Tahoe man sentenced for stalking neighboring family in Olympic Valley
AUBURN, Calif. and#8212; A local man has been sentenced to 360 days in the Placer County Jail and given a suspended state prison term of four years after being found guilty of stalking and of continually violating restraining orders in a simmering feud with a neighboring family.
According to a press release from the Placer County District Attorneyand#8217;s Office, Jonathan Nelce Lancaster, 53, of Olympic Valley, was also placed on five years probation Monday by Superior Court Judge Larry D. Gaddis and ordered to move away from his home, so he would have no further contact with the neighbors. In addition, he was ordered to pay $8,805 in restitution, fines and court fees.
Placer Deputy District Attorney Christopher Cattran said the jury found Lancaster guilty on Sept. 28 of two felonies and#8212; stalking and perjury and#8212; and of seven misdemeanor counts of disobeying the restraining orders.
The jury was deadlocked on other charges in which the defendant was alleged to have made annoying or harassing phone calls to a Carson City woman with whom he was obsessed, Cattran said. Those charges have been dismissed, he said.
Lancaster was given credit for serving 339 days in the county jail, meaning he will be released this month when he reaches 360 days.
Cattran said Lancaster will be allowed four days to move his belongings from his home and that he must notify the Placer County Sheriffand#8217;s Department a week prior to coming back to the home to make the move.