Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Speeding — Katherine M. Bump, 25, of West Des Moines, Iowa; Melanie E. Wheeler, 38, of Bowie, Md.; each fined $125.

Falsely reporting a crime — Dylan K. Foley, 23, of Wells; fined $185.

Cody K. Diaz, 30, of Mankato was convicted of fifth-degree controlled substance possession-not small amount of marijuana; fined $835, due within one year, sentenced to jail 365 days, stayed 278 days for two years, credit for time served 87 days, two years supervised probation, sentence to service three days for indeterminate, complete residential programming at the House of Hope and follow recommendations for care and aftercare, complete Blue Earth County Drug Court and follow all recommendations, no alcohol/controlled substance use with the exception of prescribed medications, random testing, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, 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, give a DNA sample when directed, sign releases of information as directed, don’t use or possess firearms, ammunition or explosives. Additional charge of operate motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance was dismissed.

Latarsha N. Johnson, 32, of Kiester was convicted of uninsured vehicle-driver violation; fined $200. Also convicted of driving without a valid drivers license or vehicle class/type; fined $185.

Barbara A. Nichols, 67, of Winnebago 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, serve balance of 28 days as electronic home monitoring with alco-sensor at defendant’s cost, two years supervised probation, complete chemical assessment, follow recommendations of evaluation, no alcohol/controlled substance use with the exception of prescribed medications, random testing, attend MADD impact panel, 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, give a DNA sample when directed, sign releases of information as directed. Additional charge of driving while impaired-refuse to submit to chemical test was dismissed.

Tyler G. Schroader, 24, of Kiester received a stay of imposition pursuant to Minnesota statutes on a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance possession-not small amount of marijuana; fined $1,085, sentenced to jail five days, credit for time served five days, five years supervised probation, sentence to service 40 hours for indeterminate, complete four-hour substance abuse program with QUAN within 90 days of sentencing, no alcohol/controlled substance use with the exception of prescribed medications, random testing, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, 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, give a DNA sample when directed, sign releases of information as directed, don’t use or possess firearms, ammunition or explosives, don’t register to vote until discharged from probation and civil rights are fully restored. Three additional; felony charges of fifth-degree controlled substance possession-not small amount of marijuana were all dismissed.

Samuel W. Goodrich, 27, of Blue Earth had a charge of bumper height 25 inches for truck continued for dismissal; fined $110, six months probation to the court, no same or similar.

Taylor A. Miland, 24, of Austin was convicted of failure to drive with due care; fined $125. Additional charge of expired proof of motor vehicle insurance was dismissed.

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