District Court

St. Louis County



Jan. 30

  • Joseph A. Baker, 42, Biwabik, misdemeanor theft violations, 30 days in local confinement.



Feb. 4

  • Darryl J. Barber, 60, Duluth, fugitive, extradition waived.



Feb. 11

  • Timothy C. Whitefeather Jr., 27, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, 90 days in local confinement, 75 days stayed on one year of probation; giving a false name, fined $50 and 180 days in local confinement, 165 days stayed on one year of probation; two counts of criminal damage to property, 90 days in local confinement, 75 days stayed on one year of probation - per each count concurrent.



Feb. 12

  • Chad A. Pryatel, 47, Duluth, possession of a narcotic drug, fined $50 and 57 months in prison.



Feb. 13

  • Adam J. Ayotte, 27, Wyoming, Minn., driving 80 mph in a 55 mph zone, fined $70.

  • Paul R. Bendickson, 46, Duluth, misdemeanor theft, fined $500 and 60 days in local confinement, $450 and 58 days stayed on one year of probation; possession of stolen property and criminal damage to property, 60 days in local confinement, 58 days stayed on one year of probation - per each count concurrent.

  • Joseph A. Crotteau, 65, Duluth, driving after revocation, continued for dismissal on one year of probation.

  • Christopher D. Erickson, 44, Duluth, driving while impaired - under the influence of alcohol, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Brooke M. Heaney, 22, Victoria, Minn., inattentive driving, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Laverne J. Herron, 54, Duluth, failure to stop for a school bus, continued for dismissal on one year of probation.

  • Shonice S. Lumpkins, 27, Brooklyn Center, Minn., disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene, fined $500 and 45 days in local confinement, $300 and time stayed on one year of probation.

  • Christopher A. Martin, 29, Duluth, driving after revocation (offense date 10/8/16), continued for dismissal on one year of probation; giving a false name or date-of-birth, continued for dismissal on one year of probation.

  • Gordon J. Olson, 57, Duluth, make a false emergency call, continued for dismissal for one year.

  • Michael D. Sayers, 56, Duluth, first count of driving after cancellation (offense date 8/17/16), second count of driving after cancellation and third count of driving after cancellation, fined $200 and 30 days in local confinement, $150 and time stayed on one year of probation - per each count concurrent.

  • Ronald A. Warner, 53, 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 time stayed on two years of probation with conditions.



Feb. 14

  • Jacob A. Bell, 31, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Joseph W. Birdseye, 22, Duluth, careless driving, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement, 59 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Kyle B. Cadwallader, 20, Maple Plain, Minn., obstructing legal process - interfering with a peace officer, stay of adjudication on one year of probation.

  • Darren L. Dallum, 45, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement, $750 and time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Stephon J. Hall, 24, Duluth, assault, fined $1,000 ($750 stayed until Feb. 14, 2022) and $51,841 restitution, stay of imposition on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Todd A. Haugen, 51, Cloquet, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene, fined $1,000 and 30 days in local confinement, $700 and 26 days stayed on one year of probation.

  • Dennis C. L. Hosea, 31, no city listed, threats of violence, fined $1,000 and one year in local confinement or NERCC, $750 and 359 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Daniel R. Huffman, 22, Duluth, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/boisterous/noisy/obscene, fined $50 and 30 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Mitchel E. Jordan, 21, Anoka, Minn., operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement or NERCC, 59 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Brian J. Kainu, 36, Portage, Wis., possession of a controlled substance, fined $50, 10 days in local confinement and 68 months in prison, prison time stayed on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Shanika M. Martin, 40, Minneapolis, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/boisterous/noisy/obscene, fined $300 and 30 days in local confinement, $250 and 27 days stayed on one year of probation.

  • Jermaine M. McConnell, 38, Duluth, domestic assault, fined $50 and 90 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Meggan F. McGill, 38, Duluth, first count of theft by swindle, $3,206 restitution, 12 days in local confinement and one year and one day in prison, prison time stayed on four years of probation with conditions; second count of theft by swindle, $8,010 restitution, 12 days in local confinement and 13 months in prison, prison time stayed on four years of probation with conditions - concurrent; third count of theft by swindle, $1,084 restitution, 12 days in local confinement and 13 months in prison, prison time stayed on four years of probation with conditions - concurrent; fourth count of theft by swindle, fined $50, $574 restitution, 12 days in local confinement and 15 months in prison, prison time stayed on four years of probation with conditions - concurrent; fifth count of theft by swindle, $2,193 in restitution, 12 days in local confinement and 19 months in prison, prison time stayed on four years of probation with conditions - concurrent; first count of aiding and abetting theft by swindle, 12 days in local confinement and 15 months in prison, prison time stayed on four years of probation with conditions; aiding and abetting theft of a motor vehicle, 12 days in local confinement and 24 months in prison, prison time stayed on four years of probation with conditions - concurrent; receiving stolen property, 12 days in local confinement and 19 months in prison, prison time stayed on four years of probation with conditions - concurrent.

  • John P. Mercer, 35, Duluth, driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • Taylor N. Panger-Rutherford, 21, Duluth, misdemeanor theft violations, $20 restitution, stay of adjudication on one year of probation; disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/boisterous/noisy/obscene, stay of adjudication on one year of probation.

  • Peter J. Rutka, 21, Duluth, drinking and driving - underage, fined $1,000 and 30 days in local confinement, $500 and time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Terrance D. Sain, 19, no city listed, fugitive, extradition waived.

  • Michael A. Sawdy, 28, Princeton, Minn., aiding and abetting financial transaction card fraud, fined $50 and 15 days in local confinement, stay of imposition on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Simon K. Thill, 28, Cloquet, driving while impaired, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Andrew G. Wallien, 29, Cloquet, driving after revocation (offense date 3/25/15), fined $200.

  • Andy J. White, 33, Duluth, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/boisterous/noisy/obscene, fined $50 and 30 days in local confinement or NERCC, 28 days stayed on one year of probation.

  • Brandon M. Wipson, 20, Duluth, drinking and driving - underage, fined $1,000 and 30 days in local confinement, $500 and time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.



Feb. 15

  • Camille M. Humphrey, 49, Duluth, driving after suspension (offense date 8/4/13), fined $200.

  • Mark L. Kliegle, 32, Duluth, two counts of criminal sexual conduct, acquitted.

  • James B. Lindberg, 21, Mankato, Minn., possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50.

  • Shonice S. Lumpkins, 27, Brooklyn Center, Minn., criminal damage to property, fined $500 and 45 days in local confinement, $300 and time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Kianna P. Rhodes, 22, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Edinson R. Osorio Mercado, 32, Green Bay, Wis., driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • Cheyenne A. Smith, 26, Cloquet, petty-misdemeanor theft offenses, fined $50.

  • Andrea M. Urrutia, 27, Duluth, driving after revocation (offense date 7/10/15), fined $200.

  • Koby W. Welch, 28, Hermantown, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Andy J. White, 33, Duluth, fugitive, extradition waived.



Feb. 19

  • Matthew J. Amiot, 36, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, fined $50 and 60 days in local confinement or NERCC, 57 days stayed on one year of probation.

  • Kathern M. Baum, 56, Gordon, harassment - violation of a restraining order (offense date 6/20/06) and misdemeanor theft (offense date 3/13/08), three days in local confinement - per each count.

  • Derek A. Butkiewicz, 28, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and 180 days in local confinement or NERCC, $1,000 and 179 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Austin B. Gross, 21, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, 60 days in local confinement.

  • Adam W. Johnson, 37, South Range, texting/use of electronic device while driving, fined $50.

  • Dylan M. Junker, 19, Duluth, possession or sale of a small amount of marijuana, fined $50.



Feb. 20

  • Derrick J. Defoe Jr., 21, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Linnea L. Fiskari, 42, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, continued for dismissal on one year of probation.

  • Sherry M. Hopkins, 33, Duluth, driving while impaired - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and 180 days in local confinement or female offender program, $1,000 and time stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Wesley A. Kleveter, 22, Duluth, driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • Aaron M. Lee, 40, Duluth, four counts of driving after revocation, fined $300 per each count.

  • Arthur Moore, 61, no city listed, fugitive, extradition waived.

  • Kristoffer D. Nielsen, 24, Duluth, driving 99 mph in a 65 mph zone, fined $150.

  • Jovi A. Pearson, 31, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Zachary B. Potts, 27, Duluth, misdemeanor theft violations, fined $350.

  • Dylan C.E. Wallace, 22, Superior, driving after suspension, fined $100 and 10 days in local confinement, time stayed on six months of probation.



Feb. 21

  • Devon R. Bruckelmyer, 20, Duluth, fleeing in a motor vehicle from a peace officer, fined $200, stay of adjudication for two years.

  • Chace P. Carlson, 30, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Kimberly M. Clark, 57, Duluth, wrongfully obtaining assistance - theft by false statements, concealment, impersonation (offense date 9/1/16), $8,983 restitution, stay of adjudication on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Daniel J. Cosgrove, 44, Duluth, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/boisterous/noisy/obscene, fined $50 and 90 days in local confinement or NERCC, 87 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Jessica A. Deegan, 33, Duluth, assault, fined $50 and 30 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Airlea I. Defoe, 26, Duluth, first count of driving after suspension (offense date 12/15/15), fined $300; second count of driving after suspension (offense date 1/5/16), fined $200.

  • Steven P. Doherty, 37, Duluth, fugitive, extradition waived.

  • Chauncey E. Drinkwine, 22, Superior, possession of a controlled substance, fined $50, statutory stay of adjudication on two years of probation with conditions.

  • John W. Enger Jr., 41, Duluth, first count of driving after suspension (offense date 1/22/16), second count of driving after suspension (offense date 1/28/16) and two counts of driving after revocation, fined $165 per each count consecutively.

  • Jacob J. Johnson, 27, Proctor, contempt of court - willful disobedience to court mandate, 30 days in local confinement.

  • Joseph J. Ketchel, 25, Forest Lake, Minn., careless driving, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Annie K. S. McGovern, 19, Hermantown, driving while impaired, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Nathan W. Robinson, 40, Hermantown, driving failed to stop for an accident to property, fined $600 and 60 days in local confinement, $300 and time stayed on one year of probation.

  • Lori K. Ryan, 42, Duluth, domestic assault, continued for dismissal on one year of probation.

  • Robin E. Ryan, 26, Moose Lake, burglary, fined $50 and 39 months in prison.

  • Paul J. Schraufnagel, 19, Duluth, driving while impaired, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Daniel T. Tjepkema, 30, Duluth, collision with unattended vehicle, fined $300 and 30 days in local confinement, $250 and 28 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Michael J. Vann, 58, Duluth, sale of a controlled substance, fined $50 and 85 months in prison; possession of a controlled substance, fined $50 and 75 months in prison - concurrent; operating a motor vehicle while body contains any amount of scheduled I/II drugs, fined $50 and 90 days in local confinement - concurrent.

  • Joseph T. Waller, 33, Proctor, driving while impaired, fined $2,000 and 180 days in local confinement or NERCC, $1,000 and time stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Sonni R. Wiken, 29, 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.



Feb. 22

  • Christopher L. Carlson, 38, Duluth, driving while impaired, fined $2,000 and 180 days in local confinement, $1,000 and 160 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Robert M. Connelly, 20, Lohman, Mo., possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50.

  • Paul L. Johnson, 46, no city listed, fugitive, extradition waived.

  • Dawn L. Linder, 55, Duluth, chemical test refusal, fined $50, $1,400 DWI court fee and one year in local confinement, 358 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions; contempt of court, 90 days in local confinement, 83 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions - concurrent.

  • Clifton T. Phifer Jr., 29, Minneapolis, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Joseph J. Polecheck, 40, 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 time stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Amanda L. Truscott, 28, Duluth, first count of driving after revocation (offense date 9/30/15) and second count of driving after revocation, fined $200 per each count.



Feb. 25

  • Tyrell N. Banks, 20, Duluth, threats of violence, fined $50, stay of adjudication on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Tyrae M. Covington, 20, Duluth, burglary, fined $50 and $513 restitution, stay of adjudication on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Linda M. Erickson, 42, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200; child passenger restraint system violation, fined $50.

  • Alexander R. Frantz, 23, Duluth, assault, three days in local confinement, stay of adjudication on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Derek P. Gannucci, 43, Saginaw, 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 time stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Matthew H. Johnson, 32, Saginaw, aiding and abetting burglary, fined $50 and two days in local confinement, stay of imposition on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Austin T. Lunde, 25, Zim, hunting deer without a license (offense date 11/24/13), fined $300.

  • Chazmun S. McBeath, 24, Duluth, aggravated robbery, fined $1,000, 131 days in local confinement and 33 months in prison, 4900 and prison time stayed on five years of probation with conditions.

  • Jake D. Pyrlik, 25, Duluth, disorderly conduct - brawling or fighting, 30 days in local confinement.

  • Sarah A. Quade, 29, Minneapolis, assault, fined $50 and two days in local confinement, stay of adjudication on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Sheldon L. D. Rhodes, 43, Duluth, criminal vehicular operation resulting in substantial bodily harm - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $50, six months in local confinement and 17 months in prison, all time stayed on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Alexandra M. Robidoux, 28, Duluth, first count of driving after suspension (offense date 12/6/11), second count of driving after suspension (offense date 2/9/12) and driving after revocation, fined $200 per each count.

  • Andres F. Santos, 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 time stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Destiny R. Thompson, 29, Cloquet, theft of a motor vehicle, 365 days in local confinement or female offender program.

  • David J. VanderVieren, 21, Duluth, obstructing legal process, fined $50 and 99 days in local confinement.

  • Edward R. Wakefield Jr., 56, Duluth, possession of a controlled substance, seven days in local confinement and 19 months in prison, prison time stayed on three years of probation with conditions; operating a motor vehicle while body contains any amount of Scheduled I/II drugs, 30 days in local confinement, 23 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions - concurrent.

  • Cole P. W. Wrazidlo, 23, Elk River, Minn., assault, fined $50 and 90 days in local confinement, 87 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Zoeie D. Ziells, 23, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.



Feb. 26

  • Aimee M. Anderson, 46, Proctor, inattentive driving, fined $50.

  • Jennifer R. Durant, 33, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Richard A. Ellenberger, 51, Duluth, possession of a controlled substance and driving after cancellation (inimical danger to public safety), one year in local confinement, time stayed on two years of probation with conditions - per each count concurrent.

  • Kayla J. Pajtash, 20, Poplar, marijuana in vehicle, fined $50.

  • Timothy M. Reinke, 40, Saginaw, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Ellis W. Simmons, 40, Freeport, Ill., first count of criminal sexual conduct (offense date 10/7/99), fined $50 and 129 months in prison; second count of criminal sexual conduct (offense date 1/19/05), 57months in prison - concurrent.



Feb. 27

  • Mary A. Baublitz, 37, Duluth, driving after revocation (offense date 1/2/13), fined $200.

  • Kristin M. Bellanger, 31, Duluth, driving after revocation (offense date 6/21/15), fined $200.

  • Reah L. Boman, 29, Duluth, first count of driving after suspension, fined $200; child passenger restraint system violation, fined $50; second count of driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • Ike D. Braggs III, 32, Two Harbors, domestic abuse - violation of an order for protection, 11 days in local confinement or NERCC, stay of adjudication on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Shelly C. Bushey, 39, Duluth, first count of driving after suspension (offense date 4/2/14) and second count of driving after suspension (offense date 7/25/14), fined $200 per each count.

  • Mary M. Casperson, 25, Duluth, driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • Dennis R. Duff, 81, Duluth, inattentive driving, fined $50.

  • Alvan L. Freeman Jr., 42, Duluth, two counts of driving after suspension, fined $200 per each count.

  • Charles A. Ledoux, 32, Duluth, driving after revocation (offense date 4/30/16), fined $200.

  • Sarah B. Legan, 30, Duluth, giving a false name or date-of-birth, fined $240.

  • Michael M. Lewis, 37, Duluth, possession of a controlled substance in school/park/public housing zone, fined $50, 12 days in local confinement and 54 months in prison, prison time stayed on five years of probation with conditions.

  • Brianna D. Lofton, 26, Minneapolis, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Justin T. Oelschlager, 25, Duluth, driving while impaired - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and 180 days in local confinement or NERCC, $1,000 and 179 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Gary D. Olson, 46, Duluth, two counts of driving after revocation, fined $200 per each count.

  • Nicholas J. Reising, 49, Duluth, two counts of driving after revocation, fined $200 per each count.

  • Billy V. Rogers Jr., 24, Duluth, three counts of driving after revocation, continued for dismissal on one year of probation - per each count concurrent.

  • Norman B. Ronding, 32, Superior, first count of driving after suspension (offense date 4/8/16) and second count of driving after suspension (offense date 7/21/16), fined $200 per each count.

  • Amy J. Siegle, 41, Duluth, driving while impaired, fined $2,000 and 180 days in local confinement or female offender program, $1,000 and time stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Natalie T. Smith, 30, Duluth, first count of driving after suspension (offense date 2/26/11) and second count of driving after suspension (offense date 6/9/11), fined $200 per each count.

  • Pio F. Tommasoni, 57, Eveleth, possession or sale of a small amount of marijuana, fined $50.



Feb. 28

  • Clinton J. Aker, 36, Superior, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Kelly L. Archambeault, 46, Duluth, first count of driving after revocation (offense date 7/13/14) and second count of driving after revocation (offense date 11/1/14), fined $200 per each count.

  • Nicole F. Bellanger, 27, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, fined $500 and 60 days in local confinement, $450 and time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Anthony J. Berg, 24, Buffalo, Minn., collector plates - cancelled/stolen/revoked plates, fined $300.

  • Guy S. Boyles, 48, Crosby, driving after revocation, fined $450.

  • Starla S. Eagle, 25, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Mark F. Ekhoff, 56, Excelsior, Minn., driving while impaired, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement, $500 and time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Jay J. Houle, 30, South Saint Paul, driving after suspension, fined $1,000 ($800 stayed), stay of adjudication on one year of probation; hit and run - property damage, stay of adjudication on one year of probation - concurrent.

  • Travis R. Johnson, 26, Duluth, first count of driving after suspension (offense date 9/28/11), second count of driving after suspension (offense date 1/10/14), third count of driving after suspension (offense date 7/12/14) and fourth count of driving after suspension (offense date 11/27/14), fined $200 per each count.

  • Savanna K. Jordan-Seavey, 24, Duluth, driving after revocation and driving after suspension, fined $200 per each count; texting/use of electronic device while driving, fined $50.

  • Jason L. Knaffla, 45, Eveleth, inattentive driving, fined $240.

  • Susanah M. Knight, 32, Warroad, Minn., three counts of driving after suspension, fined $200 per each count.

  • Jason A. Lane, 43, Duluth, gross-misdemeanor theft, fined $50, $270 restitution and 90 days in local confinement.

  • Deanna L. Markkula, 33, Duluth, domestic abuse - violation of a no-contact order, stay of adjudication on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Cade W. McEwen, 20, Hermantown, careless driving, fined $500 and 60 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Neil P. McMullin, 54, Duluth, forestry violation - open burning - prohibited materials, fined $200.

  • Jordan D. Meier, 23, Duluth, inattentive driving, continued for dismissal for one year.

  • Dereck T. Murphy-Williams, 36, Duluth, driving while impaired - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement, time stayed one year with conditions.

  • Aaron B. Prather, 47, Duluth, receiving stolen property (offense date 4/9/13), continued for dismissal on one year of probation.

  • Michael T. Pritchett, 39, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, fined $300 and 30 days in local confinement, $250 and time stayed on one year of probation.

  • Joseph L. Reynolds, 36, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, continued for dismissal for one year.

  • Montrell B. Saba, 29, Gilbert, driving after revocation (offense date 7/31/15), fined $200.

  • Lindsay A. Sandstrom, 29, Eveleth, driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • Brian D. Stillday, 27, Duluth, driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • Kyle W. Upton, 31, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, fined $50 and $15 restitution.

  • Lori A. Yukich, 43, Duluth, driving while under the influence of a controlled substance, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Nicholas M. Ziegler, 28, Alborn, driving after suspension, continued for dismissal for one year.



March 1

  • Heather L. Drinkwater, 47, Scottsdale, Ariz., sale of a narcotic, fined $100, stay of imposition on five years of probation with conditions.

  • David D. Erickson, 20, Duluth, possession or sale of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50 per each count.

  • Kelly J. M. Jones, 38, Faribault, Minn., driving after suspension (offense date 9/2/07), fined $100.

  • Ashley L. LaFave, 26, no city listed, first count of driving after suspension (offense date 7/25/12) and second count of driving after suspension (offense date 1/7/13), fined $200 per each count.

  • Samson Nguyen, 24, Duluth, driving 84 mph in a 50 mph zone, fined $150.

  • Jesse R. Zacher, 39, Cloquet, driving after suspension, fined $200.



March 4

  • Kenneth L. Budreau, 52, Duluth, possession of a controlled substance, fined $50, 50 days in local confinement and 21 months in prison, prison time stayed on two years of probation with conditions; misdemeanor theft, continued for dismissal for one year - concurrent.

  • Cody J. Clark, 22, Duluth, petty-misdemeanor theft offenses, fined $100.

  • Brittni A. Johnson, 31, 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 178 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Jaimie S. Johnson, 22, Sawyer, driving while under the influence of alcohol, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement, 86 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Brian A. McNulty, 20, Andover, Minn., possession of a controlled substance, fined $50 and three days in local confinement, statutory stay of adjudication on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Ashley A. Moravitz, 38, Tower, sale of a controlled substance, fined $50, stay of imposition on seven years of probation with conditions.

  • Rachel C. Runstrom, 22, Cloquet, sale of a controlled substance, fined $50 and 65 months in prison, time stayed on five years of probation with conditions.



Dec. 2

  • Tiffany A. Benjamin, 32, Aurora, possession of a controlled substance, 35 days in local confinement, statutory stay of adjudication on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Tyler J. Charon, 32, Cloquet, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

  • Tayler D. Dejong-Casey, 18, Des Moines, Iowa, marijuana in vehicle, fined $150.

  • Keith L. Gallagher, 33, Duluth, possession of a controlled substance, fined $50 and 365 days in local confinement (360 days stayed one year), statutory stay of adjudication on one year of probation with conditions; two counts of damage to property, 365 days in local confinement or NERCC, 360 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions - per each count concurrent.

  • Dillon W. Guardipee, 19, no city listed, fleeing from a police officer, five days in local confinement.

  • Larry D. Kenagy, 52, Barron, Wis., using a hand-held mobile telephone while driving a commercial motor vehicle, fined $200.

  • Tera J. Lallier, 40, Duluth, misdemeanor theft violations, fined $350.

  • Aaron G. Mechitel-Kilborn, 42, Duluth, driving while impaired - under the influence of alcohol, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Loren D. McCorison, 32, Duluth, petty-misdemeanor theft offenses, four days in local confinement.

  • Caleb C. Meehan, 19, Ham Lake, Minn., possession or sale of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50 per each count.

  • Carl Moore, 41, Duluth, chemical test refusal, fined $250 and 365 days in local confinement, 363 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions; open bottle violation, fined $50 and 90 days in local confinement, 88 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions - concurrent.

  • Dane R. Mullen, 33, Blaine, Minn., aiding and abetting criminal sexual conduct (offense date 6/21/08), one year in local confinement or NERCC and 216 months in prison, prison time stayed on 15 years of probation with conditions; two counts of aiding and abetting criminal sexual conduct, no sentence pronounced.

  • Briana B. P. Newberry, 28, Duluth, disorderly conduct, $210 restitution, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Tara L. O’Daniel, 26, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, six days in local confinement.

  • Alex V. Palmgren, 27, Duluth, driving after suspension (offense date 10/21/15), fined $200.

  • Jennifer M. Rosenbush, 48, Cloquet, driving while impaired - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement, 89 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Benjamin W. Scott, 32, Duluth, prostitution - hires/offers/agree to hire, three days in local confinement, stay of imposition on five years of probation with conditions.

  • Clinton R. Seguin, 31, Duluth, domestic assault, fined $50, 222 days in local confinement and 30 months in prison, prison time stayed on five years of probation with conditions.

  • Adam D. Sherman, 35, Duluth, violation of an order for protection, fined $50 and one year ion local confinement, 362 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Jesse R. Sprint, 33, Breezy Point, Minn., untagged big game animal, fined $100.

  • Cheng X. Vang, 33, Duluth, hunting violation - transportation of a loaded firearm, fined $100.



Dec. 3

  • Xavior L. Disch, 22, Hermantown, disorderly conduct, fined $100.

  • Jacob H. Farkas, 36, Duluth, burglary, fined $50 and 365 days in local confinement, 344 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Austin L. Knute, 25, Cotton, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Daniel J. Larscheid, 45, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

  • Izaiah E. Lightfeather, 19, St. Paul, use of wireless communications device, fined $275.

  • Jeffery P. Linder, 41, Superior, petty misdemeanor theft offenses, fined $100.

  • Roger S. Norgren, 44, Two Harbors, misdemeanor theft, $170 restitution and two days in local confinement.

  • Grace E. Paulsen, 19, Virginia, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

  • Jacqueline G. Pederson, 70, Duluth, disorderly conduct, fined $100.

  • Theresa A. Rosendahl, 59, Duluth, disorderly conduct, fined $100.

  • Kevin M. Silverio, 53, Duluth, driving 80 mph in a 55 mph zone, fined $70.

  • Jesse R. Zacher, 39, Cloquet, two counts of driving after revocation, fined $200 per each count.



Dec. 4

  • Paul A. Buse, 40, Cloquet, hunting violation - may not hunt with aid or use of bait, fined $300.

  • Thomas N. Lemke, 68, Duluth, inattentive driving, fined $40.

  • Andrew J. Propp, 22, Superior, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Karolyn A. Spampinato, 32, Duluth, wireless communications device violation, fined $50.



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