Greene County district court, week ending Nov. 29

In Greene County district court Kimberly Ann Mustang, 38, of Des Moines was sentenced to two days in jail Nov. 28 after she pleaded guilty to a charge of operating while intoxicated- first offense. She may complete the Des Moines Area Community College 48-hour alcohol education program in lieu of the jail time. She must complete the recommendations of a substance abuse evaluation she has already undergone and she must complete a community college drinking drivers school.

Mustang was fined $1,250 with a $437.50 surcharge and a $10 surcharge for drug abuse resistance education (DARE). The judge ruled she is unable to pay restitution for her court appointed attorney’s fees. Court costs were $100. (Sentencing: Honorable Joseph B. McCarville)

Austin Matthew Moon, 22, of Ogden was sentenced to 60 days in jail after he changed his plea to guilty to a charge of OWI- first offense. All but two days of the jail time was suspended, and he may complete a DMACC 48-hour  alcohol education program in lieu of the jail time. He was placed on informal probation for one year. He must undergo a substance abuse evaluation and complete any recommended treatment at his own expense. He must also complete a community college drinking driver’s school. Moon was fined $1,250 with a $437.50 surcharge and a $10 DARE surcharge. A charge of possession of marijuana- first offense and a charge in magistrate court of possession of drug paraphernalia were dismissed as part of a plea agreement. Court costs were $100. (Sentencing: McCarville)

Cases were initiated in district court as follows: Christopher Hollis Christian, 37, of Ames, driving while license barred; Russell Carnes, 51, of Grimes, domestic abuse assault- second offense; James Kenneth Harris, 30, of Woodward, domestic abuse assault causing injury or mental illness; and Hanna Kristine Meinecke, 30, of Lakewood, CO, possession of marijuana- first offense.

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