Greene County district court, week ending May 18

In Greene County district court Lyric Marie Stier, 21, of Marshalltown was sentenced May 16 to two years in prison after she changed her plea to guilty to a charge of operating without owner’s consent. The prison term was suspended and she was placed on probation for two years. Stier was fined $625 with a $218.75 surcharge and a $125 Law Enforcement Initiative surcharge. She must pay $500 restitution for her court appointed attorney’s fees and $432.95 court costs. (Sentencing: Honorable Adria A. Kester)

Kyle Dean Rysavy, 19, of Jefferson was granted a deferred judgment after he pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of marijuana. He was placed on informal probation for one year and must undergo a substance abuse evaluation and complete any recommended treatment at his own expense. A judgment was entered for a $315 civil penalty with a $125 LEI surcharge and a $10 surcharge for drug abuse resistance education (DARE). He must also pay $400 restitution for his court appointed attorney. Court costs were $100. (Sentencing: Kester)

Michael Allen Olson, 55, of Jefferson was sentenced to two years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a charge of criminal mischief- third degree, amended from criminal mischief- second degree. The prison term was suspended and he was placed on probation for two years. Olson was fined $625 with a $218.75 surcharge and a $125 LEI surcharge. He must also pay $250 restitution to the city of Jefferson, restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees to be determined, and $100 court costs. A case in magistrate court in which Olson was charged with interference with official acts and public intoxication was dismissed. Court costs in that case were $60. (Sentencing: Kester)

Jacob Thomas Monthei,18, of Jefferson was granted a deferred judgment after he pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of marijuana- second offense. He was placed on informal probation for one year and must under a substance abuse evaluation and complete any recommended treatment at his own expense. He must pay a civil penalty of $315, a $125 LEI surcharge, a $10 DARE surcharge, and $500 restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees. Court costs were $121. A case in magistrate court in which Monthei was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia was dismissed. Court costs were $60 in that case. (Sentencing: Kester)

Michael Eugene Hamilton, 40, of Grand Junction was sentenced to 60 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to assault, amended from domestic abuse assault- third or subsequent offense. The jail time was suspended and he was placed on probation for one year. Hamilton was fined $315 with a $110.25 surcharge. He must also pay $500 restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees and $100 court costs. (Sentencing: Kester)

Julie Ann Wells, 50, of Auburn was sentenced to two days in jail after she changed her plea to guilty to a charge of possession of marijuana- second offense. The jail time was suspended and she was placed on informal probation for one year. She must undergo a substance abuse evaluation and complete any recommended treatment at her own expense. Her driver’s license was revoked for 180 days. Wells was fined $315 with a $110.25 surcharge, a $125 LEI surcharge and a $10 DARE surcharge. She must also pay $750 restitution for her court appointed attorney’s fees. A charge of operating without the owner’s consent was dismissed. Court costs were $100. (Sentencing: Kester)

Persons pleaded not guilty at arraignment as follows: Chantelle Lee Wolf, 33, of Rhodes, attempted burglary- third degree- motor vehicle (six counts); Christopher John Clifton, 56, of Perry, possession of methamphetamine- third or subsequent offense; Theresa Kathleen Garcia Ferguson, 40, of Fort Dodge, possession of marijuana- third or subsequent offense and possession of methamphetamine- third or subsequent offense; Theodore John Herrick, 36, of Jefferson, driving while license barred; Thler Ferguson, 20, of Jefferson, possession of marijuana- first offense; Christopher Robin Lawrence, 56, of Jefferson, operating while intoxicated- first offense; and Robin Kay Pickell, 60, of Luther, OWI- second offense and unlawful possession of prescription drug (two counts). Trial dates were set for July 18 in every case.

A case was initiated against Dallas Edward Forkner, 34, of Boone on a charge of driving while license barred.

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