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Grand County Court Report

The District Court in Hot Sulphur Springs handed down jail sentences and stiff fines in several cases last week. Among them were:

Clarissa G. Biggs, 23, of Granby, was found guilty of possession of a Schedule II controlled substance and child abuse – negligence/no injury, for which she was sentenced to 18 months in Community Corrections and six months in jail, with credit for 76 days served in both cases, sentences to run concurrently, and was ordered to pay $2,276.30 in fines and costs. In a separate case, she was found guilty of harassment by strike/shove/kick and was sentenced to six months in jail (concurrent) with credit for 180 days served. She was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $1,609. In a third case, she was found guilty of theft – $500-$1,000 and was sentenced to six months in jail (concurrent) and was ordered to pay $184.50 in fines and costs.

Garry Wendell Martin, 43, of Golden, was found guilty of theft from another person, for which he was sentenced to three years in the Department of Corrections with credit for 324 days served. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $2,928.70.

Michael L. Almengor, 21, of Arvada, was found guilty of possession of a Schedule I or II controlled substance – conspiracy, and driving under restraint, for which his previous probation was revoked and he was sentenced to new terms of two years of probation with intensive supervision and four years of probation on the DUR count. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $4,661.80.

Christopher Peterson, 22, of Granby, was given a deferred sentence of 90 days in jail with 69 days suspended and credit for 21 days served plus one year of supervised probation on a charge of attempted possession of burglary tools. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $1,305.03, to perform 40 hours of community service and to make a $250 contribution to DARE.

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Ryan C. Baumberger, 25, of Granby, was found guilty of driving under the influence and was sentenced to four days in jail and one year of probation. He was also ordered to pay a $281 balance of fines and costs and to complete an additional 60 hours of community service (total 120 hours).

Shawna Marie Margesson, 36, of Denver, 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. She was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $855, to complete 48 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

Jonathan S. McClammer, 20, of Boulder, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and one year of probation with alcohol supervision. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $494.50, to complete 30 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

Benjamin M. Curci, 20, of Denver, was given a deferred sentence of one year of unsupervised probation on a charge of driving while ability impaired. He was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $594.50, to perform 120 hours of community service, to undergo a substance abuse evaluation and follow its recommendations, to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment, and to make a $500 contribution to DARE.

Nathen P. Holcombe, 29, of Fraser, was found guilty of possession of drug paraphernalia and was fined $100. He was also given a deferred sentence of two years of probation with alcohol supervision on a charge of driving while ability impaired and was ordered to pay an additional $594.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 96 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol/substance abuse evaluation and comply with its recommendations, to abstain from alcohol during treatment and probation, and to make a $500 contribution to DARE.

Michael J. Palmerino, 32, of Rangely, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and was sentenced to 20 days in jail and 597 days of probation with alcohol supervision. He was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $685 and to perform 96 hours of community service.

Christopher G. Pesce, 33, of Chattanooga, Tenn., was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 160 days suspended plus two years of unsupervised probation. He was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $994.50 and to perform 70 hours of community service.

Joaquin Mendez-Macias, 36, of Denver, was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 170 days suspended and credit for three days served and was fined $284.50 after being found guilty of driving under restraint.

John W. Prugh II, 38, of Englewood, was found guilty of driving under restraint and was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 175 days suspended and credit for one day served. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $259.50.

Ehren S. Samuelson, 23, of Fraser, was found guilty of driving under restraint and was sentenced to 15 days in jail. She was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $359.50.

Patricio Munoz-Rivera, 52, of Denver, was fined $684.50 for installation of excessive window tinting.

Luis G. Galindo-Torres, 24, of Steamboat Springs, was fined $509.50 for failure to display proof of insurance.

Kathy M. Psaras, 59, of Granby, was fined $236.50 for permitting an unauthorized minor to drive and speeding 10-19 mph over the limit.

Mancho Delo, 37, of Evergreen, was fined $218.50 for speeding 10-19 mph over the limit.

Edgar Aranda-Soto, 29, of Aurora, was fined $74.50 for driving without a license.

John F. Dugan, 48, of Arvada, was fined $128.50 for a seat belt violation.

Jeffrey A. Nash, 41, of Kremmling, was fined $109.50 for turning without a signal.

Jerome D. Henry, 25, of Winter Park, was fined $96 for a seat belt violation.

Brigitti M. Cannon, 42, of Kremmling, was fined $96 for a seat belt violation.

Benjamin C. Smith, 36, of Denver, was fined $72.50 for driving a defective vehicle.

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