Grand County Court report " Dec. 2 | SkyHiNews.com

Grand County Court report " Dec. 2

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, last week was a relatively light one in the courtrooms of Hot Sulphur Springs.

While no sentences for criminal offenses were issued in the 14th Judicial District Court, a few were handed down by Judge Ben McClelland in the Grand County Court, including:

Michael E. Thurston, 28, of Grand Lake, was found guilty of driving after license was under restraint. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail with credit of three days of presentence confinement. He was also fined $2,107 and placed on two years of supervised probation.

Dawn E. Woronovitch, 45, of Granby, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired. She was sentenced to 20 days in jail, fined $2,143, ordered to perform 240 hours of public service and must make a $250 contribution to Grand Futures. In addition, she has to undergo an alcohol evaluation and must comply with its recommended treatment.

Gregorio Gonzales, 26, of Granby, was found guilty of driving without a driver’s license, driving under the influence, careless driving and failing to report an accident to police. He was sentenced to 15 days in jail with credit for two days of presentence confinement. He was also fined $1,371.

Jovanni Garcia-Valenzulea, 27, of Denver, was found guilty of driving after license was under restraint. He was sentenced to five days in jail and fined $257.

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Dustin R. Breinling, 19, of Kremmling, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and driving after license was under restraint. He was sentenced to three days in jail, fined $698 and ordered to perform 36 hours of public service. In addition, he is required to undergo a substance abuse evaluation and must comply with its recommended treatment.

Sheri L. Barnes, 44, of Kremmling, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired. She was sentenced to two days in jail, fined $449 and ordered to perform 48 hours of public service. In addition, she is required to undergo an alcohol evaluation and must comply with its recommended treatment.

Paul R. Gallegos, 38, of Denver, was guilty of controlled substance; paraphernalia possession and the use of a vehicle without registration. He was fined $602 and required to perform 16 hours of public service. In addition, the judge ordered him to discuss with his family members how his “choices affected his whole family” and encourage his children to make “smart decisions and choices.”

Asa W. Miller, 18, of Granby, was given a one-year deferred judgment and sentence on one charge of underage possession/consumption of alcohol. For that offense, he was fined $92, ordered to perform 48 hours of public service and must make a $200 contribution to DARE. Miller then had his deferred judgment revoked when he was found guilty of a second offense of underage possession/consumption of alcohol. For that offense, he was fined $217, and ordered to perform 96 hours of public service.

Hayley L. Farsted, 27, of Fraser, was fined $471 after being found guilty of careless driving.

Richard R. Gott, 32, of Hot Sulphur Springs, was fined $459 after being found guilty of careless driving.

Casey W. Bundy, 20, of Penrose, was given a one-year deferred judgment and sentence on a charge of theft under $100 and underage possession/consumption of alcohol. For these offenses, he was fined $182.

Tyler L. Skiba, 21, of Colorado Springs, was fined $72 for improper mountain driving.

Adam J. Kelso, 24, of Swartz Creek, Mich., was fined $72 for driving with defective headlights.

Paul Grant, 57, of Kremmling, was fined $46 for driving a defective vehicle.

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