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Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Speeding — Frederick A. Lohaus, 50, of Ballston Spa, N.Y.; Jasmine M. Thompson, 23, of Rochester; each fined $125.

Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Shane W. Larsen, 48, of Granada; fined $110.

Hands-free law-access video content, images, games, software applications — James M. Johnson, 72, of Worthington; fined $135.

Public nuisance-annoy, injure or endanger safety — Thomas W. Bowen, 41, of Delavan; fined $185.

Phillip P. Lundblad, 37, of Blue Earth was convicted on two separate charges of driving after revocation; fined $285 for each charge.

Diane K. Stegen, 60, of Blue Earth was convicted of fifth-degree assault-fear of bodily harm or death; fined $385, sentenced to jail 90 days, stayed 88 days for one year, credit for time served two days, one year unsupervised probation, complete chemical assessment and follow all recommendations, remain law-abiding, no assault, no disorderly conduct. Additional charge of disorderly conduct-offensive/abusive/ noisy/obscene was dismissed.

Beau J. Karge, 40, of Frost was convicted of violate Order for Protection; fined $585, sentenced to jail 90 days, stayed 87 days for one year, credit for time served three days, one year supervised probation, follow all recommendations of mental health therapist, Dr. Christie King, complete chemical dependency assessment within 30 days or complete the chemical dependency treatment services through Veterans Affairs Department, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, no mood-altering chemicals, random testing, 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 if prohibited by law.

Matthew R. Mattin, 34, of Winnebago received a stay of imposition pursuant to Minnesota statutes on a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance possession-not small amount of marijuana; sentenced to jail seven days, credit for time served seven days, three years supervised probation, obtain mental health evaluation within 60 days and follow all recommendations, complete outpatient programming at Fountain Centers in Fairmont and contact within 48 hours to set up intake, 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 permission from agent before leaving the state, follow all state and federal criminal laws, contact probation agent within 72 hours if been 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, 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 open bottle law-possession was dismissed.

William E. Scheler, 27, of Bricelyn was convicted of obstruct legal process-lawful execution of legal process; fined $385, sentenced to jail three days, credit for time served three days. Additional charges of driving after cancellation-inimical to public safety, and open bottle law-possession, were both dismissed.

Ali Mohamed, 31, of Lexington, Neb., received a stay of adjudication on a charge of failure to drive in single lane; fined $135, six months probation to the court, remain law-abiding, no same or similar.

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