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Courts

MARTIN COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Speeding — Mark G. Suing, 55, of Lindstrom; Anthony R. Ryan, 36, of Northfield; Jacob D. Becker, 16, of Granada; each fined $125.

Angel Anna L. Thate, 19, of Fairmont; fined $145.

Improperly worn seat belt — Elisabeth A. Kubly, 66, of Livingston, Mont.; fined $110.

Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Brandon D. Brings Plenty, 39, of Fairmont; fined $110.

Junk vehicle — Oliver Williams Jr., 57, of Trimont; fined $135.

Failure to obey traffic control device — John R. Duehlmeyer, 37, of Fairmont; fined $135.

Wireless communications device-engage in cellular phone or video call — Gregory W. Verschelde, 39, of Ceylon; fined $135.

Hands free law-engage in cellular phone or video call — James R. Wallace, 41, of Madelia; fined $135.

Jacob J. Scheff, 24, of Trimont was convicted of uninsured vehicle-owner violation; fined $385, sentenced to jail 365 days, stayed 362 days for two years, credit for time served three days, two years unsupervised probation, no driving without insurance, no same or similar.

Curtis L. Hodge, 22, of Lewisville was convicted of failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle; fined $110. Also convicted of window tint violation-less than 50 percent light transmittance; fined $50.

FARIBAULT COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Rear lamps required on all motor vehicles and vehicles at end of train — Edward T. Martin, 72, of Elmore; fined $125.

Window tint violation-less than 50 percent light transmittance — Richard L. Drescher, 47, of Wells; fined $135.

Dustin D. Pierson, 19, of Mankato was convicted of third-degree driving while impaired-one aggravating factor; fined $865, sentenced to jail 365 days, stayed 358 days for two years, credit for time served seven days, two years supervised probation, sentence to service two days for indeterminate, complete chemical assessment within 45 days of sentencing, follow recommendations of the chemical dependency assessment, 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. Additional charges of falsely reporting a crime, and license required, were both dismissed.

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