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Court

Sep 05, 2013

The following court case were processed at Jefferson County Courthouse:

 

Magistrate Court

Christian Steven Tosh, 18, of 204 E. Hempstead Ave., Apt. 1, pleaded guilty to possession of alcohol under the legal age, third offense. He was ordered to attend a drug education program and make a report to court, fined $148 and his driver’s license was suspended for 60 days.

Shawn Lynn Howard, 36, of 907 E. Broadway Ave., pleaded guilty to interference with official acts and was fined $398.

John Carroll Hornburg pleaded guilty to public intoxication and was fined $147.

Sherrie Ann Benedict, 31, of 402 W. Broadway Ave., No. 3, pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting violation of a no contact order and was fined $148.

Courtney Heather Haynes, 21, of 207 E. Buchanan Ave., was fined $304 for fifth-degree theft.

Douglas James Shondel, 60, of 100 N. 16th St., No. 38, pleaded guilty to public intoxication and was fined $148.

Clifford Eugene Williams, 36, of 408 North B St., pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was fined $148.

Samantha Bhavani Wechsler, 21, of 1009 E. Burlington Ave., pleaded guilty to public intoxication and was fined $148 and ordered to be fingerprinted.

Johnathon Christopher Newbold, 30, of 115 N. Main St., pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was fined $148.

Thomas Cummings was ordered to reimburse the county for costs, pay court costs of $85, plus in a judgment against the defendant, to pay $986; the court found three dogs left unattended at his property. The dogs were boarded at the veterinary clinic and placed for adoption.

Gregory Scott Robinson, 34, of 202 ½ N. Ninth St., pleaded guilty to fifth-degree theft and was fined $307.

 

Associate District Court

Clifton David William Dye, 27, pleaded guilty to third -degree theft. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail, less credit for time served. All but 25 days was suspended. He was placed on two years probation, fined $625 plus a 35 percent surcharge, a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and ordered to pay restitution, court appointed attorney fees if any and court costs. Three more cases were dismissed with costs to defendant.

Stacy Lynn Shaver, 41, of Lockridge, received a deferred judgment for a guilty plea of operating while intoxicated, first offense. She was placed on one year of probation, ordered to get a substance abuse evaluation and report results within 45 days of judgment. She was fined $1,250 and ordered to pay court costs, restitution and court appointed attorney fees if any.

Troy Allen Waugh, 38, of 406 North D St., pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, first offense. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail, less credit for time served; all but two days were suspended. He was placed on two years probation, his license was revoked and he was ordered to successfully complete a drinking drivers course and follow recommendation of a substance abuse evaluation. He was fined $1,250 plus a 35 percent surcharge, a $10 D.A.R.E. surcharge, ordered to pay restitution, court appointed attorney fees if any and court costs. He was ordered to be fingerprinted.

Devon Lynn Steinbeck, 32, of 801 South D St., pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, first offense. In April, Steinbeck was sentenced to 30 days in jail less credit for time served; all but two days were suspended. Steinbeck’s driver license was revoked. Steinbeck was ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation within 45 days of judgment, successfully complete a drinking drivers course and pay a $1,250 fine plus a 35 percent surcharge, a $10 D.A.R.E. surcharge, restitution, court costs and court appointed attorney fees if any. Steinbeck was ordered to be fingerprinted. In August, Steinbeck was fined $250 plus a 35 percent surcharge for driving under suspension and ordered to pay restitution, court appointed attorney fees if any and court costs. Another case was dismissed with costs to the defendant per a plea agreement.

William Heath Nevins, 21, of 1642 187th St., pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana, first offense. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail, less credit for time served. His sentence was suspended and he was given two years probation, ordered to complete a substance abuse evaluation within 45 days of judgment, his license was revoked for 180 days and he was ordered to get fingerprinted. He was fined $315 plus a 35 percent surcharge, a $10 D.A.R.E. surcharge, a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and ordered to pay restitution, court appointed attorney fees if any, and court costs. One case and one count were dismissed with costs to defendant per a plea agreement.

Isaac A. Cabrera Valdez, 22, of 901 W. Briggs Ave., pleaded guilty and received a deferred judgment for operating while license barred — a habitual offender. He was placed on two years probation, fined $625 and ordered to pay restitution, court appointed attorney fees and court costs. He was ordered to get fingerprinted.

Catherine Wheeler Bowman, 45, of 804 W. Broadway Ave., pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, second offense, and was sentenced to 90 days in jail less credit for time served; all but seven days was suspended. She was given two years probation, her license was revoked and she was ordered not to sell, purchase or register any motor vehicle during the license revocation period of 180 days. She was ordered to successfully complete a drinking drivers course, a substance abuse evaluation within 45 days of judgment and to get fingerprinted. She was fined $1,875, plus a 35 percent surcharge, a $10 D.A.R.E. surcharge and ordered to pay restitution, court appointed attorney fees if any and court costs. Count II was dismissed with costs to the defendant per a plea agreement.

Andrea Leigh Berry-Fluharty, 30, of 608 W. Jackson Ave., was given a deferred prosecution agreement for a serious misdemeanor and a simple misdemeanor. Jefferson County Attorney is prosecuting charges on behalf of the state of Iowa for a deferred trial in one year, Aug. 8, 2014. Defendant must pay all court costs.

David Eugene Pratt, 41, of 1300 W. Jackson Ave., pleaded guilty to simple assault. He must report to the nearest batterer’s education program at the Department of Correction Service, pay class fees and successfully complete the course. A No Contact Order previously issued will be dismissed in a separate order. He was fined $65 plus a 35 percent surcharge and ordered to pay restitution, court appointed attorney fees if any and court costs. He was ordered to be fingerprinted.

Gary Lynn Watson, 53, of 1203 S. Seventh St., pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, first offense. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail, less credit for time served; all but two days was suspended. He was given two years probation, his license was revoked and he was ordered to successfully complete a drinking drivers course, obtain a substance abuse evaluation within 45 days of judgment and be fingerprinted. He was fined $1,250 plus a 35 percent surcharge, a $10 D.A.R.E. surcharge and ordered to pay restitution and court costs.

Cayne Lee Kerby, 20, of 901 W. Grimes Ave., pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail, less credit for time served; his sentence was suspended. He was given two years probation, fined $625 plus a 35 percent surcharge, a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and ordered to pay restitution and court costs. He was ordered to get fingerprinted.

James Alan Johnston, 48, of 200 N. 28th St., No. 90, pleaded guilty to tattooing a minor. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail less credit for time served; his sentence was suspended. He was placed on two years probation, fined $315 plus a 35 percent surcharge and ordered to pay restitution, court costs and court appointed attorney fees if any. He was ordered to be fingerprinted.

Cory Lynn Mathahs, 45, of 1104 W. Broadway Ave., pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, first offense. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail less credit for time served; all but two days was suspended. He was given two years probation to run concurrent with a sentence in Count III (possession of marijuana) of this case. His license was revoked. He was ordered to successfully complete a drinking drivers course, obtain a substance abuse evaluation within 45 days of judgment and fined $1,250 plus a 35 percent surcharge and a $10 D.A.R.E. surcharge. He was ordered to pay court appointed attorney fees if any and court costs. In Count III, he was fined $315 plus a 35 percent surcharge, a $10 D.A.R.E. surcharge, a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and ordered to pay restitution, court costs and court appointed attorney fees if any. Two more cases were dismissed with costs to the defendant. Count II was dismissed per a plea agreement.

Terry Merle Haney, 53, of 237 162nd St., pleaded guilty to fourth degree theft. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail, less credit for time served; his sentence was suspended. He was given one year of probation, fined $315 plus a 35 percent surcharge, a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and ordered to pay restitution, court appointed attorney fees if any and court costs. He was ordered to be fingerprinted.

Richard Edward Desmond, 61, of 204 N. Court St., pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, first offense. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail, less credit for time served; all but two days was suspended. He was given two years probation, his license was revoked and he was ordered to successfully complete a drinking drivers course. He was fined $1,250 plus a 35 percent surcharge, a $10 D.A.R.E. surcharge and ordered to pay restitution, court appointed attorney fees if any and court costs. He was ordered to be fingerprinted.

Amber Jo Dye, 28, of 904 W. Harrison Ave., No. 16, pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, second offense. She was sentenced to 90 days in jail, less credit for time served; all but seven days was suspended. She was placed on two years probation. Her driver’s license was revoked. She must successfully complete a drinking driver’s course and a substance abuse evaluation within 45 days of judgment. She was fined $1,875 plus a 35 percent surcharge, a $10 D.A.R.E. surcharge and ordered to pay restitution, court appointed attorney fees if any and court costs. One case was dismissed with costs to the defendant per a plea agreement. She was ordered to be fingerprinted.

Courtney Renee Pettit, 27, of Lockridge, had a case dismissed with prejudice.

Carter William Shephard, 26, of Ottumwa, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while license barred – a habitual offender. He remains in custody under the direction of Iowa Department of Corrections, not to exceed two years, less credit for time served. This is to run concurrent with sentence in another case. A fine was suspended. He was ordered to be fingerprinted.

 

District Court

Joseph Allen Bibby, 26, of Douds, pleaded guilty to second–degree theft, a Class D felony. He was sentenced to five years in prison, the sentence to run concurrent with a sentence from Wapello County, with credit for time served in jail. He was fined $750 plus a 35 percent surcharge, $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and ordered to pay pecuniary damages of $500 due jointly and severally with Michael Bibby and Carter Shepard. He was ordered to provide a DNA specimen for profiling. Two more Jefferson County cases were dismissed with costs to the defendant. He owes $2,745 in room and board fees to the county jail.

 

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