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Grand County Court Report

With Grand County’s District Court judge on vacation, the sentencing load during the past two weeks in the Judicial Center at Hot Sulphur Springs has been comparatively light and was, as is often the case, dominated by alcohol- and driving-related cases.

Among the sentences handed down in Grand County Court during the past two weeks were:

Glenn Allen McMinn, 42, of Littleton, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and driving under restraint – alcohol-related and was sentenced to two jail terms, 365 days with 330 days suspended and 180 days with 110 days suspended, to be served consecutively, and two years of probation. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $1,609.94, to perform 80 hours of community service, and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

Mark A. Pflaster, 40, of Denver, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and driving under restraint, for which he was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 305 days suspended and credit for 27 days served and two years of supervised probation. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $2,345.50, to perform 80 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations, and to abstain from alcohol during treatment and probation.

Ronald N. Laroche Jr., 45, of Bailey, was found guilty of criminal violation of a protection order and was sentenced to 90 days in jail and 18 months of unsupervised probation. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $1,359.

Richard P. Fore, 26, of Winter Park, was given a deferred sentence of 10 days in jail with credit for two days served and two years of probation on a charge of criminal mischief – under $500. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $1,710, to perform 136 hours of community service, to complete 36 weeks of violence education, and to make a $750 contribution to The Advocates.

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Chester R. Baloney Jr., 56, of Silverthorne, was found guilty of driving under the influence and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 305 days suspended and two years of supervised probation. He was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $2,044.50, to perform 100 hours of community service, and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

Terry W. Russell, 24, of Granby, was found guilty of driving after his license was revoked and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 335 days suspended . He was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $1,184.50, and to perform 80 hours of community service.

Rebecca L. Mosow, 27, of Fraser, 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 $605.50, to perform 24 hours of community service, to complete Level II alcohol education and Track A alcohol therapy, and to abstain from alcohol during treatment and probation.

Cassandra J. Christenson, 19, of Granby, 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. She was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $494.50, to perform 30 hours of community service, to complete Level II alcohol education and treatment, and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

John Fred Harmon, 41, of Colorado Springs, 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 $594.50, to perform 32 hours of community service, and to complete a Level II alcohol education course.

Cameron E. Stuart, 32, of Steamboat Springs, was given a deferred sentence of two years of unsupervised probation on a charge of driving while ability impaired. The defendant was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $394.50, to perform 48 hours of community service, to abstain from alcohol, and to make a $350 contribution to DARE.

Claire G. McGrath, 47, of Grand Lake, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 178 days suspended and one year of probation with alcohol supervision. She was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $569.50, to perform 40 hours of community service and to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

Steven R. Olsen, 35, of Grand lake, was given a deferred sentence of 180 days in jail with 175 days suspended and one year of probation on a charge of driving under restraint. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $159.

Richard Schrekengost, 24, of Kremmling, was found guilty of owning dangerous dogs and was fined $1,226.50. He was also ordered to destroy both his dogs within 20 days from July 14 and to provide proof from a veterinarian that the dogs were destroyed.

Curt L. Thurston, 51, of Tabernash, was fined $986 for hunting without a license.

Mirna I. Stanley, 39, of Littleton, was given a deferred sentence on a charge of harassment by strike/shove/kick. She was ordered to pay $290.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 40 hours of community service, to undergo an anger management evaluation and comply with its recommendations, to abstain from alcohol, and to make a $250 contribution to The Advocates.

DavidL. Salberg, 18, of Granby, was fined $290.50 for possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding 10-19 mph over the limit.

Mandy Lee Gustafson, 23, of Grand Lake, was found guilty of obstructing a peace officer and was sentenced to 365 days in jail (suspended). She was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $204.50 and to read three books about anger management and to submit a report to the court.

Kiel James Burnett, 20, of Fraser, was fined $128.50 for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Scott C. Maybanks, 23, of Winter Park, was fined $142.50 for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Nicolas Chavez-Frescas, 46, of Silverthorne, was fined $50.50 for displaying unauthorized signs.

Joshua Stephens, 24, of Lakewood, was fined $50.50 for displaying unauthorized signs.

Pedro M. Ruiz-Hernandez, 24, of Denver was fined $806.50 for failure to display proof of insurance and driving without a license.

Lorenzo Romero-Velazquez, 43, of Granby, was fined $684.50 for excessive window tinting.

Filberto Tapia-Hidalgo, 32, of Aurora, was fined $641.50 for excessive window tinting and permitting an unauthorized minor to drive.

Saunie M. Hutton, 33, of Littleton, was fined $194.50 for misuse of license plates.

Adam J. Coleman, 25, of Winter Park, was fined $190.50 for speeding 10-19 mph over the limit.

Hugh T. Breitenstein, 41, of Whitefish, Mont., was fined $190.50 for speeding 10-19 mph over the limit.

Wayne B. Sorrentino, 43, of Parker, was fined $188.50 for speeding 10-19 mph over the limit.

Dmitry Shusterman, 52, of Fraser, was fined $141.50 for not using his seat belt.

Joyce A. Vanleur, 65, of Fraser, was fined $135 for improper mountain driving.

Jude D. Chavez, 33, of Carbondale was fined $117.50 for speeding 5-9 mph over the limit.

Stephen E. Johnson, 42, of Golden, was fined $103.50 for failure to use a turn signal.

Kelly A. Will, 41, of Platteville, was fined $98.50 for not using a seat belt.

Candace M. Koenig, 27, of Fraser, was fined $98.50 for not using a seat belt.

Robert C. Strickland, 41, of Kremmling, was fined $98.50 for not using a seat belt.

Daniel A. Day, 36, of Frisco, was fined $87.50 for driving with expired license plates.

Ana K. Carrasco, 19, of Fraser, was fined $74.50 for driving without a license.

Andrew M. Mosser, 30, of Edgewater, was fined $74.50 for permitting an unauthorized minor to drive. He was also ordered to perform 40 hours of community service, pay a $100 administrative fee and to make a $250 contribution to DARE.

John M. Rodger, 21, of Parshall, was fined $49.50 for permitting an unauthorized minor to drive and driving a defective vehicle.

Robert P. Monzel, 36, of Littleton, was fined $33.50 for cell phone use by a minor while driving.

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