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Court proceedings for April 9, 2022

Recent cases reported from Jamestown Municipal and Southeast District courts.

JSSP Court Report

JAMESTOWN MUNICIPAL COURT 

The Jamestown Municipal Court judge is Lawrence Kropp.

Note: All individuals reside in Jamestown unless otherwise noted. Individuals with a deferred imposition of sentence will have the charge or charges dismissed at the end of the deferred imposition if they have met the conditions of the sentence.

CONTEMPT OF COURT/CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

Kelsie Michelle Robinson, 22, Grand Forks, North Dakota, $30 administrative fees-general, $25 costs, $25 victim-witness fee, submit to fingerprints, 20 hours community service, 10 days, seven suspended, three days credit for time served.

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DROVE IN VIOLATION OF RESTRICTIONS

Hope Tabitha Schmuhl, 46, $30 administrative fees-general, $25 costs, $25 victim-witness fee, $300 fines/fees, five days suspended (Judge Peter K. Halbach).

DROVE WHILE OPERATOR’S LICENSE WAS SUSPENDED

Charles Wesley Barton, 63, $30 administrative fees-general, $25 costs, $25 victim-witness fee, $300 fines/fees, five days, four suspended, one day credit for time served.

 

SOUTHEAST DISTRICT COURT

The judges of the Southeast District Court in Jamestown include:

Daniel D. Narum, Ellendale, Presiding Judge

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Mark Blumer, Valley City

Bradley Cruff, Wahpeton

Cherie Clark, Jamestown

James D. Hovey, New Rockford

Troy LeFevre, Jamestown

Jay Schmitz, Valley City

The name of the judge who sentenced the individual is listed in parenthesis behind each individual sentence.

Note: All individuals reside in Jamestown unless otherwise noted. Individuals with a deferred imposition of sentence will have the charge or charges dismissed at the end of the deferred imposition if they have met the conditions of the sentence.

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE-BODILY INJURY-SECOND OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE 

Michael Allen Schempp, 66, $200 criminal administration fee, $35 indigent defense application fee, $25 victim-witness fee, not possess or own firearms for 360 days, submit to fingerprints, complete domestic violence course, 12 days, 12 days credit for time served (Blumer).

DRIVING OPERATING A VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF LIQUOR OR DRUGS

John Matthew Morehouse, 52, $125 criminal administration fee, $100 defense/facility administration fee, $1,500 fine/state, $25 victim-witness fee, 360 days supervised probation, 30 days suspended, three days credit for time served, serve 60 days house arrest by electronic home monitoring as a condition of supervised probation starting April 7 with work release and treatment release allowed (LeFevre).

DRIVING OPERATING A VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF LIQUOR OR DRUGS/DRIVING WHILE LICENSE PRIVILEGE IS SUSPENDED OR REVOKED

Dylan John Bosch, 28, Kulm, North Dakota, $125 criminal administration fee, $100 defense/facility administration fee, $2,000 fine/state, $25 victim-witness fee, chemical dependency evaluation, complete recommended treatment, 360 days supervised probation, 24-7 Program for 360 days with credit for time served, 120 days, serve 12 days in Stutsman County Jail by specific date and the remainder by electronic home monitoring with work release starting by May 1 (LeFevre).

DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION

Nicolas Allen Docktor, 33, Ypsilanti, North Dakota, $125 criminal administration fee, $100 defense/facility administration fee, $25 victim-witness fee, one day, one day credit for time served (Blumer).

DUI-.08% OR GREATER-SECOND OFFENSE IN SEVEN YEARS

Willard Eugene Fontaine, 58, Ypsilanti, North Dakota, $125 criminal administration fee, $100 defense/facility administration fee, $1,500 fine/state, $25 victim-witness fee, chemical dependency evaluation, complete recommended treatment, participate in 24/7 Program for 360 days with credit for time served since Nov. 21, 2021, not possess or own firearms for 360 days, submit to fingerprints, 10 days, one day credit for time served, nine days to be served by electronic home monitoring, 48 hours must be served consecutively within 60 days of judgment (Blumer).

INTERFERENCE WITH TELEPHONE DURING EMERGENCY CALL

Matthew Patrick Caulfield, 34, $200 criminal administration fee, $100 defense/facility administration fee, $35 indigent defense application fee, $100 indigent recoupment, $25 victim-witness fee, complete a diagnostic assessment to include chemical dependency evaluation and psychological assessment, follow through with recommended treatment within 270 days, 360 days suspended, one day credit for time served (Blumer).

RECKLESS DRIVING

Dean Bouwer, 52, Cathay, North Dakota, $125 criminal administration fee, $100 defense/facility administration fee, $25 victim-witness fee, one day, one day credit for time served (Blumer).

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