District Court

St. Louis County



Feb. 5

  • Jolene M. Amatuzio, 40, Duluth, driving while impaired, fined $2,000 and one year in local confinement, $1,000 and 363 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Kailey M. Bergner, 31, Superior, driving while impaired - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and one year in local confinement or female offender program, $1,500 and time stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Bethany M. Crist, 22, Esko, chemical test refusal, fined $2,000 and one year in local confinement, $1,000 and 362 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions; assault, fined $50, stay of adjudication for one year with conditions - concurrent.

  • Latisha Dickson, 31, Duluth, gross-misdemeanor theft, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Emilio A. Kunze, 29, Duluth, domestic abuse - violation of an order for protection, fined $50 and 90 days in local confinement, 85 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Jacob J. Martin, 18, Duluth, possession of drug paraphernalia, continued for dismissal on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Mandy J. Mestelle, 42, Duluth, driving while impaired - 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.

  • Jeffry K. Niceswanger, 35, Duluth, driving while impaired - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and one year in local confinement, $1,500 and 364 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Angela L. Rhode, 49, Red Wing, Minnesota, operating a motor vehicle while body contains any amount of a controlled substance, fined $2,000 and one year in local confinement, $1,000 and 361 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Liane C. Valentine, 51, Duluth, gross-misdemeanor theft, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Jarrod K. Whiteman, 40, Virginia, driving while impaired - under the influence of alcohol, fined $2,000 and one year in local confinement, $1,500 and 363 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions.



Feb. 6

  • Ryan S. Anderson, 23, Superior, driving while impaired, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement or NERCC, 59 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Alex P. Barna, 58, no city listed, Stacy, Minnesota, collision causing injury or vehicle damage, continued for dismissal for 12 months.

  • Samuel I. Benson Farago, 27, Duluth, driving 75 mph in a 45 mph zone, fined $100.

  • Scotty P. Blotti, 35, Duluth, obstructing legal process, stay of adjudication on one year of probation.

  • Kyham L. Dunn, 25, Duluth, possession of airgun prohibited, fined $50 and one year of probation.

  • Trevor J. Esson, 28, 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.

  • Erika M. Furo, 22, Duluth, driving after revocation, continued for dismissal for one year.

  • Justin D. Gulden, 32, Hermantown, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

  • Natoshia D. Hoiseth, 28, no city listed, fugitive, extradition waived.

  • Corey M. Johnson, 24, Two Harbors, 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.

  • John D. Karich, 50, Duluth, careless driving, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement or NERCC, 88 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • William D. Kite, 37, Superior, driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • Tracy L. Lambert, 34, Superior, first count of driving after revocation (offense date 12/3/16), stay of adjudication on one year of probation; second count of driving after revocation, stay of adjudication on one year of probation - consecutively; third and fourth count of driving after revocation, stay of adjudication on one year of probation - per each count concurrent.

  • Juliana M. K. Martinez, 37, Duluth, driving after suspension, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Thomas R. Noreen, 20, Duluth, underage drinking and driving, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Steven M. Ostman, 32, Pueblo West, Colorado, threats of violence, $900 drug court fee, nine days in local confinement and 24 months in prison, prison time stayed on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Robert P. Poirier, 41, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, $18 restitution, stay of adjudication on one year of probation with conditions; possession/sale of hypo syringe/needle, stay of adjudication on one year of probation - concurrent.

  • Rocky T. Pozzi, 37, Port Wing, hands-free law violation, continued for dismissal for one year.

  • Krista M. Rubesh, 26, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Elam Smith III, 56, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Morgan M. Snodgrass, 33, Duluth, giving a false name or date-of-birth, continued for dismissal for one year.

  • Gena M. Smith, 35, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Cody J. Utyro, 26, Princeton, Minnesota, 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.

  • Daniel M. Vanpuymbrouck, 53, no city listed, fugitive, extradition waived.

  • Alex J. Zifko, 27, Duluth, obstructing legal process, continued for dismissal for one year.



Feb. 7

  • Gregory C. Buchite, 27, Hermantown, $1,400 drug court fee, six days in local confinement or NERCC and 36 months in prison, prison time stayed on six years of probation with conditions; carrying a pistol while under the influence of alcohol, fined $50 and one year in local confinement or NERCC, 363 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions - concurrent.

  • Jasmine J. Flemming, 29, Indianapolis, marijuana in vehicle, fined $50.

  • Muriel A. Goggleye, 62, Duluth, driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • David D. Hoskins, 29, Duluth, driving 91 mph in a 55 mph zone, fined $150.

  • Natalie R. Lacroix, 42, Alborn, driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • Joel M. J. Moschler, 26, Britt, use of electronic device while driving, fined $50.

  • Lindsay J. O’Mary, 30, Duluth, petty-misdemeanor theft, fined $50.

  • Jessie C. Roberson, 54, Duluth, assault, fined $200.

  • Kristin M. Theiling, 26, Two Harbors, fugitive, extradition waived.

  • Eli J. M. Truesdell, 20, Bloomington, Minnesota, possession or sale of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50 - per each count concurrent.



Feb. 10

  • Jericho N. Alexander, 21, Duluth, assault, fined $50 and 36 months in prison.

  • Kali D. Ames, 21, Duluth, domestic assault, two days in local confinement or NERCC, stay of adjudication for one year.

  • Alexandria J. Badavinac, 27, Duluth, felony theft, fined $50, stay of adjudication on three years of probation with conditions.

  • Clarissa M. Beaulier, 21, Duluth, driving while impaired - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions; open bottle, no sentence pronounced.

  • Kyle L. Cooke, 26, Saginaw, first count of assault, fined $50 and 27 months in prison; second count of assault, fined $50 and 33 months in prison - concurrent; child endangerment, no sentence pronounced.

  • Amanda G. Dryer, 40, Lake Nebagamon, driving while impaired - under the influence of alcohol, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement, 78 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions; obstructing legal process, 20 days in local confinement, eight days stayed on one year of probation - concurrent.

  • Ashley C. Fedo, 20, Duluth, driving while impaired - operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 180 days in local confinement, $750 and time stayed on two years of probation with conditions.

  • Kieran C. Fischbach, 18, Texas, use of electronic device while driving, fined $50.

  • Francis C. Haydon, 54, Duluth, driving after cancellation - inimical danger to public safety, 180 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation.

  • Sheldon D. Kingbird, 33, Cloquet, chemical test refusal, fined $50, 32 days in local confinement or NERCC and 72 months in prison, prison time stayed on five years of probation with conditions.

  • Malcolm X. Lewis, 27, Duluth, sale of a controlled substance, fined $50, 25 days in local confinement or NERCC and 58 months in prison, prison time stayed on four years of probation with conditions.

  • Theodore I. Mosqueda Beaudoin, 21, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

  • Kale R. Nelson, 21, Duluth, petty-misdemeanor theft offenses, fined $100.

  • Natalie A. Pederson, 25, Duluth, domestic assault, three days in local confinement or female offender program, stay of adjudication one year.

  • Bradley J. Sam, 33, Duluth, assault on a peace officer, fined $50 and 120 days in local confinement, stay of imposition on two years of probation with conditions; theft by shoplifting, four days in local confinement.

  • Kayla J. Schlies, 32, Duluth, fugitive, extradition waived.

  • Jacob M. Schroers, 20, Duluth, first count of domestic assault, fined $50 and 27 days in local confinement or NERCC; fleeing from a peace officer in a motor vehicle, fined $50, stay of adjudication on three years of probation with conditions; operating a motor vehicle while the body contains any amount of schedule I/II drugs, 29 days in local confinement or NERCC - concurrent; possession of a short-barreled shotgun, fined $50 and 11 days in local confinement or NERCC, stay of imposition on three years of probation with conditions - concurrent; second count of domestic assault, fined $50 and 90 days in local confinement or NERCC, 79 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions - concurrent.

  • Michele L. Sosnoski, 49, Eagan, Minnesota, giving false identification to a peace officer, fined $50 and 90 days in local confinement.

  • Amanda M. Talarico, 30, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Justin D. Wahlberg, 35, Duluth, receiving stolen property, one year and one day in prison, time stayed on three years of probation with conditions; felony theft, 18 months in prison, time stayed on three years of probation - concurrent; possession of a controlled substance, 15 months in prison, time stayed on three years of probation with conditions - concurrent.



Feb. 11

  • Austin M. Berg, 21, Duluth, driving while impaired, acquitted.

  • Deja K. Caswell-Moriarty, 19, Roberts, Wisconsin, inattentive driving, fined $40.

  • Kevin M. Gustafson, 29, Duluth, driving after revocation (offense date 7/22/16), fined $200.

  • Lindsay L. Johnson, 19, Duluth, possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50.

  • Donovan L. Jackson, 46, Duluth, intention damage to property, fined $200.

  • Nicholas C. Rhodes, 24, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement, 59 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Shantell M. Richardson, 30, Duluth, threats of violence, fined $50 and 14 days in local confinement, stay of adjudication on one year of probation with conditions.

  • Nicholas A. Soder, 33, Two Harbors, driving after revocation, fined $200.

  • Veronika S. Tyo, 19, Duluth, sale of tobacco/nicotine delivery devices to children, stay of adjudication for one year.



Feb. 12

  • Kyle E. Bergstrom, 33, Two Harbors, criminal damage to property - tampering with a motor vehicle, fined $100 and 10 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation.

  • Ryan S. Birk, 38, no city listed, fugitive, extradition waived.

  • Amanda C. Cassidy, 33, no city listed, fugitive, extradition waived.

  • Bradley N. Clifford, 65, Duluth, three counts of driving after revocation, fined $200 - per each count.

  • Brandon W. Farmer, 34, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, fined $300 and 30 days in local confinement, $250 and 28 days stayed on one year of probation.

  • Jamie R. Fossum, 46, Duluth, hands-free law violation - second or subsequent offense, fined $275.

  • Quartez L. Grant, 31, St. Paul, petty-misdemeanor theft offenses, fined $50.

  • Travis M. Hampton, 21, Duluth, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene, 15 days in local confinement.

  • Amy L. Hunter, 38, Superior, driving after cancellation - inimical danger to public safety, fined $50 and 60 days in local confinement.

  • Kyle J. Leskey, 20, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, fined $100 and 10 days in local confinement, $50 and time stayed on one year of probation.

  • Sean B. Mickelson, 23, Duluth, marijuana in vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50 - per each count.

  • Bradley A. Nesdahl, 41, Duluth, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene, stay of adjudication on 12 months of probation.

  • Michael P. Nichols, 54, Duluth, driving after suspension, fined $300 and 30 days in local confinement, $150 and time stayed on one year of probation.

  • Dennis J. Outzen, 42, Superior, theft by shoplifting, $66 restitution and two days in local confinement.

  • Kelsie K. Seehus, 20, Proctor, giving false identification to a peace officer, fined $50 and 90 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation.

  • Mark B. Speer, 25, Pullman, Washington, driving after suspension, continued for dismissal on six months of probation.

  • Jennifer M. Summar, 43, Duluth, driving after revocation (offense date 9/26/10), fined $200.

  • Courtney J. Wrazidlo, 24, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

  • Marissa L. Wright, 23, 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.

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