Greene County district court, week ending March 1

In Greene County district court Jody Lyn Schad, 43, of Jefferson was sentenced Feb. 22 to two years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a charge of operating without owner’s consent, amended from theft- first degree. He was fined $625 with a $218.75 surcharge; both were suspended. He must pay a $125 Law Enforcement Initiative surcharge. Court costs were $140. Also, Schad’s probation was revoked in an earlier case in which was charged with driving while license revoked; and he will serve a two-year prison term in that case. The two terms are concurrent. (Sentencing: Honorable Joseph B. McCarville)

Stephen Tracy Redding, 30, of Issaquah WI, was sentenced Feb. 25 to two days in jail after he changed his plea to guilty to a charge of operating while intoxicated- first offense. He must pay sheriff’s room and board fees for the time he serves, he must follow the recommendations of a substance abuse evaluation, and he must complete a drinking drivers school at a community college. He may complete the Des Moines Area Community College 48-hour alcohol education program in lieu of the jail time and community college course. Redding was fined $1,250 with a $437.50 surcharge; both were reduced by half because he was granted a temporary restricted license. He must pay a $10 surcharge for drug abuse resistance education (DARE) and $140 court costs. (Sentencing: McCarville)

Thomas Edward Davidson Jr, 59, of Rippey was sentenced Feb. 27 to two days in jail after he changed his plea to guilty to a charge of operating while intoxicated- first offense. He must pay sheriff’s room and board fees for the time he serves, he must complete the recommendations of a substance abuse evaluation, and he must complete a drinking drivers school at a community college. He may complete the Des Moines Area Community College 48-hour alcohol education program in lieu of the jail time and community college course. Davidson was fined $1,250 with a $437.50 surcharge and a $10 DARE surcharge. Court costs were $100. (Sentencing: McCarville)

Persons pleaded not guilty at arraignment as follows: Robert Richard Kovar, 34,of Jefferson, possession of methamphetamine- second offense; James Merrell Mosley, 46, of Fort Dodge, driving while license barred; and Bradley Erik Purdy, 22, of Rippey, sex abuse- second degree (two counts) and lascivious acts with a child- solicitation. Trial dates were set for May 14 for Kovar and Mosley, and for April 9 for Purdy.

Cases were initiated in district court as follows: Mikael Goran Winblad, 38, of Scranton, child endangerment; Shawn Annear, 43, of Adel, domestic abuse assault causing injury or mental illness and criminal mischief- first degree; Greg William Hackler, 28, of Jefferson, driving while license barred; and Douglas Duane Owen, 36, of Churdan, driving while license barred.

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