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 July 11, 2021

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

A charge of fifth-degree criminal mischief against Rachel Lyn Deraeve, 36, of Soldotna, was dismissed. Date of the charge was June 17.

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

Garret Len Bishop, 31, of Palmer, pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree assault, committed Mar. 6, 2019, and one count of violating condition of release, committed Feb. 3, 2020. On the count of fourth-degree assault, he was sentenced to 365 days in jail with all but time served suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment and a Batterers Intervention Program, forfeited all items seized, ordered to pay restitution, and placed on probation for 36 months. On the count of violating condition of release, he was sentenced to three months in jail. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Corey Desmond Buyser, 49, of Wasilla, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Oct. 4, 2020. 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 one year, and placed on probation for one year. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Ronald Terry Dolchok, Jr., 46, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed May 10, 2020. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with victims except through attorneys or in court, forfeited items seized, may have to pay restitution, and was placed on probation for 60 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Chandler H. Doucet, 22, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespass, committed June 3. Imposition of sentence was suspended and he was placed on probation for 12 months, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and ordered to obey all state, federal and local laws and ordinances and not to possess, consume or buy alcohol during probation.

Timothy James Fowler, 60, of Kasilof, pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree assault (causing fear of injury) and one count of interfering with the report of a domestic violence crime, committed May 22. On count one, he was sentenced to 360 days in jail with all but time served suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with victim, ordered not to consume or buy alcohol for 36 months, ordered to contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program for a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, forfeited items seized, may have a one-time civil assist to retrieve undisputed personal items, and was placed on probation for 36 months. On count two, he was sentenced to 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended, ordered to have no contact with victim, ordered to contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program for a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, forfeited items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months.

Thomas Myles Green, 37, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Sept. 19, 2020. 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 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 one year.

Ana Jennings, 31, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree harassment (offensive physical contact), committed Nov. 8, 2020. She 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 complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment with the Alcohol Safety Action Program and an anger management course and follow all recommendations, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Christopher Thomas Overhuls, 37, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Sept. 19, 2017. He was fined a $50 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge and ordered to return a gun to the owner with proper identification and background check. No sentence was imposed. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Dominic Ronellenfitch, 25, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed May 6. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Ashley Smith, 33, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violation of custodian duty, committed May 7. She 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, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Ashley Smith, 33, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed May 27. She was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with victim, ordered to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, forfeited items seized, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Nathanael John Snyder, 47, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Apr. 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, ordered ignition interlock for six months, and placed on probation for one year. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Leah Marie Tufares, 39, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed June 3. 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, 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.

Bryce J. Wiley, 23, of Kasilof, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Apr. 24. 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, and placed on probation for one year.

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

Valerie Jean Crenshaw, 41, of Kasilof, pleaded guilty to one felony count of third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Aug. 27, 2020, and one misdemeanor count of violating condition of release, committed Dec. 21, 2020. She was sentenced to 24 months in prison with 24 months suspended on the count of third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and to five days in jail on the count of violating condition of release, credited for time already served, fined $500, a $200 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $100 cost of appointed counsel, forfeited all items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, 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, ordered not to use or possess any illegal controlled substances, including marijuana and synthetic drugs, ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations, ordered not to associate with people who use or sell illegal controlled substances nor enter or remain in places where illegal controlled substances are used, manufactured, grown or sold, and was placed on probation for five years after serving any term of incarceration imposed. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

George Jareld Napoka, 20, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to a felony count of first-degree indecent exposure, committed Feb. 25, 2020, a felony count of third-degree sexual assault (contact with unaware victim), committed Jan. 1, 2020, a felony count of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor (contact, victim under 13 years of age), committed Jan. 1, 2020, a misdemeanor count of fourth-degree sexual abuse of a minor, committed Jan. 1, 2016, a felony count of first-degree vehicle theft, committed Mar. 3, 2020, a felony count of third-degree assault (causing injury with a weapon), committed Mar. 3, 2020, and a misdemeanor count of reckless endangerment, committed Mar. 3, 2020. He was sentenced to five years in prison with three years suspended on the count of indecent exposure, to five years with three years suspended on the count of third-degree sexual assault, to 15 years with 10 years suspended on the count of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor, to one year on the count of fourth-degree sexual abuse of a minor, to 18 months with 17 months suspended on the count of first-degree vehicle theft, to 24 months with 20 months suspended on the count of third-degree assault, and to one month on the count of reckless endangerment, 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, forfeited all items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, to register as a sex offender, to obtain a sex offender evaluation/risk assessment and follow all recommendations, to not at any time possess any sexually explicit material, to submit to search by or at the direction of a probation officer for the presence of sexually explicit material, ordered not to enter any establishment whose primary business is the sale of sexually explicit material, to have no contact with his three victims or their families, to not knowingly have any contact with a person under 16 years of age unless in the immediate presence of another adult who knows the circumstances of his crime (including the assault cycle, if appropriate), ordered not to enter places where children congregate, such as parks, playgrounds and school and may not live in areas adjacent to schools or places frequented by children without written permission from the probation officer, may not reside where a female minor under the age of 16 is residing or staying without permission from the probation officer, his sex offender treatment provider and the parent/guardian of the minor, must advise all members of the household in which he is residing of his criminal history, may not accept employment, educational programming or engage in any volunteer community activity where female minors under the age of 16 are present without prior written permission from the probation officer, must inform any employer of this conviction and probation status immediately following sentencing if currently employed at the time of sentencing or prior to beginning any employment, and was placed on probation for 15 years on the three sexual abuse felony counts and for five years on the misdemeanor counts. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Dominic S. Ronellenfitch, 25, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Feb. 24. 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, forfeited all items seized, and ordered, among other conditions of probation, not consume alcohol at all, not to use or possess any illegal controlled substances, including synthetic drugs and marijuana, not to possess, apply for or obtain a medical marijuana card or act as a caregiver while under supervision, to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations, and to submit to search directed by a probation officer, with or without probable cause, for the presence of alcohol, controlled substances, drug paraphernalia, and evidence of controlled substance transactions. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

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