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Courts

MARTIN COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Speeding — Paul Chadha, 46, of Oak Park, Ill.; Benjamin T. Lies, 25, of Jackson; each fined $125.

Apath J. Robien, 32, of Sioux Falls, S.D.; fined $135.

Harley N. Wiedemeier, 28, of Blue Earth was convicted of careless driving; fined $385, sentenced to jail 90 days, stayed 90 days for one year, one year unsupervised probation, pay costs, defendant waives appearance for plea and sentencing. Additional charge of operate motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol was dismissed.

James Dean R. Boots, 32, of Fairmont was convicted on a felony charge of financial transaction card fraud-use without consent; fined $585, restitution $73.27, commit to Commissioner of Corrections 13 months, stayed five years, sentenced to jail 30 days, credit for time served 30 days, five years supervised probation, follow all conditions set forth in the probation agreement including Jackson County file, complete chemical assessment, follow recommendations of evaluation, mental health evaluation and follow all recommendations, pay restitution of $73.27 within six months, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, 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 change address, employment, or telephone number, cooperate with search of person, residence, vehicle, workplace, property, etc. by probation officer, sign all releases of information, 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. Additional charge of tamper with motor vehicle without owner permission was dismissed.

Diego Garcia Ha, 23, of St. James was convicted of second-degree driving while impaired-refuse to submit to chemical test-breath or test refusal or failure; fined $410, sentenced to jail 365 days, stayed 305 days for two years, credit for time served 38 days, two years supervised probation, attend MADD impact panel if recommended by agent, contact probation officer as directed, complete chemical assessment and follow recommendations of evaluation, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, random testing, no misdemeanor or greater violations of the law, follow all conditions set forth in the probation agreement, 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 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/possess firearms, ammunition, or explosives. Also convicted of operate motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol; fined $810, sentenced to jail 365 days, stayed 305 days for two years, credit for time served 38 days, two years supervised probation, attend MADD impact panel if probation recommends, contact probation officer as directed, complete chemical assessment, follow recommendations of evaluation, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no alcohol/controlled substance possession, random testing, no misdemeanor or greater violations of the law, follow all conditions set forth in the probation agreement, 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 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/possess firearms, ammunition, or explosives. Additional charges of give peace officer false name, identity theft-transfers/possesses/uses identity of another person, driving while impaired-alcohol concentration 0.08 within two hours, driving without a valid drivers license for vehicle class or type, and open bottle law-possession, were all dismissed.

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