Courts

MARTIN COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Speeding — Taylor L. Rohr, 28, of Manitowoc, Wis.; Alan J. Flies, 35, of Plymouth; each fined $125.

Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Dustin M. Scheppmann, 41, of Fairmont; Kyle E. Brown, 20, of Gary, S.D.; each fined $110.

Failure to stop at stop signs or stop lines at entrance to thru highway — Drew A. Lewis, 24, of Pulaski, Wis.; fined $135.

Driving without a valid driver’s license for vehicle class or type — Leon L. Gaspar, 25, of Fairmont; fined $185.

Skiler J. Hovenga, 29, of Truman was convicted on a felony charge of second-degree burglary of a dwelling; fined $1,760, commit to Commissioner of Corrections 23 months, stayed for five years, sentenced to jail 69 days, credit for time served 69 days, five years supervised probation, complete chemical dependency assessment and follow recommendations for care and aftercare, successfully complete treatment programming, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, random testing, take all medications in prescribed dosage and frequency, cognitive skill training as directed by supervising agent, obtain employment, maintain employment, 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 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. Also convicted of third-degree driving while impaired-refuse to submit to chemical test-breath or test refusal; fined $910, sentenced to jail 365 days, stayed 362 days for two years, credit for time served three days, two years supervised probation, contact probation within 24 hours of sentencing, complete chemical assessment, follow recommendations of evaluation, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, random testing, take medications in prescribed dosage and frequency, cognitive skill training, obtain employment, maintain employment, attend MADD impact panel, follow all conditions set forth in the probation agreement, follow all state and federal criminal laws, report to agent as directed, advise agent prior to changing employment and/or residence, cooperate and be truthful with agent in all matters, notify agent if arrested and/or issued a summons, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, sign releases of information mas directed, don’t ship, transport, possess or receive firearms or ammunition. Three felony charges of attempted theft of a firearm, fifth-degree controlled substance possession-not small amount of marijuana, attempted theft-take/use/transfer movable property without consent, and two misdemeanor charges of open bottle law violation and possession of drug paraphernalia, were all dismissed.

Diego A. Martinez Sanchez, 26, of Apple Valley was convicted of driving after revocation; fined $285. Also convicted of headlights and taillights must be displayed during rain/sleet/snow; fined $40.

Benjamin S. Muller, 37, of Sherburn was convicted of driving after revocation; fined $200. Also convicted of no proof of motor vehicle insurance; fined $200. Also convicted of headlights and taillights must be displayed during weather/smoke/fog/other conditions; fined $125. Also convicted of window tint violation-less than 50 percent light transmittance; fined $50.

Shane R. Sowers, 41, of Trimont was convicted of driving after revocation; sentenced to jail 60 days.

Machenzie V. Young, 21, of Fairmont was convicted of driving without a valid drivers license or vehicle class/type; fined $185. Also convicted of failure to stop at stop signs or stop lines at entrance to thru highway; fined $50.

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