Court reports for April 16, 2019

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The following judgments were recently handed down in Kenai District Court:

Joshua Lee Batten, 28, address unknown, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Oct. 28, 2017. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail or on electronic monitoring with 27 days suspended, fined $2,000 with $500 suspended, a $75 court surcharge, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and $66 for the first three days of monitoring ordered, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, had his license revoked for 90 days, ordered ignition interlock for six months, and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Dixie Danette Bird, 30, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to false information or report, committed Apr. 4. She was fined $500 with $250 suspended, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Vanessa A. Emery, 31, of Anchor Point, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Aug. 26. She was sentenced to 30 days in jail or on electronic monitoring with 27 days suspended, fined $2,000 with $500 suspended, a $75 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, had her license revoked for 90 days, ordered ignition interlock for six months, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Talofa Kline Eli, 33, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespass (upon premises), committed Jan. 23. Kline was sentenced to 10 days in jail with all but time served suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Zachary Lee Yandell, 33, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to third-degree theft, committed Nov. 19. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 175 days suspended, fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay restitution to Walmart, ordered to have no contact with Kenai Walmart, forfeited all items seized,, and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Robbie Cave Zimmerman, 31, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons (firing gun by highway) and one count of violating condition of release, committed Sept. 21. On the count of fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons, he was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited all items seized, ordered to have no contact with three specifically named people or with Soldotna Fred Meyer store, and was placed on probation for 12 months. On the count of violating condition of release, he was sentenced to five days in jail.

The following judgment was recently handed down in Kenai Superior Court:

Kevin William Brower, 52, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree theft, committed Dec. 28, 2017. He was sentenced to five years in prison with three years suspended and to three years with one year suspended, unsuspended time to be served concurrently, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to use, possess or consume any alcoholic beverages or illegal controlled substances, including marijuana or synthetic drugs, ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations, ordered to submit to search directed by a probation officer, with or without probable cause, for the presence of stolen property, controlled substances, drug paraphernalia, and evidence of controlled substance transactions, ordered to have no contact with victims in this case, and was placed on probation for four years after serving any term of incarceration imposed. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

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