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Court

May 20, 2014

The following court cases were processed in Jefferson County Courthouse:

District Court

Joel Lynn Bernards, 34 of California, pleaded guilty to County III, conspiracy to deliver and/or posses with intent to deliver marijuana, a Class D felony; and Count V, failure to affix drug stamp, a Class D Felony. He was sentenced to five years in prison on each count, less credit for time served in jail at arrest, which was suspended. He was placed on five years probation. He was ordered to obtain a substance abuse evaluation, follow all recommendations and pay all court-ordered obligations. He is prohibited from using, possessing or consuming controlled substances or synthetic controlled substances or alcohol. He was ordered to perform 80 hours of community service, pay $360 attorney fees, $6,090 in room/board fees to the sheriff plus a $65 administrative fee. He was fined $750 plus a surcharge. His driver’s license was revoked for 180 days. Counts I, II and IV were dismissed with costs to him per a plea agreement. He was ordered to provide a specimen for DNA profiling.

Emily Elaine Bernards, 26, of California, pleaded guilty to County III, conspiracy to deliver and/or posses with intent to deliver marijuana, a Class D felony; and Count V, failure to affix drug stamp, a Class D Felony. She was sentenced to five years in prison on each count, less credit for time served in jail at arrest, which was suspended. She was placed on five years probation. She was ordered to obtain a substance abuse evaluation, follow all recommendations and pay all court-ordered obligations. She is prohibited from using, possessing or consuming controlled substances or synthetic controlled substances or alcohol. She was ordered to perform 80 hours of community service. She was ordered to attend weekly AA or NA meetings and obtain a sponsor. She must submit to random drug tests. She was ordered to pay $6,090 in room/board fees to the sheriff plus a $65 administrative fee. She was fined $750 plus a surcharge and $1,800 in court appointed attorney fees. Her driver’s license was revoked for 180 days. Counts I, II and IV were dismissed with costs to her per a plea agreement. She was ordered to provide a specimen for DNA profiling.

Anna Marie Reinier, 27, of Fairfield, pleaded guilty to simple assault, a simple misdemeanor. She was fined $65 plus a 35 percent surcharge. She was ordered to pay restitution if any, court costs and court appointed attorney fees if any. She was issued a five-year no contact order.

 

Associate District Court

Alexander Patrick Keiser, 20, of Fairfield, pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana, a serious misdemeanor, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail, less credit for time served; his sentence was suspended. He was ordered to obtain a substance abuse evaluation within 45 days of judgment. His driver’s license was revoked for 180 days. He was fined $315 plus a 35 percent surcharge, a $10 D.A.R.E. surcharge and a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge for the serious misdemeanor. He was ordered to pay court costs, court appointed attorney fees if any. He was fined $65 and a $125 law enforcement surcharge for the simple misdemeanor. He was ordered to be fingerprinted if none are on file with law enforcement.

Meagan Rae McDonald-Klinker, 46, of Ottumwa, pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, first offense, a serious misdemeanor. She was sentenced to 30 days in jail, less credit for time served; all but two days was suspended. She was placed on two years probation. Her driver’s license was revoked. She was ordered to successfully complete a drinking driver’s course and obtain a substance abuse evaluation within 45 days of judgment. She was fined $1,250 plus a 35 percent surcharge and a $10 D.A.R.E. surcharge. She was ordered to pay restitution, court appointed attorney fees if any and court costs. She is authorized to perform community service at federal minimum wage to pay court obligation, excluding surcharges. She was ordered to be fingerprinted if none are on file with law enforcement.

Keriann Figueira, also known as Cleveland, 27, of Fairfield, pleaded guilty to third-degree mischief, an aggravated misdemeanor. She was sentenced to 90 days in jail, less credit for time served; her sentence was suspended. She was placed on two years probation, fined $625 plus a 35 percent surcharge and ordered to pay a $125 law enforcement iniatitive surcharge, restitution, court appointed attorney fees if any and court costs. Two other Jefferson County cases were dismissed with costs to her per a plea agreement. She was ordered to be fingerprinted if none are on file with law enforcement.

Donald Edward Malinowski, 63, of Bloomfield, Minnesota, pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated first offense, a serious misdemeanor. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail, less credit for time served; all but two days were suspended. He has the option to serve his sentence through the OWI weekend program at his own cost. His driver’s license was revoked. He was ordered to successfully complete a drinking driver’s course. He was 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. He was ordered to be fingerprinted if none are on file with law enforcement.

Heather Marie Beckland, 29, of Fairfield, pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, first offense, a serious misdemeanor. She was sentenced to 30 days in jail, less credit for time served; all but two days was suspended. She is eligible for work release. She was placed on two years probation. Her license was revoked. She was ordered to successfully complete a drinking driver’s course. She was ordered to obtain a substance abuse evaluation within 45 days. She was fined $1,250 plus a 35 percent surcharge and a $10 D.A.R.E. surcharge. She was ordered to pay restitution, court appointed attorney fees if any and court costs. Two other Jefferson County cases were dismissed with costs to her per a plea agreement. She was ordered to be fingerprinted.

 

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