Court reports for May 24, 2020

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

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.

Jay De Jearl Owen, 53, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended, committed Dec. 22. 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. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Jeffery Neal Johansen, 44, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree criminal trespass (on land, intend crime) and one count of an amended charge of third-degree theft, committed June 24, 2018. On count one, he was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 180 days suspended, fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with victim, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited items seized, and placed on probation for 12 months. On count two, he was sentenced to 360 days in jail with 360 days suspended, ordered to have no contact with victim, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited items seized, and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Jeffery Neal Johansen, 44, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to two counts of amended charges of fourth-degree criminal mischief (damage), committed Jan. 22, 2019. On count one, he was sentenced to 180 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 victim, ordered to pay restitution to Homer Electric, and placed on probation for 12 months. On count two, he was sentenced to 360 days in jail with 360 days suspended, ordered to have no contact with victim, ordered to pay restitution to Homer Electric, and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

In a corrected judgment, Chelsea Marie Werner, 28, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to amended charges of one count of third-degree theft, committed Apr. 20, 2018, and two counts of third-degree theft, committed Oct. 31, 2017. She was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 180 days suspended on the Apr. 20, 2018 charge, fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with victims, forfeited items seized and placed on probation for one year, sentenced to 360 days with 360 suspended and 180 days with 180 suspended on the Oct. 31, 2017 counts, ordered to have no contact with victims, forfeited items seized, and placed on probation for one year.

William Donn Bushnell II, 30, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Nov. 2, 2018. He was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, forfeited all items seized, and placed on probation for one year.

William Donn Bushnell II, 30, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of third-degree theft, committed Nov. 9, 2018. He was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, forfeited all items seized, and placed on probation for one year.

William Bushnell, 30, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed Feb. 26, 2019. He was sentenced to five days in jail and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Joshua Clifford Crouse, 21, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Feb. 3. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 days suspended, fined $2,000 with $500 suspended, a $150 jail 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.

Paul Joseph Friedt, 55, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Aug. 25, 2019. 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, ordered to abstain from use or possession of alcohol, and placed on probation for two years.

Paul Joseph Friedt, 55, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to two counts of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Feb. 1. On the two counts, he was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to abstain from the use or possession of alcohol, and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Amy Louise Hanson, 62, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Oct. 28, 2017. She was sentenced to 30 days on electronic monitoring with 27 days suspended (completed), fined $3,000 with $1,500 suspended, a $75 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, had her license revoked for 90 days, ordered ignition interlock for six months, and placed on probation for 12 months.

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

William Donn Bushnell II, 30, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to second-degree robbery (use of force to prevent resistance), committed Oct. 12, 2018. He was sentenced to five years in prison with three years suspended, credited for time spent in treatment, for time spent on electronic monitoring and for time already served, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $200 cost of appointed counsel, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited all items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, to have no contact with victims in this case, ordered to submit to search directed by a probation officer, with or without probable cause, for the presence of alcohol, controlled substances, drug paraphernalia, evidence of controlled substance transactions or stolen property, ordered not to use or possess any alcohol or illegal controlled substances, including synthetic drugs and marijuana, ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations, 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, and was placed on probation for four years. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

David Joseph Lusardi, 26, address unknown, pleaded guilty to second-degree burglary, committed Mar. 25. Imposition of sentence was suspended and he was placed on probation for three years, ordered to pay restitution, fined a $200 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $50 cost of appointed counsel, ordered to have no contact with victim or another specifically named person, forfeited all items seized, and ordered, among other conditions of probation, to serve 20 days in prison, ordered not to use or possess any alcoholic beverages or illegal controlled substances, ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations, and 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 transaction, weapons, and stolen property. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

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

A charge of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor against Paul Friedt, 55, of Soldotna, was dismissed. Date of the charge was Feb. 7.

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