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Court reports for the week of Feb. 14, 2021

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

A charge of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor against Michael Dale Poulter, 32, of Nikiski, was dismissed. Date of the charge was Aug. 7.

Charges of two counts of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor against John William Sommer, 45, of Soldotna, were dismissed. Dates of the charges were Oct. 29 and Jan. 3.

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

Jonathon Douglas Smith, 33, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to amended charges of two counts of fifth-degree misconduct involving controlled substances, committed Oct. 13. On count one, he was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 60 days suspended, fined $500, a $100 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 was placed on probation for 36 months. On count two, he was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 90 days suspended, fined $500, ordered to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months.

Edward Douglas Brighton, 52, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree misconduct involving weapons (in the house of a felon) and one count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed July 29. On count one, he was sentenced to six months in jail, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and forfeited all items seized. On the count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, he was sentenced to two months in jail, consecutive to time to serve in count one, and forfeited all items seized. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Robert Edward Carroll, Jr., 48, of Homer, pleaded guilty to one count of an amended charge of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and one count of false information, committed Mar. 18, 2020, and one count of violating condition of release, committed Apr. 1. On count one, he was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months. On count two, he was ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months. On count three, he was ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Trevor Alexander Hallstead, 26, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of reckless driving, committed Sept. 22. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 85 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, had his license revoked for 30 days, and was placed on probation for one year.

Riley Delaney Marie Oreagan, 25, of Seward, pleaded guilty to one count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed May 31, and one count of violating conditions of release, committed Aug. 5. She was fined $500, a $100 court surcharge, and a $50 jail surcharge. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Michael Dale Poulter, 32, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault (recklessly injure), committed July 12. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Jesse J. Ross, 25, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Jan. 5, 2020. He was sentenced to 360 days in jail with 357 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, forfeited the firearm seized, ordered to pay restitution to Bay Arms Apartments, ordered not to possess, consume or buy alcohol for two years, and was placed on probation for two years.

Coral M. Suttle-Schmitt, 24, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Jan. 23. 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 placed on probation for 12 months.

Joshua James Ingram, 22, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Dec. 23. 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, forfeited items seized, and was placed on probation for one year.

Mary Ann Pratt, 60, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of driving under the influence and two counts of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Jan. 24, 2020. On the count of driving under the influence, 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, forfeited items seized, and was placed on probation for five years. On the first count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, she was sentenced to 360 days in jail with all but time served suspended, fined $2,500, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, and placed on probation for 60 months. On the second count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, she was fined $1,000, sentenced to 90 days in jail with 90 days suspended, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, and placed on probation for 60 month. All conditions imposed on each charge are concurrent. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Charles Dustin Randall, 32, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended, committed July 19. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and placed on probation for 12 months.

John William Sommer, 45, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault (recklessly injure), committed Nov. 4. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 150 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered not to consume or buy alcohol for 36 months, ordered to complete a Batterers Intervention Program assessment and follow all recommendations, ordered to pay restitution, and placed on probation for 36 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Kayla K. Anderson, 24, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to fifth-degree criminal mischief, committed May 17. She was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with victim, ordered to pay restitution (paid in full), received nunc pro tunc credit for time served in another case, and was placed on probation for 36 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Kayla Kae Anderson, 24, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of driving under the influence and one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Aug. 3. On the count of driving under the influence, she was sentenced to 120 days in jail with 117 days suspended, fined $3,000 with $1,500 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 36 months. On the count of violating conditions of release, she was placed on probation for 36 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Ilysse Suzzan Syn Cable, 18, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of attempted first-degree hindering prosecution of a felony, committed June 3. Cable 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 to perform 40 hours of community work service, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Bradly M. Luke, 27, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to amended charges of one count of fourth-degree assault (negligently injure with a weapon) and one count of third-degree theft, committed Sept. 27. On count one, he was sentenced to 360 days in jail with 300 days suspended, fined $1,000 with $500 suspended, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with individual victim or Napa Auto Stores on the Kenai Peninsula, ordered to complete a substance abuse referral and successfully complete up to the maximum period of inpatient treatment established by the court, which may be credited to suspended time, ordered to pay restitution (paid in full), forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for three years. On count two, he was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 160 days suspended, fined $500, ordered to have no contact with individual victim or Napa Auto Stores on the Kenai Peninsula, ordered to complete a substance abuse referral and successfully complete up to the maximum period of inpatient treatment established by the court, ordered to pay restitution (paid in full), forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for three years.

Bradly M. Luke, 27, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree theft and one count of violating condition of release for a felony, committed Oct. 23. On count one, he was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with victim or an Aura Lane address in Soldotna, ordered to pay restitution (paid in full), forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for three years. On count two, he was sentenced to 10 days in jail and forfeited all items seized.

Juliana Danielle Peterson, 24, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Nov. 17. 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, ordered not to possess, consume or buy alcohol for one year, and placed on probation for 12 months.

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

Richard Edwin Key, Jr., 56, address unknown, pleaded guilty to felony driving under the influence, committed Oct. 20, 2018. He was sentenced to five years in prison with one year suspended, credited for time already served in this case, fined $10,000, a $100 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, had his license permanently revoked, subject to conditional restoration, is disqualified from driving a commercial vehicle for life, subject to conditional reinstatement, forfeits interest in the vehicle used in the commission of the offense, ordered ignition interlock for 60 months, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to possess or consume any alcohol or drugs, including marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids, not to enter any business establishment whose primary business is the sale of alcohol or marijuana or be anywhere alcohol or drugs, including marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids are being sole or consume, publicly or privately, not to possess drug paraphernalia, ordered not to drive any motor vehicle without prior approval from his probation officer, ordered not to possess a prohibited weapon, ordered to submit to warrantless search at the direction of his probation officer for the presence of alcohol, drugs including marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids or drug paraphernalia, and was placed on probation for five years.

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