Greene County district court, week ending July 26

In Greene County district court James Marvin Holmberg, 43, of Boone was sentenced July 24 to two days in jail after he changed his plea to guilty to a charge of possession of methamphetamine. The jail time was suspended and 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.

Holmberg was fined $315 with a $110.25 surcharge, a $10 surcharge for drug abuse resistance education (DARE) and a $125 Law Enforcement Initiative surcharge. A charge of possession of marijuana was dismissed. Court costs were $100. (Sentencing: Honorable Joseph B. McCarville)

Ashlee Kaye Agan, 26, of Jefferson was sentenced to two days in jail after she pleaded guilty to a charge of theft- fifth degree, amended from burglary- third degree. She was fined $65 with a $22.75 surcharge and a $125 LEI surcharge. Court costs were $120. (Sentencing: McCarville)

Persons pleaded not guilty at arraignment as follows: Jon Michael Johnson, 30, of Jefferson, domestic abuse assault causing injury or mental illness; Ryan James Brown, 45, of Jefferson, burglary- second degree, domestic abuse assault- second offense, and driving while license barred; Whitney Jean Campbell Perez, 20, of Jefferson, possession of methamphetamine; David Hoyle, 32, of Churdan, domestic abuse assault- second offense; and Nathaniel Brown, 41, of Scranton, domestic abuse assault- third or subsequent offense. Trial dates were set for Sept. 25 in every case.
Daniel Joseph Brownfield, 38, of Ogden has been charged with burglary- third degree (motor vehicle) and theft- third degree. A warrant was issued June 19 and returned July 25.

Cases were initiated in district court during the week ending July 26 as follows: Douglas Joseph Strang, 61, of West Des Moines, OWI- second offense; and Chad Christopher Louk, 42, of Jefferson, assault causing bodily injury or mental illness.

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