Court summary |

Court summary

A 24-year-old man caught on a surveillance video stealing a Grass Valley resident’s prescription medication was sentenced Jan. 13 to three years probation and 180 days in jail.

John D. Link also must attend six months of outpatient drug abuse treatment. He pleaded no contest to two burglary counts for stealing the medication in June, when the man with the prescription set up surveillance at his home.

In other cases:

— Raymond L. Gettler, 21, of Penn Valley, pleaded innocent Thursday to methamphetamine possession, meth possession for sale and marijuana possession. Marnie M. Gettler, 48, of Penn Valley, is scheduled to enter a plea Jan. 30 to meth possession and providing a place for drug activities.

The charges stem from a narcotics task force search of their home Sept. 6 that allegedly turned up 21.95 grams of meth and 165.28 grams of marijuana.

— Robert J. Rogers III, 46, of Rough and Ready, pleaded innocent Thursday to meth possession, meth possession for sale, syringe possession, paraphernalia possession and resisting arrest. Co-defendant Shelly J. Hayes, 40, is charged with meth possession and possession for sale.

Narcotics agents searched their house Nov. 27. Rogers snatched a bag of meth and – before a struggle with officers – refused to show what it was, a report says.

— Melissa A. Neil, 18, was sentenced Jan. 10 to 18 months’ probation and 10 days of work release for misdemeanor grand theft. Her co-defendants, Peter Bevitori and Nicholas Szwarc, each received similar sentences Dec. 27.

The three are accused of stealing $1,282 in video games and DVDs from Kmart while Bevitori worked there.

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