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 Nov. 14, 2021

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

A charge of violating condition of release against Sydni Brown, 25, of Kasilof, was dismissed. Date of the charge was Dec. 21, 2018.

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

Paul Berg, 68, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault (recklessly injure), committed Apr. 10. 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 complete a mental health assessment and follow all recommendations, ordered to provide a complete police report to the mental health clinician and proof to the District Attorney’s Office that it was received, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Jacob Albert Brown, 39, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment, committed July 31. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail with 55 days suspended, fined $500 with $500 suspended, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Charity Rose Chavez, 31, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Aug. 18. She was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 85 days suspended, fined $2,500 with $1,000 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.

Nina Delight Crampton, 24, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Oct. 1. She was sentenced to 90 days in jail or on electronic monitoring 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.

Benjamin Winfield Easley, 20, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Oct. 3. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail or on electronic monitoring 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 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Candice Marie Elias, 42, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Oct. 4, 2020. She was 90 days in jail or on electronic monitoring with 87 days suspended, fined $2,000 with $500 suspended and $330 cost of imprisonment unless time served on electronic monitoring, 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.

Justine Leigh Felland, 25, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Oct. 23. She was sentenced to 90 days in jail or on electronic monitoring with 87 days suspended, fined $2,000 with $500 suspended, a $150 court surcharge, a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended and $300 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 one year.

Kyle T. Gillespie, 27, of Pocomoke City, Maryland, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of negligent driving, committed July 24, 2020. He was fined $300.

William Wright Granger, Jr., 28, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of fourth-degree assault (causing fear of injury), committed Aug. 18. 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 not to consume or buy alcohol for 36 months, ordered to contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program for a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and the Batterer’s Intervention Program for anger management and follow all recommendations, ordered not to possess firearms for the duration of probation and may not reside were firearms are present, admitted facts sufficient to support the plea and waived right to a jury trial, and was placed on probation for 36 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Amy Ane Helgevold, 45, of Anchorage, pleaded guilty to first-degree hindering prosecution or apprehension, committed May 30. She 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 contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program for a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, forfeited all items seized, ordered not to possess controlled substances without a valid prescription, taken as prescribed, and maintained in their original containers, and was placed on probation for 24 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Amy Ane Helgevold, 45, of Anchorage, pleaded guilty to violation of custodian’s duty regarding a felony, committed May 9, 2020. She was sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Amy A. Helgevold, 45, of Anchorage, pleaded guilty to fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed June 30. She was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 90 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to contact with Alcohol Safety Action Program for substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, forfeited all items seized, ordered not to possess controlled substances without a valid prescription, taken as prescribed and maintained in their original containers, and was placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Clara Michelle Hootch, 40, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault (recklessly injure), committed Oct. 9. She 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 to complete a mental health assessment and a Batterer’s Intervention Program and follow all recommendations, ordered not to consume or buy alcohol or possess deadly weapons during probation, and was placed for five years.

Darius Maximus Martin, 20, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree harassment (offensive physical contact), committed May 10. He was fined $500 with $500 suspended, a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with victim unless requested in writing, ordered not to consume or buy illegal drugs for 24 months, ordered to complete a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, and was placed on probation for 24 months.

Denver J. McClain, 46, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to two counts of fourth-degree assault (negligently injure with a weapon), committed July 4. On the first count, 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, ordered not to consume or buy alcohol for 12 months, ordered to contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program for a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, ordered not to possess firearms or bb guns/pellet guns for the duration of probation, ordered not to possess controlled substances without a valid prescription, taken as prescribed and maintained in their original containers for the duration of probation, and was placed on probation for 12 months. On the second count, he was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 90 days suspended, ordered not to possess firearms or bb guns/pellet guns for the duration of probation, ordered not to possess controlled substances without a valid prescription, taken as prescribed and maintained in their original containers for the duration of probation, and was placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Denver James McClain, 46, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release for a felony, committed Aug. 12. He was sentenced to five days in jail and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Shayla Chante Reid, 30, of Wasilla, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence and one count of, fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Jan. 1. On count one, she was sentenced to 90 days in jail or on electronic monitoring with 87 days suspended, fined $1,500, 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 not to possess, consume or buy illegal drugs for two years, ordered not to possess or consume marijuana, may not be in any place where marijuana is the primary item of sale, and was placed on probation for two years. On count two, she was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 90 days suspended, fined $1,000 with $1,000 suspended, ordered to comply concurrently with all the orders and conditions imposed in count one, and was placed on probation for 24 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Billy Joe Robinson, 41, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree harassment, committed Jan. 2. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 90 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with Soldotna Safeway store, with Central Peninsula Hospital (unless for a legitimate medical reason), or with two specifically named people, ordered not to consume or buy alcohol for 12 months, ordered to contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program and follow all recommendations, ordered to pay restitution to Central Peninsula Hospital and Safeway, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Billy Joe Robinson, 41, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree theft, one count of resisting or interfering with arrest, and one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Jan. 17. On the count of fourth-degree theft, he was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended. On the count of resisting or interfering with arrest, he was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 90 days suspended and placed on probation for 12 months. The count of violating conditions of release was judged a conviction of record with no further sanctions. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Billy Joe Robinson, 41, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree harassment (likely to provoke violence) and one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Aug. 24, and to one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Sept. 17. On count one, he was sentenced to 45 days in jail with 45 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and placed on probation for 12 months. On count two, he was sentenced to 20 days in jail with 20 days suspended and placed on probation for 12 months. On count three, he was sentenced to 20 days in jail with 20 days suspended and placed on probation for 12 months.

Billy Joe Robinson, 41, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree harassment (offensive contact with fluids) and one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Oct. 8. On the count of first-degree harassment, he was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 120 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, and placed on probation for 12 months. On the count of violating conditions of release, he was sentenced to 20 days in jail with 20 days suspended and placed on probation for 12 months. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Jack D. Wright, 51, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespass (upon premises), committed Oct. 5. He was sentenced to 20 days in jail with 20 days suspended, fined $500 with $500 suspended and a $100 court surcharge, ordered to have no contact with victim and not to return to victim’s property, and was placed on probation for 12 months.

Jason Adam Young, 49, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct (loud noise disturbing neighbor), committed Oct. 15. He was sentenced to two days in jail, credited for time served, and fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge.

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

David Cory Osmar, 31, of Seward, pleaded guilty to one felony count of attempted first-degree burglary in a dwelling, one misdemeanor count of false information or report when cited or served warrant, and one misdemeanor count of third-degree theft, committed Sept. 9, 2020. He was sentenced to 36 months in prison with 30 months suspended on the felony count of attempted first-degree burglary, to 10 days in jail on the misdemeanor count of false information, and to 40 days on the misdemeanor count of third-degree theft, credited for time already served in the case, will be credited for time spent in residential treatment, was fined a $200 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 victims in this case or with their residence or property unless contact is at their discretion as verified by the probation officer, ordered to have no contact with a third victim or that victim’s residence or property, ordered, among other conditions of probation, to have no contact with another person without the probation officer’s permission, 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, 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, may not use, possess or consume illegal controlled substances, including marijuana and synthetic drugs, may not possess any controlled substances unless kept in their original container and accompanied by a valid prescription, and was placed on probation for three years.

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