Court reports for May 17, 2020

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

Jyles Steven Meader, 25, address unknown, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended, committed Sept. 8. He was fined $100 and a $20 court surcharge, forfeited items seized, and was given credit for time spent in a residential drug treatment program in lieu of jail time.

Alexander Sanchez-Ramos, 35, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Nov. 17. He was sentenced to 150 days in jail with 130 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, forfeited all items seized, ordered not to possess, consume or buy alcohol for two years, and placed on probation for two years.

Hermwald Ellis Vonscheele, 82, of Ninilchik, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended, committed Mar 9. He was fined a $100 court surcharge, had his license suspended for 30 days, ordered not to drive without a valid license, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Hermwald Vonscheele, 82, of Ninilchik, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended, committed Mar. 20. He was fined a $100 court surcharge, had his license suspended for 30 days, ordered not to drive without a valid license, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Carol A. Dawson, 53, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of driving under the influence and one count of sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Sept. 30, 2013. On the count of driving under the influence, she was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 160 days suspended, fined $6,000 with $3,000 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, ordered ignition interlock for 12 months, forfeited items seized, and was placed on probation for four years. On the count of sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, she was sentenced to 40 days in jail with 40 days suspended and placed on probation for 48 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

John L. Lopez, 51, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended, committed Apr. 10. He was sentenced to 40 days in jail with 30 days suspended, fined $1,500 with $1,000 suspended and a $100 court surcharge, had his license suspended for 90 days, and was placed on probation for 24 months.

Bridget Lee Marie Samson, 29, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed June 25, 2018. She was sentenced to five days in jail and fined a $50 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Corey Nash Wilson, 43, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Apr. 27. 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, 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. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

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

Thomas Ray Beauvais, 28, address unknown, pleaded guilty to one felony count of failure to stop at the direction of a peace officer (reckless driving) and one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, committed Mar. 25, 2017. He was sentenced to 24 months in prison with 18 months suspended on the felony count and to 30 days with 27 days suspended on the misdemeanor count, fined $3,000 with $1,500 suspended, a $100 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, had his license revoked for 30 days on the felony count and for 90 days on the misdemeanor count, ordered ignition interlock for six months, ordered to have no contact with the owner of the vehicle, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to use or possess any alcoholic beverages or illegal controlled substances, including marijuana or synthetic drugs, not to enter any business establishment whose primary business is the sale of alcohol or marijuana, not to have alcohol or drugs, including marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids, in the residence and not be anywhere alcohol or drugs, including marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids are being sold or consumed, privately or publicly, ordered not to possess drug paraphernalia, ordered to comply with all the conditions set out by the Henu’ Community Wellness Court and treatment providers, and was placed on probation for one year on the felony count and for three years on the misdemeanor count. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Alexander Sanchez-Ramos, 35, address unknown, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Apr. 7. He was sentenced to three years in prison, fined a $200 court surcharge and a $100 jail surcharge, ordered to pay $200 cost of appointed counsel, and forfeited all items seized. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Jamie Rose Solomon, 35, address unknown, pleaded guilty to felony driving under the influence, committed Sept. 23. She was sentenced to 24 months in prison with 20 months suspended, credited for time spent on electronic monitoring, with any additional in-patient treatment credited to suspended time, was fined $10,000, a $200 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $500 cost of appointed counsel, had her license permanently revoked with conditional restoration, forfeited interest in the vehicle, ordered not to use, possess or consume any alcoholic beverages or illegal controlled substances, including marijuana, not to reside where alcoholic beverages are present or enter any business establishment whose primary business in the sale of alcohol, not to possess, apply for or obtain a medical marijuana card or act as a caregiver while under supervision, 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, controlled substances or weapons, and was placed on probation for three years. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Aprile Dawn Cresap, 55, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence and one felony count of criminally negligent homicide, committed July 19, 2018. On the count of driving under the influence, she was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 362 days suspended, fined $2,000 with $500 suspended and $330 cost of imprisonment, ordered to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, ordered to pay restitution, had her license revoked for 90 days, and was placed on probation for 12 months. On the count of criminally negligent homicide, she was sentenced to three years in prison with two years suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, had her license revoked for 30 days, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited all items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to use or possess any alcoholic beverages, to submit to search directed by a probation officer, with or without probable cause, for the presence of alcohol, not to reside where alcoholic beverages are present or enter any business establishment whose primary business is the sale of alcohol, to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations, ordered to have no contact with family of victim, ordered to perform 100 hours of community work service, and was placed on probation for three years. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Amy Elizabeth Kyriss, 29, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to first-degree vehicle theft, committed Sept. 13. Imposition of sentence was suspended and she was placed on probation for 18 months, given 29 days of jail credit for time in treatment, may receive up to one year of jail credit for future qualifying treatment, was fined a $200 court surcharge, a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $100 cost of appointed counsel, forfeited any items seized and ordered, among other conditions of probation to serve 20 days in prison, not to use or possess any alcoholic beverages or illegal controlled substances, including synthetic drugs and marijuana, to complete substance abuse and mental health evaluations and comply with treatment recommendations, not to associate with individuals who use or sell illegal controlled substances nor enter or remain in places where illegal controlled substances are used, manufactured, grown or sold, and to submit to search directed by a probation officer, with or without probable cause, for the presence of controlled substances and drug paraphernalia.

Bridget Samson, 29, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to second-degree theft, committed Nov. 14, 2017. She was sentenced to one year in prison, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $100 jail surcharge, ordered to pay restitution, and forfeited all items seized. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Bridget Lee Marie Samson, 29, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree theft (assess device), committed Nov. 22, 2017. She was sentenced to one year in prison, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $100 jail surcharge, ordered to pay restitution, and forfeited all items seized. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Bridget LM Samson, 29, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to second-degree theft (access device), committed Dec. 11, 2017. She was sentenced to one year in prison, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $100 jail surcharge, ordered to pay restitution, and forfeited all items seized. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Bridget Lee Marie Samson, 29, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one felony count of second-degree forgery (legal documents), one felony count of second-degree theft (access device), six misdemeanor counts of open/publish sealed letter, and one misdemeanor count of fourth-degree theft (less than $250), committed Jan. 16, 2018. She was sentenced to three years in prison with two years suspended on the count of second-degree forgery, to three years with two years suspended, on the count of second-degree theft, and to 30 days on each of the six counts of open/publish a sealed letter, fined $50 on each of the six counts of open/publish sealed letter and $500 on the count of fourth-degree theft, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited all items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to use, possess, or consume alcoholic beverages to excess or illegal controlled substances, including marijuana or synthetic drugs, ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations, ordered to have no contact with victims in this case, and was placed on probation for five years after serving any term of incarceration imposed. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Bridget Lee Marie Samson, 29, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one felony count of attempted second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and one felony count of third-degree misconduct involving weapons (felon in possession), committed Apr. 16, 2019, and one misdemeanor count of violating condition of release, committed Apr. 17, 2019. She was sentenced to five years in prison with three years suspended on each of the two felony counts and to five days in jail on the misdemeanor count, 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 victims in this case, forfeited all items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to use, possess or consume alcoholic beverages to excess or illegal controlled substances, including marijuana or synthetic drugs, ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations, 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 five years after serving any term of incarceration imposed. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

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

A charge of an amended count of first-degree trespass against Amy Elizabeth Kyriss, 29, of Kenai, was dismissed. Date of the charge was Sept. 13.

A charge of violating condition of release for a felony against Amy Elizabeth Kyriss, 29, of Kenai, was dismissed. Date of the charge was Mar. 17.

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