More time sought to gather evidence for molestation trial
February 19, 2017
The trial of a California man accused of sexually assaulting a minor was pushed back seven months so more evidence can be gathered.
Eric M. Jarvis, 20, of Granite Bay, is accused of molesting a minor. According to court documents, Jarvis, the victim — also of California — and several other people were watching fireworks on a boat on Lake Tahoe for the Fourth of July when the alleged incident occurred. Jarvis reportedly had been drinking.
Jarvis was 18 at the time; the victim was 15.
His trial, previously set for early March, was moved to October.
■ A new attorney was appointed for a Gardnerville Ranchos man accused of helping steal and sell ski vouchers worth more than $116,000.
Defense attorney Loren Graham will represent Mark E. Graham, 21. The two are not related. Graham is one of several men accused of stealing more than 1,000 lift ticket vouchers from Heavenly Mountain Resort.
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He was arrested in July.
Bail for a second man allegedly involved in the crime was set at $2,000, cash only.
Tim E. Jacobsen, 22, of Minden, is in custody after having a diluted drug test.
Jacobsen goes to trial in June.
■ The sentencing of a Reno man guilty of larceny was continued until March.
Santiago A. Rapisura, 30, was arrested in January of 2015 for attempting to steal items worth more than $1,100 from the Topsy Lane Walmart. At the time of his arrest Rapisura had heroin and a magnet key on him.
His sentencing was continued while his lawyer determines how many days Rapisura, who is in custody, gets credit for serving.
■ A man who had methamphetamine in his pocket at the time he was involved in a car accident was ordered to attend drug court.
Dallen R. Herbst, 51, was involved in a May accident at 400 Ridge Club Drive. Herbst did not stop after the accident, in which the driver of the other vehicle was injured. When Herbst was arrested, deputies found .427 grams of methamphetamine in the pocket of his pants. Herbst claimed he had bought the pants used and that the drugs belonged to whoever owned the pants previously.
■ A pregnant Gardnerville Ranchos woman will attend Western Nevada Regional Drug Court for selling methamphetamine.
Eden J. Kennedy, 26, was arrested in June after selling more than 15 grams of methamphetamine in three separate transactions.
At the time of her arrest a pipe used for smoking the drug was found on her. Kennedy has no prior criminal history.