Court reports for May 8, 2019

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

Robert Dean Antila, 51, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to two counts of violating a domestic violence protective order, committed Dec. 19. On count one, he was sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined a $50 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge. On count two, he was sentenced to 30 days in jail, concurrent with count one. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Kristen Lynn Bornowski, 30, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Feb. 17. She was sentenced to 30 days 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 $66 for the first three days of monitoring ordered, 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 one year.

Charles Martin Brady, 52, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Nov. 26. He was sentenced to 30 days on electronic monitoring with 27 days suspended, fined $1,500, 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, and was placed on probation for one year.

Aaron Mackenzie Dillon, 28, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Apr. 15. He was sentenced to 30 days 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 $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.

Cynthia Rose Harris, 56, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons (possession while intoxicated), committed Mar. 18. She was sentenced to 330 days in jail with all but time served suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered not to consume or buy alcohol for 265 days, ordered to complete substance/alcohol abuse and mental health assessments and follow all recommendations, ordered to complete 40 hours of community work service, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited items seized, and was placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Johnny Ernest Riddle, 69, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed Jan. 30. He was sentenced to time served and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Matthew Francis Scarito, 37, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed Dec. 23. He was sentenced to five days in jail and fined a $50 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Matthew Francis Scarito, 37, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of violating condition of release, committed Jan. 10, and one count of unlawful contact per court ordered, committed Dec. 26. On count one, he was sentenced to five days in jail. On count two, he was sentenced to 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and placed on probation for one year. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Anthony J. Stephan, 38, of Naselle, Washington, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed June 23, 2017. He was sentenced to 150 days in jail with 130 days suspended (time served on electronic monitoring),

Fined $6,000 with $3,000 suspended, a $75 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, had his license revoked for one year, ordered ignition interlock for 12 months, ordered not to possess, consume or buy alcohol for two years, and placed on probation for two years.

Susan Wamser, 54, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Oct. 8. She was sentenced to 50 days on electronic monitoring with 47 days suspended, fined a $75 court surcharge, a $150 jail surcharge and $66 for the first three days of monitoring ordered, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, had her license revoked for 90 days, ordered ignition interlock for six months, ordered to pay restitution in an amount to be determined, ordered not to possess, consume or buy alcohol for one year, and was 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:

Curtis John Parker, 26, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one felony count of first-degree burglary (in a dwelling) and one misdemeanor count of third-degree theft, committed Aug. 18, 2017. He was sentenced to two 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, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited all items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to consume alcohol to excess, not to use or possess any illegal controlled substances, including synthetic drugs and marijuana, ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations, ordered to have no contact with individual victims in this case or with Kenai Safeway, and was placed on probation for three years. 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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