Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office for Dec 15-24. 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 agencies.

Dec. 15

REPORT OF A THEFT: City – a subject stole items from a store. He was issued a citizen’s complaint for shoplifting.

REPORT OF AN INTOXICATED DRIVER: City – the vehicle was located parked and unoccupied.

REPORT OF A FRAUD: City – the subject was contacted and advised the phone call they got was fraudulent.

REPORT OF THREATS: The reporting party claimed to have received threats from a former friend. A report was completed.

REPORT OF A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE: City – the parties were contacted and had only been arguing.

New Bookings:

Marcus Boker / Serving time for previous booking

Lucrecia Romero / Forgery x2, petit larceny x2, uttering a forged instrument x2, obtaining money under false pretenses x2, exploitation of an elder person x2, and burglary x2 / Bail $80,000

Dec. 16

REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE: City – the vehicle was gone when the deputy arrived.

REPORT OF A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE: The parties were contacted and claimed to only been arguing.

REPORT OF A VIOLATION OF A PROTECTION ORDER: The reporting party claimed to have a protection order and the adverse party drove by her. She was advised this was not a violation.

REPORT OF THREATS: The reporting party claimed her ex-husband believed his mother was going to hurt her. A report was completed.

New Bookings:

Ambro Cornutt / Serving time for previous arrest

Dec. 17

REPORT OF A RECKLESS DRIVER

City – the area was patrolled, but the vehicle wasn’t located.

REPORT OF A TRUANCY: City – a student was deemed a habitual truant and was issued a citation. A report will be submitted to Juvenile Probation.

REPORT OF A WELFARE CHECK: The subject was contacted and later taken to the hospital because of trying to overdose on pills.

REPORT OF A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE: City – 56 year old Ely resident, Tonnes Tharld Deneef, was found to have used force or violence against a person with whom he is related. He also interfered with the victim when she attempted to contact law enforcement. He was taken into custody without incident.

REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT: City – the area was checked, but the subject wasn’t located.

New Bookings:

Tonnes Tharld Deneef / Domestic battery and Interruption of a telecommunication device / Bail $8,000

Dec. 18

REPORT OF FOUND DRUGS: City – the information was turned over to the drug task force.

REPORT OF AN ARREST: City – 26 year old Ely resident Raymond Martin was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

REPORT OF A WELFARE CHECK: The subject was not located.

REPORT OF AN UNATTENDED DEATH: City – Adrienne Heusser passed away at her residence due to natural causes.

REPORT OF A BURGLARY: The reporting party claimed someone entered his home and stole personal property. The investigation continues.

REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT:The subject was discovered to be a previous tenant at the home. He was advised not to return.

REPORT OF AN ARREST:City – a deputy made contact with a subject sleeping in a vehicle in the parking lot of a business which was closed. The subject was identified as 43 year old James Mytris, of Arizona. He was later arrested for DUI.

New Bookings:

Raymond Martin / Warrant x2 / Bail $880

James T Mytris / DUI and open container / Bail $10,000

Dec. 19

REPORT OF SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: City – the male subject was located and advised to stop yelling randomly.

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

REPORT OF CHILD ABUSE: City – the report was unfounded.

REPORT OF A WELFARE CHECK: City – the subject wasn’t located.

New Bookings:

Justin Donald Odell / Warrant / Bail $245 / Arrested by NHP

Dec. 20

REPORT OF A FIGHT: City – three juveniles were involved in a fight at a local school. A report was completed and submitted to Juvenile Probation.

REPORT OF A PROBLEM WITH A SUBJECT: The subject was gone when the deputy arrived.

REPORT OF A THEFT: City – the reporting party claimed the ATV he used at work had been stolen. The investigation continues.

REPORT OF AN ARREST: City – 30 year old Matthew Sean Merys, of Ely, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

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

REPORT OF AN ARREST: City – 31 year old Josh Fresquez, of Ely, was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

New Bookings:

Richard Reeves / Warrant / Bail $885 /

David Thornburg / Warrant / No Bail

Matthew Sean Merys / Warrant – Use of a controlled substance / Bail $5,000

Josh Fresquez / Warrant – Possession of a dangerous drug, possession of a controlled substance, and criminal contempt / Bail$5,715

Dec. 21

REPORT OF A PROBLEM WITH A SUBJECT: City – a local bar complained a customer was causing problems. He left when officers arrived.

REPORT OF A BURGLARY: City – the reporting party claimed an unknown subject stole property from his home. The investigation continues.

REPORT OF PROPERTY DAMAGE: City – the reporting party parked his car and later returned to find the fender was scratched and someone had covered the car in fried chicken and bbq sauce. A report was completed.

New Bookings:

John Stephan Matyja / Pedestrian under the influence / Bail $75

Ambro Cornutt / Serving time for previous arrest

Wilfred Mailboy / DUI, open container, and basic speed / Bail $1,225 / Arrested by NHP

Dec. 22

REPORT OF AN ARREST: City – a deputy conducted a traffic stop and spoke to the driver, identified as 33 year old Las Vegas resident Julio Martin-Bautista. He was later arrested for DUI.

REPORT OF A PROBLEM WITH A SUBJECT: City – the reporting party claimed to be having an issue with an employee at her workplace. The employee left when officers arrived.

REPORT OF A PROBLEM WITH A SUBJECT: City – the reporting party claimed to be receiving annoying messages from another subject. They were advised of the procedure to get a protection order.

New Bookings:

Julio Martin-Bautista / Failure to yield and DUI / Bail $1,005

Dec. 23

REPORT OF A PROBLEM WITH A SUBJECT: City – the reporting party claimed to be harassed by a male subject. She was advised of the procedure to obtain a protection order.

REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE: City – the vehicle was located and found to be unoccupied.

REPORT OF A HIT AND RUN: City – the reporting party claimed to have been struck by another vehicle, which then fled the scene. The vehicle was later located, as was the driver. He was identified as 63 year old Robert James Vancamp, of Ely. He was later arrested for hit and run and DUI.

REPORT OF SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: The male subject was located and later transported to the hospital for behavioral health issues.

New Bookings:

Robert James Vancamp / DUI, hit and run, duty to give information, and failure to report an accident / Bail $25,000

Dec. 24

REPORT OF A STOLEN VEHICLE: The vehicle was later located, unoccupied, and retrieved.

REPORT OF A SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT: City – the subject was located and later transport to the hospital for behavioral health issues.

REPORT OF AN EMBEZZLEMENT: City – the reporting party claimed an employee had embezzled several thousand dollars. The investigation continues.

REPORT OF A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE: City deputies and discovered a male subject, identified as 44 year old Brian Boots, of Ely, had battered his wife with a deadly weapon. He also resisted arrested when he was located.

REPORT OF SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: The reporting party discovered several items of property under his porch which did not belong to him. It was turned over to law enforcement.

REPORT OF A THEFT: City – the reporting party discovered someone had accessed his bank account. The investigation continues.

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

REPORT OF SUSPICIOUS SUBJECTS: No one was located.

REPORT OF A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE: City – the subjects were contacted and had only been arguing. They separated for the night.

New Bookings:

Brian Shane Boots / Domestic battery, resisting arrest, battery with a deadly weapon, and obstructing / Bail $25,000