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Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Speeding — Zachary R. Donovant, 34, of Maidens, Va.; Eric J. Burger, 39, of Woodstock, Ill.; James P. Heintz, 52, of Homer Glen, Ill.; each fined $125.

Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Sean A. Groe, 42, of Blue Earth; fined $110.

Failure to drive with due care — Karl M. Kimpton, 71, of Wells; fined $125.

Child passenger restraint system not equipped or installed — Joseph D. Mutschler, 43, of Wells; fined $135.

Use of electronic device while driving — Anthony J. Dobbs, 32, of Eagle Grove, Iowa; fined $135.

Driving after revocation — Jarell E. Long, 31, of Blue Earth; fined $285.

Joshua A. Serafin, 25, of Winnebago received a stay of imposition pursuant to Minnesota statutes on a felony charge of distribute material that relates/describes sexual conduct to a child via electronic communication; fined $1,085, sentenced to jail 30 days, credit for time served four days, serve with work release if eligible, three years supervised probation, complete psychological-sexual evaluation and follow all recommendations, no contact with persons under age 18, no contact with females under the ages of 12-17 unless approved by agent, attend couples therapy if recommended by a mental health professional, contact with own children is permitted, don’t use or possess any pornographic/sexually explicit material, don’t enter or access any establishment that has sexual entertainment as its primary business as determined by agent, don’t access or use internet without approval, don’t own or operate a device that allows for internet capabilities unless approved by agent, must not access sex/chat/social media/dating websites without approval, submit to polygraph examinations as directed, no mood-altering chemicals, no possession of mood-altering substances including alcohol, random testing, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, 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 changes address, employment, or telephone number, cooperate with search of person, residence, vehicle, workplace, property, etc. by 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. Two additional felony charges of solicit child or believe to be a child through electronic communication to engage in sexual conduct, and engage in electronic communication relating or describing sexual contact with a child, were both dismissed.

John J. Waldner, 63, of Salem, S.D., was convicted of speeding; fined $125. Also convicted of CMV violation-driver has no record of duty status in possession (log book); fined $100.

Carter J. Shumski, 28, of Fairmont was convicted of exceed allowable 80,000 pound gross weight; fined $500. Also convicted of CMV violation-fail to carry proof of annual (periodic) inspection on vehicle; fined $185.

Bobby J. Smitty, 26, of Blooming Prairie was convicted of driving after revocation; fined $85, sentenced to jail 30 days, credit for time served 30 days.

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