James Horst Burgman came to court for a status hearing on Monday. He previously pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. Kyle B Swanson represented the defendant. The Court agreed that Burgman could be drug tested in Reno instead of returning to Pershing County for tests.
Nicholas Augustas Kastl
The 11th Judicial Court arraigned Nicholas Augustas Kastl on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of a controlled substance.
Kastl entered a not guilty plea to both charges. The court set a date for trial in March, 2018. He remains in jail.
The 11th Judicial continued Charles Handford Ferguson’s status hearing until Dec. 18. He faces charges of the unlawful furnishing of a controlled substance.
Jerry Lindsay Bokori
Jerry Lindsay Bokori appeared in court for a probation violation hearing. He admitted to using methamphetamine and tramadol in Oct., 2017. A random drug test on Oct. 6 showed adulteration indicators.
He’ll return to Court for sentencing on Dec. 18. Until then, he remains in the custody of the Pershing County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO).
Curtis Roy Frederickson
The Court arraigned Curtis Roy Frederickson on charges of being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm. He pleaded guilty to the Category B felony.
An Idaho court convicted Frederickson of a felony in April 2007. On Sept. 30 he had a rifle in Imlay, NV, he said.
Frederickson will return to Court for sentencing on Feb. 5, 2018. He remains in custody of the PCSO.
Joseph Reith Grangruth
Joseph Reith Grangruth appeared in Court for a status hearing. The Judge revoked his probation in October, 2017. Grangruth’s lawyer, Kyle Swanson, has been working with the Grangruth family to find a long-term treatment program for the defendant.
Grangruth is on the waiting list for New Frontier in Reno.
The defendant returns to Court on January 13, 2018. The Judge remanded him to the custody of the PCSO.
Michael Anthony Carroll
Michael Anthony Carroll appeared in Court for a continued sentencing hearing. He previously pleaded guilty to battery with substantial bodily harm.
Kyle Swanson and the Carroll family have sought placement for the defendant with Indian Health Services (IHS) in Arizona or Utah. But IHS won’t have any funding until at least January, 2018.
Swanson asked the Court to allow the defendant into the New Frontier program and transfer to IHS when funding is available. The defendant remains in the custody of PCSO pending placement.
Carroll returns to Court on February 5, 2018.