District Court

St. Louis County

June 28

  • Crystal L. Carl, 27, Hermantown, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and 180 days local confinement, time stayed on two years probation with conditions.

  • Jeremy P. Epperson, 39, Waterloo, Iowa, give false information to a peace officer, fined $50 and 90 days local confinement.
  • Brooke M. Garro, 23, Iron Belt, Wisconsin, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • David K. Greene, 46, Duluth, test refusal, fined $2,000 and one year local confinement, time stayed on two years probation with conditions.
  • Caleb U. Kenowski, 20, Duluth, shoplifting, fined $500 and 30 days local confinement, time and fine stayed on one year probation; second count shoplifting, fined $100 and 90 days local confinement, time stayed on one year probation, consecutive.
  • Hillarie R. Madden, 25, Duluth, inattentive driving, fined $50.
  • Brian S. McElroy, 34, Duluth, disorderly conduct, adjudication stayed for one year.
  • Tuyen Q. Ta, 37, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

June 29

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  • Gage T. Erickson, 24, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

June 30

  • Jason S. Ackerman, 39, Two Harbors, driving after revocation (offense dated: 6/18/15), fined $200.
  • Garrett B. Anderson, 38, Duluth, driving after cancellation - inimical to public safety, fined $500 and 180 days local confinement, time and $450 stayed on two years probation with conditions.

  • Brandon J. Bendickson, 28, Duluth, shoplifting, fined $1,000 and 90 days local confinement, time and fine stayed on one year probation with conditions operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and 180 days local confinement, time and $1,900 stayed on two years probation with conditions.

  • Danielle M. Brookins, 31, Duluth, domestic assault, adjudication stayed on one year probation with conditions, three days local confinement.
  • Kyle M. Dodrill, 35, Superior, fugitive, extradition waived.

  • Alexander J. Dudley, 25, Hermantown, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Jess R. Fruetel, 46, Eveleth, driving after suspension, continued for dismissal for one year.
  • Jeffrey L. Hopke, 51, Duluth, theft, adjudication stayed on two years probation with conditions, 13 days local confinement; fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, adjudication stayed on two years probation with conditions, 10 days local confinement, concurrent; possession of a controlled substance, adjudication stayed on two years probation with conditions, 10 days local confinement, concurrent.

  • Daniel J. Johanesson, 36, Duluth, inattentive driving, fined $40.

  • Chad L. Kimpling, 45, South Range, inattentive driving, fined $40.
  • John Koralia, 72, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Anthony A. Leppala, 28, Cohasset, exceed allowable gross weight violation, fined $300.

  • Brandon E. Spence, 26, Hermantown, driving after revocation (offense dated: 1/23/15), fined $50.

  • Adam D. Stenhammer, 36, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

  • Amber Wait, 37, Cloquet, possession of narcotics other than heroin, imposition stayed on three years probation with conditions, $50 fine.

July 1

  • Timothy L. Amiot, 30, Duluth, driving after suspension (offense dated: 10/10/19), adjudication stayed for one year.
  • Dean M. Belich, 52, Duluth, disorderly conduct and assault, continued for dismissal for one year.
  • Paige T. Betters, 27, Hibbing, aid and abet drug sale of three grams or more heroin within a 90 day period, imposition stayed on three years probation with conditions, $50 fine.
  • Demi N. Felver, 27, Duluth, two counts driving after cancellation - inimical to public safety (offenses dated: 7/20/19; 8/19/19), adjudication stayed for two years.
  • Joseph P. Flynn, 52, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, find $2,000 and 180 days local confinement, time and $1,800 stayed on two years probation with conditions.
  • Todd R. Hazebroek, 20, Duluth, inattentive driving, fined $40.
  • Cody D. Husemoller, 28, Duluth, possession of 25 grams or more of heroin, $50 fine and 90 months in prison.
  • Noah W. Larson, 20, Duluth, threats of violence, imposition stayed on three years probation with conditions, one year and one day in prison, stayed, 30 days local confinement.
  • Ying J. Mei, 41, Duluth, careless driving, fined $1,000 and 60 days local confinement, time stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Bettina R. Rasmussen, 31, Two Harbors, driving after revocation, fined $200.

July 2

  • Herbert L. Edwards Jr., 37, Seadrift, Texas, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and 180 days local confinement, time stayed on two years probation with conditions.
  • Michael T. Fisher, 65, Elk River, Minnesota, driving after suspension, fined $200.

  • Jason T. Hankiewicz, 41, Two Harbors, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and 180 days local confinement, time and $1,000 stayed on two years probation with conditions.

  • Jason D. Kingbird, 43, Duluth, disorderly conduct, $50 fine and 48 days local confinement.
  • Austin R. Lahr, 19, Superior, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Colton W. Maddy, 31, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Alan P. Rock, 55, Duluth, driving while impaired, fined $1,000 and 90 days local confinement, time stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • James L. Schulz, 51, Pillager, Minnesota, driving while impaired, fined $1,000 and 90 days local confinement, time stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Matthew E. Snyder, 24, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Jordan M. Talbot, 29, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and one year local confinement, 363 days and $1,000 stayed on two years probation with conditions.

July 3

  • Cami B. Begordis, 36, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

  • Natasha R. Couture, 29, Duluth, three counts driving after suspension (offenses dated: 3/18.19, 7/23/19, 6/1/20), fined $200 per each count; driving after revocation (offense dated: 9/20/19), fined $200.
  • Jonas L. Christensen, 24, Marquette, Michigan, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Jeremy B. Flores, 18, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, driving 90 mph in a 65 mph zone, fined $70.
  • Craig R. Licari, 65, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

July 4

  • Christopher G. Gorman, 35, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.
  • Taya L. Kopman, 20 Hayti, South Dakota, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Samuel A. Troyer, 26, Farwell, Minnesota, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

July 6

  • Xandra E. Bouray, 23, Beloit, Kansas, driving after revocation, fined $200.
  • Sara L. Connor, 60, Duluth, shoplifting, adjudication stayed for one year, pay $58 in restitution.
  • Cindy J. Kruger, 50, Duluth, shoplifting, 30 days local confinement.
  • Charles R. Kuykendall, 62, Duluth, disorderly conduct, 45 days local confinement, time stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Malcolm X. Lewis, 29, Duluth, fugitive, extradition waived.
  • Tradel A. Nickelson, 21, Superior, driving after revocation, fined $200.
  • Toni L. Rannetsberger, 34, Two Harbors, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Michael T. D. Savage, 32, Cloquet, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Britney J. Spicer, 22, Alborn, shoplifting, adjudication stayed for one year.
  • Cassidy J. Warren, 21, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.
  • Evelyn S. Weiner, 19, Duluth, inattentive driving, fined $50.
  • Dwight C. Wicks, 32, unknown address, fugitive, extradition waived.

July 7

  • Timothy D. Giffin, 67, address unknown, fugitive, extradition waived.
  • Sam G. Haddad, 28, Duluth, exceed gross weight violation, fined $300.
  • Zoe Hauswirth, 22, Duluth, dumping of manure or solid waste, fined $200.

  • Campbell Z. Karjala, 21, St. Cloud, Minnesota, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days local confinement, time and $300 stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Amos E. Kelley, 28, Foley, Minnesota, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Joshua T. Nelson, 34, Plainview, Minnesota, driving after revocation, fined $200.
  • Noah S. Ross, 30, Roseville, Minnesota, driving 91 mph in a 65 mph zone, fined $100.
  • Nicholas T. M. Shinkle, 39, Duluth, driving 107 mph in a 65 mph zone, fined $150.

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