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FARIBAULT COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Matthew A. Bartz, 33, of Blue Earth was convicted of fourth-degree assault of a peace officer; fined $585, sentenced to jail 365 days, stayed 316 days for two years, credit for time served 49 days, two years supervised probation, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, no alcohol/controlled substance use, random testing, complete diagnostic assessment, complete residential substance abuse treatment program that addresses substance use and mental health concerns, follow all aftercare recommendations, participate in county mental health case management with Human Services if eligible, 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, don’t use or possess firearms, ammunition or explosives.

William F. Bishop-Martinez, 28, of Truman received a stay of adjudication on a felony charge of failure to register; fined $1,085, sentenced to jail 55 days, credit for time served 55 days, five years supervised probation, comply with all the rules and regulations of the predatory offender registration, no alcohol/controlled substance use with the exception of prescribed medications, no alcohol/controlled substance possession with the exception of prescribed medications, random testing, obtain employment, maintain employment, 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. Additional charge of driving after revocation was dismissed.

Joseph A. Desmarais Jr., 37, of Wells received a stay of imposition pursuant to Minnesota statutes on a felony charge of third-degree burglary; fined $1,085, sentenced to jail three days, credit for time served three days, five years supervised probation, sentence to service 40 hours for indeterminate, complete diagnostic and mental health assessment, complete and follow recommendations of the chemical use assessment, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, random testing, 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, 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. Also convicted of fifth-degree assault-fear of bodily harm or death; fined $185, sentenced to jail 90 days, stayed 87 days for one year, credit for time served three days, one year supervised probation, domestic abuse evaluation and follow recommendations, complete chemical assessment within five days of sentencing, no contact with victim(s), no assault, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, random testing, pay restitution before fees, fines and surcharges, 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, sign releases of information as directed, don’t use or possess firearms, ammunition or explosives. One additional felony charge of second-degree burglary of a dwelling, and misdemeanor charges of receiving stolen property, and domestic assault, were all dismissed.

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