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Court summary

– Glenn Smith, 33, of Grass Valley, pleaded innocent Jan. 28 to charges of possession of a controlled substance for sale and transportation of a controlled substance.

The charges stem from a Jan. 21 raid by the Nevada County Narcotics Task Force on Smith’s residence at the Shady Rest Motel, within 1,000 feet of Lyman Gilmore Middle School.

Officers allegedly found methamphetamine packaged for sale in a car belonging to Smith and Katelin Sulley, 20, who was also arrested. A search of their hotel room revealed more drugs, scales and other drug paraphernalia, Sheriff Keith Royal said.

The arrests culminated after several weeks of investigation by the drug task force revealed heavy vehicle and foot traffic at all hours into the motel room, Royal said. A Feb. 10 preliminary hearing has been set for Smith. His bail is set at $25,000.

– Dutch Robert Cooper, 19, of Grass Valley, pleaded no contest Feb. 2 to grand theft. He changed his plea as part of a deal with prosecutors. Also as part of the deal, a charge of burglary will be dropped at his sentencing on March 15.

The charges stem from a Jan. 7 arrest.

– Shameka M. Calder, 32, of Sacramento, pleaded no contest Feb. 3 to charges of possession of a controlled substance and harboring a felon, both felonies. As part of a plea deal with prosecutors, charges of grand theft, receiving known stolen property, petty theft, possession of controlled substance paraphernalia and possession of a narcotic controlled substance will be dropped at her sentencing, which has been scheduled for March 1.

The charges stem from a Dec. 31, 2003, arrest for suspicion of robbing La Belle Lingerie of several hundred dollars in cash and clothing, along with Christopher M. Dimmitt, 25, of Fair Oaks, and Charles R. Nelum, 38, of Sacramento.

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