In Greene County district court Alex Dankel, 25, of Scranton was sentenced Sept. 28 to two days in jail after he pleaded guilty to a charge of operating while intoxicated- first offense, amended from OWI- second offense. He must pay sheriff’s room and board fees for the time he serves. He may complete the 48-hour Des Moines Area Community College drinking drivers program in lieu of the jail time. He must complete the recommendations of a substance abuse evaluation he has already undergone, and he must complete a community college drinking driver’s school.
DankelÂ was fined $1,250 with a $437.50 surcharge; half will be waived if he obtains a temporary license. He must pay a $10 drug abuse resistance (DARE) surcharge and $100 court costs. (Sentencing: Honorable Joseph B. McCarville)
William Russell Griffin, 43, of Rippey was fined $65 after he pleaded guilty at arraignment to charge of assault- simple He must also pay a $22.75 surcharge and $60 court costs. (Sentencing: McCarville)
Cases were initiated in district court as follows: Jacob Randall Fisher, 27, of Webster City, possession of marijuana- first offense and OWI- first offense; Rodney Dean Halterman, 18, of Jefferson, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver within 1,000 feet of a city-owned public park, failure to affix tax stamp, and theft- fourth degree; Judy Ann Richarson, 54, of West Des Moines, OWI- second offense; Jeremy J. Hamilton, 30, of Jefferson, OWI- first offense; and Brandon Duong, 29, of Jefferson, possess or carry danger weapon while under the influence.