Court reports for July 12, 2020

Court reports for July 12, 2020

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

Edward Dewayne Baker, 48, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended, a minor offense committed May 29. He was fined $300 and a $20 court surcharge.

Hugo Guerrero De La Cruz, 49, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespass, committed Apr. 10. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Josie Wes Keen, 36, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of an amended charge of second-degree harassment (likely to promote violence) and one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Mar. 4. On the count of second-degree harassment, she was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with victim except respectful contact regarding divorce and custody matters, ordered to complete an in-person anger management course, ordered not to consume or possess alcohol during probationary period, and was placed on probation for 24 months. On the count of violating conditions of release, she was sentenced to time served. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

James Douglas Lange, 25, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed June 18. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 days suspended, fined $2,000 with $500 suspended, a $150 court surcharge, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and $330 cost of imprisonment, 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.

Michael Anthony Lott, 26, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct (loud noise disturbing neighbors), committed June 16. He was sentenced to one day in jail (time served) and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Jose E. Madrigal, 40, of Winterhaven, California, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of fourth-degree assault, committed June 25. 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, ordered to have no contact with two individually named victims or with Pacific Star Seafoods, forfeited items seized, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Troy James Oclair, 39, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended, committed May 28. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, had his license revoked for 30 days, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

James Segura, 45, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed Sept. 15, 2018. He was sentenced to five days in jail and fined a $50 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

James Oliver Segura, 45, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Oct. 20, 2018. He 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 item seized, and was placed on probation for one year. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

James Segura, 45, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed Dec. 4, 2018. He was sentenced to five days in jail and fined a $50 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Tahonah Lee Bassler, 61, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Apr. 15. Bassler was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 days suspended, fined $2,000 with $500 suspended, a $150 court surcharge, a $100 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and $330 cost of imprisonment, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, had license revoked for 90 days, ordered ignition interlock for six months, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Jordan Norman Getz, 36, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended, with prior convictions, committed Apr. 16. He was fined $500 with $250 suspended, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, had his license revoked for 90 days, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

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

James Oliver Segura, 45, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to second-degree theft, committed Sept. 13, 2018. He was sentenced to three years in prison with two years suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $500 cost of appointed counsel, had his license revoked for 30 days, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited all items seized, ordered to have no contact with victim or victim’s business, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to use, possess or consume alcohol to excess or illegal controlled substances, including synthetic drugs and marijuana, 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 controlled substances, drug paraphernalia, evidence of controlled substance transactions and stolen property, and was placed on probation for three years after serving any term of incarceration imposed. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Josh Leon Lingle, 49, address unknown, pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree assault (causing fear of injury with a weapon), one count of third-degree criminal mischief, and one count of failure to stop at the direction of an officer, committed Aug. 30, 2019. He was sentenced to 24 months in prison with 20 months suspended on each count, fined a $200 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, had his license revoked for 150 days, ordered to pay restitution, ordered to have no contact with three specifically named people outside their official capacity as law enforcement officers, forfeited all items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to consume alcohol to excess, to submit to search directed by a probation officer, with or without probable cause, for the presence of prohibited weapons, ordered to complete a mental health assessment and successfully complete all recommended treatment, ordered to be employed, actively seeking employment or actively engaged in school or vocational training while on probation, and was placed on probation for five years after serving any term of incarceration imposed. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Ethan Joseph Brown, 21, address unknown, pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree assault (causing fear of injury with a weapon), committed July 29, 2017. He was sentenced to four years in prison with all but time served suspended as well as 360 days of credit for electronic monitoring, fined $1,000, a $100 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with three specifically named victims or six specifically named troopers unless in their official capacity, forfeited items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to consume alcohol, not to reside where alcoholic beverages are present, not to enter any business establishment whose primary business is the sale of alcohol, to submit to search directed by a probation officer, with or without probable cause, for the presence of alcohol, controlled substances or weapons, ordered to complete substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations, ordered to obtain a batterer’s intervention/anger management assessment and comply with treatment recommendations, and was placed on probation for two years. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Andrew Brian Cronce, 20, address unknown, pleaded guilty to third-degree sexual abuse of a minor, committed Apr. 1, 2018. He was sentenced to five years in prison with three years suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay restitution, ordered to have no contact with the victim or victim’s family or with minor females, ordered not to enter onto the premises, travel past or loiter near the victim’s residence, place of employment or other places frequented by the victim, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to consume alcohol to excess, ordered to register as a sex offender, ordered to obtain a sex offender evaluation/risk assessment and follow all treatment recommendations, ordered not to at any time possess any sexually explicit material, not to enter any establishment whose primary business is the sale of sexually explicit material, not to enter any establishment where nude dancing or posing is part of the entertainment, ordered not to enter places where children congregate such as parks, playgrounds and school and not to live in areas adjacent to schools or places frequented by children without permission of the probation officer, ordered not to open or maintain an account with any internet provider or participate in any social media accounts and not to access the internet from anyone else’s account without prior written permission from the probation officer, ordered to inform any employer of this conviction and probation status, and was placed on probation for 15 years after serving any term of incarceration imposed.

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