The entrance to the Kenai Courthouse in Kenai, AK as seen on February 26, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

The entrance to the Kenai Courthouse in Kenai, AK as seen on February 26, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Court reports for the week of May 23, 2021

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

Jared Lee Chavez, 24, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of reckless driving, committed Jan. 16. 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, had his license revoked for 30 days, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Cole Donovan, 19, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to sixth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Feb. 10. 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, forfeited items seized, ordered to contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program and comply with recommendations, and ordered not to possess controlled substances during probationary period without a valid prescription, kept in original containers, and taken only as prescribed. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Jared Michael Thomas Dooley, 30, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to second-degree harassment (offensive physical contact, committed Feb. 5. 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 to have no contact with victim, ordered to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations and to complete an anger management course, and was placed on probation for 24 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Jared Dooley, 30, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Apr. 3. He was fined a $100 court surcharge.

Heather Elizabeth Hoke, 26, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed May 11. She 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 to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months.

Sky Fletcher Jasky-Zuber, 36, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Jan. 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 not to possess controlled substances without a valid prescription from a licensed provider, kept in original containers, and taken only as prescribed, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Travis Lee McHone, 35, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to one count of driving while license canceled, revoked for suspended for a criminal offense and one count of violating condition of release for a felony, committed Aug. 29, 2019. On count one, he was sentenced to 10 days in jail and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge. On count two, he was sentenced to five days in jail

Steven Keith McMurtry, 68, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to two counts of fourth-degree assault (causing fear of injury), committed June 25, 2020. 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 victims, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 60 months. On count two, he was sentenced to 360 days in jail with 360 days suspended, ordered to have no contact with victims, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 60 months, consecutive to time in count one.

Clayton Riley Nelson, 27, of Kasilof, pleaded guilty to one count of violating condition of release for a felony and one count of fourth-degree assault (recklessly injure), a domestic violence offense committed May 15, 2020. On the count of violating condition of release, he was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 180 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with victim or victim’s residence, ordered to complete a substance abuse referral and a mental health assessment and follow all recommendations, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for two years. On the count of fourth-degree assault, he was sentenced to 270 days in jail with 240 days suspended, ordered to have no contact with victim or victim’s residence, ordered to complete a substance abuse referral, a domestic violence/anger management program and follow all recommendations, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for two years.

Matthew H. Perkins, 30, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release for a felony, committed Mar. 16. He was sentenced to five days in jail and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

Matthew H. Perkins, 30, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed Mar. 18. This was a conviction of record only. No jail time was imposed, and he was not fined.

Louis James Redmon, 20, of Sterling, was found guilty of driving under the influence, committed Nov. 22, 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, and was placed on probation for two years.

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

Karli Rose Bell, 21, address unknown, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance (with a previous conviction of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance), committed Feb. 20, 2020. She was sentenced to one year in prison, fined a $200 court surcharge and a $100 jail surcharge, and forfeited all items seized, except her Samsung phone. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Travis L. McHone, 35, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to failure to stop at the direction of an officer (reckless driving), committed Feb. 9, 2019. He was sentenced to two years in prison, credited for time already served, fined a $200 court surcharge and a $100 jail surcharge, recommended to participate in a Residential Substance Abuse Treatment program, when available, and had his license revoked for three years. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

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