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Matters of Record for Feb. 17

Duluth District Court Filing issues prevent the Duluth News Tribune from running the final disposition of some cases in a timely manner. Many of the addresses appear as given at time of citation. Dec. 7 Ryan S.B. Dehn Jr., 27, 5162 Ugstad Road, D...

Duluth District Court

Filing issues prevent the Duluth News Tribune from running the final disposition of some cases in a timely manner. Many of the addresses appear as given at time of citation.

Dec. 7

Ryan S.B. Dehn Jr., 27, 5162 Ugstad Road, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, driving while under the influence of alcohol, uninsured vehicle, possession of a controlled substance and two counts of driving after revocation, failed to appear, warrant ordered.

Laurel J. Ecklund, 43, 5912 Raleigh St., Duluth, first count of driving while under the influence of alcohol, pleaded guilty, fined $1,000 and 90 days in jail with two days credit, time stayed on one-year probation with conditions including if defendant completes Victim Impact Panel, fine will be reduced by $500; second count of test refusal, pleaded guilty, fined $2,000 and 180 days in jail or Northeast Regional Correction Center with seven days credit, time and $1,000 stayed on two years probation with conditions including 15 days in jail or electronic monitoring with seven days credit - consecutive to first count; second count of driving while under the influence of alcohol, driving after revocation and first count of test refusal, dismissed.

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Michelle A. Freeman, 28, 2811 W. Third St., Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, pleaded guilty, fined $1,000 and 60 days in jail with one day credit, time and $500 stayed one year with conditions including Victim Impact Panel; driving while under the influence of alcohol, dismissed.

Kelly M. Jenko, 25, 1302 First St. W., Eveleth, test refusal, driving while under the influence of alcohol and driving without a valid license, pleaded not guilty, $2,000 bail bond, contested omnibus hearing March 5.

Keith T. Kellerhuis, 27, 1125 Glen Place Drive, Apt. 112, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content and driving while under the influence of alcohol, pleaded not guilty, $10,000 bail bond, pretrial Jan. 25, jury trial Feb. 2.

Anthony R. Klosowsky, 55, 3721 LaVaque Road, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, pleaded guilty, fined $1,000 and 180 days in jail with one day credit, time stayed on two years probation with conditions including Victim Impact panel; driving while under the influence of alcohol, dismissed.

Muriel E. Matuzak, 30, 2609 W. Second St., Duluth, driving after cancellation - inimical danger to public safety, imposition stayed on one-year probation with conditions including $300 court costs.

Angelina M. Pfannes, 23, no address available, fugitive, extradition waived.

Richard J.J. Powley, 41, Duluth, domestic assault, dismissed.

Jamie R. Renaud, 38, 1717 N. 28th St., Superior, driving after cancellation - inimical danger to public safety and two counts of driving while impaired, hearing Feb. 12.

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Keith A. Robinson, 22, 1623 E. Fifth St., Duluth, domestic assault, failed to appear, warrant ordered.

Felicia A. Smith, 47, 230 W. Third St., Apt. 108, Duluth, two counts of burglary, $30,000 bail bond, contested omnibus hearing Feb. 5.

Ryan T. Tangen, 20, 105 W. First St., Apt. 207, Duluth, two counts of underage consumption, pleaded guilty, fined $300 per each count concurrent; possession of drug paraphernalia and one count of underage consumption, dismissed.

Jason D. Widen, 28, 312 21st St., Cloquet, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, pleaded guilty, fined $2,000 and 180 days in jail or Northeast Regional Correction Center with one day credit, time and $1,000 stayed two years with conditions including Victim Impact Panel, 48 hours in jail with 11 hours credit and 30 days electronic monitoring - may do balance of time as community service work; driving while under the influence of alcohol, dismissed.

Ashley R. Youngblom, 22, 3020 Roberg Road, Duluth, test refusal, driving while under the influence of alcohol and obstructing legal process, pleaded not guilty, pretrial Feb. 8.

Dec. 8

Rachel L. Abramowski, 38, 240 Scotty Drive, Cloquet, assault, pleaded not guilty, pretrial Feb. 4.

Richard D. Amans, 69, 2625 Second Hill Ave., Superior, driving after revocation and uninsured vehicle, adjudication withheld one year with condition of no same or similar offense.

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Donald A. Arneson, 47, 8707 Congdon Blvd., Duluth, first count of assault, pleaded guilty, imposition stayed on five years probation with conditions including $100 fine and 60 days in jail with 48 days credit for time served; assault with a dangerous weapon, domestic assault by strangulation, terroristic threats and second count of assault, dismissed.

Donald R. Becker II, 22, 1516 N. 18th St., Superior, two counts of theft, failed to appear, warrant ordered.

Lynn A. Bergson, 52, 2631 W. Third St., Apt. 2, Duluth, uninsured vehicle, pleaded guilty, fined $200; collision with unattended vehicle, dismissed.

Kaprice S. Brown, 26, 830 E. Sixth St., Apt. 1, Duluth, driving after suspension and uninsured vehicle, imposition stayed with condition of no same or similar offense.

Chace P. Carlson, 21, 419 N. 21st Ave. W., main apt., Duluth, giving a false name to a peace officer, failure to notify owner of damaged property, fleeing on foot, reckless driving and driving after suspension, failed to appear, warrant ordered.

Pamela L. Chicras, 25, 7611 Hughitt Ave., Superior, driving while impaired, pleaded not guilty, pretrial Jan. 7.

Marie R. Childs, 23, 2024 W. Fourth St., Apt. 3, Duluth, theft, pleaded not guilty, pretrial Jan. 7.

Keegan M. Couillard, 18, 1616 E. Seventh St., Duluth, underage consumption, pleaded guilty, fined $100.

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Renata C. Cuevas, 19, Woodbury, Minn., underage consumption, adjudication withheld with conditions including $50 prosecution costs.

Jennifer N. Dagger, 20, 5619 Raleigh St., Apt. 5, Duluth, tampering with a motor vehicle, pleaded guilty, fined $300 and 60 days in jail, time stayed on one-year probation with conditions including counseling; theft and disorderly conduct, dismissed.

Amanda L. Defoe, 26, 220 E. Sixth St., Duluth, trespassing, pleaded guilty, fined $100.

Mark A. Dunigan, 48, 105 W. First St., Apt. 215, Duluth, assault, terroristic threats, obstructing legal process and theft, $15,000 bail, plea hearing Dec. 23.

Leah M. Goodwin, 30, 1439 90th Ave. W., Duluth, theft by shoplifting, pleaded not guilty, pretrial Jan. 7.

Willie L. Greenwade, 48, 2001 W. Superior St., Apt. 238, Duluth, terroristic threats and disorderly conduct, $10,000 bail bond, contested omnibus hearing Feb. 5.

Timothy D. Gunderson, 21, 807 N. Eighth Ave. E., Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, driving while under the influence of alcohol and use of wireless communications device - compose, read or send electronic message in motion or traffic, non-cash bond posted, plea hearing Jan. 4.

Tyricus T. Hooks, 24, Springfield, Ga., three counts of driving while impaired, failed to appear, warrant ordered.

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Jaison M. Jaworski, 19, 209 W. Third St., Apt. 3, Duluth, first count of criminal sexual conduct, pleaded guilty, 144 months in prison, time stayed on 10 years probation with conditions including $300 fine, one year in Northeast Regional Correction Center with 132 days credit for time served, attend sex offender program/treatment and predatory offender registration required second count of criminal sexual conduct, dismissed.

Sarah A. Leonzal, 19, 220 S. Robin Ave., Duluth, assault, adjudication withheld one year with conditions including Domestic Abuse Intervention Program.

Gregory J. Levine, 53, 4236 Fayre Road, Duluth, burning prohibited materials, pleaded guilty, fined $200.

Aaron M. Lillo, 23, 28 Arbitus Drive, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content and driving while under the influence of alcohol, non-cash bond posted, omnibus hearing Jan. 25.

Whitney L. Lucas, 23, 4183 Ridge Circle, Hermantown, driving while under the influence of alcohol, pleaded guilty, fined $1,000 and 60 days in jail, time stayed on one-year probation with conditions including Victim Impact Panel; test refusal, dismissed.

Thomas G. Luomanen, 51, 3537 Lismore Road, Duluth, damage to property, pleaded guilty, fined $200.

Sandra E. Magaard, 48, 93209 Settlers Court, Sturgeon Lake, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, pleaded guilty, fined $1,000 and 60 days in jail, time stayed one year with conditions; driving while impaired and driving while under the influence of alcohol, dismissed.

Anthony D. Marsh, 34, 308 E. Fifth St., Apt. A, Duluth, obstructing a public officer, pleaded not guilty, court trial Jan. 15.

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Katrina E. Martineau-Friedman, 21, 3215 Makward, Cloquet, theft, failed to appear, warrant ordered.

Sidney A. Mathews, 21, 1005 Glen Place Drive, Apt. 26, Duluth, underage consumption, pleaded guilty, fined $100.

Michael T. McDevitt, 31, 1069 87th Ave. W., Duluth, test refusal and driving while under the influence of alcohol, non-cash bond posted, omnibus hearing Feb. 22.

Alonzo A. McGee, 20, 4413 Oneida St., Duluth, disorderly conduct, hearing Jan. 15; driving after suspension, pleaded not guilty, pretrial Jan. 27.

Derik R. Midthun, 18, 23696 Maple Shores Road, Deerwood, fleeing in a motor vehicle, pleaded guilty, imposition stayed on two years probation with conditions including 30 days in jail with 24 days credit for time served and Victim Impact Panel; driving while under the influence of alcohol, pleaded guilty, fined $260 total, 30 days in jail and two years probation with conditions - concurrent to first count; test refusal, underage consumption, fleeing on foot, obstructing legal process, failure to notify owner of damaged property and careless driving, dismissed.

Alexsander C. Mirkovich, 23, 615 N. 59th Ave. W., Duluth, theft, failed to appear, warrant ordered.

Jeremy D. Mitzner, 23, 402 S. 88th Ave. W., Apt. 1, Duluth, driving without a valid license, fined $100; possession of drug paraphernalia, dismissed.

Kevin M. Nagan, 18, 2323 Portage Drive, Duluth, underage drinking and driving, amended to underage consumption, pleaded guilty, fined $200.

Tyrone M. Nehring, 48, 3503 LaVaque Road, Hermantown, domestic assault, pleaded not guilty, $2,000 bail bond, pretrial Jan. 21.

Anthony J. Quade, 22, 6489 E. Cutter Road, South Range, fleeing a peace officer by a means other than a motor vehicle, warrant quashed, $500 bail, pretrial Jan. 21.

Ida L. Robinson, 26, 218 N. 11th Ave. E., Duluth, domestic assault, adjudication withheld one year with conditions including Domestic Abuse Intervention Program.

James F. Robinson, 46, 2001 W. Superior St., Apt. 222, Duluth, domestic assault, fined $50 and 15 months in prison, time stayed on two years probation with conditions including 45 days in Northeast Regional Correction Center or jail with two days credit for time served and Domestic Abuse Intervention Program.

Tristyn J. Runia, 24, 625 W. Second St., Apt. B-21, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, pleaded guilty, fined $1,000 and 60 days in jail, time stayed one year with conditions; driving while under the influence of alcohol, dismissed.

Tyler T. Rygh, 20, Moundsview, Minn., social host violation, pleaded guilty, fined $100; underage consumption, dismissed.

Sean R. Sanigar, 20, 808 Winter St., Superior, driving while under the influence of alcohol, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, giving peace officer false name and driving after revocation, $10,000 bail, plea hearing Dec. 28.

Kristopher B. Seehus, 33, 41 Burger Drive, Duluth, driving after revocation and collector plate violation - cancelled/stolen/revoked plates, imposition stayed with conditions including $50 prosecution costs.

Nicholas A. Selnes, 27, 1111 N. 59th Ave. W., Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, pleaded guilty, fined $1,000 and 180 days in jail, time stayed on two years probation with conditions; driving while impaired, pleaded guilty, fined $1,396 and one year in jail, time stayed on two years probation with conditions including 48 hours in jail with 17 hours credit, 30 days electronic monitoring, Victim Impact Panel and $604 restitution - concurrent to first count; driving while under the influence of alcohol and test refusal, dismissed.

Stephen F. Sheehan, 67, no address available, driving while under the influence of alcohol and operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, pleaded not guilty, pretrial Feb. 11.

Danica J. Smith, 25, 725 W. Second St., Duluth, theft by shoplifting, pleaded guilty, fined $100.

Christien M. Spanyard, 24, 3127 Restormel St., Duluth, domestic assault and damage to property, pleaded not guilty, pretrial Feb. 18.

Tyler S. Stimmler, 20, 1015 S. Lake Ave., Duluth, failure to notify owner of damaged property, amended to moving traffic ordinance, pleaded guilty, fined $200.

Dustee R. Ulshafer, 21, 9139 Highway 29, Kelsey, assault, dismissed.

Joshua L. Villebrun, 22, 1521 99th Ave. W., Duluth, driving after revocation and open bottle violation, warrant quashed, pleaded not guilty, non-cash bond posted, pretrial March 2.

Travis J. Winters, 23, 1508 E. Third St., Apt. B, Duluth, driving after suspension, failed to appear, warrant ordered.

Nicholas Woods II, 21, 6717 Elysion Ave., Duluth, first count of underage consumption and fleeing a peace officer by a means other than a motor vehicle, pleaded guilty, $85 court costs; possession/sale of small amount of marijuana, pleaded guilty, fined $50; second count of underage consumption, pleaded guilty, fined $200 concurrent.

Aaron J. Zobitz, 31, 2610 Harvey St., Duluth, domestic assault, adjudication withheld with conditions including $50 fine and Domestic Abuse Intervention Program.

Dec. 9

Beau R. Baker, 29, 609 N. Eighth Ave. W., Duluth, assault, terroristic threats and domestic assault, pleaded not guilty, $3,000 bail, hearing Dec. 28.

Mark A.M. Begay, 20, 319 S. 19th Ave. E., Apt. 7, Duluth, aiding an offender avoiding arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded not guilty, $5,000 bail bond, pretrial Feb. 1, jury trial Feb. 9.

Andrew D. Benvie, 27, 6003 Tacony St., Duluth, possession of a controlled substance, uninsured vehicle and driving after revocation, pleaded not guilty, $25,000 bail, pretrial Feb. 1.

Tyrone J. Bradford, 45, Minneapolis, first count of domestic assault, warrant quashed, pleaded guilty, fined $50 and 60 days in jail with 60 days credit for time served; second count of domestic assault, dismissed.

Scott C. Chida, 48, 5042 N.W. Island Lake Road, Duluth, assault, pleaded not guilty, pretrial Feb. 22, jury trial March 2.

Christopher J.R. Heim, 25, 1605 Maplewood Ave., Cloquet, theft of a motor vehicle, pleaded guilty, fined $100 and 15 months in prison, time stayed on three years probation with conditions including 160 days in jail with 107 days credit for time served, complete Teen Challenge Program and $1,800 restitution; driving while impaired and driving after revocation, pleaded guilty, no sentence listed; assault, test refusal, failure to notify owner of damaged property and fleeing on foot, dismissed.

Brian J. Kainu, 26, 3963 Camp David Road, Cloquet, driving after cancellation, reckless driving, possession of marijuana in vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia, pleaded not guilty, non-cash bond posted, pretrial Dec. 28.

Lawrence J. Lapinsky, 61, 605 N. Central Ave., Apt. 300, Duluth, disorderly conduct, warrant quashed, pleaded not guilty, non-cash bond posted, hearing Jan. 15; obstructing legal process and disorderly conduct, pleaded not guilty, $500 bail bond, pretrial Feb. 18.

Brandon S. Legore, 27, 728 E. Sixth St., Duluth, financial exploitation of vulnerable adult and theft by swindle, pleaded not guilty, $10,000 bail bond, pretrial Feb. 1, jury trial Feb. 9.

John E. Lewandowski, 21, 988 88th Ave. W., Duluth, assault and malicious punishment of a child under four years of age, pleaded not guilty, pretrial Feb. 1, jury trial Feb. 9.

Michael J. Martin, 30, 3568 Rustic Lane, Cloquet, predatory offender violation, warrant quashed, pleaded not guilty, non-cash bond posted, pretrial Feb. 1, jury trial Feb. 9.

Tina M. Miller aka Tina M. Shevchuk, 38, 712 E. First St., Apt. 2, Duluth, sale of a controlled substance and sale of a narcotic, $15,000 bail bond, contested omnibus hearing March 8.

Nicholas L. Podgornik, 24, 123 Fourth St., Proctor, driving while under the influence of alcohol, pleaded guilty, fined $2,000 and 180 days in Northeast Regional Correction Center or jail, time and $1,000 stayed on two years probation with conditions including to complete driving with care education program; operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, dismissed.

Christopher P. Raddant, 37, Superior, domestic assault, pleaded not guilty, non-cash bond posted, pretrial Feb. 1.

Richard A. Rowe, 25, 1824 W. Second St., Duluth, sale of a controlled substance and sale of a narcotic, warrant quashed, pleaded not guilty, hearing Dec. 23.

Cody V. Schwanekamp, 35, 329 N. Fourth Ave. W., Apt. 2, Duluth, damage to property, warrant quashed, pleaded guilty, fined $50 and 45 days in jail, time stayed on one-year probation with condition to pay $200 restitution; first count of assault on a peace officer, pleaded guilty, one year in Northeast Regional Correction Center, time stayed on two years probation with conditions including counseling and 60 days Sentence to Serve Program or jail with 15 days credit - probation concurrent and time consecutive to first count; obstructing legal process and second count of assault on a peace officer, dismissed.

Leah M. Shockley, 22, 2422 W. Second St., Duluth, issuing dishonored check, pleaded not guilty, released on own recognizance, pretrial Feb. 8, jury trial Feb. 16.

Levi J. Smith, 22, Babbitt, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, pleaded guilty, fined $2,000 and one year in Northeast Regional Correction Center with five days credit, time and $1,000 stayed on two years probation with conditions; driving while under the influence of alcohol and driving after revocation, dismissed.

John C. Solem, 45, no address available, criminal sexual conduct, pleaded guilty, one year in jail with 108 days credit, time stayed on one-year probation with conditions including to enter and comply with all rules at Bell Hill Recovery Center.

James D. Turner, 19, 610 N. 59th Ave. W., Duluth, burglary, pleaded not guilty, $7,500 bail bond, pretrial Feb. 1, jury trial Feb. 9.

Thomas C. Watson, 50, 1 15th St., Proctor, driving while under the influence of alcohol, pleaded guilty, fined $2,000 and one year in jail, time and $1,000 stayed on two years probation with conditions including 120 days in Northeast Regional Correction Center or jail with two days credit for time served; driving after revocation and uninsured vehicle, pleaded guilty, fined $300 or 30 days in jail - per each count concurrent and concurrent to first count; test refusal, dismissed.

Terrill T. Yazzie, 31, 125 N. First Ave. W., Duluth, burglary, pleaded guilty, 21 months in prison with 91 days credit for time served; assault, pleaded guilty, fined $100 and 21 months in prison with 91 days credit for time served - concurrent to first count; criminal sexual conduct, dismissed.

LeAnn L. Young, 19, no address available, first count of underage consumption, pleaded guilty, fined $110 total; second count of underage consumption, pleaded guilty, fined $200.

Dec. 10

Cameron J. Anderson, 21, 5405 Miller Trunk Highway, Hermantown, license plate impoundment violation, imposition stayed with conditions including $50 prosecution costs.

Lacosta L. Backman, 22, 25½ E. Seventh St., Duluth, theft, failed to appear, warrant ordered.

Jessie J. Beaulieu, 18, 206 E. Fourth St., Apt. 4, Duluth, domestic assault and underage consumption, imposition stayed with conditions.

Shawn M. Blacketter, 33, 125 N. First Ave. W., Duluth, theft of services, failed to appear, warrant ordered.

Bernard H. Butenhoff, 28, 113 E. Fifth St., Duluth, theft ordinance, pleaded guilty, fined $300, $200 stayed on one-year probation with condition of no same or similar offense.

Joseph C.F. Catt, 25, no address available, uninsured vehicle, imposition stayed with condition of no same or similar offense; driving without a valid license, dismissed.

Bobbi J. Diver, 24, Cloquet, theft, pleaded guilty, fined $400 and 40 days in jail, time and $200 stayed one year with condition of no same or similar offense; obstructing legal process, amended to disorderly conduct, pleaded guilty, fined $400 and 40 days in jail, time and $200 stayed one year with condition of no same or similar offense - concurrent to first count.

Joseph R.W. Doll, 23, 4109 Cooke St., Duluth, driving while under the influence of alcohol, pleaded guilty, fined $1,000 and 60 days in jail, time and $500 stayed on one-year probation with conditions including Victim Impact Panel; operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, dismissed.

Thomas J. Drift, 39, 219 E. Sixth St., Apt. 1, Duluth, two counts of domestic assault, $500 bail bond, plea hearing Jan. 21.

Mathew M. Ericksen, 26, 2227 W. Sixth St., Duluth, domestic abuse - violation of order for protection, pleaded not guilty, non-cash bond posted, pretrial Jan. 7; trespassing, warrant quashed, pleaded not guilty, non-cash bond posted, pretrial Feb. 23.

Amber S. Fairbanks, 23, Cass Lake, theft, failed to appear, warrant ordered.

Ryan E.D. Field, 27, Shoreview, Minn., collision with unattended vehicle, pleaded guilty, fined $150.

Aaron T. Gorman, 20, 418 N. 13th Ave. E., Duluth, misrepresentation of age, imposition stayed with conditions including $100 prosecution costs.

Nicholas J. Hiivala, 26, Victoria, Minn., driving after suspension, adjudication withheld with conditions including $100 prosecution costs.

Michael A. Johnson, 19, Lakeville, Minn., underage consumption, pleaded guilty, fined $300; disorderly conduct, dismissed.

Ryan A. Ladeaux, 21, 822 E. 10th St., Duluth, possession of a controlled substance, dismissed.

Charles R. Lambert, 54, Rosemount, Minn., gross vehicle weight exceeds registered limit, fined $200.

Thomas E. Lee, 48, 1219 E. Fourth St., Duluth, driving while under the influence of alcohol, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content and possession of drug paraphernalia, omnibus hearing Feb. 1.

Laury D. Legutko, 30, 319 E. Ninth St., Duluth, driving without a valid license and driving after revocation, pleaded not guilty, pretrial Jan. 7.

Darrel D. Lloyd, 26, 101 N. 30th Ave. W., Apt. 202, Duluth, theft, pleaded guilty, fined $100.

Lakrena L. Lunday, 22, Grand Forks, N.D., driving while impaired, dismissed.

Winter R. Marczak, 29, 686 County Road 8, Holyoke, theft, hearing Dec. 29.

Darrell V. Martell, 61, Red Lake Falls, Minn., operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content and driving while impaired, pleaded not guilty, pretrial Jan. 7.

Ryan R. Myhre, 34, 5577 Hagberg Road, Duluth, domestic assault and disorderly conduct, adjudication withheld with conditions including Domestic Abuse Intervention Program.

Melissa K. Nelson, 22, 1403 Minnesota Ave., Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, driving while under the influence of alcohol, collision with unattended vehicle, driving without a valid license and two counts of failure to notify owner of damaged property, contested omnibus hearing March 12.

Erik J. Omundson, 39, 8979 Austin Road, Alborn, assault, dismissed.

Vernon M. Owens, 52, Floodwood, driving while impaired, dismissed.

Libra G. Pederson, 20, 125 N. First Ave. W., Duluth, underage consumption, pleaded guilty, fined $200.

Melvin A. Popp, 46, Royalton, Minn., vehicle violation - variable load axle, pretrial March 15, jury trial March 30.

Elly L. Sturm, 20, 421 N. Ninth Ave. E., Duluth, underage consumption, amended to alcohol ordinance, pleaded guilty, fined $125.

Ryan T. Tangen, 20, 105 W. First St., Apt. 207, Duluth, underage consumption, failed to appear, warrant ordered.

Collin N. Tholl, 21, 803 E. Sixth St., Duluth, theft by shoplifting, referred to First Offender Program.

Edmond R. Twostars, 18, 2712 Norway Drive, Cloquet, assault, damage to property and theft, failed to appear, warrant ordered.

Raheem A. Waheed, 50, 1507 Woodland Ave., Duluth, driving after suspension, pleaded guilty, fined $200.

Jamie L. Walters, 45, 6540 Schultz Lake Road, Duluth, careless driving and driving after revocation, pleaded not guilty, pretrial Feb. 18.

Julie R. Weiler, 46, 3528 Canosia Road, Cloquet, driver involved in accident to property failed to stop, dismissed.

Cody J. Wilkinson, 22, 5031 Wyoming St., Duluth, trespassing, warrant quashed, amended to pedestrian ordinance, hearing Jan. 15.

Charles R. Ziegler, 65, 5351 McDonnell Road, Duluth, damage to property, omnibus hearing Feb. 1.

Gesa Zinn, 48, 5261 N. Tischer Road, Duluth, failure to stop for school bus, pleaded guilty, fined $100.

Dec. 11

David H. Doherty, 23, 616 N. 57th Ave. W., Duluth, theft of a motor vehicle, amended to aiding and abetting theft, pleaded guilty, fined $210 total and one year in jail or Northeast Regional Correction Center, time stayed on two years probation with conditions including 90 days in jail or Northeast Regional Correction Center with 11 days credit; theft - take and drive motor vehicle without owner's consent and theft, dismissed.

Maurice D. Jackson, 55, 125 N. First Ave. W., Duluth, disorderly conduct, pleaded guilty, fined $50.

Todd M. McLish, 35, Duluth, receiving stolen property, adjudication withheld until May 23 with conditions including $200 court costs.

Travis S. Nylund, 25, 7 E. Eighth St., Duluth, assault with a dangerous weapon, $10,000 bail bond, contested omnibus hearing Feb. 22.

Jerrad Ojibway, 37, 313 Ridge Road, Cloquet, first count of criminal vehicular operation (alcohol and bodily harm), pleaded guilty, fined $582 total and one year in jail or Northeast Regional Correction Center, time stayed on two years probation with conditions including Victim Impact Panel and 90 days in jail or Northeast Regional Correction Center with 37 days credit; second count of criminal vehicular operation (operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content), driving while under the influence of alcohol and operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, dismissed.

August D. Oman, 21, 3258 W. Tischer Road, Duluth, violation of no contact order, pleaded guilty, imposition stayed on two years probation with conditions including $500 fine, four days in jail with four days credit for time served, counseling and Domestic Abuse Intervention Program.

Steven Roberson, 42, 113 S. 67th Ave. W., Duluth, driving after revocation, warrant quashed, pleaded not guilty, released on own recognizance, pretrial Jan. 28.

Patrick A. Scott, 22, 33 Fourth St., Proctor, domestic assault, pleaded guilty, fined $50 and 90 days in jail or Northeast Regional Correction Center, time stayed on one-year probation with conditions including three days in jail with three days credit and Domestic Abuse Intervention Program.

Jacob A. Thompson, 28, 1816 Ohio Ave., Superior, assault, warrant quashed, pleaded not guilty, released on own recognizance, pretrial Jan. 21.

Dec. 14

Steven M. Anderson, 48, 10313 Meadowlands Trail, Meadowlands, intent to escape motor vehicle registration tax, pleaded guilty, fined $1,000 and 180 days in jail, time stayed on one-year probation with condition of no same or similar offense.

David D. Boder, 25, 1316 99th Ave. W., Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, pleaded guilty, fined $2,000 and 180 days in jail or Northeast Regional Correction Center, time and $1,500 stayed on two years probation with conditions including 30 days electronic monitoring and Victim Impact Panel; driving after revocation, pleaded guilty, 90 days in jail, time stayed two years; driving while under the influence of alcohol, dismissed.

Justin J. Buckanaga-Croud, 22, 1379 Highland Village Drive, Duluth, driving while under the influence of alcohol, pleaded guilty, fined $500 and 90 days in jail or Northeast Regional Correction Center with four days credit, time stayed on one-year probation with conditions; test refusal and driving after revocation, dismissed.

Timothy S. Charnote, 41, 1905 Banks Ave., Superior, driving while under the influence of alcohol, amended to driving while impaired, pleaded guilty, fined $1,000 and 90 days in jail, time stayed on one-year probation with conditions including Victim Impact Panel; test refusal, dismissed.

Melissa S. Graves, 29, 312 E. Sixth St., Duluth, theft ordinance, warrant quashed, pleaded guilty, fined $200.

Danina L. Hampton, 29, 16 S. 18th Ave. E., Duluth, obstructing legal process, pleaded not guilty, $1,000 bail bond, pretrial March 15, jury trial March 23.

Jason D. Hegg, 23, 238 Norton St., Duluth, obstructing legal process, pleaded not guilty, $2,500 bail bond, jury trial Feb. 22.

John E. Joyal, 40, 518 First St., Proctor, driving while under the influence of alcohol, pleaded guilty, fined $2,000 and 180 days in jail, time and $1,000 stayed on two years probation with conditions including 30 days electronic monitoring and Victim Impact Panel; test refusal, dismissed.

Shileen R. Kingbird, 24, Red Lake, Minn., theft by obtaining services without payment, warrant quashed, pleaded guilty, fined $500 and 30 days in jail, time and $250 stayed on one-year probation with conditions; giving peace officer false identification, pleaded guilty, no sentence listed; underage consumption, dismissed.

Travis D. Laiti, 32, 184 Scenic Drive, Knife River, violation of restricted license and two counts of driving while impaired, pleaded not guilty, $5,000 bail bond, jury trial Feb. 8.

Dejuan Moore, 33, 4334 Haines Road, Duluth, terroristic threats, 24 months in prison with 106 days credit for time served; assault, domestic assault by strangulation and two counts of domestic assault, dismissed.

Tim J. Osthus, 30, 602 W. Fourth St., Apt. 2, Duluth, assault on a peace officer, pleaded guilty, imposition stayed on two years probation with conditions including $300 fine, four days in jail with four days credit for time served and $160 restitution; disorderly conduct, pleaded guilty, fined $100 and 90 days in jail, time stayed one year - concurrent to first count; obstructing legal process, dismissed.

Alexander Taylor, 35, 1515 N. 18th St., Superior, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, pleaded guilty, fined $2,000 and 180 days in jail, time and $1,000 stayed on two years probation with conditions including Victim Impact Panel and 30 days electronic monitoring; driving while under the influence of alcohol and driving after revocation, dismissed.

Blaine P. Urtel, 24, 132 N. 29th Ave. W., Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, amended to driving while impaired, pleaded guilty, fined $2,000 and 180 days in jail, time and $1,000 stayed on two years probation with conditions including Victim Impact Panel and 30 days electronic monitoring; driving while under the influence of alcohol, dismissed.

Zachary F. Wharton, 20, 6814 Redruth St., Duluth, aggravated robbery (weapon/bodily harm), pleaded guilty, 48 months in prison with 182 days credit for time served; fifth count of criminal sexual conduct, warrant quashed, pleaded guilty, 110 months in prison with 168 days credit for time served - concurrent to first count; assault and four counts of criminal sexual conduct, dismissed.

Salaam F. Witherspoon, 24, 3103 Restormel St., Duluth, terroristic threats and criminal damage to property, pleaded guilty, adjudication withheld on two years probation with conditions including $200 fine, $268 restitution and 10 days Sentence to Serve Program - per each count concurrent.

Dec. 15

Justin M. Andrews, 21, 1929 E. Superior St., Duluth, disorderly conduct, pleaded guilty, fined $50 and 90 days in jail, time stayed on one-year probation with conditions including $2,000 restitution; assault, dismissed.

Emily M. Andrys, 25, 472 Chesney Road, Duluth, theft, warrant quashed, pleaded guilty, fined $50.

Rachel J. Bartczak, 28, 117 Ninth St., Cloquet, driver failed to yield to pedestrian in crosswalk, pleaded guilty, fined $50.

Rebecca J. Bernhardt, 21, 230 N. 16th Ave. E., Duluth, disorderly conduct, pleaded guilty, fined $300, $200 stayed.

Jake T. Blegen, 22, 6688 Homestead Road, Duluth, damage to property, pleaded guilty, fined $50 and one year in Northeast Regional Correction Center with 41 days credit, time stayed on two years probation with conditions; terroristic threats and interfering with emergency communications, dismissed.

Ron E. Bruckelmyer, 19, 6705 McQuade Road, Duluth, financial transaction card fraud, contested omnibus hearing Feb. 8.

Lori A. Bustrom, 47, 1611 Ogden Ave., Superior, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, pleaded guilty, fined $1,000 and one-year probation with conditions including Victim Impact Panel; driving while impaired and driving while under the influence of alcohol, dismissed.

The News Tribune publishes Matters of Record as part of its obligation to inform readers about the business of public institutions and to serve as a keeper of the local historical record. All items are taken from public documents at the courthouse in Duluth. The arraignments and dispositions of all criminal cases in which the potential punishment exceeds $100 and/or 10 days in jail are listed. Most defendants also are ordered to pay court and/or surcharge fees. It is the News Tribune's policy that this column contains a complete record; requests for items to be withheld will not be granted.

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