Courts

MARTIN COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Speeding — Pamela J. Morreale, 60, of Lake Elmo; Jay A. Wiederhoeft, 58, of Fairmont; each fined $125.

Siddharth A. Mukherjee, 40, of Northbrook, Ill.; fined $225.

Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Jaclyn K. Wiley, 31, of Fairmont; fined $110.

Cameron R. Blazejak, 32, of Fairmont was convicted of speeding; fined $225. Additional charge of failure of driver to carry proof of insurance when operating a vehicle was dismissed.

Joshua R. Austin, 30, of Fairmont was convicted of window tint violation-less than 50 percent light transmittance; fined $135. Also convicted of operate vehicle with illegal headlight or taillight covers (except stock); fined $40.

Emily A. Ibarra, 34, of Fairmont was convicted of careless driving; fined $580, sentenced to jail 90 days, stayed 90 days for one year, one year supervised probation, no alcohol/controlled substance use unless prescribed by a physician, random testing, attend MADD impact panel, chemical dependency evaluation/treatment and credit of $150 for completing, follow recommendations of evaluation and pay all associated fees, follow all state and federal criminal laws, contact probation agent within 72 hours if charged with a new crime; are in contact with law enforcement; if change address, employment, or telephone number, cooperate with search of person, residence, vehicle, workplace, property, etc. by probation officer, sign all releases of information. Additional charges of driving while impaired-alcohol concentration 0.08 within two hours, operate motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, failure of driver to carry proof of insurance when operating a vehicle, and following vehicle more closely than prudent and reasonable, were all dismissed.

Lindsay J. Sunken, 34, of Blue Earth received a statutory stay of adjudication on a charge of fifth-degree controlled substance possession-not small amount of marijuana; sentenced to jail 36 days, credit for time served 36 days, one year supervised probation, successfully complete inpatient chemical dependency treatment and follow all aftercare recommendations, chemical dependency assessment completed 7/3/19, follow recommendations, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, random testing, follow all conditions set forth in the probation agreement, follow all state and federal criminal laws, contact probation agent within 72 hours if charged with a new crime; are in contact with law enforcement; if change address, employment, or telephone number, cooperate with search of person, residence, vehicle, workplace, property, etc. by probation officer, sign releases of information as directed, don’t use or possess firearms, ammunition, or explosives. Additional charges of driving after suspension, and possession of drug paraphernalia, were both dismissed.

Steven L. Petersen, 51, of Ceylon was convicted on a felony charge of first-degree controlled substance sales-17 grams or more within 90-day period fined $4,185, commit to Commissioner of Corrections 65 months, stayed 20 years, sentenced to jail 120 days, credit for time served 80 days, 20 years supervised probation, mental health evaluation within 90 days of sentencing, follow recommendations for care and aftercare, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, complete chemical assessment within 60 days, follow all recommendations of evaluation, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, random testing, obtain employment, maintain employment, follow all conditions set forth in the probation agreement, follow all state and federal criminal laws, contact probation agent within 72 hours if charged with a new crime; are in contact with law enforcement; if change address, employment, or telephone number, cooperate with search of person, residence, vehicle, workplace, property, etc. by 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. One additional felony charge of third-degree controlled substance possession-10 grams of more of narcotic drug, and three misdemeanor charges of possess ammo or firearm-subject to an Order for Protection, possess ammo or any firearm-disqualified under state statutes, and possession of drug paraphernalia, were all dismissed.

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