 21, is facing up to six years in prison, though prosecutors will recommend a suspended 2-5-year prison sentence.
According to court documents, Olivio Wilson was drinking with the woman and another man in the Gardnerville Ranchos when she asked for a ride home due to Olivio Wilson’s behavior.
He followed the pair up East Valley Road, around 11:30 p.m., and drove into the oncoming lane forcing the driver to take evasive action.
“He was using his automobile as a deadly weapon,” prosecutor William Murphy said at a bail hearing the day after Olivio Wilson’s arrest.
Deputies responded to East Valley at Fish Springs Road where the two vehicles were stopped. Olivio Wilson had to be dragged from the vehicle, according to court documents.
Olivio Wilson is in custody after he violated his bail conditions on Aug. 9. His attorney is seeking his release on his own recognizance. He is scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 19.
• A woman, who tried to break into a Topaz Ranch Estates man’s home, admitted to one count of gross misdemeanor conspiracy on Aug. 29.
The homeowner said Kyli Alexandria Mastrian, 22, was seen on his security camera trying to get inside the home. When he yelled at her, she mocked him.
He told the court on Tuesday that he posted the video on social media and people recognized Mastrian.
Mastrian said she was under the influence at the time of the attempt and apologized for trying to get into the house.
• A Lake Tahoe woman who conducted at least four drug transactions between Jan. 5-12 was sentenced to 12-30 months on Aug. 28.
Tammy Lynn Prevost was arrested in May with a gross 28 grams of methamphetamine.
She was given credit for 113 days.
• A man who walked out of the Walmart Garden Center’s emergency exit with $1,000 in stolen merchandise was released on his own recognizance on Aug. 28.
Al Thomas Scarcelli and codefendant Kristina Lynette Kibbe, 44, were arrested in January after they walked out of the Walmart Garden center with at least 12 items that valued over $1,000.
Scarcelli is scheduled to appear in court for sentencing on Oct. 9.
Kibbe was released on her own recognizance in July pending a Sept. 11 sentence hearing.