Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Speeding — Nitikiza Alex, 22, of Rock Island, Ill.; Jerica H. Wolf, 17, of Winnebago; each fined $125.

Augustine N. Wamuo, 63, of Plymouth; fined $145.

Careless driving — Thomas J. Alleven, 50, of Blue Earth; fined $185.

Dalton L. Nagel, 18, of Blue Earth was convicted of speeding; fined $385. Additional charge of speeding was dismissed.

Sarah C. Passer, 31, of Blue Earth was convicted of third-degree driving while impaired-one aggravating factor; fined $865, sentenced to jail 365 days, stayed 335 days for two years, credit for time served two days, remaining 28 days can be served on electronic home monitoring with alcohol sensor, two years supervised probation, no alcohol violations, no alcohol/controlled substance use, random testing, chemical dependency evaluation/treatment, follow recommendations of evaluation. Additional charges of fourth-degree driving while impaired, driving after suspension, and failure of driver to carry proof of insurance when operating a vehicle, were all dismissed.

Christopher P. Hanson, 27, of Wells received a stay of adjudication on a felony charge of first-degree damage to property-value reduced over $1,000; fined $2,780, restitution $2,695, sentenced to jail 13 days, credit for time served 13 days, five years supervised probation, sentence to service 40 hours for 180 days, restitution reserved, no alcohol/controlled substance use with the exception of prescribed medications, no alcohol/controlled substance possession with the exception of prescribed medications, random testing, complete chemical assessment within 30 days, follow recommendations of evaluation, cognitive skill training, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, make apology to St. Casimir Church through probation agent, follow all conditions set forth in the probation agreement, follow all state and federal criminal laws, contact probation agent within 72 hours if you’ve been charged with a new crime; are in contact with law enforcement; if you change address, employment, or telephone number, cooperate with search of your person, residence, vehicle, workplace, property, etc. by your probation officer, sign all releases of information, give DNA sample when directed, don’t use/possess firearms, ammunition, or explosives. Also received a statutory stay of adjudication on a charge of fifth-degree controlled substance possession-not small amount of marijuana; sentenced to jail 13 days, credit for time served 13 days, two years supervised probation, sentence to service 24 hours for 120 days, no alcohol/controlled substance use with the exception of prescribed medications, random testing, complete chemical dependency treatment within 30 days, follow recommendations of evaluation, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, follow all conditions set forth in the probation agreement, follow all state and federal criminal laws, contact probation agent within 72 hours if you’ve been charged with a new crime; are in contact with law enforcement; if you change address, employment, or telephone number, cooperate with search of your person, residence, vehicle, workplace, property, etc. by your probation officer, sign all releases of information, give DNA sample when directed, don’t use/possess firearms, ammunition, or explosives. Also convicted of domestic assault; fined $585, sentenced to jail 90 days, stayed 75 days for one year, credit for time served 15 days, one year supervised probation, domestic abuse counseling/treatment, follow all conditions set forth in the probation agreement. Also convicted o fifth-degree assault-fear of bodily harm or death; sentenced to jail 15 days, credit for time served 15 days. Also convicted of fleeing a peace officer by means other than a motor vehicle; sentenced to jail 15 days, credit for time served 15 days. Two additional felony charges of store drug paraphernalia in the presence of child or vulnerable adult, and threats of violence-reckless disregard, and one additional misdemeanor charge of reckless driving-drives consciously disregarding a substantial or unjustifiable risk, were all dismissed.

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