Court reports for the week of Jan. 10, 2021

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

Timothy William Hopper, 32, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving while license cancelled, revoked or suspended, committed Oct. 4. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, had his license revoked for 90 days, ordered to admit two prior similar convictions, and was placed on probation for 24 months.

Gail Marie Waterbury, 45, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed June 19. 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 two years, and placed on probation for two years.

Gail M. Waterbury, 45, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of driving under the influence and one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Nov. 27. On count one, 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 two years, and placed on probation for two years. On the count of violating conditions of release, she was placed on probation for 24 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Gail Marie Waterbury, 45, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Dec. 20. She was fined a $150 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and placed on probation for 24 months.

Joshua Clifford Crouse, 22, address unknown, pleaded guilty to one count of resisting or interfering with arrest and one count of fifth-degree criminal mischief, committed Sept. 27. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail on each count (time to serve is consecutive with time in two other cases), fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge, ordered to have no contact with victims except in their official capacity, ordered to pay restitution, and forfeited all items seized. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Brad Lucas Demientieff, 44, of Kasilof, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree criminal mischief, committed Aug, 28, 2019. He was fined 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 items seized, ordered to have no contact with victim or victim’s residence, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Brad Lucas Demientieff, 44, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Apr. 11. He was sentenced to time served and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Roman Anthony Everett, 21, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Sept. 18. 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 three years, and placed on probation for three years.

Roman Anthony Everett, 21, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of driving under the influence and one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Sept. 26. 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 three years, and placed on probation for three years. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Heidi Abigail Gibson, 38, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespass (upon premises), committed Mar. 5. She was fined a $100 court surcharge, ordered not to return to Uptown Motel or Walmart, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Michael Scott Hanno, 63, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to driving while license cancelled, revoked or suspended, committed Dec. 30. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Brayden Dale Vanmeter, 18, of Kasilof, pleaded guilty to reckless driving, committed Nov. 27. He was fined $1,000 with $500 suspended, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, ordered not to consume or buy alcohol for 12 months, had his license revoked for 30 days, an was placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Kristen Lynn Bornowski, 32, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree criminal mischief and one count of second-degree harassment (offensive physical contact), committed July 26. On count one, she was fined $500 and ordered to pay restitution (paid in full). On the count of second-degree harassment, she was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete an Alcohol Safety Action Program assessment and recommended treatment, ordered to pay restitution (paid in full), ordered not to consume or possess any alcohol during the probationary period, and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Patrick Hill, 49, of Anchorage, pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree assault (recklessly injure), one count of resisting or interfering with arrest, and one count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed July 4. On the count of fourth-degree assault, 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 complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, ordered to pay restitution (paid in full), ordered to have no contact with victim except for official business, and was placed on probation for 36 months. On the count of resisting or interfering with arrest, he was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 150 days suspended, ordered to comply with the conditions in count one, and placed on probation for 36 months. On the count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, he was ordered to comply with the conditions in count one and placed on probation for 36 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Sean Virgil Neil, 40, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed July 5. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge and ordered to complete 30 hours of community work service. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Bennie Edward Parks, 57, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Dec. 19. 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 placed on probation for three years.

Jordan Lee Tompkins, 19, of Sterling pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Oct. 3. 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, forfeited all items seized, ordered not to possess, consume or buy alcohol for one years, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Ellamary E. Guest, 35, of Anchorage, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Dec. 22. 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 to pay restitution, forfeited items seized, and was placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Dimitry Christopher Targonsky, Jr., 30, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree failure to stop at the direction of an officer, committed June 9, 2019. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with a Peninsula Avenue address, ordered to contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program and follow all recommendations, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Matthew James Lopez, 53, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Oct. 13. 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 placed on probation for three years.

Dimitri Targonsky, Jr., 30, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree criminal trespass (in a dwelling) and one count of fourth-degree criminal mischief, committed June 3. On the count of criminal trespass, he was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with a Peninsula Avenue address in Kenai, ordered to complete a mental health assessment and to contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program and follow all recommendations, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months. On the count of criminal mischief, he was ordered to have no contact with a Peninsula Avenue address in Kenai, ordered to complete a mental health assessment and contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program and follow all recommendations, ordered to complete 25 hours of community work service, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

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

Christopher Eugene Brower, 52, address unknown, pleaded guilty to second-degree burglary, committed Jan. 22, 2018. He was sentenced to five years in prison with three years suspended, credited for time already served, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $500 cost of appointed counsel, ordered to pay restitution, ordered to have no contact with Wash and Dry, Tyler Distributing, Diamond Ridge Storage Units or five individually named victims, forfeited all items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to consume alcohol at all, 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 submit to search directed by a probation officer, with or without probable cause, for the presence of stolen property, alcohol, controlled substances, drug paraphernalia and evidence of controlled substance transactions. and was placed on probation for four years after serving any term of incarceration imposed. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Christopher Eugene Brower, 52, address unknown, pleaded guilty to third-degree misconduct involving weapons (felon in possession), committed June 23, 2019. He was sentenced to two years in prison, credited for time already served, fined a $200 court surcharge and a $100 jail surcharge, and forfeited all items seized. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Joseph Dean Knight, 21, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one felony count of second-degree theft (from the person of another) and one misdemeanor count of fourth-degree assault (recklessly injure), committed June 6. On count one, imposition of sentence was suspended and he was placed on probation for three years, fined a $200 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $300 cost of appointed counsel, ordered to pay restitution, ordered to have no contact with victim, forfeited items seized, and ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to use or possess alcoholic beverages to excess or illegal controlled substances, including synthetic drugs and marijuana, ordered to complete substance abuse and mental health assessments and comply with treatment recommendations, ordered to submit to search directed by a probation officer, with or without probable cause, for the presence of controlled substances, drug paraphernalia, evidence of controlled substance transactions and stolen property. On count two, he was sentenced to 360 days in jail with 330 days suspended, ordered to have no contact with victim, ordered to pay restitution, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for one year.

Jeremiah Finauga Lefao, 22, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one felony count of first-degree vehicle theft, committed Oct. 8, 2019, one misdemeanor count of violating condition of release for a felony, committed Oct. 22, 2020, and one misdemeanor count of fourth-degree assault (recklessly injure), committed Oct. 8, 2019. On the count of first-degree vehicle theft, imposition of sentence was suspended and he was placed on probation for 48 months, fined a $200 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $250 cost of appointed counsel, ordered to pay restitution, ordered to have no contact with victims, and had his license revoked for 90 days. On the count of violating condition of release, he was sentenced to 10 days in jail. On the count of fourth-degree assault, he was sentenced to 270 days in jail with 240 days suspended and placed on probation for four 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 driving under the influence, one count of failing to give immediate notice of an accident, one count of driving without a valid operator’s license, and one count of no motor vehicle liability insurance against Roman Anthony Everett, 21, of Kenai, were dismissed. Date of the charges was Dec. 23, 2019.

A charge of fourth-degree criminal mischief against Brad Lucas Demientieff, 44, of Kasilof, was dismissed. Date of the charge was June 6.

A charge of second-degree criminal trespass (upon premises) against Heidi Abigail Gibson, 38, of Kenai, was dismissed. Date of the charge was Apr. 19.

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