District Court

St. Louis County

Aug. 23

  • Peter S. Chmelik, 34, Duluth, driving while impaired, fined $2,000 and one year local confinement, time stayed on two years probation with conditions.

Aug. 24

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  • Brittany M. Arnold, 34, Duluth, hands-free law violation, continued for dismissal on one year probation.
  • Kenneth L. Childs, 39, Duluth, driving after revocation (offense dated: 2/20/15), fined $200.
  • Liam M. Connor, 26, Duluth, inattentive driving, continued for dismissal on one year probation.
  • Jennifer A. Jacobs, 39, Hibbing, driving after revocation (offense dated: 5/26/12), fined $200.
  • Dionne Jarvis, 49, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Joseph R. Lamont, 18, Park Rapids, Minnesota, possession of drug paraphernalia and marijuana in a motor vehicle, $50 fine per each count.
  • Kaela E. Mesojedec, 18, Twig, shoplifting, continued for dismissal on one year probation, 8 hours Community Work Service.
  • Garrett R. Rayburn, 30, Superior, driving after revocation, fined $200.
  • Daevon M. Sanders, 24, Duluth, driving after suspension (offense dated: 11/8/19), fined $200.
  • Timothy J. Taylor, 50, Hermantown, possession or sale of small amount of marijuana, fined $50.
  • Teagan M. Torres, 24, Minneapolis, driving after suspension (offense dated: 3/17/18), continued for dismissal on one year probation.

Aug. 25

  • Asialena S. Johnson, 31, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

  • Emily J. Johnson, 34, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

  • Debra M. Morris, 53, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

  • Tonya L. M. Nelson, 43, Moorhead, Minnesota, driving while impaired, fined $1,000 and 180 days local confinement, time and $950 stayed on two years probation with conditions, pay $7 in restitution.

  • Chaddanooga C. Phagan, 45, Savage, Minnesota, driving after revocation (offense dated: 10/25/19), fined $200.

  • Cody L. Walker Nelson, 30, Grand Forks, North Dakota, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

  • Travis W. Whitlock, 29, Duluth, test refusal, fined $2,000 and one year local confinement, time stayed on two years probation with conditions.

  • Princeton L. Witherspoon, 32, Duluth, fugitive, extradition waived.

Aug. 26

  • Audie A. Lucius, 47, Duluth, assault, adjudication stayed on one year probation.
  • James D. Manee, 63, Goodland, Minnesota, exceed gross weight violation, fined $100.
  • Brianna J. McLean, 24, Duluth, shoplifting, fined $600 and 60 days local confinement, time and fine stayed on one year probation with conditions, pay $15 in restitution.
  • Anna E. Suiter, 19, Zimmerman, Minnesota, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

Aug. 27

  • Danyale S. Branch, 42, Duluth, disturb the neighborhood, fined $100.

  • Anthony M. Brown, 31, St. Paul, Minnesota, shoplifting, two days local confinement.

  • Aleah J. Coning, 39, Esko, driving after suspension (offense dated: 5/23/19), fined $200.
  • Chad J. Daly, 40, Duluth, give false information to a peace officer and criminal damage to property, 90 days local confinement, per each count.
  • James P. Graff, 52, Plymouth, Minnesota, fugitive, extradition waived.
  • Beatriz C. Gutierrez, 24, Denver, Colorado, driving 55 mph in a 30 mph zone, fined $70.
  • Blake M. Marsh, 23, Duluth, violation of no contact order, fined $1,000, 9 months local confinement and 18 months in prison, prison time stayed on four years probation with conditions.
  • Joshua M. Martinez, 26, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.
  • Micheal L. Muellner, 35, Superior, CMV - failure to carry proof of annual inspection, fined $100.
  • Patrick M. Oleary, 53, disorderly conduct, adjudication stayed.
  • Sara N. Pearson, 35, Duluth, driving 67 mph in a 30 mph zone, fined $150.
  • Donovan N. Skinaway, 27, McGregor, driving after suspension (offense dated; 10/29/19), fined $200.

Aug. 28

  • Sara A. Lindquist, 35, Duluth, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Scott R. Schneiderwent, 25, Superior, three counts driving after suspension (offenses dated: 6/27/17, 10/13/17, 1/9/20), fined $200 per each count.
  • Jaiden M. Schuster, 20, Austin, Minnesota, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Aurora L. Shimmin, 25, Proctor, tobacco violations, fined $300.
  • Denise M. Townley, 48, Silver Bay, driving after cancellation, fined $200.

Aug. 29

  • Aisha M. Elmi, 29, Maplewood, Minnesota, driving 90 mph in a 65 mph zone, fined $70.

  • Alexander P. Haliburton, 21, Cottage Grove, Minnesota, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

Aug. 30

  • Danyale S. Branch, 42, Duluth, disturb the neighborhood, fined $100.
  • Chad J. Daly, 40, Duluth, fugitive, extradition waived.
  • Felix R. Diaz, 54, Hammond, Wisconsin, driving after cancellation, continued for dismissal for one year.
  • Charles R. Dille, 40, unknown address, dumping of manure or solid waste, fined $200.
  • Namgyal Dorjee, 36, Duluth, 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.
  • Bryce G. Duncan, 21, Robbinsdale, Minnesota, driving 97 mph in a 65 mph zone, fined $150.
  • Alexander T. Freeman, 51, Duluth, careless driving, fined $1,000 and 90 days local confinement, time stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Drew T. Gagnon, 20, Duluth, contempt of court, adjudication stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Joseph A. Jeger, 23, Cedar Point, Illinois, hands-free law violation, fined $50.
  • Jenna M. Johnson, 26, Duluth, driving after suspension (offense dated: 2/26/18), fined $50 and 10 days local confinement, time stayed on one year probation.
  • Patrick C. Lussier, 34, Cloquet, assault in the second degree, fined $50 and 57 months in prison; assault on a peace officer, fined $50 and 22 months in prison; assault in the fourth degree, fined $50 and 22 months in prison.
  • Dane R. Mullen, 35, Blaine, Minnesota, two counts aid & abet criminal sexual conduct, no adjudication - lesser offense.
  • Alexander D. Ruberg, 23, Duluth, driving while impaired, fined $1,000 and 90 days local confinement, time stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Jeorge A. Sales, 33, Superior, disorderly conduct, fined $50 and 90 days local confinement, 88 days stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Kelcey A. Soukkala, 36, Duluth, assault, fined $50, 230 days local confinement and 13 months in prison, prion time stayed on three years probation with conditions; escape from custody, fined $50 and 180 days local confinement, 89 days stayed on two years probation with conditions, concurrent.
  • Michael E. L. Tucci, 45, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, adjudication stayed on two years probation with conditions, four days local confinement.
  • Nolan J. Zaic, 20, Champlin, Minnesota, drinking and driving, adjudication stayed for one year with conditions.

Aug. 31

  • Casey J. Brown, 21, Duluth, sale of alcohol to a minor, fined $1,000.
  • Namgyal Dorjee, 36, Duluth, 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.
  • Noah J. Peterson, 36, Duluth, driving after suspension, fined $200.
  • Amanda S. Radosevich, 38, Duluth, inattentive driving, fined $40.
  • Giovanni S. Simonette, 19, Duluth, inattentive driving, fined $50.
  • Scott B. Starkey, 31, Duluth, driving after revocation (offense dated: 1/23/17), fined $200.
  • Carla C. Swenson, 43, Karlstad, Minnesota, hands-free law violation, fined $50; driving after suspension, fined $200.
  • Nicole l. Visser, 25, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, hands-free law violation, fined $50.

Sept. 1

  • Denise G. Anderson, 57, Floodwood, driving while impaired, fined $1,00 and 60 days local confinement, time and $500 stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Sharlane E. Barnes, 57, Esko, inattentive driving, fined $40.
  • Shawn A. Haveri, 33, Duluth, three counts driving after revocation, fined $200 per each count; fourth count of driving after revocation, fined $400; hands-free law violation, fined $250.
  • Jenika N. Keup, 22, Superior, driving after suspension, fined $200.
  • Arnold R. Marten, 58, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.
  • Matthew A. Mehling, 45, Wrenshall, driving after revocation, adjudication stayed on one year probation.
  • Roseanne J. Mitchell, 64, Duluth, animal running at large, fined $100.
  • Deon H. Robinson, 24, Cloquet, open bottle violation, fined $100.
  • Katie M. Saari, 40, Two Harbors, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and one year local confinement, 361 days and $1,800 stayed on two years probation with conditions.
  • Sanchez B. Urrutia, 24, Duluth, hit and run - failure to provide info, adjudication stayed on one year probation with conditions.
  • Jules l. Vautrin, 28, 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.

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