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Courts

MARTIN COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Speeding — Wyatt K. Noeller, 18, of Blue Earth; Diane K. Anderson, 60, of West Palm Beach, Fla.; Emily K. Grosshuesch, 44, of Hamden, Conn.; each fined $125.

Debra K. Porter, 47, of Marshall; fined $225.

Driving after suspension — Alex M. Mendenhall, 22, of Fairmont; fined $285.

Nicolas E. Eckwright, 20, of Fairmont received a statutory stay of adjudication on a charge of fifth-degree controlled substance sales-Schedule IV controlled substance mixture; fined $600, sentenced to jail four days, credit for time served four days, one year supervised probation, complete chemical assessment and follow all recommendations of evaluation, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, no alcohol/controlled substance use with the exception of prescribed medications, no alcohol/controlled substance possession with the exception of prescribed medications, random testing, contact probation officer as directed, cognitive skill training if requested by supervising agent, no same or similar, 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 changes 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 if prohibited by law. Additional charge of possession of drug paraphernalia-use prohibited was dismissed.

Shelden M. Sommerland, 22, of Dunnell was convicted of driving while impaired-alcohol concentration 0.08 within two hours; fined $910, sentenced to jail 365 days, stayed 335 days for two years, credit for time served five days, serve remaining 25 days of jail time on home detention/electronic monitoring with alco-sensor at defendant’s own expense, two years supervised probation, complete chemical assessment, follow all recommendations of evaluation, no alcohol/controlled substance use with the exception of prescribed medications, no alcohol/controlled substance possession with the exception of prescribed medications, random testing, attend MADD impact panel, no driving without valid drivers license and insurance, provide proof of insurance to supervising agent, comply with ignition interlock program, no same or similar, 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, don’t use/possess firearms, ammunition, or explosives if prohibited by law. Additional charge of operate motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol was dismissed.

Christopher J. Baer, 22, of Truman was convicted of fifth-degree controlled substance possession-not small amount of marijuana; fined $100, sentenced to jail 365 days, stayed 335 days for two years, credit for time served 10 days, serve as work release if eligible, two years supervised probation, complete chemical assessment, follow all recommendations of evaluation, no alcohol/controlled substance use with the exception of prescribed medications, no alcohol/controlled substance possession with the exception of prescribed medications, random testing, cognitive skill training if recommended by agent, mental health evaluation if recommended by agent, contact probation within 24 hours of being released from custody, no same or similar, 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, don’t use/possess firearms, ammunition, or explosives if prohibited by law. Also convicted of give peace officer false name/birth date/ID card; sentenced to jail 30 days, credit for time served 10 days. Additional charge of possession of drug paraphernalia-use prohibited was dismissed.

Lupe D. Gersdorf-Koons, 48, of Sioux Falls, S.D. received an amended court decision on a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle; fined $173.99, restitution $98.99, commit to Commissioner of Corrections 15 months, pay restitution, give DNA sample when directed. One additional felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance possession-not small amount of marijuana, and misdemeanor charges of fleeing a peace officer by means other than a motor vehicle, receiving stolen property, and possession of drug paraphernalia-use prohibited, were all dismissed.

Robert Lugo Jr., 33, of Fairmont was convicted of disorderly conduct-offensive/abusive/boisterous/noisy/obscene; fined $85, sentenced to jail 30 days, credit for time served 12 days. Additional charge of counterfeiting of currency-uttering or possessing was dismissed.

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