• Bee Her, 21, was sentenced to nine years in prison for kidnapping, assault and burglary. Her was arrested Sept. 24, 2004, after an incident in Penn Valley.
• Ian James Davidson, accused of sending a package of hashish to Wisconsin, pleaded guilty March 21 to one count of planting or cultivating marijuana or hashish.
In a plea deal, charges of possession of marijuana for sale and transporting more than one ounce of marijuana will be dropped. The investigation began when a La Crosse, Wis., resident received a package addressed to someone else. The package, which had Davidson’s name on it, contained sealed bags of hashish, according to the sheriff’s office.
On Feb. 1, investigators searched Davidson’s home and arrested him. Found inside the home were a 200-plant marijuana grow, evidence of marijuana and hashish sales, and packaged marijuana, according to the sheriff’s office.
Davidson is scheduled to be sentenced May 2.
• Dwaine Leo Frye, of Nevada City, pleaded innocent March 17 to charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of a drug for sale, being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a hypodermic needle or syringe, stemming from a Dec. 13, 2004, arrest.
An April 7 felony conference has been set.
• A jury trial has been rescheduled for Daniel Gordon, 25, of Nevada City. He faces a charge of burglary that stems from a May 21, 2004, arrest. The trial has been set for April 12.
• A jury trial has been set for Paul George Lotz, 20. He faces robbery charges that stem from a Sept. 10, 2004, arrest.
Lotz is accused of assaulting a woman and her 18-year-old son and stealing marijuana.
The trial has been scheduled for June 14, with a June 3 trial readiness conference and an April 8 pre-trial conference.
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