Court reports for April 17, 2019

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

Jonathan Avery, 34, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed Oct. 29. He was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and placed on probation for 12 months.

Jonathan Avery, 34, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed Feb. 28. He was sentenced to time served and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Aaron Jay Bullard, 55, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to second-degree unlawful contact, a domestic violence offense committed Feb. 10. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with victim, and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

A jury found Valerie L. Henderson, 48, of Nikiski, guilty of an amended charge of third-degree theft, committed Jan. 20. Imposition of sentence was suspended and she was placed on probation for nine months, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and ordered to complete 50 hours of community work service. She was acquitted of a second charge in this case.

Michael Lavern Hughes, 59, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving while license cancelled, revoked or suspended, committed Nov. 24, 2017. He was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Heidi Lynzie Lyle, 49, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Jan. 28, 2018. She was sentenced to 120 days in jail or on electronic monitoring with 100 days suspended, fined $4,000 with $1,000 suspended, a $75 court surcharge, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and $1,467 cost of imprisonment, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, had her license revoked for one year, and placed on probation for one year.

Rhea Winter Plaskowski, 24, address unknown, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed May 11, 2018. She was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, forfeited all items seized, ordered to possess no controlled substances unless prescribed and in original containers, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Jonathan Avery, 35, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed Nov. 8. He was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and placed on probation for 12 months.

Nadia Brittany Showalter, 22, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Feb. 2. She was sentenced to 30 days on electronic monitoring with 27 days suspended, fined $2,000 with $500 suspended, a $150 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 one year.

David Paul Willis, 34, address unknown, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of third-degree theft, committed Mar. 22. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, forfeited item seized, ordered to have no contact with victim, and placed on probation for 12 months.

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

Kevin William Brower, 52, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one felony count of second-degree burglary and one misdemeanor count of third-degree theft, committed Jan. 22, 2018. He was sentenced to five years in prison with three years suspended on the count of second-degree burglary and to 30 days in jail on the count of third-degree theft, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $500 cost of appointed counsel, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to use, possess or consume 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 transaction, 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.

The following dismissal was recently handed down in Kenai District Court:

A charge of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, against Jonathan P. Avery, 35, of Sterling, was dismissed. Date of the charge was July 30.

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