Courts

MARTIN COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Speeding — Sydney K. Patton, 27, of Montevideo; fined $125.

Improperly worn seat belt — Anthony J. Peters, 35, of Sherburn; fined $110.

Texting/use of electronic device while driving — Haley Jo Smid, 19, of Fairmont; fined $135.

Tylah B. Derby-Little, 21, of Jackson received a stay of imposition pursuant to Minnesota statutes on a felony charge of theft-take/use/transfer movable property without consent; fined $1,210, sentenced to jail 11 days, credit for time served 11 days, five years supervised probation, pay restitution before fees, fines and surcharges, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, write letter of apology, no contact with victim(s) or family members, mental health screening, no alcohol/controlled substance use, random testing, obtain employment, maintain employment, cognitive skill training, 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 releases of information as directed, give DNA sample when directed, don’t use/possess firearms, ammunition, or explosives, don’t register to vote until discharged from probation and civil rights are fully restored. Two separate additional felony charges of financial transaction card fraud-use without consent, were both dismissed.

Bryant C. Pierce Jr., 37, of Fairmont received a stay of imposition pursuant to Minnesota statutes on a felony charge of violate No Contact Order within 10 years of the first of two or more convictions; fined $1,160, sentenced to jail 54 days, credit for time served 54 days, five years supervised probation, complete domestic abuse batterer’s intervention program, chemical dependency evaluation/ treatment, follow all recommendations of evaluation, no alcohol/controlled substance use, random testing, no contact with victim(s), remain law-abiding, no threats of violence, Domestic No Contact (DANCO), 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 your 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, do not use/possess firearms, ammunition, or explosives, do not register to vote until discharged from probation and civil rights are fully restored.

Mark E. Smith, 40, of Fairmont was convicted on a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance possession-not small amount of marijuana; fined $1,160, commit to Commissioner of Corrections 21 months, stayed five years, sentenced to jail 137 days, credit for time served 137 days, five years supervised probation, comply with all recommendations by mental health physician, participate in a diagnostic assessment and follow all recommendations for care and aftercare, complete chemical assessment, follow recommendations of evaluation, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, follow all conditions set forth in the probation agreement, take medications in the prescribed dosage and frequency, cognitive skill training, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, random testing, supply DNA sample, 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 releases of information as directed, give DNA sample when directed, don’t use/possess firearms, ammunition, or explosives, don’t register to vote until discharged from probation and civil rights are fully restored. Additional charges of pharmacy violation-unlawfully possess, sell, give away, barter, exchange, distribute legend substances, and possession of drug paraphernalia, were both dismissed.

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