A pair accused of burglarizing a Grass Valley-area woman before asking her for roadside help pleaded innocent Wednesday in
Nevada County Superior Court.
Eddie W. Geer, 30, and Heather K. Bandy, 20, are each charged with burglary and grand theft. According to the Sheriff’s Office, they stole a .22-caliber rifle, mail and other items Aug. 11 belonging to a woman on Vulcan Road near Deadmans Flat Road.
Their vehicle broke down at the residence, and when the woman arrived home, they asked her to call their friend. She complied but also called the Sheriff’s Office.
In other cases:
• William D. Clay, 39, of Yuba City was sentenced Aug. 12 to two years in prison for possession of a sawed off shotgun.
He was arrested June 19 for driving 80 mph in a stolen rental car, court records say, and one of his initial charges was possession of a firearm by a felon because of convictions for auto theft and drug sales.
• Anthony Browning, 53, of Nevada City pleaded not guilty Thursday to indecent exposure, battery and false imprisonment.
Grass Valley police say he pulled a woman into the Sierra Motel laundry room May 17, exposed himself and demanded a sex act. His criminal complaint says he has a 1994 Placer County conviction for a lewd act upon a child.
• Mark D. Bowden, 22, of Grass Valley pleaded innocent Thursday to sale of methamphetamine and possession of meth for sale. Grass Valley police say he had 7.49 grams of meth in his vehicle after a Jan. 25 traffic stop near his home.
• Dawn M. Jennings, 22, of Grass Valley pleaded innocent Thursday to manufacturing methamphetamine. Narcotics agents claimed finding her with meth lab items June 9.
Her co-defendant, Louis Fletcher, has an Aug. 23 pretrial conference.
• Robyne E. Worsley, 29, of Grass Valley pleaded innocent Thursday to burglary and grand theft. She and 25-year-old Justin Powers, who’s wanted on a warrant, are accused of stealing $8,850 in items, including silver coins and antique glassware, from the owner of her rental property in Grass Valley.
• Cale O. Traylor, 23, was sentenced July 29 to three years’ probation and 300 days in jail for fleeing in a motor vehicle. His probation terms require drug counseling.
The Sheriff’s Office says Traylor got away on foot after leading a chase March 4 to Bridgeport, where he crashed a Ford Mustang, which had been stolen in Sacramento County.
• Israel Tietjen, 27, of Grass Valley was sentenced Aug. 12 to three years’ probation and 210 days in jail. He was convicted of hit and run for a Feb. 23 crash on Walker Drive near Squirrel Creek Road that injured his passenger.
• Elsa M. Silva, 42, of Grass Valley pleaded innocent Aug. 12 to possession of methamphetamine for sale. Narcotics agents searched her Tall Pines Mobile Home Park home on July 11 and reported finding 5.42 grams of meth.
• Sarah R. Flecksteiner, 25, of Grass Valley pleaded innocent Aug. 12 to theft, burglary and receiving stolen property. She’s accused of stealing $5,000 in jewelry and a .22-caliber rifle from her neighbor.
• Adam M. Marinelli, 18, of Nevada City was sentenced June 17 to three years’ probation and 20 days in jail, and Malcom C. Fadden, 18, of Grass Valley was sentenced June 19 to one year’s probation.
The two were arrested April 2 and charged with misdemeanors after Marinelli pointed a cap gun at an undercover narcotics agent from a car driven by Fadden, according to the agent’s report.
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