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Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Speeding — Alexander W. Vandeer, 19, of Kiester; James G. Benson, 45, of Blue Earth; each fined $125.

Julie J. Hindt, 63, of Blue Earth; fined $135.

Steven L. Handwerker, 51, of Lindenhurst, Ill.; fined $145.

Wireless communications device-initiate/compose/send/retrieve/read electronic message — Sarah J. Bach, 31, of Easton; fined $135.

Vehicle load not secured properly-leaking, dropping or blowing on road — Gary M. Franke, 62, of Blue Earth; fined $145.

Barry M. Zellmer, 58, of Elmore was convicted of disorderly conduct-offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene; fined $185. Additional charge of indecent exposure-in public place willfully/lewdly was dismissed.

Garrett A. Johnson, 29, of Blooming Prairie was convicted of fourth-degree driving while impaired; fined $610, sentenced to jail 90 days, stayed 90 days for one year, one year supervised probation, complete chemical assessment and follow all recommendations, attend MADD impact panel, 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. Also convicted of driving after cancellation; fined $100. Additional charges of driving while impaired-any amount of a controlled substance-not marijuana, marijuana in motor vehicle-over 1.4 grams, and possession of drug paraphernalia, were all dismissed.

Scott W. Schimel, 48, of Winnebago received a stay of imposition pursuant to Minnesota statutes on a felony charge of terroristic threats-reckless disregard risk; fined $585, sentenced to jail two days, credit for time served two days, two years supervised probation, sentence to service 40 hours for indeterminate, complete cognitive skill training as directed by agent, complete mental health evaluation within 90 days and follow all recommendations, no contact with victim(s), no mood-altering chemicals 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 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.

Nathan J. Willett, 22, of Fairmont was convicted of uninsured vehicle-owner violation; fined $285. Also convicted of possession of small amount of marijuana-no remuneration; fined $135. Also convicted on two separate charges of operate vehicle with expired registration; fined $115 for each charge.

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