Greene County magistrate court, week ending Feb. 23

In Greene County magistrate court a judgment was entered Feb. 23 against Nicholas Scott Lytle of Jefferson on a charge of criminal mischief- fifth degree, amended from a charge in district court of criminal mischief- fourth degree. Lytle was fined $100; the fine was suspended. He must pay a $35 surcharge, a $125 LEI surcharge, $400 victim restitution, $240 restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees, and $180.89 court costs.

A judgment was entered against Matthew William Kruse of Callender on a charge of theft- fifth degree. He was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and a $125 Law Enforcement Initiative (LEI) surcharge. He must also pay $161 victim restitution and $178.55 court costs.

A judgment was entered against Cody Newlin Todd of Jefferson on a charge of trespass. Todd was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and a $125 LEI surcharge. Court costs were $103.

Cases were initiated in magistrate court during the week ending Feb. 23 as follows: Edward Eugene Goff of Jefferson, harassment- third degree; Patrick Michael Kennedy of Jefferson, harassment- third degree; Michael Jason Godwin of Jefferson, false report to public entity; Jason William Cooper of Jamaica, public intoxication and disorderly conduct; Dray Rivera of Jefferson, disorderly conduct; and Zachary Jeremiah Danner of Grand Junction, criminal mischief- fifth degree (two counts), trespass- simple (two counts) and disorderly conduct.

Persons paid fines for scheduled traffic violations during the week ending Feb. 23 as follows: *Timothy James Hoyle of Churdan, failure to maintain control, $100; Cameron Joel Hester of Panora, operating non-registered vehicle, $50; Muhamed Qerimi of Clinton, speed, $135; and Jacob Taylor Sunde of Scranton, operation of motor vehicle with expired license, $50.

Also, speed, $80 (11-15 mph over limit): Shawn Steven Marsh of Palmer, Shaylon Mark Bonney of Bayard, and *James Henry Van Buskirk of Onawa.

Speed, $40 (6-10 over): *Scott Harry Copeland of Bagley, and Kyle Landon Meinicke of Waukee.

Speed, $20 (1-5 over): Margaret Ann Wessel of Vail.

Failure to wear/maintain safety belt, $50: Mark Andrew Olson of Jefferson.

Judgments were entered against individuals for nonpayment of scheduled fines as follows (original fine listed): Amber Marie Bendlin of Emmetsburg, speed, $80; Mathew John Kramer of Ames, windshield and window requirement, $50; Jacquesha S. Files of Joliet, IL, speed, $90, no valid driver’s license, $200, and failure to provide proof of financial liability, $250; Brittany Star Bowman of Jefferson and ricgard Jessie Duran of Denison, failure to provide proof of financial liability, $250; and Stephen Arthur Molle of Jfferson, failure to obey stop or yield sign, $100, and careless driving, $25.

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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