Greene County district court, week ending April 27

In Greene County district court Pamela Kay Johnson, 60, of Fort Dodge was sentenced two 90 days in jail after she changed her plea to guilty April 24 to a charge of operating while intoxicated- first offense. All but two days of the jail time was suspended. She can completed a 48-hour weekend offender program in lieu of jail time. She must also follow the recommendations of a substance abuse evaluation she has already undergone and she must complete a community college drinking drivers school. She will be on informal probation for one year. Johnson was fined $1,250 with a $437.50 surcharge and a $10 surcharge for drug abuse resistance education (DARE). She must pay $536.30 restitution for her court appointed attorney’s fees and $100 court costs. (Sentencing: Honorable Adria A. Kester)

Persons pleaded not guilty at arraignments as follows: Derek Eugene Ott, 35, of Jefferson, theft- third degree, and in a separate case, theft- second degree; Terry Lee Romick, 23, of Coon Rapids, OWI- first offense; Jacob Thomas Monthei, 18, of Jefferson, possession of marijuana- second offense; David Hoyle, 31, of Churdan, harassment- first degree; Scott Eldon Davis, 47, of Jefferson, theft- second degree; Faith Ann Kloss, 56, of Carroll, possession of methamphetamine- first offense; and Nicholas Anthony Balderas, 25, of Jefferson, domestic abuse assault- third or subsequent offense. Trial dates were set for June 13 for all defendants except Balderas. A trial date of May 9 was set for him.

Cases were initiated in district court as follows: Mark Henry Morrow, 56, of Sac City, driving while license barred; Theresa Kathleen Garcia Ferguson, 40, of Fort Dodge, possession of marijuana- third or subsequent offense, and possession of methamphetamine- third or subsequent offense; Tyler Ferguson, 20, of Jefferson, possession of marijuana- first offense; Grason Trevor Lansman, 18, of Churdan, possession of marijuana- first offense; Christopher Robin Lawrence, 56, of Jefferson, OWI- first offense; Kyle John JOhnson, 21, of Palmer, possession of marijuana- first offense; Nathaniel James Biggart, 19, of Grand Junction, possession of marijuana- first offense; and Robert Wilhelm Rokitnicki, 48, of Des Moines, unlawful possession of prescription drug.


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