Pair admits having $25,000 in stolen property

Kaleigh Thinnes and Gabriel Pizarro-Flores

Kaleigh Thinnes and Gabriel Pizarro-Flores

Co-defendants admitted to possession of stolen property in Douglas County District Court on Tuesday.

Gabriel Pizarro-Flores, 38, and Kaleigh Thinnes, 34, were arrested April 5 after Thinnes attempted to pay for a room at the Edgewood Tahoe Resort with a stolen credit card.

The pair admitted to possession of stolen property worth more than $25,000 that included a Cadillac, bags, luggage, computers and the passports of several other people.

Under a plea agreement, both defendants had to agree with the deal.

The charge carries a sentence of up to 10 years and up to a $10,000 fine when they appear for sentencing on July 30.

• A Carson City man admitted to one count of felony driving under the influence in connection with a March 11, 2023, crash at Highway 395 and Stephanie Way.

Andrew Patrick Hulsey, 35, is seeking a diversion in connection with the case, which is his third in seven years.

Should he succeed at diversion he would be convicted of a misdemeanor, but if he doesn’t, he faces up to six years in prison.

Hulsey was previously arrested for DUI in 2017 and 2020.

Under an agreement, should the judge decide against the diversion, Hulsey would receive 2-5 years in prison.

• A Reno man had his probation revoked after he used control substances, failed to report to Parole and Probation and didn’t pay his fees.

Attorney Brian Filter said Jason Robert Vaughn’s attorney said he was working 14-hour days and pushed his probation to the back of his mind. Douglas County Chief Deputy District Attorney Chelsea Mazza argued that Vaughn had a handful of felonies and a probation.

Vaughn admitted in October that he had a stun gun and marijuana concentrate when he was arrested July 23, 2023.

His concurrent 12-30-months sentences were imposed.

• A $13,800 nationwide warrant was issued for a man who was sent to prison for 40-120 months for beating a woman with a barbell.

James Corbett McNeill, 46, was sentenced to prison for domestic battery with a deadly weapon in July 2018. McNeill was released on parole from Nevada State Prison in August of 2021 after serving 40

Attorney Max Stovall said he could not get in touch with McNeill.

The cash bail represents the amount McNeill still owes in restitution.

• A Carson Valley woman admitted to charges of high-level possession of fentanyl and child abuse or neglect in Douglas County District Court on Tuesday.

Lindsay Anne Peterson, 38, faces up to 21 years in prison and a fine of up to $50,000 in connection with her Oct. 27, 2023, arrest.

According to the charge she had between 42-100 grams of the drug in the presence of her child.

Under an agreement, prosecutors will recommend her sentences be served simultaneously on Aug. 20.

Peterson received a suspended 12-34-month sentence for heroin possession in 2018.


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