Greene County district court, week ending Feb. 2

In Greene County district court Don Eugene Wallace, 78, of Churdan was sentenced to five years in prison Jan. 27 after he changed his plea to guilty to a charge of operating while intoxicated (OWI)- third offense. All but 30 days of the prison term was suspended and he was placed on probation for three years. If he receives inpatient treatment he will receive credit towards his jail time for that time. He must follow the recommendations of a substance abuse evaluation he has already under gone. He must also complete a community college drinking driver’s school. His driver’s license was revoked for six years.  Wallace was fined $3,125 with a $1,093.75 surcharge and a $10 surcharge for drug abuse resistance education (DARE). Court costs were $180. (Sentencing: Honorable Adria A. Kester)

Delbert Thomas Davis, 39, of Earlham was sentenced to two years in prison Jan. 30 after he changed his plea to guilty to a charge of driving while license barred. The prison term is concurrent to a five-year sentence in Madison County on a charge of child endangerment. Davis was fined $625 with a $218.75 surcharge; both were suspended. He must pay $220.33 restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees and $100 court costs. (Sentencing: Kester)

Joey Ann Godwin, 36, of Jefferson was sentenced to five years in prison after she changed her plea to guilty to a charge of theft- second degree. She was fined $750 with a $262.50 surcharge; both were suspended. She must pay a $125 LEI and $180 court costs. The court ruled she is unable to pay restitution for her court appointed attorney’s fees. Charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of stolen property and criminal trespass were dismissed. A case in magistrate court in which Godwin was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia was dismissed. Court costs were $60. (Sentencing: Kester)

Robby Joe Anthofer, 48, of Coon Rapids was sentenced to two years in prison after he changed his plea to guilty to a charge of possession of methamphetamine- second 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. Anthofer was fined $625 with a $218.75 surcharge, a $10 DARE surcharge and a $125 Law Enforcement Initiative (LEI) surcharge. He must also pay $1,200 restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees and $100 court costs. (Sentencing: Kester)

Michael Dean Laub, 50, of Rippey was sentenced to two years in prison after he changed his plea to guilty to a charge of driving while license barred. The prison term was suspended and he was placed on probation for two years. Laub was fined $625 with a $218.75 surcharge. He must also pay $600 restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees and $100 court costs. (Sentencing: Kester)

Katelin Rae Lowmiller, 25, of Jefferson was sentenced to two years in prison after she changed her plea to guilty to a charge of driving while license barred. The prison term was suspended and she was placed on probation for two years. She was fined $625 with a $218.75 surcharge. She must pay $30 restitution for her court appointed attorney’s fees and $100 court costs. (Sentencing: Kester)

Persons pleaded not guilty as follows: Sean Michael Allen Pollard, 28, of Jefferson, unauthorized use of credit card under $1,000; Steven Lloyd Sellers, 46, of Ankeny, unlawful betting, winnings more than $500 less than $1,000; and Brandon Michael Silbaugh, 23, of Jefferson, OWI- first offense. Trial dates were set for April 4 in every case.

Cases were initiated in district court as follows: Shawna Lynn Nepple, 34, of Jefferson, tampering with records, prohibited acts- obtain prescription drug by engaging in fraud/deception (three counts); Ryan James Brown, 44, of Jefferson, willful injury causing serious injury, burglary- second degree, assault while participating in a felony, and criminal mischief- second degree; and Joseph Thomas Romeo II, 46, of Jefferson, domestic abuse assault causing injury or mental illness.

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