Grand County Court Report – Aug. 20 | SkyHiNews.com

Grand County Court Report – Aug. 20

Cases involving controlled substances dominated the sentencing docket last week in the District Court at Hot Sulphur Springs. Sentences handed down included:

Amaurante P. Montez, 37, of Winter Park, was found guilty of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 47 days suspended and credit for 43 days served and four years of supervised probation. He was ordered to pay fines and costs of $4,130.30, to perform 160 hours of community service, to pay for and submit to genetic testing, to complete a drug and alcohol treatment program, to submit to drug testing and to attend a 12-step program at least three times per week.

Jeffrey N. Adams, 22, of Winter Park, was given a deferred sentence of 90 days in jail with 70 days suspended and credit for two days served and four years of probation on a charge of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $5,984.45, to perform 80 hours of community service, to refrain from possession alcohol or drugs, to obtain a substance abuse evaluation and comply with its recommendations, and to make a $500 contribution to DARE.

Julia B. Holzwarth, 47, of Fraser, was given a deferred sentence of 90 days in jail with 85 days suspended and three years of probation on a charge of possession of an imitation controlled substance with intent. She was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $3,423.30, to perform 48 hours of community service, to submit to and pay for genetic testing, to undergo a substance abuse evaluation and comply with its recommendations and to make a $500 contribution to DARE.

Calvin Earl Carter, 26, of Colorado Springs, was found guilty of possession of a Schedule II controlled substance and was sentenced to 10 days in jail and a new four-year probation term. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $1,359.

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Lisa May Sedgwick, 48, of Kremmling, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and driving under restraint – alcohol-related and was sentenced to a total of 545 days in jail with 470 days suspended and credit for 32 days served, terms to be served concurrently, and three years of probation. In addition, she was ordered to pay fines and fees of $2,650.50, to perform 120 hours of community service, to complete Level II alcohol education and Track D alcohol therapy, and to abstain from alcohol during treatment and probation.

Jay Donald Radcliffe, 45, of Northglenn, was found guilty of driving under the influence and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 305 days suspended and four years of probation. He was also ordered to pay $3,794.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 120 hours of community service, to complete Level II alcohol education and Track D alcohol therapy, and to submit to random testing.

Stephen R. Branstetter, 30, of Hot Sulphur Springs, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 335 days suspended and three years of probation. He was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $2,649.50, to perform 100 hours of community service, to complete Level II alcohol education and Track D alcohol therapy, to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment, and to submit to random urinalysis testing.

Robert J. Cattani, 19, of Littleton, was found guilty of possession of one to eight ounces of marijuana and was sentenced to 548 days in jail with 544 days suspended and credit for one day served and two years of probation. He was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $2,096, to perform 36 hours of community service, and to abstain from alcohol.

Ryan E. Blankenberger, 19, of Tabernash, was found guilty of driving under the influence and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 362 days suspended and credit for three days served and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. He was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $594.50, to perform 55 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations, and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

Brian S. Roe, 23, of Steamboat 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 ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $599.50, to perform 30 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations, and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

Kyle T. Richert, 23, of Kremmling, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and one year of unsupervised probation. The defendant was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $594.50, and to perform 30 hours of community service.

Michael C. Snyder, 34, of Marietta, Ga., was given a deferred sentence of two years of unsupervised probation on a charge of driving under the influence. He was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $394.50, to perform 96 hours of community service, to abstain from alcohol, and to make a $500 contribution to DARE.

Betty Jo Friesen, 38, of Englewood, was found guilty of disorderly conduct – obscene gesture and was fined $178.50 and ordered to write an essay “concerning the outcome of false reporting of child abuse and its effects on Social Services.”

William B. Read, 55, of Kremmling, was found guilty of tampering with a motor vehicle and was sentenced to 365 days in jail (suspended). He was also ordered to pay $284.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 50 hours of community service, and make a $350 contribution to Colorado West Mental Health.

Thomas J. Shutts, 28, of Granby, was found guilty of criminal mischief under $500 and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 361 days suspended and credit for four days served. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $184.50 and to attend one alcohol class or therapy session per week for one year.

Shavahan E. Romero, 29, of Kremmling, was found guilty of tampering with a motor vehicle and was fined $184.50 and ordered to perform 40 hours of community service, to pay a $100 administrative fee, and to make a $250 contribution to DARE.

Angel M. Escue, 36, of Steamboat Springs, was found guilty of tampering with a motor vehicle and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended). The defendant was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $312 and to perform 65 hours of community service.

Wesley Schar, 30, of Granby, was found guilty of violating a protection order and was sentenced to 365 days in jail (suspended) and two years of probation. He was also fined $184.50.

Marissa L. Shipman, 29, of Granby, was fined $151 for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana. She was also ordered to perform 30 hours of community service and to pay a $100 administrative fee.

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