District Court

St. Louis County



Feb. 11

  • Samuel L. Birkhofer, 31, Duluth, driving while impaired - under the influence of alcohol, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement, 89 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Martina R. B. Carter, 21, no city listed, offering a forged check, 365 days in local confinement, 362 days stayed on two years of probation.

  • Cody M. Collander, 32, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and one year in local confinement, $1,000 and 362 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Daniel T. Goroski, 23, Kenosha, Wis., driving while impaired - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and 365 days in local confinement, $1,000 and time stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Brandon E. Helberg, 36, Duluth, driving while impaired - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and 180 days in local confinement, $1,000 and 177 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Michael S. Kolodge, 35, Duluth, driving while impaired, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement, 59 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Kaylin M. Ostrander, 25, Duluth, introducing contraband (drugs) into a jail, lockup or prison facility, fined $50 and 180 days in local confinement or female offender program.

  • Cheri L. Simpson, 58, Duluth, assault, fined $50, 21 days in local confinement and 30 months in prison, prison time stayed on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Valerie L. Valentine, 58, Duluth, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene (offense date 7/17/16), fined $50 and 45 days in local confinement, 43 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Lorna A. Williams, 55, Duluth, aiding and abetting sale of a controlled substance, fined $50, 41 days in local confinement and 65 months in prison, prison time stayed on three years of probation with conditions.



Feb. 12

  • Leah M. Bolk, 28, Superior, driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • Dona D. Brown, 33, Alborn, theft by shoplifting, $49 restitution and 90 days in local confinement.

  • Heather L. Journigan, 29, Cass Lake, driving after revocation (offense date 8/8/16), fined $200.

  • Jacki M. Kalash, 33, Duluth, possession or sale of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50 per each count.



Nov. 21

  • Flannery D. D. Birch, 25, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, continued for dismissal for one year.

  • Joshua R. Dunphy, 26, Duluth, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/boisterous/noisy/obscene, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Brittany B. Ekman, 19, Culver, sale of tobacco/nicotine delivery devices to children, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Michael J. Ellis, 71, Hermantown, theft by shoplifting, fined $50.

  • James R. Fisk, 40, Minneapolis, driving while impaired - refusal to submit to breath test, fined $2,000 and 180 days in local confinement or NERCC, $1,500 stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Holly M. Fitzgerald, 39, Two Harbors, theft by shoplifting, stay of adjudication for one year with conditions.

  • Alyssa R. Flint, 29, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, continued for dismissal for one year.

  • Carl D. Hardy, 43, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Nathan I. Heazlett, 46, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, fined $50 and 10 days in local confinement.

  • Brennan L. Hurt, 20, Chanhassen, Minn., operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, stay of adjudication for one year; careless driving, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions - concurrent.

  • Chakotay B. J. Johnson, 24, Duluth, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Kevin D. Johnson, 54, Bessemer, Mich., driver failed to stop for an accident to property, careless driving and driving after revocation, fined $100 and 30 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions - per each count concurrent.

  • Heidi S. Kusel, 45, Duluth, careless driving, fined $50 and 30 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation.

  • Jasmine L. M. Mason, 19, Duluth, misdemeanor theft violations, continued for dismissal for one year with conditions.

  • Kali D. A. Peters, 21, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Robert L. Richey, 50, no city listed, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene, fined $50 and 60 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation.

  • James L. Rush, 28, Decatur, Texas, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Dawnday L. Seaberg, 41, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, continued for dismissal for one year with conditions.

  • Derek A. Shykes, 37, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement or NERCC, $500 and time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Shane M. Stevens, 19, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, fined $600 and 60 days in local confinement, $300 and time stayed on one year of probation.

  • Janein Q. Stuckey, 26, Duluth, obstructing legal process - interfering with a peace officer, fined $50, 30 days in local confinement or NERCC and one year of probation.

  • Reece J. Townsend, 24, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement (time stayed two years), stay of adjudication for two years with conditions; careless driving, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement, time stayed on two years of probation with conditions - concurrent.

  • Archie G. Yellow, 27, Duluth, driving after suspension (offense date 9/27/13), fined $200 and 30 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.



Nov. 22

  • Zachary G. Cooley, 20, Silver Bay, driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • Garrett A. Defoe, 52, Grand Lake Township, escape from custody, fined $50, 180 days in local confinement or NERCC and one year and one day in prison, prison time stayed on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Devante J. Guthrie, 18, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of a controlled substance, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement or NERCC, 58 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Willie K. Harris II, 34, Duluth, driving after revocation (offense date (5/9/12), fined $200.

  • Joshua J. Kaufer, 36, Duluth, receiving stolen property, fined $50 and 24 days in local confinement or NERCC, stay of adjudication on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Devin R. Lund, 18, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Colin J. Neilson, 18, Champlin, Minn., possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50.

  • Milton B. Ropes, 68, Saginaw, inattentive driving, fined $40.

  • Dane E. Rosvold-Sobczyk, 20, McGregor, possession or sale of a small amount of marijuana, fined $50.



Nov. 25

  • Artaveus S. Atkins, 36, Duluth, disturbance - disorderly conduct, fined $300 and 30 days in local confinement or NERCC, $250 and 28 days stayed for one year.

  • April C. Carlson, 47, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Brady T. Christenson, 21, Alexandria, Minn., driving while impaired - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Brandon A. Cole-Breezee, 30, Duluth, terroristic threats, fined $50, six months in local confinement or NERCC and 18 months in prison, prison time stayed on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Kehla L. I. Dunn, 27, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, fined $500, $68 restitution and 90 days in local confinement or female offender program, $300 and time stayed on one year of probation; misdemeanor theft, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement or female offender program, $800 and time stayed on one year of probation - concurrent; driving after revocation, continued for dismissal for one year.

  • Anthony J. Erhardt, 54, Superior, driving while impaired - under the influence of alcohol, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Bryce E. E. Erickson, 41, Duluth, disturbance - disorderly conduct, six days in local confinement or NERCC.

  • Scott W. Fechner, 64, Duluth, driving while impaired - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and 180 days in local confinement, $1,000 and 176 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • David M. Glazener, 26, Duluth, indecent exposure, fined $50 and 90 days in local confinement, time stayed on 18 months, nine days of probation with conditions.

  • Amanda D. Goerdt, 39, Chisholm, domestic assault, $716 restitution, continued for dismissal on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Alicia M. Goggleye, 29, Duluth, domestic assault, one year in local confinement or female offender program, 324 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Kevin M. Gustafson, 29, Duluth, driving after revocation (offense date 5/9/16), fined $200.

  • Kristi A. Hendrickson, 35, Hermantown, driving while impaired - under the influence of alcohol, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement or female offender program, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Daniel J. Homsey, 30, Black River Falls, Wis., theft by shoplifting (offense date 8/29/16), 90 days in local confinement.

  • Marcia R. Humphrey, 30, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, $170 restitution, stay of adjudication on one year of probation.

  • Keith W. Johnson, 35, Meadowlands, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/boisterous/noisy/obscene, two days in local confinement, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Cordelia M. Kari, 62, Duluth, driving while impaired - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and 365 days in local confinement, $1,000 and time stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Kenneth J. Kruse-Koivisto, 38, Duluth, driving after revocation (offense date 7/17/10), fined $200.

  • Chezmun K. McBeath, 24, Duluth, two counts of domestic assault, fined $50 and 90 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions - per each count concurrent.

  • Joseph A. McLaughlin, 54, Virginia, misdemeanor theft violations, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Matthew P. Mosley, 23, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

  • Brett K. Mundy, 21, Duluth, driving while impaired, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • David W. Myers, 27, Duluth, receiving stolen property, fined $50, $3,919 restitution, 74 days in local confinement and 15 months in prison, prison time stayed on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Eddy R. Oman, 32, Duluth, two counts of driving after revocation, fined $200 per each count.

  • Rhonda J. Ozello, 50, Superior, driving while impaired - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and 180 days in local confinement, $1,000 and 178 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Jeremie D. Pawlowicz, 31, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 180 days in local confinement, 176 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Shawn M. Pelletier, 38, Duluth, theft by swindle, fined $50 and 68 months in prison; financial transaction card fraud, fined $50, $1,000 restitution and 57 months in prison - concurrent.

  • Christopher J. Peterson, 26, Duluth, driving while impaired - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and 180 days in local confinement, $1,000 and 179 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Brooke M. Roske, 26, South Range, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive;/boisterous/noisy, obscene, fined $500 and 30 days in local confinement or female offender program, $250 and time stayed on one year of probation.

  • Keith J. Roy, 40, Saginaw, domestic abuse - violation of a no-contact order, fined $50 and 55 days in local confinement.

  • Elizabeth A. St. John, 28, Cloquet, theft by shoplifting, fined $50 and 30 days in local confinement or female offender program, 27 days stayed on one year of probation.

  • Rhonda R. Seline, 52, Hermantown, misdemeanor theft, $68 restitution and one year of probation.

  • Autumn S. Senarighi, 31, Duluth, driving after suspension (offense date 7/7/12), fined $200.

  • Kallan Stedje, 27, Duluth, driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • Lillie B. Williams, 56, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Coy L. Zywicki, 29, Duluth, criminal sexual conduct, fined $50 and 365 days in local confinement, 360 days stayed on three years of probation with conditions; domestic assault, 90 days in local confinement, 85 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.



Nov. 26

  • Joyce M. Biddle, 22, Brookfield, Wis., driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • Jennie E. Birkholz, 42, Cloquet, fugitive, extradition waived.

  • Michele J. Fuchs, 45, Superior, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

  • Kevin M. Gustafson, 29, Duluth, wireless communications device violation, fined $50.

  • Jamal T. Jackson, 27, Duluth, murder, fined $50 and 367 months in prison.

  • Kyle B. Jerome, 26, no city listed, theft - take/drive motor vehicle without owner’s consent and damage to property, fined $50 and 13 months in prison, time stayed on three years of probation with conditions - per each count concurrent.

  • Steven L. Meade, 36, Superior, driving 75 mph in a 50 mph zone, fined $70.

  • Deangeline M. Nelson, 49, Duluth, driving after cancellation (offense date 3/22/16), fined $200; possession of drug paraphernalia (offense date 3/22/16), fined $50; first count of driving after suspension (offense date 11/27/16), fined $200; second count of driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • Andrew R. Sparrow, 46, Duluth, wireless communications device violation, fined $50.



Nov. 27

  • Kayla K. L. Anderson, 32, Duluth, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene, fined $300 and 30 days in local confinement or female offender program, 28 days stayed on one year of probation.

  • Reah J. Barney, 23, Cloquet, theft by shoplifting, 11 days in local confinement.

  • Erin R. Bearheart, 28, Shell Lake, Wis., theft by shoplifting, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Curtis M. Cox, 18, Dodgeville, Wis., giving a false name or date-of-birth, continued for dismissal for one year.

  • Collin A. Graves, 25, Lake Nebagamon, inattentive driving, fined $40.

  • Rodolfo Gutierrez, 27, Venus, Texas, theft by shoplifting, continued for dismissal for one year with conditions.

  • Detrell L. Haywood, 26, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, continued for dismissal for one year with conditions.

  • Raven A. Isham, 32, Duluth, giving a false name, fined $50 and 120 days in local confinement or female offender program, 117 days stayed on one year of probation.

  • Sarah J. King, 60, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Calvin A. Mars, 21, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Bradley S. Peterson, 19, Maple Grove, Minn., inattentive driving, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Richard S. Phillips, 37, Oldsmar, Fla., driving after suspension (offense date 7/6/13), fined $200.

  • Heidi L. Rosenwinkel, 51, South Range, collision with unattended vehicle, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Sean R. Sanigar, 30, Duluth, fugitive, extradition waived.

  • Travis E. Slack, 26, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, fined $5.

  • Lajuan D. Williams, 25, Duluth, driving after revocation, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Anthony W. Wright, 32, Duluth, driving after revocation, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Allison M. Zimmer, 19, Becker, Minn., inattentive driving, continued for dismissal for one year.



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