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

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

Court reports for the week of July 4, 2021

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

A charge of driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended with a previous conviction against Matthew Dean Luke, 23, of Kenai, was dismissed. Date of the charge was Dec. 1, 2019.

A charge of second-degree trespass (upon premises) against Samantha J. Fry, 27, of Soldotna, was dismissed. Date of the charge was July 19, 2019.

Charges of one count of fourth-degree assault (recklessly injure) and one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor against Jared J.E. Herrmann, 25, of Kenai, were dismissed. Date of the charges was May 1.

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

Roy Glenn Collins, 47, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of reckless driving and one count of driving while license revoked, committed Mar. 28. On the count of reckless driving, he was sentenced to 270 days in jail with 270 days suspended, fined $1,000, a $100 jail surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, had his license revoked for 30 days, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months. On the count of driving while license revoked, he was sentenced to sentenced to 90 days in jail with 80 days suspended, fined $500, had his license revoked for 90 days, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

A jury found Jerad Shiloh Davison, 38, of Kenai, guilty of fourth-degree assault (recklessly injure), committed July 18, 2020. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 60 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered not to consume or buy alcohol for 24 months, ordered to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, and placed on probation for 24 months.

Antonio Richardo Ho”omal De La Cruz, 24, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed June 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 for six months, and placed on probation for one year.

Ronald Leon Kier, 40, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to one count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and one count of driving under the influence, committed Nov. 23, 2019, one count of violating condition of release for a felony, committed Oct. 30, 2020, and one count of violating condition of release for a felony, committed Feb. 11, 2021. On the count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, he was sentenced to 360 days in jail with all but time served suspended, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, forfeited items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months. On the count of driving under the influence, he was sentenced to 120 days in jail with 117 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 36 months. On each of the counts of violating condition of release, he was sentenced to 30 days in jail and forfeited items seized. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Jean K. Mapes, 58, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release for a felony, committed Mar. 17. Mapes was sentenced to 10 days in jail and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Joshua Miles Plyler, 46, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of attempted third-degree misconduct involving weapons, committed Nov. 3, 2019. Mapes was sentenced to 360 days in jail with 270 days suspended (served), fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, forfeited all items seized, ordered to follow all conditions of probation in another case, and placed on probation for three years. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Steven Dana Reed, 36, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving while license revoked, committed May. 20. He was fined a $100 court surcharge, had his license revoked for 30 days, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Christopher James Robinson, 42, of Wasilla, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, suspended, revoked or limited, committed July 8, 2016. He was fined $250, a $50 court surcharge, and a $50 jail surcharge.

Ruvim Shevchuk, 24, of Wasilla, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Apr. 9. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 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 his license revoked for 90 days, ordered ignition interlock for six months, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Jason Matthew Wade, 32, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Feb. 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 36 months.

Matthew Dean Luke, 23, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence, one misdemeanor count of violating condition of release for a felony, and one felony count of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Mar. 30. On the count of driving under the influence, he was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 days suspended, fined $2,000 with $500 suspended, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended an $330 cost of imprisonment, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, had his license revoked for 90 days, forfeited items seized, ordered to have no contact with Marathon Oil, ordered not to possess, consume or buy alcohol for three years, and placed on probation for three years. On the misdemeanor count of violating condition of release, he was sentenced to 10 days in jail. On the felony count of fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, imposition of sentence was suspended and he was placed on probation for three years, fined a $200 court surcharge, ordered to pay $175 cost of appointed counsel, forfeited all items seized, and ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to use or possess any alcoholic beverages or illegal controlled substances, including synthetic drugs and marijuana, not to reside where alcoholic beverages or illegal controlled substances, including synthetic drugs and marijuana, are present, not to enter any business establishment whose primary business is the sale of alcohol or marijuana, not to possess, apply for or obtain a medical marijuana card or act as a caregiver while under supervision, ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations, and ordered to have no contact with Marathon Petroleum Company or be on Marathon Petroleum Company property. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Tristen Duane Eastham, 25, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed May 16. 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 12 months.

Samantha Fry, 27, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to one count of driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended and one count of violating condition of release, committed July 21, 2019. On count one, she was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, forfeited items seized, ordered to admit conduct in charging document, including all dismissed charges and related dismissed cases, and placed on probation for 24 months. On count two, she was sentenced to 10 days in jail. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Lonnie James Kukowski, 26, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed May 13, 2020. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with a specifically named person, ordered to contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program and follow all recommendations, forfeited items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months.

Lonnie Kukowski, 26, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed May 30, 2020. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with a specifically named person, ordered to contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program and follow all recommendations, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months.

Lonnie James Kukowski, 26, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance and one count of violating condition of release for a felony, committed Apr. 24. On the count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, he was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $!50 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program and follow all recommendations, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months. On the count of violating condition of release, he was sentenced to five days in jail, 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.

Dylan Rosin Rink, 35, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed July 10, 2019. He was fined $100, a $100 court surcharge, and a $50 jail surcharge.

Nathan Wayne Vandercoevering, 48, of Anchor Point, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault (causing fear of injury), committed Mar. 17, 2019. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with three specifically named people, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 24 months.

Nathan Wayne Vandercoevering, 48, of Anchor Point, pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree assault (causing fear of injury), committed Feb. 28, and one count of violating condition of release for a felony, committed May 23. On the count of fourth-degree assault, he was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 150 days suspended (time served), fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with three specifically named people, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 24 months. On the count of violating condition of release, he was ordered to have no contact with three specifically named people, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 24 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Jared Jay Evan Herrmann, 25, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of resisting or interfering with arrest by force, committed Feb. 1, and one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed June 5. On the count of resisting or interfering with arrest, he was sentenced to 360 days in jail with 330 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with three specifically named people, ordered to complete substance/alcohol abuse and mental health assessments and follow all recommendations, and placed on probation for 36 months. On the count of violating conditions of release, he was sentenced to five days in jail. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Nelson E. Raber, 47, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed May 14, 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, forfeited items seized, including the firearm, ordered to have no controlled substances without a valid prescription from a licensed provider, kept in original container, and taken only as prescribed, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Nelson E. Raber, 47, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of violating conditions of release and one count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Oct. 15, 2020. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Scott Harper Sellers, 48, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of disorderly conduct (challenge to fight), committed Jan. 11. He was sentenced to time served and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Nathan Wayne Vandercoerving, 48, of Anchor Point, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of first-degree criminal trespass (in a dwelling), committed Feb. 14. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with three specifically named people, forfeited all items seized, and placed on probation for 24 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Valerie Jean Crenshaw, 41, of Kasilof, pleaded guilty to two counts of amended charges of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, one count of an amended charge of tampering with physical evidence to prevent proceeding, and one count of violating condition of release for a felony, committed Oct. 6, 2020. On the first count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, she was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 180 days suspended, fined $250, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to complete a substance abuse referral and successfully complete up to the maximum period of inpatient treatment, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for five years. On the second count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, she was she was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 180 days suspended, ordered to complete a substance abuse referral and successfully complete up to the maximum period of inpatient treatment established, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on placed on probation for five years. On the count of tampering with physical evidence, she was fined $250, ordered to complete a substance abuse referral and successfully complete up to the maximum period of inpatient treatment established, and was placed on probation for five years. On the count of violating condition of release, she was sentenced to five days in jail. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Valerie J. Crenshaw, 41, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release for a felony, committed May. 5. She was sentenced to five days in jail, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge, and forfeited all items seized.

Valerie Jean Crenshaw, 41, of Kasilof, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of tampering with physical evidence, committed May 5. She was sentenced to 25 days in jail, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge, and forfeited all items seized. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Robert Bruce Eddie-Gum, 30, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of driving under the influence and one count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Apr. 12. On count one, he was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 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 his license revoked for 90 days, ordered to complete a mental health assessment and follow recommendations, with quarterly compliance reports submitted to the District Attorney’s Office, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for five years. On count two, he was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 90 days suspended, ordered to complete substance/alcohol abuse and mental health assessments, forfeited items seized, and was placed on probation for 60 months.

Robert Bruce Eddie Gum, 30, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed May 9. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 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 his license revoked for 90 days, ordered to complete a mental health assessment and follow all recommendations, with quarterly compliance reports submitted to the District Attorney’s Office, ordered to pay restitution in an amount to be determined, and was placed on probation for five years. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Robert Bruce Eddie Gum, 30, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of driving under the influence, one count of an amended charge of fourth-degree assault, and one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed May 12. On the count of driving under the influence, he was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 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 his license revoked for 90 days, ordered to complete a mental health assessment and follow all recommendations, with quarterly compliance reports filed with the District Attorney’s Office, and was placed on probation for five years. On the count of fourth-degree assault, he was sentenced to 150 days in jail with 90 days suspended, ordered to complete a domestic violence intervention program and a mental health assessment and file quarterly compliance reports with the District Attorney’s Office, and was placed on probation for 60 months. On the count of violating conditions of release, he was sentenced to five days in jail. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Austin S. Jackson, 22, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release for a felony, committed July 13, 2020. He was sentenced to five days in jail, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge, and forfeited all items seized.

Holly Dawn Norris, 30, of Albert Lea, Minnesota, pleaded guilty to second-degree harassment, committed Mar. 31, 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 to have no contact with victim unless requested by the victim in writing with the court, ordered to complete an anger management assessment and follow all recommendations, with quarterly compliance reports to the District Attorney’s Office, and was placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Whitney I. Reynolds, 23, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Oct. 24, 2020. 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.

Isaiah Jose Trevino, 21, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Nov. 21, 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, and placed on probation for 12 months.

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

Jordan Ross Meader, 34, of Kasilof, pleaded guilty to one felony count of third-degree criminal mischief, one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence, and one misdemeanor count of driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended for a criminal offense, committed June 6, 2020. On count one, imposition of sentence was suspended and he was placed on probation for four years, fined a $200 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $50 cost of appointed counsel, forfeited items seized, had his license revoked for 30 days, and ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to use or possess any alcoholic beverages or illegal controlled substances, including marijuana and synthetic drugs, not to enter any business establishment whose primary business is the sale of alcohol, not to reside where alcohol is present, ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with treatment recommendations, and 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. On count two, he was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 87 days suspended, fined $2,000 with $500 suspended and $330 cost of imprisonment, ordered to complete Alcohol Safety Action Program treatment, had his license revoked for 90 days, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for one year. On count three, he was sentenced to 10 days in jail with 10 days suspended, fined $500, had his license revoked for 90 days, forfeited all items seized, and placed on probation for one year. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Austin Shay Jackson, 22, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to felony driving under the influence, committed Jan. 18, 2020. He was sentenced to 24 months in prison with 20 months suspended, fined $10,000, a $200 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $500 cost of appointed counsel, had his license permanently revoked, subject to conditional restoration, is disqualified from driving a commercial vehicle for life, subject to conditional reinstatement, forfeited interest in the vehicle, will have registration revoked for all vehicles registered in his name as co-owner under a business name, ordered ignition interlock for 60 months, forfeited all items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, not to use or possess any alcoholic beverages or illegal controlled substances, including synthetic drugs and marijuana, not to reside where alcoholic beverages or illegal controlled substances, including synthetic drugs and marijuana, are present or enter any business establishment whose primary business is the sale of alcohol or 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 alcohol, controlled substances, including marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids, and drug paraphernalia, and was placed on probation for three years after serving any term of incarceration imposed. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

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