Kenai Courthouse is photographed on February 26, 2019 in Kenai, Alaska. (Clarion file)

Kenai Courthouse is photographed on February 26, 2019 in Kenai, Alaska. (Clarion file)

Court reports for the week of Aug. 8, 2021

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The following dismissal was recently handed down in Kenai District Court:

A charge of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor against Phillip Henry, Jr., 43, of Kenai, was dismissed. Date of the charge was Feb. 25.

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

Tamsen La Dawn Brewer, 37, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended with a previous conviction, committed Dec. 15, 2020. She was sentenced to 50 days in jail with 40 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and placed on probation for 36 months.

Jacob A. Brown, 39, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct (creating a hazardous condition), committed July 2. He was sentenced to time served, and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Tausha Cornell, 22, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving in violation of instruction permit, committed May 17. She was fined $300 and a $100 court surcharge.

Jackson R. Dominick, 23, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of reckless driving, committed Sept. 27, 2020. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended, fined $1,000 with $500 suspended, a $150 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered not consume or buy alcohol for 12 months, ordered to contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program for a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, had his license revoked for 30 days, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Michael William Farnam, 45, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident involving vehicle damage, committed Feb. 14, 2019. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 90 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $100 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Mary Jane Sidney Olga George, 23, of Anchorage, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of negligent driving, a non-criminal infraction committed June 21. She was fined $300 and a $20 court surcharge.

Denise Effie Gilliam, 34, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to third-degree theft, committed Jan. 20. She was sentenced to 120 days in jail with 110 days suspended, fined $500 with $500 suspended, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with Kenai Vision Center, ordered to complete 40 hours of community work service, ordered to pay restitution, and was placed on probation for 36 months.

Phillip Henry, Jr., 43, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Oct. 14, 2019. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 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, ordered not to possess, consume or buy alcohol for two years, and was placed on probation for two years.

Phillip Henry, Jr., 43, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor and one count of driving under the influence, committed May 8, 2020. Count one was judged a conviction of record only, with surcharges imposed on count two, On count two, he was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 day 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, ordered not to possess, consume or buy alcohol for two years, and placed on probation for two years.

Phillip Henry, Jr., 43, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed May 16, 2020. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Monika Howard, 44, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed June 12. She was sentenced to 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment (already satisfied) and follow all recommendations, forfeited all items seized except may recover personal items in vehicle, and was placed on probation for two years.

Jacob Samuel Hunt, 35, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended with a previous conviction, committed Feb. 3. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail with 10 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Jacob Hunt, 35, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended with a previous condition and one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Apr. 17. On count one, he was sentenced to 20 days in jail with 15 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and placed on probation for 12 months. On count two, he was sentenced to five days in jail.

Jacob Samuel Hunt, 35, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to one count of driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended with a previous conviction and one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed June 28. On count one, he was sentenced to 30 days in jail with 25 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and placed on probation for 12 months. On count two, he was sentenced to five days in jail.

Shannon Joe, 31, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of driving under the influence and one count of violating condition of release for a felony, committed Feb. 14. On count one, Joe was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 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 driver’s license revoked for 90 days, ordered ignition interlock for six months, ordered not to possess, consume or buy alcohol for two years, ordered to stay away from businesses where alcohol is the primary item of sale, except for work purposes while working, and was placed on probation for two years. Count two was marked a conviction of record only, without any fines or conditions ordered.

Corbin Chad Kooley, 55, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended with a previous conviction, committed June 26. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail and fined a $100 court surcharge.

Michael John Morin, 29, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed May 16. He was sentenced to 45 days in jail with 42 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 24 months.

Christopher G. Mortensen, 45, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree harassment, committed Apr. 16. He was sentenced to 90 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 12 months, ordered to pay restitution, ordered to admit the facts in the police report, and was placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Byron Christopher Polkoski, 34, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense, committed Jan. 23. He was sentenced to 20 days in jail with 20 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered not to drive without a valid license and insurance, and placed on probation for 24 months.

Keith Rice, 21, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree misconduct involving weapons (possession while intoxicated), committed Mar. 14. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 90 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered not to consume or buy alcohol for 60 days, ordered to contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program for substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, must complete two counseling or therapy sessions to discuss the dangers of firearms and mixing firearms and alcohol, forfeited all items seized, ordered not to possess any firearms or reside where any firearms are present for 60 months but may apply to the court for post-conviction relief to possess a firearm for the purposes of hunting, and was placed on probation for 60 months.

Keegan Patrick Ridenour, 19, of Anchorage, pleaded guilty to sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed July 2. Imposition of sentence was suspended and he was placed on probation for 12 months, fined a $100 court surcharge, and ordered not to have controlled substances without a valid prescription, taken as prescribed, and maintained in their original containers, including marijuana.

Ashly Ann Rose, 28, of Eagle River, pleaded guilty to one count of false information or report (ID when cited, served), and one count of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Mar. 28, 2019. On count one, she was sentenced to 30 days in jail with all but time served suspended, fined $500 with $250 suspended, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered not to consume, possess or buy illegal drugs for 12 months, ordered to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, and was placed on probation for 12 months. On count two, she forfeited items seized, and was placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Chrystal E. Schoenrock, 74, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed July 24, 2019. She was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 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 her license revoked for 90 days, ordered ignition interlock for six months, and was placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Richard D. Shuravloff, 56, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Mar. 19. He was sentenced to 60 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 possess, consume or buy illegal drugs for 12 months, forfeited items seized, and was placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Richard D. Shuravloff, 56, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed May 4. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Christian Lee Vaughn, 27, of Ketchikan, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Dec. 21, 2020. 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 three years, and was placed on probation for 36 months.

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

Cherish Elizabeth Oclair, 37, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense, committed Sept. 28, 2019. She was sentenced to 120 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 possess controlled substances without a valid prescription and kept in container and not to drive unless validly licensed and insured, and was placed on probation until July 21, 2023.

Cherish E. O’Clair, 37, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Feb. 23. She was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge. This was judged a conviction of record only and does not order probation.

Cherish Oclair, 37, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Mar. 26. She was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge. This was judged a conviction of record only and does not order probation.

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