Greene County district court, week ending March 30

In Greene County district court Jerimy J. Godwin, 39, of Bouton was sentenced March 24 to five years in prison after he changed his plea to guilty to a charge of forgery. The prison time was suspended and he was placed on probation for three years. Godwin was fined $750 with a $262.50 surcharge and a $125 Law Enforcement Initiative surcharge. He must also pay $150 restitution to Sparky’s One Stop, restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees to be determined, and $314.07 court costs. (Sentencing: Honorable Adria A. Kester)

Steven Lloyd Sellers, 46, of Ankeny was granted a deferred judgment after he changes his plea to guilty to a charge of unlawful betting winnings over $500 less than $1,000. He was placed on informal probation for one year. He must pay a $625 civil penalty and a $125 LEI surcharge. Court costs were $140. (Sentencing: Kester)

Timothy J. Schrum, 33, of Atlantic 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. Schrum was fined $625 with a $218.75 surcharge and $100 court costs. (Sentencing: Kester)

Persons pleaded not guilty at arraignments as follows: Dominic Michael Auxier, 18, of Boone, possess or manufacture marijuana with intent to deliver and failure to affix tax stamp; Bryan Gene Snell, 32, of Coon Rapids, possession of methamphetamine- first offense, operating while intoxicated- third offense, and driving while license barred; 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; Travis Michael Straight, 23, of Scranton, child endangerment and manufacture, deliver or possess with intent to deliver counterfeit marijuana within 500 feet of school; and Jonathan Phillip Michael Kennedy, 29, of Grand Junction, possession of methamphetamine- first offense. Trial dates of May 9 were set for Auxier, Snell, Brown and Straight. A trial date of June 13 was set for Kennedy.

Cases were initiated in district court during the week ending March 30 as follows: Steven Craig Gibson, 62, of Guthrie Center, gambling- false statement on employment application; David Hoyle, 31, of Churdan, harassment- first degree; Chantelle Lee Wolf, 33, of Rhodes, attempted burglary- third degree, motor vehicle (six counts); Stephen Arthur Molle, 21, of Jamaica, conspiracy to manufacture, deliver or possession marijuana with intent to deliver, and possession of marijuana- second offense; and Dennis Michael Trizila II, 30, of Jefferson, possession of marijuana- first offense.

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