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Duluth Minnesota 424 W. First St. 55802

District Court

St. Louis County

June 24

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Decota I. Thompson, 21, 7525 Summit St., Iron River, driving after suspension, fined $400.

 

July 1

Bobbi J. Becker, 22, 1516 N. 18th St., Superior, underage consumption, fined $100.

Angela N. Curtis, 47, 2013 E. Fourth St., Duluth, failure to obey lane marker/sign, fined $250.

Decota I. Thompson, 21, 7525 Summit St., Iron River, driving after suspension, fined $400.

Jordan T. Vargason Jr., 28, 305 W. Fourth St., Apt. A, Duluth, driving after revocation and uninsured vehicle, imposition stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense - per each count.

 

July 3

Nicholas E. Porkkonen, 19, 709 Pierce St., Eveleth, possess/procure/sell/barter/distribute prescription drugs, imposition stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense.

 

July 7

Jeffrey W. Davis, 53, 116 E. Toledo St., Duluth, driving after cancellation - inimical danger to public safety, fined $3,000 and 180 days of local confinement, time and $2,500 stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense; intent to escape tax, 180 days of local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense - concurrent; driving while impaired - test refusal, fined $2,000 and one year of local confinement, time and $1,000 stayed on two years of probation with conditions including driver improvement clinic and Victim Impact Panel; driving after cancellation - inimical danger to public safety, 180 days of local confinement, time stayed on two years of probation with condition to serve 60 days of local confinement; driving while operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, dismissed.

Stacie J. Leith, 43, Duluth, theft, fined $50 and 90 days of local confinement, 83 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions including no alcohol/controlled substance use; financial transaction card fraud, dismissed.

Carrie N. Lucia, 30, 4039 Lavaque Road, Hermantown, second count of driving while impaired, fined $2,000 and one year of local confinement, $1,000 and time stayed on two years of probation with conditions including Victim Impact Panel, driver improvement clinic, no alcohol/controlled substance use and to comply with Ignition Interlock Program; first count of driving while impaired, dismissed.

Mark D. Meade, 61, 33366 N. Portage Trail, Grand Rapids, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and one year of local confinement, time and $1,000 stayed on two years of probation with conditions including Victim Impact Panel, no alcohol/controlled substance use and to comply with Ignition Interlock Program; driving while under the influence of alcohol, dismissed.

David A. Miller, 68, 4953 Firwood Lane, Hermantown, second count of driving after revocation, imposition stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense and $100 prosecution costs; first count of driving after revocation, dismissed.

Maxine I. Morrow, 25, 125 N. First Ave. W., Duluth, theft of a motor vehicle, fined $50 and one year in prison; driving after revocation, dismissed.

Thomas R. Nylund, 51, 6789 W. Arrowhead Road, Saginaw, driving after cancellation - inimical danger to public safety, fined $2,000 and 180 days of local confinement, time and $1,000 stayed on one year of probation with conditions including driver improvement clinic and no alcohol/controlled substance use; first count of driving while impaired, fined $1,000 and 60 days of local confinement, time and $500 stayed on one year of probation with conditions - concurrent; second count of driving while impaired, dismissed.

Gary D. Olson, 65, Las Vegas, terroristic threats, imposition stayed on two years of probation with conditions including two days of local confinement and no alcohol/controlled substance use; obstructing legal process and three counts of assault, dismissed.

Buddy T. Opelt Jr., 43, 1446 90th Ave. W., Duluth, driving after cancellation - inimical danger to public safety, fined $2,000 and one year of local confinement, time and $1,500 stayed on one year of probation with conditions of no same or similar offense.

Anthony R. Pernell, 33, 230 W. Third St., Apt. 404, Duluth, assault, fined $50 and 21 months in prison, time stayed on three years of probation with conditions including 41 days of local confinement, no alcohol/controlled substance use (including synthetics) and Domestic Abuse Intervention Program.

 

July 8

Louis A. Garcia III, 23, St. Paul, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene, fined $100 and two days of local confinement, $50 stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense.

James D. Hadlock, 41, 201 W. Third St., Apt. F, Duluth, possession of any amount of a synthetic cannabinoid, fined $100.

Joseph F. Hegberg-Lindemann, 19, 1506 Minnesota Ave., Duluth, underage consumption, fined $100.

Joseph J. Hill, 32, 6253 Bachelor Road, Apt. B, Saginaw, fleeing from a peace officer in a motor vehicle, imposition stayed on two years of probation with conditions including $50 fine, no alcohol/controlled substance use (including synthetics) and 15 days Sentence to Serve Program; criminal damage to property, dismissed.

Danny L. Holeyfield, 24, 109 N. Ninth Ave. E., Apt. 12, Duluth, trespassing - building or dwelling, imposition stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense.

Dennis C. Johnson, 49, 4226 W. Fourth St., Duluth, gross weight exceeds registered limit, fined $100.

Matthew J. Judnick, 32, 520 Fifth St. S.W., Chisholm, driving while impaired, imposition stayed on two years of probation with conditions including $2,000 fine ($1,000 stayed), Victim Impact Panel, no alcohol/controlled substance use (including synthetics) and 90 days of electronic monitoring.

Matthew R. Kent, 22, 321 N. 20th Ave. E., Duluth, disorderly conduct, fined $200; hit and run - failure to notify owner of property damage, dismissed.

Jason D. Maas, 22, 969 88th Ave. W., Duluth, careless driving, fined $200; possession of drug paraphernalia, dismissed.

Sequoia Z. Mason, 31, 4567 Twin Lakes Drive, Brookston, misdemeanor theft, fined $200 and 30 days of local confinement, time and $100 stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense; obstructing a public officer, fined $100 concurrent.

David L. Metza, 51, West Salem, Wis., disorderly conduct, fined $100, $50 stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense.

Eric J. Mindestrom, 34, 1849 Red Maple Lane, Two Harbors, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and 365 days of local confinement or NERCC, $1,000 and 364 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions including no alcohol/controlled substance use (including synthetics) and to comply with Ignition Interlock Program; driving while under the influence of alcohol, dismissed.

Melinda L. Montgomery, 59, 601 E. 11th St., Duluth, disorderly conduct, fined $50.

Renee A. Moore, 52, 1532 E. Superior St., Duluth, aiding and abetting financial transaction card fraud, one-year Diversion Program and to pay $476 in restitution.

Amy B. Neumann, 29, Foreston, Minn., theft ordinance, fined $100, $75 stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense.

Sean L. Perrin, 21, 501-1/2 E. Fourth St., Duluth, disorderly conduct, domestic assault and assault, dismissed.

Daniel T. Saker, 46, 4416 McCulloch St., Duluth, misdemeanor theft, 60 days of local confinement.

Dustin G. Sandberg, 30, 1419 N. 12th St., Superior, driving after suspension, fined $300 and 30 days of local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense; hit and run - failure to notify owner of property damage, imposition stayed on one year of probation with condition to pay restitution - concurrent; driving while under the influence of a controlled substance, fined $2,000 and 365 days of local confinement or NERCC, time and $1,000 stayed on two years of probation with conditions including two days of local confinement, 16 hours of electronic monitoring, no alcohol or mood-altering chemicals, driver improvement clinic and Victim Impact Panel; careless driving, dismissed.

Donyea O. Shack, 38, 1217 Faxon St., Superior, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene, fined $50 and 90 days of local confinement or NERCC, 88 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions including Domestic Abuse Intervention Program.

Marilyn F. Solots, 52, Duluth, trespassing - returning to property within one year, fined $100, fine stayed.

Leonard P. Susunkewa, 38, no address listed, obstructing legal process, fined $100 and 90 days of local confinement or NERCC, time and fine stayed on one year of probation with conditions; trespassing - returning after demand to leave, dismissed.

Neil W. Thovson, 34, 105 W. First St., Apt. 312, Duluth, misdemeanor theft, imposition stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense.

Daniel J. Vaughn, 25, no address listed, fugitive, extradition waived.

Joshua M. Yeaton, 21, 8 Korda Drive, Duluth, driving after cancellation, dismissed.

 

July 9

Scott D. Berndt Jr., 35, 107 S. 26th Ave. W., Duluth, assault, fined $50 and one year and one day in prison, time stayed on two years of probation with conditions including no alcohol/controlled substance use (including synthetics); theft of a computer, dismissed.

Brad A. Bryant, 49, 301 Kettner Road, Carlton, Minnesota annual inspection decal violation, fined $100.

Tyshawn F. Burley, 24, no address listed, misdemeanor theft, fined $50 and two days of local confinement.

Kevin T. Eastlick, 47, 320 Stroll Ave., Duluth, driving 81 mph in a 55 mph zone, fined $100.

Michael G. Howard, 19, Shorewood, Ill., marijuana in motor vehicle, fined $150.

Timothy K. Lindquist, 36, 1817 London Road, Duluth, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene, fined $50 and 90 days of local confinement or NERCC, 76 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions including no alcohol/controlled substance use (including synthetics) and Domestic Abuse Intervention Program.

Andrea J. Peterson, 28, Wanamingo, Minn., driving after suspension, fined $200.

Sherwood J. Trettel, 59, 4561 County Road 145, Holyoke, driving after revocation, fined $200.

 

July 10

Andrew G. Behl, 25, 4096 Midway Road, Hermantown, driving after revocation, imposition stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense and $100 prosecution costs.

Keith E. Bjorken, 50, St. Paul, obstructing legal process, fined $50 and 90 days of local confinement, 78 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions including no alcohol/controlled substance use; possession of any amount of a synthetic cannabinoid, fined $50 and 12 days of local confinement - concurrent; disorderly conduct and possession of a synthetic cannabinoid, dismissed.

Kevin R. Caroon, 25, Circle Pines, Minn., two counts of driving after suspension, fined $200 per each count.

Diana E. Gerard, 63, 332 99th Ave. W., Duluth, driving after revocation and uninsured vehicle, fined $200 per each count.

Robert E. Givens, 26, 125 N. First Ave. W., Duluth, misdemeanor theft, dismissed.

Stacey C. Grimes, 46, 1428 E. First St., Duluth, disorderly conduct - brawling or fighting, fined $100.

Dustin S. Johnson, 25, 1915 W. Superior St., Apt. 4, Duluth, misdemeanor theft, fined $50.

Anne E. Jouppi, 46, 222 N. Second Ave. E., Apt. 705, Duluth, harassment - violation of restraining order, dismissed.

Amanda L. Koop, 25, 2324 Jefferson St., Duluth, misdemeanor theft and theft by shoplifting, dismissed.

David A. Miller, 68, 4953 Firwood Lane, Hermantown, driving after revocation, imposition stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense.

Kimberly S. Rampier, 30, Poplar, driving while under the influence of alcohol, fined $1,000 and 60 days of local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions including Victim Impact Panel; operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, dismissed.

Karl F. Randa, 50, 4307 Dahl Road, Hermantown, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days of local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions including if defendant completes Victim  Impact Panel within six months, fine will be reduced by $500; driving while under the influence of alcohol and uninsured vehicle, dismissed.

Eli N. Rassler, 20, 2309 E. Second St., Duluth, underage consumption, fined $100.

Kelly A. Severson, 36, 2618 N. 23rd Ave. W., Duluth, driving after revocation, imposition stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

Noah M. Shamblott, 18, 5205 Oakley St., Duluth, underage consumption, fined $100.

Teri A. Stein, 22, 1729 E. Fourth St., Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days of local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions including Victim Impact Panel; driving while impaired, dismissed.

Alhaji Tiejan-Kamara, 40, Richmond, Va., over legal tandem axle weight, fined $100.

Andrea M. Urrutia, 21, 4305 W. Sixth St., upper apt., Duluth, hit and run - failure to notify owner of property damage, fined $300 and 30 days of local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense; driving after revocation, dismissed.

McKenzie K. Wherley, 19, 6239 Bachelor Road, Saginaw, reckless driving - willful or wanton disregard for safety, fined $300 and 30 days of local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense.

Alvin L. Wuolu-Luckett, 19, 102 W. First St., Duluth, disorderly conduct - brawling or fighting, fined $100.

 

July 11

Justina R. Bennett, 31, 101 N. 30th Ave. W., Apt. 204, Duluth, two counts of domestic assault, imposition stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense - per each count.

Jonathan C. Franck, 25, 5909-1/2 Tower Ave., Apt. 1, Superior, no insurance, fined $200.

Cameron W. Ghost, 18, no address listed, computer theft and receiving stolen property, dismissed.

Joseph L. Holliday, 19, 802 Northland Ave., Duluth, criminal sexual conduct, dismissed.

Shane M. Lamontagne, 41, 3947 W. Tischer Road, Duluth, two counts of domestic assault, fined $50 and 90 days of local confinement, time stayed on two years of probation with conditions including no alcohol/controlled substance use and Domestic Abuse Intervention Program; domestic assault by strangulation, terrorist threats and pattern of stalking dismissed.

Gordon K. Littler, 53, Dayton, Minn., careless driving, fined $1,000 and 60 days of local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions including Victim Impact Panel; operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, adjudication stayed on one year of probation with conditions including Victim Impact Panel.

Daisy M. Maudal, 29, 120 16th St., Apt. 1, Cloquet, two counts of driving after revocation, fined $200 per each count.

Anthony R. Misiura, 58, 1216 E. 16th Ave., Hibbing, fugitive, dismissed.

Adam W. Thompson, 26, 1656y0 Simpson Blvd., Pengilly, driving after suspension, fined $200.

Kyle W. Upton, 26, 1801 W. First St., Apt B1, Duluth, misdemeanor theft, fined $100 and two days of local confinement; possession of drug paraphernalia, no sentence pronounced.

 

The News Tribune publishes Matters of Record as part of its obligation to serve as a keeper of the local historical record. All items are public records submitted by the courthouse in Duluth, though minor infractions for which the potential punishment does not exceed $100 or include of local confinement may be excluded. Most defendants are also ordered to pay court and/or surcharge fees. Individual requests for items to be withheld will not be granted.

 

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