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Grand County Court Report

A relatively light docket in the Combined Courts at Hot Sulphur Springs last week didn’t prevent a Winter Park man from receiving a stiff sentence and fine for driving while his privileges were under restraint.

Grand County Judge Ben McClelland sentenced Alan Ray Maier, 46, of Winter Park to a total of 225 days in jail, to be served concurrently with credit for five served, after he was found guilty of driving under restraint – alcohol, driving an unregistered vehicle, and not having insurance. In addition, the court ordered Maier to pay costs and fines totaling $2,642.

In other cases before the County Court:

Freddel J. Johnson, 22, of Tabernash was found guilty of not having insurance. He was ordered to pay fines and costs of $416 and must submit proof of insurance and a driver’s license by Jan. 31.

Urbano Marquez, 29, of Aurora, was fined $182 for driving under restraint. He was sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation, must perform 40 hours of useful public service and make a $250 contribution to Operation Game Thief.

Robert Prothero, 31, of Fraser, was found guilty of driving under restraint. He must pay fines and costs of $182, was given a deferred sentence of one year in jail, and ordered to perform 40 hours of useful public service and make a contribution of $250 to Operation Game Thief

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Jarred E. Gibson, 32, of Thorton, was fined $182 for careless driving.

Eric M. Gemeinhardt, 35, of Grand Lake, was found guilty of driving under the influence. He was ordered to pay fines and costs of $492, perform 60 hours of useful public service and was sentenced to 365 in jail with credit for four days served and 361 days suspended. In addition, he was placed on two years of probation with alcohol supervision, must complete Level II alcohol education and Track B Therapy and abstain from consuming alcohol during probation and treatment, whichever is longer.

Francisco Andrade, 19, of Fraser, was found guilty of possession of marijuana – less than one ounce. He must pay $369 in fines and costs, undergo a substance abuse evaluation and comply with its recommendations and was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 178 suspended.

Jerry M. Simshauser, 48, of Littleton, was found guilty of harassment by shove, strike or kick. He must pay fines and costs of $839, was placed on one year of probation, was sentenced to six days in jail and 24 hours of useful public service, and he was ordered to complete a violence treatment program.

Keith W. Stegall, 45, of Empire, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired, for which he was ordered to pay fines and costs of $492 and sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended), one year of probation with alcohol supervision and 24 hours of useful public service. In addition, he must undergo an alcohol evaluation and pay restitution of $24.81 to the Colorado State Patrol.

Justin Taylor Lefor, 19, of Centennial, was found guilty of underage possession/consumption of alcohol. He must pay fines and costs of $526 and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and one year unsupervised probation. He also must perform 24 hours of useful public service, complete an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

Donald Eugene Pritt Jr., 19, of Granby, was given a deferred sentence for underage possession/consumption of alcohol and placed on one year of unsupervised probation and ordered to perform 24 hours of useful public service. Found guilty on a separate charge of theft – under $50, he was ordered to pay fines and costs totaling $307 and sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and must perform 48 hours of useful community service and contribute $100 to Mountain Family Center. He was also ordered to attend 8 hours of alcohol awareness class.

Ricardo Valencia-Sanchez, 35, of Denver, was found guilty of driving under restraint, for which he was ordered to pay fines and costs of $307 and sentenced to 180 days in jail with 175 days suspended.

Ronald D. Miller, 51, of Loveland, was found guilty of hunting/trapping/fishing without permission and the wildlife offense of failure to void license/tag. He was ordered to pay total fines and costs of $231 and to perform 24 hours of useful public service.

Dean Stephan Rine, 49, of Grand Lake, was found guilty of disorderly conduct – unspecified, for which he must pay fines and costs of $126 and perform 24 hours of useful public service.

Eric L. Hays, 45, of Wiley, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and a lane usage violation. He was ordered to pay fines and costs totaling $387 and sentenced to 89 days in jail (suspended) and one year supervised probation. He also must complete a Level II alcohol evaluation and 64 hours of useful public service.

Abdel I. Carcamo, 20, of Silverthorne, received a deferred sentence of one year for underage possession/consumption of alcohol and was ordered to complete alcohol evaluation and follow its recommendations, as well as to make a $200 contribution to DARE.

Skye B. Rau, 23, of Winter Park, was found guilty of 3rd degree assault – knowingly/recklessly causing injury. She was ordered to pay fines and costs of $182 and sentenced to one day in jail and one year of unsupervised probation. She also must perform 40 hours of useful public service.

Mauro Alvarez Sanchez, 28, of Denver, was fined $72 for improper mountain driving.

Robert C. Strickland, 40, of Kremmling, was fined $119 for expired license plates.

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Heather Allison Nelson, 20, of Denver, was found guilty of 3rd degree assault – knowingly/recklessly causing injury. She was ordered to pay $282 in fines and costs and sentenced to 365 days in jail (suspended), two years of unsupervised probation and ordered to complete 80 hours of useful public service.

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