Court reports for May 7, 2019

Court reports for May 7, 2019

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

Mitchell Mahurin, 45, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed Jan. 3. He was fined $500 with $250 suspended, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Johnny Ernest Riddle, 60, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespass (vehicle), committed Aug. 16. he was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay restitution, ordered to have no contact with a specifically named person, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Deborah Ann Roberts, 62, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to failure to stop for a school bus, committed Mar. 26. She was fined $250 and a $100 court surcharge and placed on probation for 12 months.

Lance Adams Tackett, 21, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed June 2. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail or on electronic monitoring with 27 days suspended, fined $3,000 with $1,500 suspended, a $75 court surcharge, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and $66 for the first three days of monitoring ordered, 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.

Lance Adams Tackett, 21, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of violating condition of release and one count of interfering with the report of a domestic violence crime, domestic violence offenses committed June 20. On the count of violating condition of release, he was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and placed on probation for 12 months. On the count of interfering with the report of a domestic violence crime, he was ordered not to consume or buy alcohol for 12 months, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment and an anger management program, and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Randy Lee Wise, 49, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to improper use of registration, title or plates, committed Apr. 4. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and placed on probation for 12 months.

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

Mitchell Lee Mahurin, 45, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Apr. 27, 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 $250 cost of appointed counsel, forfeited all items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to consume alcohol at all, not to use, possess, handle, purchase, give or administer any controlled substance, including marijuana, without a valid prescription, ordered 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, ordered to undergo a drug/alcohol assessment and follow any treatment recommendations, and was placed on probation for three years after serving any term of incarceration imposed.

Danny Earl Matson, 39, of Kasilof, pleaded guilty to second-degree assault (serious injury, reckless), committed May 25, 2018. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison with six years 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 $200 cost of appointed counsel, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited all items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, to have no contact with victim, to complete a batterer’s intervention program, 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.

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

Charges of one count of violating condition of release and one count of second-degree criminal trespass (upon premises) against Mitchell Lee Mahurin, 45, of Kenai, were dismissed. Date of the charges was Dec. 27.

A charge of unlawful contact against James Loren West, 50, of Soldotna, was dismissed. Date of the charge was Apr. 2.

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