Man gets probation for domestic violence, kidnapping |

Man gets probation for domestic violence, kidnapping

Sarah Drinkwine / The Record-Courier

STATELINE, Nev. — A man who beat up his girlfriend then kidnapped her two days later was placed on probation Monday in Douglas County court.

According to court documents, Moises Gomez Castilas and his girlfriend were involved in a domestic violence incident on March 9, 2019, at a South Lake Tahoe motel near Stateline. An emergency protective order was granted to protect the victim, but two days later Castillas kidnapped her from the Harveys Lake Tahoe and headed to California.

District Attorney Brian Filter argued in court Monday, that because the case also happened in California, Castillas had already been prosecuted there, served three years on the offense, and was paroled.

Prosecutor Patrick Ferguson said each state had the right to prosecute on the case.

Castillas was sentenced to a suspended 2-5 years in prison concurrent with the California case and placed on probation not to exceed five years. He was ordered to pay administration assessment fees and restitution, have no contact with the victim, maintain full-time employment, wear a GPS monitor and abide by all terms and conditions set out in the California parole as conditions of the probation.

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