Jacks Valley man faces felony DUI
A Jacks Valley man arrested for felony driving under the influence on Saturday night was ordered to remain in custody in lieu of $10,300 bail on Monday morning.
Joseph Lozano, 27, said he would hire his own attorney to represent him.
Lozano was pulled over on Highway 395 at about 9 p.m. after a deputy said his Subaru was speeding up and slowing down and swerving in his lane.
A preliminary breath test allegedly showed Lozano had a .194 blood alcohol content.
He was previously convicted of driving under the influence in 2012.
A third conviction for driving under the influence is a felony.
■ Using someone else’s identity is a felony, but a Topaz woman learned the hard way that the person whose ID she used to avoid arrest also had a warrant.
Dusty L. Greenlee, 33, was taken into custody on Monday evening at the Mont Bleu after she allegedly took several items from a casino shop.
Greenlee was detained by casino security after the shop owner identified her as someone who came in to try on shoes. The owner went into the back room to get more shoes.
When Greenlee went to leave, she asked the owner to hold the shoes for her. Not long afterwards, the owner noticed two mannequins were missing their wigs. Video showed her putting several items in her purse. Security caught up to Greenlee and detained her. When the deputy asked about her true identity, she reportedly admitted she used her sister’s information because she knew she missed a court date. What she didn’t know was that her sister had a warrant out for her arrest as well.
■ An April 14 raid on a Pine View Estates home resulted in at least three arrests, including a 19-year-old Gardnerville Ranchos man.
Beau D. Barrett, 19, was taken into custody in Pineview Estates.
Deputies responding to a home on Walker Street at 2 a.m. said several juveniles fled the address.
They found Barrett and three juveniles in a vehicle a block over. Two juveniles were arrested for minor consuming and being out after curfew. One had psilocybin mushrooms in his pocket.
Barrett was believed to be under the influence of a depressant, and was found with a white powder in his sock, according to court document.
He posted $1,500 bail and was released from custody.
■ A California man was arrested April 17 after he allegedly walked out of the Gardnerville Walmart with a big tub of merchandise.
Deputies received a report of a theft at about 9:40 p.m. along with a description of a truck.
The truck was spotted northbound on Highway 395 near County Road.
After pulling over the driver on Buckeye, he allegedly told the deputy his passenger was the one who walked out of the store.
“He said he was going to run in and get a toothbrush,” the driver said.
According to the sheriff’s office there was $671.55 in merchandise in the plastic tub.
■ A 15-year-old boy was taken into custody in Indian Hills after he was stopped riding a motorcycle in Indian Hills without a helmet, registration and a motorcycle endorsement on his license, in addition to failing to signal and speeding.
A curfew violation also resulted in the arrest of a 15-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy on Cedar Creek Circle late on Monday night.