District Court

St. Louis County



Nov. 25

Stephanie R. Killsontop, 27, Duluth, first count of assault, fined $50 and 90 days in local confinement, 84 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions including 40 hours of community work service; second count of assault, 90 days in local confinement, 84 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions - consecutive to first count; third count of assault and obstructing legal process, dismissed.



Dec. 8

Dominick L. Baumgartner, 21, Duluth, fleeing police officer, fined $200 and 20 days in local confinement, $100 and time stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense.

Joshua J. Benda, 18, Duluth, underage consumption, continued for dismissal, 12 months, with condition of one day of community service work.

Laura L. Mobley, 26, Duluth, driving after suspension, dismissed.

Michael W. Murray, 55, Duluth, disturbance - disorderly conduct, continued for dismissal, one year, with condition of no same or similar offense.

James Nunn, 64, Richfield, Minn., driving after revocation, dismissed.



Dec. 11

John B. Feather, 59, Duluth, disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene and trespassing - returning to property within one year, fined $50 and 90 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions including community intervention court - per each count consecutively.

Allan J. McDonnell, 36, Duluth, driving after cancellation - inimical danger to public safety, adjudication stayed on four years, three months and 29 days of probation with conditions including DWI Court Program; violation of restricted driver’s license, dismissed.

Leah J. Popp, 35, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $50 and 365 days in local confinement, 363 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions including $1,400 court costs, DWI Program, Victim Impact Panel, 16 hours of community work service and one day Sentence to Serve Program; driving while under the influence of alcohol and driving after suspension, dismissed.



Dec. 15

David M. Gerding, 65, Wells, Minn., operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $2,000 and one year in local confinement, $1,000 and 357 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions including Victim Impact Panel; driving while under the influence of alcohol, dismissed.

William G. Houle, 44, Cloquet, possession of a controlled substance, adjudication stayed on two years of probation with conditions including a $50 fine and 16 days in local confinement.

Anthony R. Kent, 22, Duluth, possession of a controlled substance, adjudication stayed on three years of probation with conditions including 171 days in local confinement; possession of drug paraphernalia, dismissed.

Quinn A. Koeller, 44, Duluth, assault on a peace officer, imposition stayed on three years of probation with conditions including $50 fine, seven days in local confinement and counseling; chemical test refusal, fined $2,000 and 365 days in local confinement, $1,500 and 358 days stayed on three years of probation with conditions - concurrent to first count.



Dec. 16

Larry J. Allen, 30, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, fined $50 and 30 days in local confinement or NERCC; possession of drug paraphernalia, no sentence pronounced; giving a false name, fined $50 and 120 days in local confinement - concurrent to first count.

Abraham R. Anderson, 19, Ham Lake, Minn., underage consumption, fined $100.

Jordan E. Anderson, 18, Duluth, underage consumption, dismissed.

Larry D. Archibald, 41, Duluth, texting/use of electronic device while driving, fined $50.

Elias Berhanu, 29, Duluth, uninsured vehicle, dismissed.

Samuel J. Carlson, 29, no city listed, fugitive, extradition waived.

Dana L. Christmas, 26, Duluth, misdemeanor theft, dismissed.

Megan A. Derrick, 27, Duluth, use of wireless communications device - compose, read or send, fined $50.

Leiha J.M. Graves, 25, Duluth, move over law violation - more than two lanes in one direction, fined $50.

Seth A. Hietala, 20, Cloquet, driving 80 mph in a 55 mph zone, fined $225 total.

Ekaterina V. Kaminova, 27, Duluth, possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50.

Andrew A. Kotaska, 32, Duluth, two counts of disorderly conduct, fined $300 and 30 days in local confinement - per each count; second count of assault, fined $50 and 18 months in prison, time stayed on three years of probation with conditions including 51 days in local confinement and Domestic Abuse Batterer’s Intervention Program; first count of assault, dismissed.

Joshua T. Maynard, 29, Duluth, driving after suspension, fined $200.

Nicole M. Metcalf, 38, Thomson, possession of cocaine/heroin/methamphetamine, fined $50 and 15 months in prison, time stayed on three years of probation with conditions including 23 days in local confinement and cooperating with Carlton County Drug Court; sale of a controlled substance, dismissed.

Ashia L. Mirkovich, 20, Duluth, uninsured vehicle and driving after revocation, fined $200 per each count consecutively; license plate impoundment violation, fined $300 consecutively.

Robert L. Muccilli, 50, Duluth, driving after revocation, fined $200.

Jenna M. Pond, 20, Duluth, social host violation, dismissed.

Landen A. Rookey, 19, Cloquet, possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50.

Teddy L. Ruth, 32, Superior, possession of a controlled substance, fined $50 and one year and one day in prison, time stayed on three years of probation with conditions including nine days in local confinement; driving after revocation, dismissed.

Jabari O. Samuel, 36, Duluth, aiding and abetting aggravated robbery, dismissed.

Jordan M. Schoenthaler, 28, Duluth, toxic substance violations, fined $500.

David J. Schutte, 30, Duluth, assault, fined $50 and 60 days in local confinement or NERCC, 35 days stayed on one year of probation with conditions; obstructing legal process, fined $50 and 180 days in local confinement or NERCC, 159 days stayed on two years of probation with conditions including 80 hours of community work service - concurrent to first count; disorderly conduct - offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene, dismissed.

Austin E.J. Skinner, 21, Duluth, obstructing legal process, fined $1,000 and one year in local confinement or NERCC, $600 and time stayed on one year of probation with conditions including Victim Impact Panel; driving while impaired, 60 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions - concurrent to first count; driving after revocation, dismissed.

Christopher W. Wass, 33, Laporte, Minn., exceeding allowable 80,000 pound gross weight, fined $750.



Dec. 17

Mostofa T. Ali, 34, Duluth, operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions including if defendant completes Victim Impact Panel within six months, fine will be reduced by $500; driving while under the influence of alcohol and driving while impaired, dismissed.

Matthew G. Berger, 18, Burnsville, Minn., underage consumption, fined $100.

Tonisha D. Brooks, 23, Duluth, disorderly conduct - brawling or fighting, fined $600 and 60 days in local confinement, $400 and time stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense; misdemeanor theft, adjudication stayed on one year of probation with conditions including eight hours of community work service.

Megan J. Brown, 33, Duluth, theft by shoplifting, dismissed.

Gary A. Buisman, 54, Duluth, misdemeanor theft, adjudication stayed one year with condition of no same or similar offense.

Justin R. Cadreau, 21, Bennett, careless driving, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions including if defendant completes Victim Impact Panel within six months, fine will be reduced by $500; operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, dismissed.

Jacob A. Carlson, 20, Proctor, falsely reporting a crime, fined $300.

Bryan J. Demenge, 27, Cloquet, driving after suspension, fined $200.

Ethan R.W. Hjermstad, 24, Osage, Minn., possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50.

McLean A. Ingeman, 24, St. Cloud, possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50.

Michael W. Kneale, 19, Grant, Minn., underage consumption and disorderly conduct - brawling or fighting, dismissed.

Parker G. Lucas, 19, Bemidji, underage consumption, fined $100.

Michael C. Lund, 24, Duluth, possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50.

Laura L. Martin, 53, Hermantown, driver involved in collision failed to stop, adjudication stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense.

Sage D.L. Matheson, 21, Duluth, four counts of driving after suspension, fined $300 and 30 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation - per each count consecutively; driving after revocation and two counts of driving after suspension and driving after revocation, dismissed.

Nicole J. McCray, 34, Duluth, disorderly conduct - brawling or fighting, dismissed.

Donald D. Melton, 44, Duluth, disturbance - disorderly conduct, dismissed.

Dakota W. Moore, 18, Brookston, possession of marijuana in vehicle, fined $150; driving 94 mph in a 65 mph zone, fined $285 total.

Ernest E. Orosco, 46, Duluth, careless driving, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions including if defendant completes Victim Impact Panel within six months, fine will be reduced by $500; driving while under the influence of alcohol and driving while impaired, dismissed.

Britteny N. Osberg, 25, Duluth, misdemeanor theft, fined $1,000 and 30 days in local confinement, $900 and time stayed on one year of probation with conditions including $530 restitution.

Andrew R. Pykkonen, 23, Esko, careless driving, fined $1,000 and 90 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions including if defendant completes Victim Impact Panel within six months, fine will be reduced by $200; operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, dismissed.

Alicia M.M. Scherz, 21, Hillsdale, Wis., careless driving, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions including if defendant completes Victim Impact Panel with six months, fine will be reduced by $500; operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, dismissed.

Kyle J. Theisen, 22, Cloquet, marijuana in vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia, fined $50 per each count.

Sarah M. Tracy, 24, no city listed, domestic assault and criminal damage to property, dismissed.

Bryce N. Westerlund, 49, Duluth, careless driving, fined $1,000 and 60 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with conditions including if defendant completes Victim Impact Panel within six months, fine will be reduced by $500; operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited blood-alcohol content, dismissed.

Crystal S. Wilkerson, 28, Duluth, disturbance - disorderly conduct, fined $300, $200 stayed one year.

Alvin L. Wuolu Luckett, 20, Duluth, first count of driving after revocation, fined $400 and 45 days in local confinement or NERCC, $200 and time stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense; second count of driving after revocation, 45 days in local confinement, time stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense - concurrent; two counts of uninsured vehicle, 45 days in local confinement or NERCC, time stayed on one year of probation with condition of no same or similar offense - concurrent; two counts of uninsured vehicle and three counts of driving after revocation, dismissed.



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