Court reports for Nov. 20, 2019

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

Garrett Cody Tikka, 27, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of driving under the influence and one count of violating condition of release, committed Aug. 1. On the count of driving under the influence, 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 not to possess, consume or buy alcohol for two years, and was placed on probation for two years. On the count of violating condition of release, he was placed on probation for 12 months, concurrent with time in another case. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Aloyisius John Pikonganna-Wright, 28, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of fourth-degree assault, a domestic violence offense committed Sept. 2. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 120 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete a domestic violence program, ordered to pay restitution, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Brandon Eugene Douglass, 36, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal mischief, a domestic violence offense committed Aug. 20. He was sentenced to 360 days in jail with 300 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited all items seized, ordered to have no contact with victim, and placed on probation for three years.

Desiree Joliene Guilliam, 34, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of an amended charge of third-degree theft, committed Nov. 1, 2017, and one count of fourth-degree theft, committed Dec. 13, 2017. On count one, she was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay restitution, ordered to have no contact with Kenai Safeway or Kenai Walmart, and placed on probation for 12 months. On count two, she was sentenced to five days in jail. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Desiree J. Guilliam, 34, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespass (upon premises), committed Dec. 14, 2017. She was sentenced to five days in jail and fined a $50 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Desiree Guilliam, 34, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to concealment of merchandise (under $250), committed Jan. 10, 2018. She was sentenced to five days in jail and fined a $50 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Desiree Joliene Guilliam, 34, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Aug. 8, 2018. She was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, forfeited all item seized, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Travis Charles Hatten, 24, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to unlawful contact per court ordered, a domestic violence offense committed Oct. 9, 2018. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined a $50 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Arnold Franklin Sipes, 28, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of driving while license cancelled, suspended, revoked or limited and one count of reckless driving, committed May 3, 2016. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail on count one, fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, had his license revoked for 30 days, and was placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Arnold Franklin Sipes, 28, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed May 12, 2017. He was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, forfeited all items seized, and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Arnold F. Sipes, 28, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to third-degree theft, committed Oct. 23, 2017. He was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited all items seized, ordered to have no contact with three specifically named people or with Soldotna Fred Meyer store, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Arnold Franklin Sipes, 28, of Soldotna, was found guilty of third-degree theft, committed June 24, 2018. He was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, forfeited all items seized, ordered to have no contact with three specifically named people or with the Soldotna Fred Meyer store, and was placed on probation for one year. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Arnold F. Sipes, 28, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, a domestic violence offense committed Sept. 19, 2018. He was sentenced to five days in jail and fined a $50 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Arnold Franklin Sipes, 28, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of failure to appear on a misdemeanor (no contact within 30 days), committed Oct. 17, 2018. He was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and placed on probation for 12 months.

Alec Irving Smith, 27, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree theft, committed Apr. 23. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, forfeited items seized, ordered to have no contact with Smokin Deals, and placed on probation for six months.

Norman Neil Sylvester, 51, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to attempted failure to register as a sex offender, committed Apr. 1, 2018. He was sentenced to 360 days in jail with all but time served suspended, fined a $50 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.

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

Arnold Franklin Sipes, 28, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to second-degree theft, committed May 6, 2018. Imposition of sentence was suspended and he was placed on probation for four years, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $50 cost of appointed counsel, forfeited all items seized, ordered to have no contact with the Soldotna Fred Meyer store or with three specifically named victims, sentenced to all but time served suspended, and ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to use, possess or consume any 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. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Alec Irving Smith, 27, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to second-degree burglary, committed June 11. 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, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited items seized in this case and, if any, in dismissed cases, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to consume alcohol to excess, not to use or possess any illegal controlled substances, including marijuana and synthetic drugs, ordered to have no contact with victim or co-defendant in this case, ordered to submit to search directed by a probation officer, with or without probable cause, for the presence of illegal controlled substances and stolen property, and was placed on probation for three years after serving any term of incarceration imposed. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Norman Neil Sylvester, 51, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of an amended charge of violating condition of release, one misdemeanor count of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, and one felony count of third-degree misconduct involving weapons (felon in possession), committed Sept. 4, 2018. He was sentenced to 18 months in prison with 18 months suspended on the felony count, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $250 cost of appointed counsel, forfeited controlled substances, paraphernalia, handgun and accessories, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to consume alcohol to excess, not to use or possess any illegal controlled substances, to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations, and was placed on probation for three years. On the misdemeanor count of violating condition of release, he was sentenced to five days in jail. On the misdemeanor count of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, he was sentenced to 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended and placed on probation for 12 months.

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