District Court

St. Louis County

Aug. 12

  • Robert T. Whiting, 36, unknown address, fugitive, extradition waived.

Aug. 31

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  • Daniel J. Erickson, 28, Duluth, distribute via electronic communication material relating/describing sexual conduct to a child, imposition stayed on four years probation with conditions, $50 fine, six days local confinement.
  • Christopher H. Harvey, 75, Duluth, criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree, imposition stayed on five years probation with conditions, $50 fine.
  • James A. Keuten, 28, Duluth, theft of a motor vehicle and theft of a computer, one year and one day in prison, time stayed on three years probation with conditions per each count, concurrent; pay $87 in restitution; two counts financial transaction card fraud, 13 months in prison, time stayed on three years probation with conditions per each count, concurrent; second count of theft of a motor vehicle, 21 months in prison, time stayed on three years probation with conditions, concurrent; felony receiving stolen property, one year and one day in prison, time stayed on three years probation with conditions, concurrent.

Sept. 2

  • Isaiah D. R. Bartlett, 20, Cloquet, careless driving, fined $100.
  • Trevor D. Berglund, 18, Grand Marais, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Adrieana P. Hansen, 22, Proctor, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Jeffery A. Hellesvig, 71, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Paul D. Norlien, 29, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Julie A. Nynas-Anderson, 49, Knife River, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days local confinement, time stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Eric D. Pegues, 38, St. Paul, Minnesota, violation of predatory offender registration requirements, fined $50 and 356 days local confinement.
  • Sir J. Smith, 45, Carlton, criminal damage to property, fined $100 and 30 days local confinement, time stayed on one year probation.
  • Brice M. Wizner, 29, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Coleman J. Zywicki, 25, Saginaw, domestic assault, adjudication stayed on one year probation with conditions, $50 fine and four days local confinement.

Sept. 3

  • Travis J. Anderson, 19, Esko, inattentive driving, fined $40.
  • Donald G. Andresen, 57, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Travis T. Barlow, 36, address unknown, fugitive, extradition waived.
  • Gary W. Beaver, 53, Saginaw, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Debra B. Bjelland, 62, Duluth, passing a parked emergency vehicle violation, fined $50.
  • Jacob A. Carlson, 25, Proctor, theft - shoplifting, continued for dismissal for one year, pay $10 in restitution; driving after suspension, fined $500 and 30 days local confinement, time and $250 stayed on one year probation; collision with an unattended vehicle, 30 days local confinement, time stayed on on year probation, concurrent.
  • John B. Feather Jr., 63, Duluth, assault on a peace officer, fined $50 and one year local confinement, 363 days stayed on on year probation with conditions.
  • Joshua M. Hendricks, 31, Duluth, driving after suspension, (offense dated 11/27/10), fined $200.
  • Melanie T. Ibarra, 18, Circle Pines, Minnesota, fined $50.
  • Makayla R. Jackson, 23, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Mustafa K. Jaffal, 24, Temple Terrace, Florida, driving 56 mph in a 30 mph zone, fined $100.
  • Zoe J. Kenville, 24, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.
  • Whitney L. Mayorga, 22, Carlton, assault, fined $50, 40 hours Community Work Service and 90 days local confinement, 87 days stayed on on year probation with conditions.
  • Daylen C. Moore, 20, Duluth, possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50.
  • James G. Roy, Jr., 30, Lake Mills, Iowa, driving after revocation (offense dated 8/5/09), fined $200.
  • Paul J. Schraufnagel, 20, St. Paul, Minnesota, sale of five or more kilos marijuana mixture or tetrahydrocannabinois, imposition stayed on three years probation with conditions, $50 fine, 24 days local confinement, 40 hours Community Work Service.
  • Adam M. Skadsberg, 38, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Cole I. Snydle, 24, Duluth, two counts shoplifting, fined $500 and 30 days local confinement or NERCC, time and $450 stayed on one year probation with conditions per each count, concurrent.
  • Racquel L. White, 26, Duluth, ten counts driving after suspension (offenses dated: 6/29/15, 1/7/16, 3/2/16, 7/31/16, 12/21/16, 1/1/18, 3/6/18, 7/1/18, 2/5/20, 6/24/20), fined $200 per each count.
  • Kristen L. Wiseman, 35, Hibbing, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and one year local confinement, 30 day electronic monitoring, 361 days and $1,000 stayed on two years probation with conditions.

Sept. 4

  • Joseph D. Bellows, 60, Saginaw, fined $50 and 90 days local confinement, time stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Randy K. Bolen, Jr., 44, Two Harbors, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, adjudication stayed on two years probation with conditions; driving while impaired, fined $1,000 and 90 days local confinement, time stayed on two years probation with conditions, concurrent.
  • Lowell D. Brownfield, Jr., 39, Council Bluffs, Iowa, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and one year local confinement, 364 days stayed on two years probation with conditions.
  • Ramona L. Buchanan, 28, Duluth, assault, adjudication stayed on three years probation with conditions, 34 days local confinement and $172 in restitution; receiving stolen property, fined $50 and 34 days local confinement, concurrent.
  • Nathan W. Budney, 22, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and 180 days local confinement, time and $1,500 stayed on two years probation with conditions.
  • Jacob J. H. Davis, 24, Isanti, Minnesota, domestic assault and violation of no contact order, fined $50 and 90 days local confinement, 81 days stayed on one year probation with conditions per each count concurrent.
  • Barbara H. Defoe, 53, Superior, two counts driving after suspension (offense dated 10/17/14, 4/18/15), fined $200 per each count.
  • Jeremy J. Defoe, 24, Cloquet, interference with an emergency call, fined $50 and one year local confinement, 362 days stayed on two years probation with conditions.
  • Stephanie L. Dehkes, 37, Cotton, endangerment of a child by firearm access and contributes to need for child protection services, fined $50 and one year local confinement, 361 days stayed on two years probation with conditions per each count concurrent; possession of a controlled substance, statutory stay of adjudication on two years probation with conditions, $50 fine and credit for four days local confinement, concurrent.
  • Roy C. Deloney, Jr., 49, Duluth, violation of order for protection, 90 days local confinement or NERCC, 72 days stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Kristopher R. Desmond, 45, Cloquet, driving after revocation (offense dated 5/1/18), adjudication stayed for one year; driving after suspension (offense dated 6/22/17), adjudication stayed for one year.
  • George J. P. Dorr, 31, Duluth, driving while impaired, fined $1,000 and 90 days local confinement, time stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Mary M. Eck, 47, Manawa, Wisconsin, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Kelley K. Eldien, 53, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days local confinement, 58 days stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Travis J. Gibson, 31, Duluth, violation of order for protection, fined $50 and 90 days local confinement or NERCC, 85 days stayed on on year probation with conditions.
  • Adam I. Greensky, 31, Duluth, possession of a controlled substance, one year local confinement or NERCC, 363 days stayed on two years probation with conditions.
  • Terry A. Gross, 49, unknown address, felony violation of order for protection, fined $50 and 24 months in prison, time stayed on three years probation with conditions, 100 days local confinement; possession of a controlled substance, fined $50 and 19 months in prison, time stayed on three years probation with conditions, 97 days local confinement, concurrent.
  • Logan R. Marshall, 22, Duluth, assault in the third degree, imposition stayed on three years probation with conditions, $50 fine.
  • Mary A. Montgomery, 54, Duluth, financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult, continued for dismissal on two years probation with conditions, 100 hours Community Work Service.
  • Brett K. Mundy, 22, Jacksonville, Florida, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and one year local confinement, time and $1,000 stayed on two years probation with conditions.
  • Bradley A. Nesdahl, 41, Duluth, driving after revocation (offense dated: 5/3/16), adjudication stayed on one year probation.
  • Clayton L. Nukala, Jr., 35, Buyck, Minnesota, damage to property in the third degree, fined $50 and one year local confinement.
  • Andrew J. Ohlinger, 33, Duluth, possession of a controlled substance, statutory stay of adjudication on on year probation with conditions, 15 days local confinement.
  • Christian T. Ostern, 28, Duluth, driving after revocation (offense dated 1/11/19), fined $200.
  • Emily J. Owen, 35, Holdingford, Minnesota, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days local confinement, 59 days stayed on year year probation with conditions.
  • John A. Remington, 56, Duluth, inattentive driving, fined $50.
  • Zachary A. Ritter, 32, Duluth, criminal sex conduct in the third degree, fined $500 and 140 months in prison, time stayed on five years probation with conditions, one year local confinement or NERCC.
  • Daniel M. Romano, 38, Eureka, California, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days local confinement, time stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Lucas Sanchez, 44, Aurora, neglect of a child and contributes to the need for child protection services, fined $50 and one year local confinement, 358 days stayed on three years probation with conditions per each count, concurrent; marijuana and controlled substance taxation - sale - no affixed stamps and sale of marijuana mixture except small amount of marijuana with no remuneration, imposition stayed on three years probation, $50 fine and seven days local confinement per each count, concurrent.
  • Amber G. Schaaf, 33, Hinckley Minnesota, violation of driver's license conditions, fined $100.
  • Jason A. Tucker, 50, violation of order for protection, fined $50 and 90 days local confinement, 64 days stayed on on year probation with conditions.
  • Chad R. Wilton, 44, Duluth, violation of a restraining order, 90 days local confinement.
  • Clements L. Wojtysiak, 63, unknown address, fugitive, extradition waived.

Sept. 5

  • Johanna M. Abell, 25, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.
  • Brian J. Coombe, 42, Superior, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Megan R. Harmadi, 30, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Jenna K. Hense, 29, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Jordan M. Porter, 18, Hovland, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Gabriel J. Rice, 23, Hudson, Florida, driving after suspension (offense dated 11/30/18), fined $200.

Sept. 6

  • Morgan F. Carling, 19, Lakeville, Minnesota, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

Sept. 8

  • Shamar R. Davis, 22, Duluth, possession or sale small amount marijuana, fined $50.
  • Tobias V. Effinger, 49, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Kenneth J. Kruse-Koivisto, 38, Duluth, driving after revocation (offense dated 9/19/10), fined $200.
  • Laurie M. Misquadace, 40, Cloquet, violation of no contact order, adjudication stayed on one year probation.
  • Robert J. Smith, 42, Duluth, violation of emergency powers order, continued for dismissal for one year.

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