Drunken man arrested in someone else’s vehicle
A man was booked Sunday evening on felony charges of possession of a stolen vehicle and battery by a prisoner after he was arrested for driving under the influence at Stateline.
Quinn Perry Sisson, 22, was taken into custody after deputies responded to a report of a couple fighting. Both Sisson and his girlfriend had been drinking. With neither seeking charges and no eyewitnesses to what happened, deputies released them both with the admonition not to drive.
Not long afterward, deputies responded to a call that Sisson was driving a gray Nissan sedan. Deputies found the vehicle stopped with the engine running between Harvey’s parking lot and the Lake Parkway exit with Sisson in the driver’s seat.
Sisson refused to participate in a field sobriety test and was arrested for driving under the influence based on an earlier preliminary breath test of .212. While in custody, Sisson spat on a deputy and had to be forcibly removed and placed in the restraint chair, where he continued to fight deputies.
A short time later, deputies learned the vehicle had been stolen. They returned to the scene and confirmed with the owner that he didn’t know Sisson or his girlfriend.
■ A Yerington man arrested with a vehicle that was reported stolen in Lyon County was released on his own recognizance on Monday.
Phillip Hale, 31, was contacted after a deputy spotted a Toyota with a broken windshield at a gas station at around midnight Oct. 8.
Hale allegedly told deputies that he knew the vehicle belonged to his former girlfriend and that she would report it stolen.
Methamphetamine was found under one of the vehicle’s seats that Hale told deputies belonged to him.
Hale was released on his own recognizance on condition he wear a drug detecting patch.
■ A Gardnerville woman was taken into custody last week on a warrant charging her with sales of a controlled substance.
April Ryburn, 41, is being held in custody after she allegedly sold 7.7 grams of methamphetamine on May 8.
■ A man who admitted to possession of a credit card without the owner’s possession was taken into custody on Monday.
Jeremy David Mitchell, 41, faces 1-4 years in prison and will have to pay restitution to the owner of the card.
Mitchell admitted entering a room at the Presbyterian Conference Center and taking a woman’s credit cards, running up $1,649, according to court documents. The incident occurred Nov. 3, 2019.
Prosectuor Patrick Ferguson said Monday that Mitchell was not in compliance with the Department of Alternative Sentencing.
Ferguson said the state was not awre that he’d moved from Reno to San Diego.
He was booked on a $5,000 bondable warrant out of Tahoe Township Justice Court.