Court reports for June 28, 2020

Court reports for June 28, 2020

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

David Leroy Frost, 29, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of fifth-degree criminal mischief, committed Jan. 10, 2018. He was fined $100 and a $50 court surcharge.

David Leroy Frost, 29, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed July 15, 2018. He was sentenced to five days in jail and fined a $50 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Zachary Lee Yandell, 35, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to one count of an amended charge of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and one count of second-degree criminal trespass (upon premises), committed June 12, 2019. On count one, he was sentenced to five days in jail, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge, ordered to have no contact with co-defendant or victims and not to be on any property owned by victims or Safeway, Walmart or Three Bears properties, ordered to pay restitution, and forfeited all items seized. On the count of second-degree criminal trespass, he was sentenced to five days in jail, concurrent with count one jail time, ordered to have no contact with co-defendant or victims and not to be on any property owned by victims or Safeway, Walmart or Three Bears properties, ordered to pay restitution, and forfeited all items seized. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Zachary Lee Yandell, 35, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of fourth-degree theft, committed June 17, 2019. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge, ordered to pay restitution, and forfeited all items seized.

Zachary Lee Yandell, 35, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended, committed Aug. 14, 2019. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge, ordered to have no contact with co-defendant or victims and not to be on any property owned by victims or Safeway, Walmart or Three Bears properties, ordered to pay restitution, and forfeited all items seized. He was found not guilty of a charge of no motor vehicle liability insurance.

Corey D. Buckingham, 33, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Mar. 21. 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, forfeited firearm seized, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Shannon Sophie Joe, 29, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree harassment (offensive physical contact), committed Mar. 30, and one count of violating condition of release for a felony, committed Apr. 11. On count one, she was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment with the Alcohol Safety Action Program and follow all recommendations, and placed on probation for 12 months. On count two, she was placed on probation for 12 months, concurrent with count one time.

Gerald Boyd Knapp, 62, of Kasilof, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault (causing fear of injury), committed June 20. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 89 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered not to consume or buy alcohol for 12 months, ordered to complete substance/alcohol abuse and mental health assessments and follow all recommendations, ordered not to return to a Kasilof Beach Road address, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Quincy Orris Miller, 19, of Kasilof, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed May 28. 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 one year.

Mariah Nicole Schloeman, 23, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault (recklessly injure), committed June 19. She was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 89 days suspended, 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.

Guy Allen Watkins, 54, of Ninilchik, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct (creating a hazardous condition), committed Apr. 18. He was sentenced to three days in jail with all but time served suspended, fined $750 with $650 suspended, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Brandie Louise Cornell, 40, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of an amended charge of fourth-degree criminal mischief (domestic violence) and one count of fourth-degree assault (recklessly injure), committed Sept. 21. On count one, she was sentenced to 360 days in jail with 330 days suspended, fined $5,000 with $4,500 suspended, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with victim or with a specifically named peace officer, except in the officer’s official capacity, ordered not to return to an Effie Street address in Nikiski, and placed on probation for 36 months. On count two, she was sentenced to 120 days in jail with 60 days suspended, fined $500, ordered to have no contact with victim or with a specifically named peace officer, except in the officer’s official capacity, ordered not to return to an Effie Street address in Nikiski, and placed on probation for 36 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Joel Ryan Stockton, 22, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Nov. 8. 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, forfeited items seized, except that the seized firearms are to be returned to the registered owner if the registered owner is not prohibited from having firearms, and was placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Anthony Lawrence Shoogukuwrk, 65, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to attempted failure to register as a sex offender, committed Dec. 1, 2017. 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 comply with all registration requirements unless taken off the registry, and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Mathias Alan Coup, 27, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Aug. 24, 2019. He was sentenced to 120 days in jail with 100 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, and placed on probation for 24 months.

Clifton E. Etter, 53, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct (challenge to fight), committed Dec. 1. He was sentenced to three days in jail with all but time served suspended, fined $1,000 with $500 suspended, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered not to consume alcohol during probationary period, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Wesley Wayne Mahle, 25, of Anchorage, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, suspended or revoked, committed May 1. He was fined $300 and a $20 court surcharge.

James Oliver Segura, Jr., 45, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed June 26, 2019. He was sentenced to five days in jail and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

James Oliver Segura, Jr., 45, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Sept. 16, 2019. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

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

David Leroy Frost, 29, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree burglary in a dwelling, committed Apr. 20, 2018 (counts one and eight), a count of second-degree burglary, committed Feb. 15, 2018 (count 14), a count of first-degree burglary in a dwelling, committed Feb. 11, 2018 (count 17), a count of first-degree theft (count 21), a count of first-degree burglary in a dwelling (count 23) and a count of first-degree vehicle theft (count 29), committed Oct. 31, 2017, and a count of first-degree burglary in a dwelling (count 32), committed Oct. 27, 2017. He was sentenced to 24 months in prison with 22 months suspended on count one, to 24 months with 22 months suspended on count eight, to 18 months with 18 months suspended on count 14, to 24 months with 22 months suspended on count 17, to 24 months with 22 months suspended on count 21, to 24 months with 22 months suspended on count 23, to 18 months with 18 months suspended on count 29, and to 24 months with 22 months suspended on count 32, all time, active or suspended, to run consecutively, 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, ordered to have no contact victims or with four other specifically named people, forfeited items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to use or possess alcohol to excess, or controlled substances, including synthetic drugs and marijuana, ordered not to associate with people who use or sell illegal controlled substances nor enter or remain in places where illegal controlled substances are used, manufactured, grown or sold, ordered to be employed, actively seeking employment or actively engaged in school or vocational training while on probation, 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, ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations, and was placed on probation for five years after serving any term of incarceration imposed. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Zachary Lee Yandell, 35, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of attempted second-degree theft and one count of attempted third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Aug. 28, 2019. He was sentenced to one year in prison on the count of attempted second-degree theft and to four years with two years suspended on the count of attempted third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, fined a $200 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $500 cost of appointed counsel, ordered to pay restitution, ordered to have no contact with co-defendant or victims or victims’ properties or on the properties of Safeway, Walmart or Three Bears, forfeited items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to use or possess any illegal controlled substances, including synthetic drugs and marijuana, not to reside where controlled substances are present, 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 alcohol and controlled substances, and was placed on probation for three years after serving any term of incarceration imposed. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Zachary Lee Yandell, 35, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one felony count of failure to stop at the direction of a police officer, one misdemeanor count of driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended, and one misdemeanor count of violating condition of release for a felony, committed Nov. 24, 2019. He was sentenced to four years in prison with two years suspended on the felony count and to 30 days on each of the misdemeanor counts, fined a $200 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay restitution, ordered to have no contact with co-defendant or victims or victims’ properties or on the properties of Safeway, Walmart or Three Bears, forfeited items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to use or possess illegal controlled substances, including synthetic drugs and marijuana, not to reside where controlled substances are present, 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 alcohol and controlled substances, and was placed on probation for three years after serving any term of incarceration imposed. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Randy Dean Love, 32, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to second-degree theft, committed Oct. 30. He was sentenced to 36 months in prison with 18 months suspended, credited for time already served in this case, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $100 cost of appointed counsel, ordered to pay restitution, ordered to have no contact with the Peninsula Oilers Baseball Club or their property on South Tinker Lane in Kenai, forfeited all items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to consume alcohol to excess, not to use or possess illegal controlled substances, including synthetic drugs and marijuana, ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendation, ordered to successfully complete a batterer’s intervention program/violence rehabilitation program, ordered to submit to search 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, ordered not to associate with people who use or sell illegal controlled substances and not to enter or remain in places where illegal controlled substances are used, manufactured, grown or sold, and was placed on probation for three years after serving any term of incarceration imposed. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

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