Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Mar. 5-Mar. 11. Information and spellings of names contained in the blotter are as released by the WPCSO. Information will not be withheld at the requests of persons whose names appear in the blotter or elsewhere in the newspaper that are released by the law enforcement agencies that include the WPCSO, Nevada Highway Patrol, Ely Shoshone Tribal Police and other local, state, federal and tribal law enforcement agencies.

MARCH 5 

REPORT OF A BUSINESS ALARM: City – the alarm was accidentally set off by an employee.

REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT: City – the reporting party saw a man in a car and appeared to be talking to himself loudly.  Contact was made with the man, who had been on his mobile phone.

REPORT OF A MISSING PERSON: City – the reporting party claimed a person who was listed as missing was in the Ely area.  The person was located and it was discovered the missing person report was fraudulent.

REPORT OF A VIOLATION OF A PROTECTION ORDER: The reporting party claimed to be the applicant of a protection order, and said the adverse party had violated the order.  Contact was made with the adverse party, who claimed the accusation was false.  A report was completed.

REPORT OF A THEFT: City – the reporting party claimed an unauthorized person wrote a check drawn from her account without her permission.  The investigation continues.

REPORT OF THREATS: The reporting party claimed to be receiving threats from an unknown female he met via social media.  He was advised to block the female.

REPORT OF A TRAFFIC PROBLEM: City – a semi and trailer were reportedly parked in the travel lane of the roadway in front of a fast-food restaurant.  The driver was located leaving the eatery with food.  He was issued a citation for stopping standing or parking in the roadway.

New bookings: William Monjar / Serving time for Ely Justice Court Sofia Elizabeth Davis / Serving time for previous arrest

MARCH 6 

REPORT OF A STOLEN VEHICLE: City – the reporting party claimed he had started his vehicle to warm it up, and an unknown person stole it.  The vehicle was recovered several blocks away, unoccupied.  The investigation continues.

REPORT OF A HIT AND RUN: City – an unknown vehicle struck a traffic light, knocking over the pole and light.  The investigation continues.

REPORT OF A THEFT: City – the reporting party claimed two subjects entered into a convenience store and stole merchandise without paying for it.  This was confirmed with surveillance video.  A citation will be issued when the two suspects are located.

REPORT OF A THEFT: City – the reporting party claimed a male subject had been stealing utilities without paying for the services.  The investigation continues.

REPORT OF A PROTECTION ORDER VIOLATION: The reporting party claimed to be the applicant on a protection order and said the adverse party had been contacting her, violating the specifications of the order.  It was discovered the adverse party, who lives out of state, had yet to be served a copy of the order.  Contact was made with the local law enforcement to serve the order on the adverse party.

REPORT OF A TRESPASSER: The agent of a local motel claimed a patron hadn’t paid for her room and was refusing to leave.  The subject left when law enforcement arrived.

REPORT OF A PROTECTION ORDER VIOLATION: City – the reporting party claimed the adverse party of a protection order was violating the order.  The adverse party was contacted and the claim was unfounded.

REPORT OF FRAUD: The reporting party claimed to have lent his debit card to an acquaintance, who has refused to return is and has been using it without permission.  The investigation continues.

REPORT OF A THEFT: The reporting party claimed her ex-husband stole several guns from her when he moved out.  The investigation continues.

REPORT OF A HABITUAL TRUANT: City – a student was deemed a habitual truant and was issued a citation.  A report was completed and will be forwarded to Juvenile Probation.

REPORT OF DAMAGE TO PROPERTY: City – the reporting party claimed she got into an argument with her adult son.  When he left, he slammed the door, cracking the door frame.  Deputies are attempting to locate the son.

REPORT OF AN ALARM: City – a door was found open on the building.  The interior was checked, and it appeared normal.  The owner arrived and secured the door.

REPORT OF A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE: City – when officers arrived, they discovered 49 year old Teresa McCutcheon, of Ely, had battered a person with whom she was related by marriage. She was determined to be the primary physical aggressor and was arrested.

REPORT OF A STOLEN VEHICLE: City – the reporting party claimed his car had been stolen, but he just forgot where he parked it.

REPORT OF A WELFARE CHECK: City – the subject was located and was fine.

REPORT OF A WELFARE CHECK: The subject was located and was fine.

New Bookings: Timothy Welch / Probation violation / No Bail Hayley M Lingle / Serving time for previous arrest Teresa McCutcheon / Domestic battery / Bail $3,000

MARCH 7 

REPORT OF A FIGHT: City – when officers arrived, the bartender of the establishment said two males had been fighting, but one had left.  The other male left at the request of the bartender.

REPORT OF A DISTURBANCE: City – the reporting party claimed two males were arguing in a local drinking establishment.  Both males separated and went home for the night.

REPORT OF A HIT AND RUN: City – the reporting party claimed her vehicle was struck while parked in a private parking lot.  The striking vehicle then left the area.  A witness observed the incident and was able to take a photo of the striking vehicle.  The investigation continues.

REPORT OF A HIT AND RUN: City – the reporting party claimed a vehicle struck her vehicle and then left the area.  Deputies were unable to locate the striking vehicle.

REPORT OF CHILD ABUSE: City – the reporting party claimed a child had possibly been abused.  The investigation continues.

REPORT OF A CIVIL ISSUE: The reporting party entered into a verbal agreement with another person involving trading property.  The other person did not follow the agreement.  The reporting party was advised the issue was civil in nature and to handle it accordingly.

REPORT OF PROPERTY DAMAGE: The reporting party claimed an unknown person damaged his door.  A report was completed.

REPORT OF A WELFARE CHECK: The subject was contacted and claimed to be fine.

New Bookings: None

MARCH 8 

REPORT OF A STOLEN VEHICLE : City – the reporting party lent her vehicle to a friend, who was now refusing to return it.  The friend was contacted and it was discovered he had been in the hospital.  He said he would return the vehicle when he was released.

REPORT OF FRAUD: The reporting party received a phone call from a man that said he’d give her $100,000 if she paid him $400.  The reporting party was advised it was a scam.

REPORT OF AN ACCIDENT: City – the reporting party claimed an unknown subject used his credit card number without authorization.  A report was completed.

REPORT OF HARASSMENT: The reporting party claimed they were being harassed by a neighbor.  The incident was documented, per request of the reporting party.

REPORT OF A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE: The reporting party claimed to have been battered by a family member.  The family member was identified as 35 year old McGill resident Aaron Michael Moorehead.  Moorehead was later arrested for domestic battery.

New Bookings: Aaron Michael Moorehead / Domestic battery and interruption of a telecommunication device / Bail $8,000 Melodee Breitrick / Probation violation / No bail

MARCH 9 

REPORT OF A GAS SKIP: City – an employee of a local fuel station claimed a man and woman put gas in their vehicle and then left without paying for it.  The area was checked, but deputies were unable to locate the suspect vehicle.

 REPORT OF A WELFARE CHECK: The subject was located and claimed to be fine.

REPORT OF PROPERTY DAMAGE: The reporting party claimed he was driving on a dirt road and passed a man walking dogs.  The man walking the dogs then struck his truck with a stick.  Both men argued and then separated.  There was minor damage to the truck.  Contact was made with the dog walker, who claimed the reporting party almost ran over one of his dogs and he struck the truck with his hand.  A report was completed.

REPORT OF A WELFARE CHECK: City – the subject was contacted and claimed to be fine.

REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT: City – the subject was gone when officers arrived.

REPORT OF CHILD ABUSE: City – it was discovered the child had been spanked for misbehaving.  Abuse unfounded.

New Bookings: Steve Maximiliano / Reckless driving, driving suspended, ex-felon in possession of a firearm, possession of methamphetamine, possession of cocaine, trafficking methamphetamine, trafficking cocaine, and transportation of a controlled substance / Bail $300,000 / Arrested by NHP

MARCH 10

 REPORT OF A BUSINESS ALARM: City – the building was checked and found to be secure.

REPORT OF A PROBLEM WITH A SUBJECT: City – a female subject was allegedly screaming and yelling in front of the reporting party’s residence.  The subject was gone when officers arrived.

REPORT OF SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: City – a male subject was acting suspicious at a local convenience store.  The subject was contacted and claimed to be passing through.  Everything appeared normal.

REPORT OF A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE: City – deputies responded to a domestic disturbance and discovered an altercation had taken place between family members.  38 year old Sonya Ryan, of Ely, was arrested for using force or violence against a family member.  She was also charged with child abuse because the victim was less than 18 years of age.

New Bookings: Loyde Duane Cobb / Serving time for previous arrest Veronica Marie Martinez / Basic speed and driving under the influence of alcohol / Bail $1,245 / Arrested by Ely Shoshone Tribal Police Sonya Ryan / Domestic battery and child abuse / Bail $13,000

MARCH 11 

REPORT OF A PROBLEM WITH A SUBJECT: City – the reporting party claimed a male had been banging on her door early in the morning and she didn’t want him around.  Deputies attempted to locate the male, but they were unsuccessful.

REPORT OF A SHOPLIFTER: City – a local store discovered two juveniles had shoplifted several items.  Contact was made with the juveniles and their parent, and they admitted to stealing the merchandise.  A report was completed and submitted to Juvenile Probation.

REPORT OF VANDALISM: City – the reporting party found damage to her vehicle.  A report was completed.

REPORT OF HARASSMENT: The reporting party claimed a female kept calling and annoying him and his father.  Contact was made with the female, who agreed to stop calling.

REPORT OF A WELFARE CHECK: City – the reporting party claimed a male subject had been drinking and was suicidal.  The male, identified as Charles Barrett, of California, was located in his vehicle near a business.  Barrett was later arrested for driving under the influence.

 REPORT OF AN INTOXICATED DRIVER: City – the reporting party claimed a male subject was driving while under the influence of alcohol.  A deputy located the vehicle and spoke to the driver, identified as 36 year old Ely resident Jorge Rosales-Gonzalez.  Based on his observations, Rosales-Gonzalez was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

REPORT OF A STOLEN VEHICLE :City – the reporting party believed someone stole her vehicle, but it was later discovered she had forgotten where she parked.

New Bookings: Tallon Ricci / Serving time for previous arrest Shoshana Marie Kennedy / Serving time for previous arrest Charles Barrett / Driving under the influence and open container / Bail $1,245 Kimberly Payne / Courtesy hold for an inmate transportation company Jeremy Roy / Courtesy hold for an inmate transportation company David Gilbert / Courtesy hold for an inmate transportation company Jorge Rosales-Gonzalez / Driving under the influence / Bail $890