Court reports for Jan. 8, 2020

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

Thomas V. Alley, 35, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct (creating a hazardous condition), committed Nov. 23. He was sentenced to three days in jail with two days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Shane David Blumentritt, 24, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of fourth-degree assault, committed Mar. 19. He was sentenced to 360 days in jail with all but time served suspended, fined $5,000 with $4,000 suspended, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete substance/alcohol abuse and anger management assessments and follow all recommendations, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited items seized, and placed on probation for 36 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Tammi Jo Charlesworth, 38, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed Jan. 3, 2019. She was fined a $100 court surcharge and placed on probation for six months.

Brian Keith Chunn, 37, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of attempted second-degree theft (access device or ID document), committed Sept. 6, 2018. He was sentenced to 360 days in jail with 350 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and ordered to pay restitution. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

John Norwood Connell, 61, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of disorderly conduct, a domestic violence offense committed July 19. He was fined a $100 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.

Tristen Duane Eastham, 24, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of fourth-degree criminal mischief, committed Oct. 10. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with all but time served suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited items seized, ordered to have no contact with victim, and placed on probation for 12 months.

John C. Hansen III, 44, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving while license cancelled, revoked or suspended, committed Nov. 9. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail with 20 days suspended, fined $1,000, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, had his license revoked for 90 days, and placed on probation for 24 months.

Don Elvis Howell III, 44, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of disorderly conduct, committed July 21. He was sentenced to one day in jail with all but time served suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment or a mental health assessment and follow all recommendations, ordered to complete 10 hours of community work service, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Dmitri David Kimbrell, 47, of Anchor Point, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of reckless driving, committed Aug. 3. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, had his license revoked for 30 days, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Christopher Lee Koso, 29, of Anchorage, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of third-degree theft, committed June 10. He was sentenced to 360 days in jail, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay restitution, and forfeited all items seized. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Kim Kathleen Lebrell, 61, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed Nov. 19, 2018. She was sentenced to five days in jail, fined a $50 court surcharge, and credited for five days of treatment completed.

John Leo Lopez, 50, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to driving while license cancelled, revoked or suspended, committed Oct. 26. He was fined a $100 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.

Jarred Frank Mahan, 39, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to driving in violation of restricted license, committed May 25. He was fined $500 with $250 suspended, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to perform 25 hours of community work service, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Derek Ray Newton, 41, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to one count of driving while license cancelled, revoked or suspended and one count of no motor vehicle liability insurance, committed Oct. 12. On count one, he was fined a $100 court surcharge, had his license revoked for 90 days, and placed on probation for 24 months. On count two, he was fined $500.

Dawn Peters, 46, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to refusal to submit to a chemical test, committed Aug. 12. She was sentenced to 150 days in jail or on electronic monitoring with 147 days suspended, fined $2,000, a $150 court surcharge, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and $330 cost of imprisonment or cost of electronic monitoring, if approved, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, had her license revoked for 90 days, ordered ignition interlock for six months, ordered to have no contact with a specifically named person or his property, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Michael Polocz, 49, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of driving under the influence and one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Jan. 4. On count one, he was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 160 days suspended, fined $4,000 with $1,000 suspended, a $150 court surcharge, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and $1,467 cost of imprisonment, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, had his license revoked for one year, ordered ignition interlock for 12 months, ordered not to possess, consume or buy alcohol for three years, and placed on probation for three years. On count two, he was sentenced to one day in jail.

Brandon J. Saltenberger, 19, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Apr. 26. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail or 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 his license revoked for 90 days, forfeited all items seized, and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Brandon James Saltenberger, 19, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of third-degree theft, committed Nov. 6. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with the Soldotna Sports Complex or with specifically named people, ordered to pay restitution, and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Brandon J. Saltenberger, 19, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and one count of violating condition of release for a misdemeanor, committed Nov. 9. On count one, he was sentenced to 80 days in jail with 30 days suspended, fined a $100 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, and placed on probation for 12 months. On count two, he was placed on probation for 12 months.

Frank Standifer, 46, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree harassment, committed Mar. 13. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge and ordered to admit the facts in the police report.

Tavian Pearl Borowski, 28, of Anchorage, pleaded guilty to driving while license cancelled, revoked or suspended, committed Aug. 29. Borowski was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $100 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and placed on probation for 12 months.

Canaan Cole Fischer-Nelson, 20, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of fourth-degree assault, a domestic violence offense committed Feb. 17. He was sentenced to 360 days in jail with 180 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with victims, ordered to complete substance/alcohol abuse and mental health assessments and follow all recommendations, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited items seized, and placed on probation for three years. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

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

Lamar Leroy Miller, 48, of Sterling, was found guilty of one felony count of first-degree vehicle theft and one misdemeanor count of fourth-degree assault (recklessly injure) committed Jan. 11, 2018. On the felony count, he was sentenced to two years in prison, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $100 jail surcharge, ordered to pay restitution, had his license revoked for 30 days, and ordered to have no contact with victim. On the misdemeanor count, he was sentenced to 365 days in jail.

Brion Marquis Brown, 25, of Eagle River, was found guilty of two counts of third-degree assault, committed Dec. 7, 2018. He was sentenced to 60 months in prison with 32 months suspended on each count, credited for time already served, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay restitution, recommended to participate in any rehabilitative programs made available to him while in custody, ordered to have no contact with victims, except as required during the course of official duties of the second victim, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to consume alcohol to excess, ordered to submit to search directed by a probation officer, with or without probable cause, for the presence of weapons, ordered to complete a mental health assessment and comply with treatment recommendations, and was placed on probation for five years.

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

A charge of violating condition of release against Kim K. Lebrell, 61, of Soldotna, was dismissed. Date of the charge was Sept. 12, 2018.

A charge of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor against Kenneth P. Oder, 50, of Soldotna, was dismissed. Date of the charge was Aug. 30.

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