Greene County magistrate court, week ending Jan. 19

In Greene County magistrate court a judgment was entered Jan. 13 against Elizabeth Louise McDonald Walker of Boone on a charge of trespass (casino self-exclusion). She was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and $60 court costs.

A judgment was entered Jan. 18 against Darren Scott Lehrkamp of Jefferson on a charge of theft- fifth degree. Lehrkamp was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge, a $125 Law Enforcement Initiative (LEI) surcharge and $60 court costs.

Information is available since the return of an arrest warrant that Joe Edward Blackmon of Jefferson has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Cases were initiated in magistrate court as follows: Zachery Allen Waters of Grand Junction, disorderly conduct; Antwone Maurice Fentress of Grand Junction, domestic abuse assault- first offense; and Christopher Hollis Christian of Grand Junction, possession of drug paraphernalia.

Persons paid fines for scheduled traffic violations during the week ending Jan. 19 as follows: Timothy Michael Johnson of Jefferson, operating non-registered vehicle, $50; Matthew Dean Jacobson of Churdan, open container of alcohol- passenger, $200; and Lucas Andrew Svoboda of Guthrie Center, failure to maintain control, $100.

Also, speed, $40 (6-10 over): *Marilyn Jo Lessmeier of Fort Dodge.

Speed, $20 (1-5 over): Neva Mae Arp of Jefferson and Ronald George Mataz of Asbury.

Commercial motor vehicle violations: Lonnie Lee Geopfert of Fort Dodge, front turn lamps/hazard lamps defective, $50.

Judgments were entered against individuals for nonpayment of scheduled fines as follows (original fine listed): Megan Marie McCormick of Ames, open container of alcohol (driver), paid $75 of fine, judgment entered for remaining $125 fine, surcharge and court costs; Christopher Lee Yeager of Jefferson, operation without registration card or plate, $50; Kirby Gene Gathercoal of Grand Junction and Jacob Thomas Monthei of Jefferson, failure to provide proof of financial liability coverage, $250; Anthony Crook of Scranton, failure to provide proof of financial liability coverage- accident related, paid $25 of fine, judgment entered for remaining $475 of fine, surcharge and court costs, and failure to maintain control, $100; Dustin Lynn Bushman of Jefferson, possession of alcohol under age, $200; and Rodney J. Blackmon of Jefferson, failure to maintain control, $100.

The judgment includes a penalty of one-half the original fine and surcharge.

Court costs were $60 on each citation unless otherwise noted.

*An additional $5 county surcharge was added.


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