Greene County district court, week ending Nov. 21

In Greene County district court Daniel Lee Walker, 36, of Perry was sentenced Nov. 14 to five years in prison after he changed his plea to guilty to a charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver. The prison term was suspended and he was placed on probation for three years. After he completes residential substance abuse treatment he must reside in a Department of Corrections residential facility until he has attained maximum benefits. Walker was fined $750 with a $262.50 surcharge. The fine and surcharge were suspended, but he must pay a $125 law enforcement initiative (LEI) surcharge, a $10 surcharge for drug abuse resistance education (DARE), $80.25 restitution to the Greene County sheriff, $120 restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees and $180 court costs. (Sentencing: Honorable Adria A. Kester)

A judgment was entered Nov. 14 against Jacob Eugene Day, 24, of Jefferson after he pleaded guilty to a charge of criminal mischief-fifth degree, amended from criminal mischief-second degree. The judgment was for a $65 fine with a $22.75 surcharge. He must also pay a $125 LEI surcharge, $250 victim restitution, $60 restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees and $100 court costs. (Sentencing: Kester)

William Warren Lawrence, 43, of Jefferson was sentenced to two years in prison after he changed his plea to guilty to a charge of public intoxication-third or subsequent offense. The prison term was suspended and he was placed on probation for two years. He must undergo a substance abuse evaluation and complete any recommended treatment at his own expense. The minimum fine and surcharge was suspended. Lawrence must pay $54.09 in sheriff’s fees, $90 restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees and $100 court costs. (Sentencing: Kester)

Danny Lee Cannon, 57, of Perry was sentenced to 30 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to a charge of operating while intoxicated (OWI)-first offense, amended from OWI-second offense. All but two days of the jail time was suspended and he was placed on informal probation for one year. He must pay a room and board fee to the sheriff for the time he serves. He must undergo a substance abuse evaluation and complete any recommended treatment at his own expense. Cannon was fined $1,250 with a $437.50 surcharge. He must also pay a $10 DARE surcharge and $90 restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees. Court costs were $100.  (Sentencing: Kester)

Cases were initiated in district court during the week ending Nov. 21 as follows: Erin M. Burnie, 34, of Jefferson, ongoing criminal conduct, theft-fourth degree, theft-third degree (two counts), theft-second degree (three counts), burglary-third degree (five counts), possession of marijuana-first offense and possession of methamphetamine-first offense; and Berry Arthur Downs, 20, of Ames, ongoing criminal conduct, criminal mischief-second degree, possession of marijuana, theft-fourth degree, theft-third degree (two counts), theft-second degree (four counts), burglary-third degree (five counts), and possession of methamphetamine.

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