The entrance to the Kenai Courthouse in Kenai, AK as seen on February 26, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

The entrance to the Kenai Courthouse in Kenai, AK as seen on February 26, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Court reports for July 26, 2020

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

William Thomas Johnson, 27, of Anchorage, pleaded guilty to one count of driving while license revoked and one count of violating condition of release for a felony, committed July 5. On the count of driving while license revoked, he was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, had his license suspended for 90 days, and was placed on probation for 12 months. On the count of violating condition of release, he was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 89 days suspended and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

James D. Craycraft, 50, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Apr. 14, 2019. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 days suspended, fined $2,000 with $500 suspended, a $150 court surcharge, a $150 court 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. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Michael Donald Fite, 67, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving while license revoked, committed June 17. He was fined $500 and a $100 court surcharge, had his license revoked for 90 days, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Jessica Leeann Pierren, 39, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree theft, one count of attempted fraud (access device/ID), and one count of second-degree criminal impersonation (committing act with false ID), committed Feb. 1. On the count of third-degree theft, she was sentenced to 360 days in jail with 320 days suspended, fined $1,000, a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge, ordered to have no contact with Nicholsons Assisted living or with two specifically named people, and placed on probation for 36 months. On the count of attempted fraud, she was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 180 days suspended and placed on probation for 36 months. On the count of second-degree criminal impersonation, she was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 180 days suspended and placed on probation for 36 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

David James Russi, 55, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree assault (causing fear of injury), a domestic violence offense, committed Mar 29, and one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed June 12. On the count of fourth-degree assault, 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 have no contact with victim unless requested in writing to the court, ordered not to consume or buy alcohol for 24 months, ordered to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, and placed on probation for 24 months. On the count of violating conditions of release, he was sentenced to 60 days in jail with 60 days suspended and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Kristina Wheeler, 33, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to third-degree theft, committed June 2. She was sentenced to 180 days in jail with all but time served suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with Home Depot, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited all items seized, and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Bryan S. Knight, 46, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault, committed Jan. 3, 2010. He was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with victims, ordered to complete a domestic violence intervention program and follow all recommendations, ordered to pay restitution, and was placed on probation for 36 months following release from his current incarceration in Oregon. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Bryan S. Knight, 46, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, suspended, revoked or limited, committed June 1, 2010. He was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and placed on probation for 36 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Bryan S. Knight, 46, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to failure to appear on a felony charge, committed July 7, 2010. He was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and placed on probation for 36 months.

Mikyle Matthew Sumstad, 21, of Wasilla, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended, committed June 19. He was fined $500 and a $100 court surcharge.

Seth Burthon Asing, 30, of Wasilla, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Apr. 15, 2019. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail or on electronic monitoring, fined $2,000 with $500 suspended, a $150 court surcharge, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and $66 for the first three days plus $14 for each additional day of electronic monitoring ordered, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment and comply with treatment recommendations had his license revoked for 90 days, ordered ignition interlock for six months, and placed on probation for 12 months. The firearm seized will be returned to the owner.

Dana Walters, 36, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct (creating a hazardous condition), committed Aug. 2, 2019. Walters was sentenced to three days in jail with two days suspended (time served), fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay restitution, ordered to complete an anger management program (completed), and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Derek Havin Williams, 30, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault (recklessly injure), committed Feb. 6, 2019. He was sentenced to 270 days in jail with 210 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, and placed on probation for 36 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Wasillie Paul Bobby, 37, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal mischief, a domestic violence offense committed July 6. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail with 55 days suspended, 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.

Sean Patrick Spiers, 31, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident (vehicle damage), committed Dec. 26, 2017. He was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with Kenai Safeway or with four specifically named people, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited any items seized, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Sean P. Spiers, 31, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespass (upon premises), committed Jan. 14, 2018. He was fined $150 and a $50 court surcharge and forfeited any items seized.

Grant Christopher Clark, 27, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons (firing recklessly), committed June 14. He was fined $500 and a $100 court surcharge, forfeited firearm seized, and placed on probation for 12 months.

George Wilbur Guiles, 49, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended, committed May 25. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail with 20 days suspended, fined $1,000 with $500 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.

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