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McLeod County District Court
Herald Journal, March 20, 2017

None reported at this time

The following case was heard in McLeod County District Court Feb. 24, Judge Michael D. Wentzell presiding:

Jeremiah Dennis Michel, 21, of Hutchinson, appeared for sentencing on one felony count of possession of a controlled substance, to which he had pleaded guilty in a previous court appearance. The court stayed the adjudication of sentence and placed him on probation for three years, with the following conditions: that he serve 15 days in the McLeod County Jail, complete a chemical dependency evaluation and follow its recommendations, have no use or possession of alcohol or drugs, and pay a fine and surcharge of $500.

The following cases were heard in McLeod County District Court Feb. 24, Judge Timothy J. Looby presiding:

Tyler Allen Baumgardt, 33, of Hutchinson, pleaded guilty to one gross misdemeanor count of driving after cancellation after being deemed inimical to the public safety. The court stayed the imposition of sentence and placed him on probation for two years, with the following conditions: that he serve 50 days in the McLeod County Jail and pay a fine and surcharge of $285.

Dale Edward Smith, 51, of Walnut Grove, pleaded guilty to one gross misdemeanor count of driving while impaired. The court stayed the imposition of sentence and placed him on probation for four years, with the following conditions: that he serve 180 days in the McLeod County Jail, complete a chemical dependency evaluation and follow its recommendations, have no use or possession of alcohol or drugs, attend a victim impact panel, and pay a surcharge of $85.

The following case was heard in McLeod County District Court Feb. 27, Judge Michael R. Savre presiding:

Kristin Diane Navratil, 24, of Winsted, pleaded guilty to one count of selling alcohol to a person under 21 years of age. The court placed her on probation for one year, with the following conditions: that she serve two days of sentence to service and pay a fine and surcharge of $400.

The following case was heard in McLeod County District Court Feb. 28, Judge Terrence Conkel presiding:

Linda Marie Trnka, 29, of Stewart, pleaded guilty to one count of driving after cancellation after being deemed inimical to the public safety. The court ordered her to serve 90 days in the McLeod County Jail and pay a surcharge of $85.

The following cases were heard in McLeod County District Court March 3, Judge Terrence Conkel presiding.

Kirk Douglas Brahs, 52, of Darwin, appeared for sentencing on one count of violation of a domestic abuse no-contact order, to which he had pleaded guilty in an earlier appearance. The court stayed the imposition of sentence and placed him on probation for two years, with the following conditions: that he serve 45 days in the McLeod County Jail, complete a domestic abuse evaluation and follow its recommendations, have no use or possession of alcohol or drugs, and pay a surcharge of $85.

Justin Robert Dahl, 33, of Winsted, appeared for sentencing on one felony count of threats of violence, to which he had pleaded guilty in an earlier court appearance. The court stayed the imposition of sentence and placed him on probation for five years, with the following conditions: that he serve 60 days in the McLeod County Jail, complete chemical dependency and mental evaluations and follow their recommendations, have no use or possession of alcohol or drugs, and pay a surcharge of $85.

The following misdemeanors and petty misdemeanors were heard in District Court Feb. 27-March 5. Minnesota State Patrol (MSP); Sheriff’s Office, (SO); Brownton Police Department (BPD); Hutchinson Police Department (HPD); Glencoe Police Department (GPD); Lester Prairie Police Department (LPPD); Silver Lake Police Department (SLPD); Winsted Police Department (WPD); Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

Esther Lopez-Rodriquez, 21, Gaylord, driving without a valid license, $185, GPD; Timothy S. Prince, 34, Cold Spring, driving after revocation, stay of imposition, no same or similar, one year probation, 10 days confinement, $385, dangerous weapons – metal knuckles or switch blade, stay of imposition, concurrent, one year probation, GPD; Jamie C. Blahowski, 33, New Auburn, driver must carry proof of insurance, dismissed, HPD; Timothy K. Johnson, 58, Hutchinson, parking, $37, HPD; Ivan F. Krivolenkov, 26, Hutchinson, driving after revocation, no driver license violations, no same or similar, no driving without insurance, no driving without a valid driver’s license, $285, one year probation, HPD; Jonathon D. Lee, 24, Hutchinson, parking, $37, HPD;

Darla L. Ramirez, 30, Brownton, collision with unattended vehicle, $225, HPD; Nicholaus A. Schreppel, 25, Hutchinson, open containers restricted, $125, HPD; Shaun M. Gildea, 37, Glencoe, speed, $135, SO; Eric B. Joens, 31, Mankato. driving after revocation, $28, no motorcycle endorsement, dismissed, SO; Roger H. Lacey, 66, Minneapolis, speed, $225, SO; Wen-Jung Lee, 23, Marshall, speed, $300, no driver’s license in possession, dismissed, SO; Sadia R. Leghan, 21, Winsted, possession of drug paraphernalia, $135, SO; John C. Evans, 50, St. Paul, speed, $125, driving after revocation, dismissed, MSP; Pedro Fuentes Clavel, 46, Bloomington, speed, $125, MSP;

Dustin M. Hale, 24, Green Isle, no proof of insurance, $285, MSP; Armando Salazar, 27, Glencoe, driving after revocation, $285, no proof of insurance, dismissed, MSP; Chad J. Ward, 41, Monticello, parking, dismissed, SLPD; Miles D. Achord, 26, Lester Prairie, operate vehicle with expired registration, $115, WPD; Bethany I. Gibbs, 20, Montrose, driver entering or crossing roadway from non-roadway fails to yield, $135, WPD; Kristin D. Navratil, 26, Winsted, selling alcohol to a person under 21 years of age, 10 days confinement, stay 10 days for one year, serve as work release if eligible, sentence to serve if eligible, one year probation, keep court/attorney informed of current address, remain law abiding, no same or similar, $400, two days sentence to service, WPD; Johanna E. Jutz, 22, Gibbon, failure to stop for traffic control signal, $135, HPD; Zachary J. Bertrand,16, Renville, speed, $125, SO;

Aaron R. Black, 21, Bird Island, speed, $135, SO; James L. Lowden, 29, New Auburn, speed, $145, SO; Christina M. Ochs, 30, Glencoe, speed, $125, SO; Jeffery D. Swift, 60, Hutchinson, speed, $125, SO; Luke L. Wendorff, 20, Hutchinson, speed, $125, no proof of insurance, dismissed, SO; Andrew P. Gruber, 45, Stillwater, speed, $125, MSP; Brian L. Hecksel, 46, Winsted, window tint, $135, MSP; Trevor D.K. Pagel, 18, Winthrop, speed, $125, MSP; Kayla C. Rekieta, 32, Spicer, no proof of insurance, dismissed, MSP; James J. Schroeder, 46, Fairfax, speed, $135, MSP; Linda M. Trnka, 29, Stewart, giving a peace officer a false name and date of birth, dismissed, driving after cancellation, 90 days confinement, two days credit for time served, serve as work release if eligible, sentence to serve if eligible, $235, no proof of insurance, dismissed, MSP; Alma D. Martinez, 24, Glencoe, driving without a valid license, $185, driver must carry proof of insurance, dismissed, WPD;

Sandra L. Zila, 57, Hutchinson, driver must carry proof of insurance, dismissed, SO; Heather M. Beaver, 37, Hutchinson, no proof of insurance, $285, MSP; Kathy C. Thurn, 37, Glencoe, assault, dismissed, disorderly conduct, stay of imposition, one year probation, keep court/attorney informed of current address, remain law abiding, no same or similar, contact with probation, follow all instructions of probation, sign all releases of information, attend and complete an anger assessment or program, $85, GPD;

Matthew W. Christenson 19, Hutchinson, indecent exposure, two years probation, follow recommendations of evaluation, no same or similar, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, notify agent if arrested and/or issued a summons, keep court/attorney informed of current address, remain law abiding, contact with probation, follow all instructions of probation, sign all releases of information, do not view or store pornography, complete treatment, individual therapy, no contact with victim, do not possess or use any pornographic or sexually explicit material, submit to polygraph examinations, no possession of alcohol or drugs, no alcohol or controlled substance use, $185, 10 days sentence to service, indecent exposure, dismissed, HPD; Nichol L. Roskamp, 40, Glencoe, expired registration, dismissed, HPD; Jasmine A. Tetter, 26, St. Cloud, possess/sale small amount of marijuana, $135, HPD; Dustin M. Theuringer, 37, Hutchinson, violate harassment restraining order, stay of imposition, one year probation, no same or similar, $200, HPD;

Jeffrey M. Duenow, 55, Hutchinson, disorderly conduct, dismissed, SO; Jacob L. Dvorak, 36, Plato, speed, $135, SO; Madeleine K. Russ, 19, Brownton, follow too close, $135, SO; Patricia L. Bode, 72, Hutchinson, expired registration, dismissed, MSP; Yacqueline R. Hernandez, 21, Pecos, Texas, speed, $225, MSP; Amber L. Mechtel, 18, Clear Lake, speed, $135, MSP; Dakota R. Moorman, 25, Crystal, speed, $135, MSP; Marah E. Schneider, 21, Schertz, Texas, speed, $125, MSP; Dominic M. Schwerin, 18, Hutchinson, muffler required, $135, tires extending beyond fenders, $50, MSP; Jacob R. Trevino, 33, Glencoe, speed, $125, no proof of insurance, $200, MSP; Morris D. Wager, 59, Fairmont, speed, $125, MSP; Jerry L. Wynn, 52, Omaha, Nebraska, speed, $145, MSP; Joseph M. Jaszcak, 21, Lester Prairie, speed, $125, SLPD; William R. White, 58, Silver Lake, impersonating officer, stay of imposition, mental health evaluation, no same or similar, $250, one year probation, SLPD;

Robert A. Herdina, 32, Buffalo, domestic assault, dismissed, disorderly conduct, one year probation, 90 days confinement, stay 90 days for one year, keep court/attorney informed of current address, remain law abiding, no same or similar, contact with probation, follow all instructions of probation, sign all releases of information, chemical dependency evaluation/treatment, follow recommendations of evaluation, no possession of alcohol or drugs, no alcohol/controlled substance use, do not enter bars or liquor stores that sell on-sale liquor after 8 p.m. or any liquor store at any time, report to agent as directed, obtain permission from agent before leaving the state, no direct contact, however may have telephone or email contact regarding children only, no contact with victim, random testing, do not use or possess firearms, ammunition or explosives, no use or possession of firearms or dangerous weapons, complete diagnostic assessment, four days confinement, four days credit for time served, $85, possession of drug paraphernalia, dismissed, domestic abuse no contact order violation, two days confinement, two days credit for time served, $160, WPD;

Frederick A. Bradshaw, 84, Hutchinson, obscene or harassing phone calls, dismissed, HPD; Donald C. Fitzwater, 35, Hutchinson, city lots and ramps, $37, HPD; Jay M. Kottke, 32, Glencoe, seat belt, $130, HPD; Zachary A. Londo, 19, Bloomington, speed, $135, HPD; Jackson A. Schooler, 17, Hutchinson, speed greater than reasonable, one year probation, no same or similar, no misdemeanor moving violations, $200, HPD; Norman A. Sifferath, 83, Hutchinson, parking, $37, HPD; Jose M. Vento, 44, Buffalo Lake, issuance of dishonored check, stay of imposition, one year probation, keep court/attorney informed of current address, remain law abiding, no same or similar, contact with probation, follow all instructions of probation, sign all releases of information, pay restitution, do not enter additional locations, Jay Malone Motors, Hutchinson, $479.81, HPD;

Dustin T. Bentz, 34, Lester Prairie, expired registration, $115, SO; Randy J. Braun, 32, Brownton, speed, $225, SO; Jamie L. Gardner, 20, Cottage Grove, speed, $125, SO; Blake T. Mickolichek, 25, Hutchinson, speed, $125, SO; Kimberly P. Ruschmeier, 39, Glencoe, speed, $125, SO; Juliet A. Bollin, 47, Cokato, speed, $125, MSP; Scott D. Bakeberg, 44, Howard Lake, expired registration, $115, MSP; Kirk D. Braha, 52, Darwin, violation of domestic abuse no contact order, stay of imposition, two years probation, 45 days confinement, 17 days credit for time served, serve as work release if eligible, sentence to serve if eligible, report within 30 days, keep court/attorney informed of current address, remain law abiding, no same or similar, contact with probation, follow all instructions of probation, sign all releases of information, domestic abuse evaluation, follow recommendations of evaluation, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no possession of alcohol or drugs, $160, MSP;

Lara A. Fletcher, 62, New Ulm, speed, $135, MSP; Jeremy R. Koll, 31, Glencoe, seat belt, $110, MSP; Ahron B. Krumrey, 29, Buffalo Lake, texting while driving, $135, MSP; Daniel A. Littlejohn, 37, Glencoe, speed, $135, MSP; Stacey R. Masrud, 45, Stewart, speed, $145, MSP; Todd A. Norine, 49, Bloomington, speed, $285, MSP; Mark D. Winkelman, 50, Dassel, speed, $125, MSP; Sandra Vongsaphay, 36, Winsted, domestic assault, stay of imposition, one year probation, four days confinement, four days credit for time served, serve as work release if eligible, sentence to serve if eligible, keep court/attorney informed of current address, remain law abiding, no same or similar, contact with probation, follow all instructions of probation sign all releases of information, do not use or possess firearms, ammunition or explosives, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no possession of alcohol or drugs, random testing, chemical dependency evaluation/treatment within 30 days, follow recommendations of evaluation, domestic abuse evaluation within 90 days, $385, WPD;

Jared F. Krampitz, 29, Owatonna, expiration of driver’s license, $185, GPD; Samantha I. Mucciacciaro, 18, Mesa, Arizona, speed, $135, GPD; Jamie E. Kosek, 20, Silver Lake, speed greater than reasonable, $125, HPD; Justin J. Aurelius, 33, Woodlake, speed, $145, SO; John S. Spencer, 38, Hutchinson, speed, $145, driver must carry proof of insurance, $200, driving without a valid license, $100, SO; Kari M. Hiltner, 39, Waconia, speed, $125, MSP; Charles C. Johnson, 22, Lake City, marijuana in motor vehicle, $135, MSP; William R. Johnston, 54, Downers Grove, Illinois, speed, $145, MSP; Andrew T. Leonhardt, 23, Chanhassen, speed, $135, MSP; Sarah G. Partridge, 41, Redwood Falls, speed, $125, MSP; David G. Smiglewski, 64, Granite Falls, speed, $145, MSP; Dennis A. Stai, 70, Sacred Heart, speed, $125, MSP;

Logan J. Knutson-Dostal, 16, Hutchinson, speed, $225, SO; Dennis W. Countryman, 47, Hillsboro, Iowa, no interstate carrier for commercial motor vehicle, $185, no current medical certificate in possession/commercial motor vehicle, $100, MSP; Logan M. Holt, 17, Cokato, speed, $125, Logan J. Knutson-Dostal, 16, Hutchinson, speed, $145, MSP; Alissa M. Werness, 19, Hutchinson, speed, $145, driver must carry proof of insurance, dismissed, SLPD.