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More than one defendant was sentenced to time in the Colorado Department of Corrections in the Combined Courts in Hot Sulphur Springs during the month of April. Sentences handed down during April included:

Michael A. Schoemaker, 33, of Granby, was convicted of sexual exploitation of a child – video/20-plus items, and was sentenced to three years in the Department of Corrections with credit for 167 days served. He was also ordered to pay $1,003 in fines and costs. In a separate case, he was found guilty of sexual contact – no consent and was sentenced to 18 months in jail with credit for 109 days served, to be served concurrently with the above sentence. He was also ordered to pay $1,871.50 in fines and costs.

Christopher Michael Pierce, 22, of Grand Lake, was found guilty of two counts of felony menacing and one count of harassment – insults/taunts/challenges and was sentenced three years in the Department of Corrections with credit for nine days served on each menacing count and six months in jail with credit for nine days served on the harassment, all to be served concurrently. He was also ordered to pay $842.30 in fines and costs. In a separate case, he was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and was sentenced to two years of probation with alcohol supervision. He was ordered to pay fines and costs of $552, to perform 24 hours of community service, and to undergo alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

Gregory D. Householter, 48, of Federal Heights, was found guilty of attempted vehicular eluding and driving under the influence and was sentenced to 90 days in jail with credit for 50 days served and three years of probation. He was ordered to pay fines, fees, costs and restitution of $7,069.40, to perform 56 hours of community service, to complete Level II alcohol education and Track D alcohol therapy, to write letters of apology to the victims and to abstain from alcohol during treatment and probation. IN a separate case, he was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and open container in a vehicle and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 360 days suspended and credit for one day served. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $799.50 and to perform 48 hours of community service.

Larry Dale Holeman, 58, of Thornton, was found guilty of driving under the influence, possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 305 days suspended and three years of probation. He was ordered to pay $3,144.50 in fines, fees and costs and to perform 100 hours of community service.

Derrick G. Vyse, 28, of New Smyna Beach, Fla., was found guilty of possessing less than one ounce of marijuana and was given a deferred sentence of 90 days in jail with 88 days suspended and credit for two days served and two years of probation on a charge of possession of a Schedule 2 controlled substance. He was ordered to pay fines and fees totaling $2,593.30, to perform 96 hours of community service, to undergo a substance abuse evaluation and comply with its recommendations, and to make a $500 contribution to Grand Futures.

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Jared L. Gorman, 27, of Granby, was found guilty of felony menacing and was sentenced to 90 days in jail with credit for 90 days served and three years of probation. He was ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $2,421.50, to perform 100 hours of community service, to undergo a mental health evaluation and complete treatment as directed, to be seen by only one psychiatrist, one dentist and one physician, and to fill prescriptions at only one pharmacy, to abstain from alcohol and steroid use, to have no firearms on the premises where he resides, and to undergo drug testing as ordered by his probation officer.

Patrick M. Kohlwey, 20, of Granby, was found guilty of possession of drug paraphernalia and was given a deferred sentence of 90 days in jail with 80 days suspended and credit for 3 days served and two years of probation on a charge of possession of Schedule 2 controlled substance. He was ordered to pay fines and costs of $2,567.30, to perform a total of 76 hours of community service, to undergo a substance abuse evaluation and complete treatment, to abstain from alcohol and to make a $350 contribution to DARE.

Diane S. Granich, 57, of Tabernash, was found guilty of aggravated driving with a revoked license and disorderly conduct – fighting in public and was sentenced to 90 days in jail with credit for 90 days served and 180 days in jail with credit for 90 days served, respectively on the charges, to be served concurrently, and two years of probation. She was ordered to pay $1,801 in fines and costs, to perform 80 hours of community service, to refrain from possessing or using alcohol, to enroll in an inpatient treatment program and be subject to alcohol monitoring, to attend at east three alcohol support group sessions per week, and to refrain from operating a motor vehicle.

Brian D. Franco, 32, of Hot Sulphur Springs, was found guilty of resisting arrest and was sentenced to two years of probation. He also received a deferred sentence of 90 days in jail with credit for 75 days served and two years of probation on a charge of 1st degree trespassing – dwelling. He was ordered to pay $1,244.50 in fines and costs, to perform 60 hours of community service, to refrain from all use or possession of alcohol, and to make a $500 contribution to DARE.

Herson Lujan, 31, of Kremmling, was found guilty of harassment by strike/shove/kick and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 350 days suspended and credit for two days served and two years of probation. The defendant was also ordered to pay $1,467.50 in fines and costs.

Robert Skokan, 21, of Fraser, was found guilty of possessing one to eight ounces of marijuana and was sentenced to 18 months in jail (suspended). He was ordered to pay $874.50 in fines, fees and costs and to perform 120 hours of community service.

Connie M. Thomas, 49, of Littleton, was found guilty of driving under the influence, careless driving, and DUI per se and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 345 days suspended on the DUI and DUI per se counts, to be served concurrently, and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. The defendant was ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $1,140.75, to perform 80 hours of community service, to complete Level II alcohol education and Track D alcohol therapy, and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

Timothy Hall Kilcullen, 47, of Lakewood, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and a lane usage violation and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 356 days suspended and credit for one day served and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. He was ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $644.50, to complete 80 hours of community service, to complete Level II alcohol education and Track C alcohol therapy, and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

Timothy James Neal, 42, of Granby, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and permitting an unauthorized minor to drive and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and one year of probation with alcohol supervision. He was ordered to pay $540.50 in fines and costs, to perform a total of 50 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations, to abstain from alcohol during treatment and probation, and to make a $350 contribution to The Advocates.

Ruland C. Lawson, 26, of Broomfield, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and improper mountain driving and was sentenced to six days in jail with credit for three days served and one year of probation with alcohol supervision. He was ordered to pay fines and costs of $919, to perform a total of 152 hours of community service, to complete Level II alcohol education and 68 hours of alcohol therapy, and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

Paula D. Holzfaster, 43, of Granby, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and improper mountain driving and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 305 days suspended and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. She was ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $890.50 and to perform 60 hours of community service.

Jeremy P. Abel, 32, of Kremmling, was found guilty of driving under the influence and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 345 days suspended and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. He was ordered to pay $704.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 80 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

Hugo Vargas Gallegos, 36, of Tabernash, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and improper mountain driving and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and one year of probation with alcohol supervision. He was ordered to pay $705.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 33 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations, and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

Brandon M. Moss, 23, of Northglenn, was given a deferred sentence of one year of probation with alcohol supervision on a charge of driving under the influence. He was ordered to pay fines and costs of $504.50, to perform 40 hours of community service, to undergo an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations, to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment, and to make a $250 contribution to The Advocates.

David M. Warren, 48, of Euless, Texas, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and one year of unsupervised probation. He was ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $604.50 and to perform 30 hours of community service.

Michael B. Rogers, 40, of Fraser, was found guilty of overtaking a school bus and driving after revocation and was sentenced to 30 days in jail. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $413.50.

Christopher Joseph Goerdt, 25, of Crystal Lake, Ill., was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and one year of unsupervised probation. He was ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $704.50 and to perform 36 hours of community service.

Aaron Neil Etten, 34, of Grand Lake, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 355 days suspended and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. He was also given a deferred sentence of 310 days of unsupervised probation on a charge of eluding a police officer. He was ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $697.50, to perform a total of 92 hours of community service, to undergo an alcohol evaluation and follow its recommendations, and to make a $250 contribution to Mountain Family Center.

Pamela A. Miranda, 37, of Kremmling, was given a deferred sentence of one year of unsupervised probation on a charge of 3rd degree assault – knowingly/recklessly causing injury. She was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $937.50, to perform 50 hours of community service, to undergo violence treatment, and to make a $150 contribution to The Advocates.

Kent Matthew Windholz, 21, of Salina, Kan., was given a deferred sentence of one year of unsupervised probation on a charge of providing alcohol to a minor. He was ordered to pay fines and costs of $284.50, to perform 24 hours of community service, to undergo an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations, and to make a $150 contribution to the Mountain Family Center.

Christopher D. Liewer, 18, of Greeley, was found guilty of 3rd degree trespassing on agricultural land and was sentenced to five days in jail with credit for five days served. He was ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $309.50 and to perform 40 hours of community service.

Wiliam J. Jones, 28, no address given, was found guilty of possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia and was fined $328.50.

Craig L. Poncelow, 44, of Leadville, was found guilty of driving under restraint and possession of an illegal weapon and was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 170 days suspended and credit for 10 days served. He was also fined $287.50.

Mark D. Pearce, 44, of Tabernash, was found guilty of driving under the influence and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 355 days suspended and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. He was ordered to pay $604.50 in fines and costs, to perform 100 hours of community service, to complete Level II alcohol education and Track D alcohol therapy, and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

Scott M. Laiche, 25, of Fraser, was given a deferred sentence of one year of unsupervised probation on a charge of providing alcohol to a minor. He was ordered to pay $184.50 in fines and costs, to perform 40 hours of community service, and to make a $250 contribution to Mountain Family Center.

Mark J. Schoppe, 26, of Winter Park, was fined $28.50 for disorderly conduct – offensive gesture, and was ordered to perform 80 hours of community service.

Christopher Paul Marek, 24, of Houghton Lake, Mich., was fined $78.50 for disorderly conduct – offensive gesture and was ordered to perform 80 hours of community service.

Marco Thaxton Simcox, 53, of Littleton, was fined $126 for having an open fire without a burn permit.

Christopher A. Smith, 24, of Fraser, was given a deferred sentence of one year of unsupervised probation on a charge of disorderly conduct – fighting in public. He was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $284.50, to perform 80 hours of community service, and to make a $150 contribution to Mountain Family Center.

Steven E. Clark, 20, of Kremmling, was given a deferred sentence of one year of unsupervised probation on a charge of harassment by strike/shove/kick. He was ordered to pay $184.50 in fines and costs, to perform 40 hours of community service, to refrain from alcohol use, and to make a $250 contribution to Mountain Family Center.

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