Greene County district court, week ending Jan. 18

In Greene County district court Jolisha Lashay Dudley, 25, of Fort Dodge was sentenced Jan. 18 to 90 days in jail after she changed her plea to guilty to a charge of driving while license barred. The jail time was suspended and she was placed on informal probation for one year. She was fined $625 with a $218.75 surcharge; both were suspended. Court costs were $147.84. (Sentencing: Honorable Joseph B.McCarville)

Jake John Ball, 33, of Jefferson was granted a deferred judgment after he changed his plea to guilty to one count of burglary- third degree. He was placed on probation for three years. A judgment was entered for a $750 civil penalty, a $250 Law Enforcement Initiative surcharge, $1,200 restitution for his court appointed attorney fees, $212.60 court costs and $910.05 victim restitution. The civil penalty was suspended. Three counts of unlawful possession of prescription drugs, two counts of burglary- third degree and a charge of ongoing criminal conduct were dismissed. (Sentencing: McCarville)

Joshua Jerome Baker, 31, of Leon was granted a deferred judgment after he changed his plea to guilty to a charge of possession of marijuana- first offense 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. He must pay a $315 civil penalty and $218.17 court costs. A companion case in magistrate court in which Baker was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia was dismissed. (Sentencing: McCarville)

Deborah Ann Sanders, 50, of Jefferson was granted a deferred judgment in magistrate court on a charge of criminal mischief- fifth degree, amended from a charge in district court of reckless use of fire or explosives. She must pay a $65 civil penalty, a $125 LEI surcharge and $100.35 court costs. (Sentencing: Magistrate David Morain)

Jacob A. Grife, 18, of Scranton was granted a deferred judgment after he changed his plea to guilty to a charge of possession of marijuana- first offense. 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. He must pay a $315 civil penalty, $600 restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees, and $100 court costs.. A companion case in magistrate court in which Baker was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia was dismissed. (Sentencing: McCarville)

Brock Michael Igou, 18, of Carroll was fined $65 after he pleaded guilty to a charge of exploding fireworks, amended from reckless use of fire or explosives. He must also pa a $22.75 surcharge, $300 restitution for his court appointed attorney’s fees, and $60 court costs.

Persons pleaded not guilty at arraignments as follows: Jesse Dean Seyler, 26, of Carroll, operating while intoxicated- first offense and driving while license revoked; Crystal Kay Conroy, 54, of Scranton, credit card fraud more than $10,000 and ongoing criminal conduct; Russell Carnes, 51, of Grimes, domestic abuse assault- second offense; Shawn J. Gifford, 27, of Jefferson, driving while license barred; and Jesus Moises Zuniga Jr, 18 of Jefferson, manufacture, deliver or possess marijuana with intent to deliver. Trial dates were set for Feb. 27 in every case.

Information is available since the return of an arrest warrant that Jonathan Rosado, 26, of Jefferson has been charged with possession of marijuana- first offense.

Cases were initiated in district court as follows: Edward Eugene Goff Sr, 39, of Jefferson, theft- second degree; Nathaniel Clark Aldrich, 30, of Jefferson, domestic abuse assault impeding blood/ air flow; Shawn J. Gifford, 27, of Jefferson, possession of methamphetamine- first offense; Larry Dean Bush, 53, of Churdan, child endangerment causing bodily injury; Craig Darwin Presley, 57, of Jefferson, public intoxication- second offense; and Sawyer Troy Gibson, 21, of Scranton, OWI- first offense.

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