Courts

MARTIN COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Speeding — Patricia A. Green, 63, of Granada; Garry E. Moore, 63, of Burnsville; each fined $125.

Texting/use of electronic device while driving — Elijah J. Zuehlke, 18, of Fairmont; fined $135.

Jesse W. Houfer, 39, of Welcome was convicted on a felony charge of theft-take/use/transfer movable property without consent; fined $100, commit to Commissioner of Corrections 15 months, stayed five years, sentenced to jail 30 days, credit for time served 11 days, serve as work release if eligible, five years supervised probation, sentence to service 10 days for indeterminate, complete chemical assessment and follow recommendations of evaluation, contact with probation within 24 hours of sentencing, mental health counseling until discharged by therapist, no contact with victim(s), cognitive skill training, restitution reserved and to be filed within 30 days, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, random testing, remain law-abiding, 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.

Jacob R. King, 20, of Fairmont was convicted on a felony charge of third-degree controlled substance sales or narcotics; fined $100, commit to Commissioner of Corrections 27 months, stayed 20 years, 20 years supervised probation, sentence to service 15 days for indeterminate, remain in jail until 5/13/19 and be transported by Martin County Sheriff’s Department from jail to treatment, complete chemical dependency evaluation/treatment and follow recommendations of assessment including inpatient treatment and all aftercare, complete diagnostic assessment, provide list of medications to probation officer, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, random testing, 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. Two additional felony charges of third-degree controlled substance sales, and fourth-degree controlled substance possession-10 or more doses of hallucinogen, were both dismissed.

Brittany J. Loveng, 29, of Sherburn was convicted of counterfeiting of currency-uttering; fined $685, sentenced to jail 365 days, stayed 359 days for two years, credit for time served six days, two years unsupervised probation, no same or similar.

Christopher A. Miller, 35, of Fairmont was convicted of domestic abuse-violate No Contact Order within 10 years of previous conviction; fined $100, sentenced to jail 365 days, stayed 335 days for two years, credit for time served six days, begin serving after completion of obligation in two other misdemeanor files, two years supervised probation, sentence to service eight days for indeterminate, remain law-abiding, follow all conditions set forth in the probation agreement, domestic abuse evaluation, complete chemical assessment, follow recommendations of evaluation, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, random testing, 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 as directed, don’t ship, transport, possess or receive firearms or ammunition.

Daryl L. Thormodsgard, 41, of Truman received a stay of adjudication on a charge of driving after cancellation-inimical to public safety; fined $350, two years unsupervised monitoring without conviction, no same or similar.

Mark T. Bergeron, 62, of Fairmont had a charge of junk-other than weeds and grass continued for dismissal; six months unsupervised monitoring without conviction, no same or similar.

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