Greene County magistrate court, week ending Jun 22

In Greene County magistrate court a judgment was entered June 21 against Jacob Arthur Ore of Jefferson on a charge of theft- fifth degree. Ore was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge. He must pay $3 restitution to Kum & Go for two packages of breast cancer awareness bands he stole. Court costs were $124.50

A judgement was entered against Glen Allen Vetter of Denison on a charge of criminal mischief- fifth degree. Vetter was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and a $125 Law Enforcement Initiative surcharge. He must pay $150 victim restitution and $77 court costs.

A judgment was entered in a case initiated in district court against Joseph Thomas Romeo II of Jefferson in which he was charged with domestic abuse assault causing injury or mental illness. Romeo pleaded guilty to an amended charge of assault- simple. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail. The jail time was suspended and he was placed on informal probation for one year. A judgment was entered for a $65 fine with a $22.75 surcharge. He must also pay $300 restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees and $176.50 court costs.

A judgment was entered in a case initiated in district court against Aaron Joseph Skalla of Jefferson in which he was charged with assault causing bodily injury. Skalla pleaded guilty to an amended charge of assault- simple. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail. All but two days was suspended and he was placed on informal probation for one year. Skalla was fined $100 with a $35 surcharge. He must pay restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees to be determined and $121 court costs.

Cases were initiated in magistrate court during the week ending June 22 as follows: Erica Murphy of Jefferson, possession of drug paraphernalia; and Dore Marie James of Churdan, possession of drug paraphernalia.

Persons paid fines for scheduled traffic violations during the week ending June 22 as follows: Ramon Najera Ulloa of Jefferson and Delfina Perez Doroteo of Perry, no valid driver’s license, $200; *Brody Ray Sargent of West Des Moines and Jesse Eugene Hoyt of Jefferson, operating non-registered vehicle, $50; Miguel Angell Macias Caratachea of Scranton, no valid driver’s license, $200, and failure to provide proof of financial liability, $250; Brayden Lee Wilkens of Grand Junction, speed, $235; Jose Calixto Guevara Sanchez of Minneapolis, MN, speed, $120; Carleigh Rae Paup of Churdan, operation of motor vehicle with expired license, $50; Sophia Zoe Havens of Jefferson, violation of condition of minor’s school license, $50; and Jose Alvarez of Jefferson, failure to have valid license while operating, $200.

Also, speed, $90 (16-20 mph over limit): *Caleb Duane Gunderson of Sioux Rapids and *Ralph Everett Snyder of Des Moines.

Speed, $80 (11-15 mph over limit): *Cori Beth Jewett of Paton, *Fred Stone Bendinger of Jefferson, Hayworth Johnlee Hicks of Ames, Nicole Marcella Kidney of Carroll, and Chase Ryan Juergensen of Churdan.

Speed, $40 (6-10 over): *Jordan Lynn Gallagher of Vail, Anne Catherine McFarlane-Phillips of Jefferson, Austin Matthew Dahl of Ames, *Robert S. Borgeson of Jamaica, Roger Dean Jones of Bevier, MO, *Miles William McCubbin of Callender, *Jeremy Michael Basham of Denver, CO, Michael Gary Loeffelholz of Halbur, and George Franklin Swigert Jr of Ogden.

Speed, $20 (1-5 over): Lori L. Blumberg of Grand Junction, Timothy John Schulz and Nicole Darlene Becker of Carroll, Isaac M. Taber of Abingdon, IL, Delfina Perez Doroteo and Patricia Torres of Perry, Linda Kaye Golay of Glidden, Francis Edward Ganoe, Candace Lea Louk and Kyle Joseph Peters, all of Jefferson, *Megan Marie Carey of Churdan, Jennifer Velasquez Marquez of Denison, Harvey Milton Matthias of Smithland, and Lisa Anne Lindsay Schuelka of Ames.

Failure to obey stop/yield sign, $100: Christopher Lee Yeager of Jefferson.

Failure to wear/maintain safety belt, $50: Jeremy Dale Chaney of Sidney.

Judgments were entered against individuals for nonpayment of scheduled fines as follows (original fine listed):Dominic Michael Auxier of Ames, failure to display registration plate, $20; *Ethan Thomas Frye of Grand Junction, smoking in prohibited area- school property, $100; *John R. Holt Jr of Flagstaff, AZ, speed, $40; Benito Cervantes Ortiz of Grand Junction, no valid driver’s license, $200, and fail to provide proof of security liability, $250; *Eiddie Mun of Grand Junction, failure to provide proof of financial liability, $250, and unlawful use of license or non-operator’s permit, $100; Dalton Lee Weber of Scranton, dark window/windshield, $50; Christopher David Murphy of Jefferson, failure to secure child, $100, failure to wear/maintain safety belt, $50; Candice Marie Ortiz of Perry and Jerry Dean Dennhardt of Jefferson, failure to wear/maintain safety belt, $50; and Natalie Vanessa Payan of Rippey, failure to yield upon left turn, $100.

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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