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Courts

MARTIN COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Speeding — Riley I. Granum, 22, of Spearfish, S.D.; Hunter A. Handevidt, 22, of Fairmont; each fined $125.

Derrick R. Madison, 39, of St. James; fined $285.

Derek A. Cook, 26, of Fullerton, Calif.; fined $385.

Failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle — Travis P. Hatfield, 38, of Truman; Robert V. Myers, 46, of Spring Valley; each fined $110.

Driving without a valid driver’s license for vehicle class or type — Jacob T. Drake, 24, of Fairmont; fined $185.

Operate unregistered vehicle without plates on public streets or highway — John P. Dunigan, 44, of Fairmont; fined $185.

Shannon L. Scoblic, 45, of Ortonville was convicted of failure of driver to carry proof of insurance when operating a vehicle; fined $200. Also convicted of open bottle law violation-drinking and consumption; fined $185.

Brandon G. Prestridge, 21, of St. Peter received a stay of imposition pursuant to Minnesota statutes on a felony charge of first-degree damage to property-value reduced over $1000; fined $285, sentenced to jail 44 days, credit for time served 44 days, five years supervised probation, pay $4,699.95 restitution, take medications in the prescribed dosage and frequency, obtain employment, maintain employment, comply with all recommendations of mental health providers and sign releases so agent may verify, attend support group meetings weekly and provide verification of attendance to probation agent, follow all conditions set forth in the probation agreement, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, 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, give a DNA sample when directed, sign releases of information as directed, don’t use/possess firearms, ammunition, or explosives, don’t register to vote until discharged from probation and civil rights are fully restored. A felony charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, were both dismissed.

Gerald L. Shaffer, 39, of Albert Lea was convicted of theft-take/use/transfer movable property without consent; fined $185, sentenced to jail 90 days, stayed 52 days for one year, one year unsupervised probation, restitution reserved, pay costs, no misdemeanor violations.

James M. Shumski, 61, of Blue Earth was convicted of driving while impaired-alcohol concentration 0.08 within two hours; fined $610, sentenced to jail 90 days, stayed 90 days for one year, one year unsupervised probation, complete chemical assessment, follow recommendations of evaluation, attend MADD impact panel, no same or similar. Additional charges of fourth-degree driving while impaired, operate motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, improper change of course or fail to signal lane change, failure to stop at stop signs or stop lines at entrance to thru highway, speeding, and failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle, were all dismissed.

Mike D. DeBoer, 49, of Fairmont was convicted of driving while impaired-alcohol concentration 0.08 within two hours; fined $810, sentenced to jail 365 days, stayed 361 days for two years, credit for time served four days, two years unsupervised probation, complete chemical assessment, follow recommendations of evaluation, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, random testing, attend MADD impact panel, no same or similar. Additional charge of operate motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol was dismissed.

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