Carson-Douglas drug case near settlement | RecordCourier.com

Carson-Douglas drug case near settlement

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office |

A 61-year-old Carson City man is expected to admit charges of trafficking and sales of a controlled substance, his attorney told a judge on Wednesday.

Dennis Walter Myers appeared in East Fork Justice Court on Wednesday with his attorney Maria Pence.

Myers is waiving a preliminary hearing in connection with his arrest for allegedly selling methamphetamine, heroin and oxycontin.

Myers’ Carson City neighbors said the drip system he was using to grow the plants overflowed and shorted out the electricity in the apartment below him.

The Douglas County warrant was issued a week after he was taken into custody in Carson City.

According to his attorney, the plea negotiation will see the dismissal of charges in connection with the Carson City arrest.

Myers is scheduled to appear in Douglas County District Court on Sept. 1.

■ A Gardnerville man who was the subject of an Aug. 16 disturbance call at Ranchos Aspen Park waived his preliminary hearing on a charge of being under the influence of a controlled substance.

Clifford Beattie, 59, was intoxicated on alcohol and methamphetamine, according to the sheriff’s report.

He is scheduled to appear in Douglas County District Court on Sept. 1.

■ A Gardnerville man hopes to receive diversion when he appears in Douglas County District Court on Sept. 21.

Jacob Lee Lopes, 23, was allegedly caught selling oxycontin in the Gardnerville Ranchos on July 11.

He was released on his own recognizance and ordered to Douglas County District Court on Sept. 21.