Couple Allegedly Connected to Missing Woman’s Case Pled Guilty to Other Charges
Press release from the Mendocino County District Attorney’s Office.
Defendant Negie Tony Fallis, age 38, of Covelo, entered a no contest plea to being a convicted felon in unlawful possession of a firearm, a felony. He also admitted having served a prior prison term for a 2012 Glenn County conviction for felony child abuse.
Defendant Fallis’ case will be called again in Dept. B on December 4, 2018 at 9 o’clock in the morning for judgment and sentencing. He will be remanded into custody at that time to begin serving a stipulated four year state prison sentence.
Defendant Fallis’ current purported girlfriend, Antonia Dulce Bautista Dalson, age 20. of Covelo, also entered a no contest plea to a being an accessory, a felony, by assisting Fallis elude law enforcement and by attempting to hide from law enforcement the firearms that her purported boyfriend unlawfully possessed.
Defendant Bautista Dalson’s case will be called again in Dept. B on December 11, 2018 at 9 o’clock in the morning for her judgment and sentencing. This defendant plead “open” today, meaning she can be granted supervised probation with up to one year in the county jail or be sentenced to local prison for up to three years.
A no contest plea to a felony charge is the same as a guilty plea for all purposes.
The prosecutor handling the above cases is District Attorney David Eyster. The investigating law enforcement agency is the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office and the Round Valley Tribal Police.
There continues to be an ongoing investigation by the Sheriff’s Office into a missing person case that may or may not involve the above defendants.
The judge who today accepted from each defendant their admissions of criminal liability and who will pronounce sentence on each on December 4th and 11th is Mendocino County Superior Court Judge Cindee Mayfield.