Jan 26, 2017

Suspect on Sweet spot incident held to answer on all charges

Bryan Ross Main had a preliminary hearing was scheduled this morning at 9:45 a.m. in Courtroom 4. It has been continued from the previous day. Due to courtroom availability in the morning, it was held in the afternoon at 3 p.m. in Courtroom 2.

Deputy District Attorney Carolyn Schaffer is prosecuting the case. Conflict Counsel's Mr. Greg Elvine-Kreis is Main's attorney.

People called one witness, HCSO Deputy Luke Mathieson. Defense had one witness, Tracy Hardy, Main's caregiver.

Main is charged in Count 1 with Failure to register as a sex offender with a special allegation of a prior serious felony conviction, which was assault to commit rape in 1994 in Shasta County. Count 2 Sexual battery Count 3 Annoy/Molest a child under 18.

Main was held to answer to all charges. Arraignment on information is February 9 in Courtroom 2.

No other media was in court.

Both attorneys presented input and Judge Marilyn Miles provided feedback regarding Count 1 before the final ruling; that discussion may or may not affect charges for the jury trial.

Jan 11, 2017

Failure to register as a sex offender, one of three charges against Bryan Ross Main for alleged Sweet Spot incident

Bryan Ross Main will be arraigned this afternoon in Courtroom 4 on the following charges:

Conflict Counsel's office was appointed for Main, Mr. Kaleb Cockrum was present for the arraignment on Main's behalf today.

Deputy District Attorney Brie Bennett was present for the People.

The alleged victim was there with her mother.

Main looked a bit surprised when he first walked in and looked towards someone in the audience. After the court hearing, a couple came up to me and introduced themselves. They were in court to support Main and are his friends. They requested their identities remain anonymous.

 Bail/OR hearing is on January 13. Intervention January 24. Preliminary January 25.

No other media was present in court.

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  1. There are surveillance cameras in this building. I know Brian from working at Miranda's Rescue thrift shop. I once had to ask him to leave an employee alone because she had a job to do.