Submitted by the White Pine County Sheriff’s Office. 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.

JULY 2 

REPORT OF AN UNATTENDED DEATH: City – Diana Hall passed away at her residence from natural causes.

REPORT OF A BATTERY: City – the reporting party claimed a neighbor battered him.  He didn’t want to pursue charges, but wanted the incident documented.

REPORT OF A SUICIDAL SUBJECT: The subject was escorted to the hospital for evaluation.

REPORT OF A WELFARE CHECK: The subjects were contacted and a report was completed in reference to unsafe living conditions.

REPORT OF A RECKLESS DRIVER: The vehicle was located and the driver was warned about his driving.

REPORT OF AN ACCIDENT: City – Sharie Martin, of Ely, struck a bike with her vehicle.  A report was completed.

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

REPORT OF A JUVENILE PROBLEM: The juveniles were located and taken to their parents.

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

New Bookings: None

JULY 3 

REPORT OF A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE: City – the parties were contacted and denied fighting or arguing.

REPORT OF INJURY TO PROPERTY: City – the reporting party claimed to have found damage to her vehicle.

REPORT OF A STOLEN VEHICLE: The reporting party, who lives in another state, claimed her vehicle had been stolen and believed it to be in the Ely area.  The vehicle was not located.

REPORT OF A TRESPASSER: City – the subject was trespassed without incident.

New Bookings: None

JULY 4 

REPORT OF INJURY TO PROPERTY: City – the reporting party claimed her vehicle had been damaged by two unknown subjects.  The investigation continues.

REPORT OF AN UNATTENDED DEATH: Alice Nelson passed away at her residence due to natural causes.

REPORT OF A HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT: A subject’s vehicle was struck and the other driver fled the scene.  A report was completed.

REPORT OF AN UNATTENED DEATH: Juanita Tripp passed away at her residence due to natural causes.

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

REPORT OF AN ARREST: City – deputies were conducting a welfare check and spoke to the subject, identified as 33 year old McGill resident Jesse Ciscar.  He was later arrested for disturbing the peace and obstructing a public officer.

REPORT OF A SEX CRIME: The reporting party claimed a child had been touched inappropriately.  The investigation continues.

New Bookings: Jesse Jay Ciscar / Disturbing the peace and obstructing / Bail $1,140.

JULY 5 

REPORT OF A THEFT: City – the crime was unfounded.

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

REPORT OF A RECKLESS DRIVER: City – the vehicle wasn’t located.

REPORT OF A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE: City – 36 year old Ely resident Jammie Lee Ness was arrested for battering her boyfriend.

REPORT OF A SEX CRIME: 35 year old McGill resident Ronald Christopher Hutchison was arrested for lewdness with a child under 14 years old, child abuse, and domestic battery.

REPORT OF A RECKLESS DRIVER: City – the vehicle wasn’t located.

REPORT OF A NOISE COMPLAINT: City – the owner was contacted and advised to keep the music turned down.

New Bookings: Jammie Ness / Domestic battery / Bail $3,000. Julia Corona / Domestic battery and disturbing the peace / Bail $5,000 / Arrested by State Parks. Ronald Christopher Hutchison / Lewdness with a child under 14, child abuse, and domestic battery / Bail $100,000.

 JULY 6 

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

REPORT OF A MISSING JUVENILE: City – the child was located.

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

New Bookings: None

JULY 7 

REPORT OF A DISTURBANCE: City – the reporting party signed a citizen’s complaint for disturbing the peace.

REPORT OF AN ACCIDENT: City – Lee Anderson backed out of a parking spot and struck a parked vehicle.

REPORT OF SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: The reporting party claimed an unknown subject had followed her son home.  The subject was contacted and she claimed she thought he was someone else.

REPORT OF A RECKLESS DRIVER: The vehicle wasn’t located.

New Bookings: None

JULY 8  

REPORT OF A CHILD CUSTODY PROBLEM: City — reporting party stated that he was to meet his ex-girlfriend so they could exchange their child they have in common. The reporting party stated that his ex-girlfriend didn’t show up for the exchange. The incident was documented.

REPORT OF A DOG AT LARGE: City — the dog was captured and taken to the Ely Dog Pound.

REPORT OF SEVERAL ILLEGALLY PARKED VEHICLES: City — officer located the vehicles that were parked on a city street. The registration on the vehicles was expired. The vehicles were tagged for removal.

REPORT OF AN ATV PROBLEM: Officer located several juveniles riding their ATV on a county roadway. The juveniles and their parents were contacted and advised to keep the ATV off the roadways.

REPORT OF A MISSING PERSON: City — reporting party stated that a friend of hers has not been seen for several days. Officer is attempting to locate the person.

REPORT OF AN ARREST: City — officer reported that Elizabeth Phillipenas age 27 of Ely was arrested on an Ely Municipal Court warrant.

REPORT OF A DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE: Officer contacted the parties involved who had engaged in a verbal argument. The parties involved were advised to stay away from each other for the rest of the day.

REPORT OF AN ACCIDENT / ARREST: Officer received a report of a private property accident. During the officers investigation the operator of the striking vehicle was identified as Randy W. Drake age 43 of Ely. Drake was arrested for DUI.

REPORT OF A DOMESTIC BATTERY: City — officer received a report of a domestic battery that had occurred. During the officers investigation Mark A. Romero age 39 of Ely was arrested for domestic battery, battery with substantial bodily harm, and interruption of a communication device. He is accused of battering his girlfriend and preventing her from using her phone to call the police.

New Bookings: Elizabeth Phillipenas / Ely Municipal Court warrant, contempt of court / Bail $355. Randy W. Drake / DUI / Bail $890.Mark A. Romero / Domestic battery, battery with substantial bodily harm, and interruption of a communication device / Bail $18,000.Jennifer L. Jarman / Serving time

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