Court reports for the week of Oct. 24, 2021

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

Sriharsha Bingi, 26, of Bellevue, Washington, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed May 16. 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, ordered ignition interlock for six months, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Tamsen La Dawn Brewer, 37, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespass (upon premises), committed Sept. 23. She was sentenced to 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended, fined $500 with $400 suspended and a $100 court surcharge, ordered to have no contact with Walmart, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Victoria Lyn Denison, 20, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Apr. 17. She was sentenced to 90 days in jail or on electronic monitoring with 87 days suspended, fined a $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.

Michael E. Hancock, 64, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree criminal trespass (upon premises) and one count of violating conditions of release for a misdemeanor, committed Sept. 8, 2019. On count one, he was sentenced to 10 days in jail with 10 days suspended, fined a $100 court surcharge and a $150 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to have no contact with two specifically named people or with First Baptist Church in Kenai or Central Peninsula Hospital (unless seeking medical treatment), ordered not to possess firearms or other deadly weapons, and was placed on probation for 12 months. On count two, he was sentenced to 10 days in jail.

Jordan Ross Meader, 34, of Kasilof, pleaded guilty to fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed July 9. He was fined a $100 court surcharge and a $50 jail surcharge. This was a conviction of record, with no additional penalty.

Nathan J. Orloff, 31, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Sept. 24. 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, ordered ignition interlock for six months, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Nicholas Arthur Michael Bernier, 29, of Anchorage, was found guilty of driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended (for a criminal offense), committed Jan. 28. 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 complete a mental health assessment and follow all recommendations, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Jared Michael Thomas Dooley, 31, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree assault (causing fear of injury), committed Aug. 4, one count of violating condition of release for a felony, committed Aug. 23, and one count of violating condition of release for a felony, committed Sept. 15. On the count of fourth-degree assault, 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 victims, ordered not to buy illegal drugs for 36 months, ordered to contact the Alcohol Safety Action Program for substance/alcohol abuse treatment, ordered to complete an anger management class, and was placed on probation for 36 months. On each of the counts of violating condition of release, he was sentenced to 10 days in jail. All other charges in this case were dismissed.

Erik James Loonsfoot, 48, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of one count of fifth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Sept. 7. He 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 an Alcohol Safety Action Program for a substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, with quarterly compliance reports filed with the Kenai District Attorney’s office, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months. Remand is delayed for six months to allow time for assessment and treatment. Any in-patient treatment will be credited against jail time.

Erik James Loonsfoot, 48, of Anchorage, pleaded guilty to false information of report, committed Oct. 15. He 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 an Alcohol Safety Action Program substance/alcohol abuse assessment and follow all recommendations, with quarterly compliance reports filed with the Kenai District Attorney’s office, forfeited all items seized, and was placed on probation for 36 months. Remand is delayed for six months to allow time for assessment and treatment. Any in-patient treatment will be credited against jail time.

Joey Dean Olson, 42, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed Oct. 1. 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, ordered ignition interlock for six months, and placed on probation for 12 months.

Kevin Ryan Smith, 40, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving while license canceled, revoked or suspended (with a previous conviction), committed May 10. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail with 60 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.

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

Tyler D. Barrickman, 27, address unknown, pleaded guilty to third-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance, committed Apr. 10, 2020. He was sentenced to five years in prison with four years suspended, credited for time already served, fined a $200 court surcharge and a $200 jail surcharge with $100 suspended, ordered to pay $250 cost of appointed counsel, forfeited all items seized, ordered, among other conditions of probation, if requested, give notice to the probation officer of all checking, savings or other monetary accounts and application for or receipt of any credit card accounts, ordered to complete a substance abuse assessment and comply with treatment recommendations, ordered not to consume alcohol to excess, not to consume or possess illegal drugs or synthetic cannabinoids or possess drug paraphernalia or marijuana, not to be present where illegal drugs are being sold or consumed or have illegal drugs in the residence, not to consume or possess controlled substances unless prescribed by a physician and to notify the probation officer within 48 hours when prescribed a medical prescription and sign a release of information allowing the probation officer to verify the prescription, ordered to submit to search directed by a probation officer for the presence of alcohol, illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, stolen property, weapons, or evidence of drug use and/or transactions, 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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