Grand County Court Report, March 2011 | SkyHiNews.com

Grand County Court Report, March 2011

Compiled by Sky-Hi News staff
Grand County, CO Colorado

The Combined Courts at Hot Sulphur Springs handed down various sentences during the month of March. Among them were:

Nancy Jo Gill, 51, and Mark Gregory Gill, 52, both of Elizabeth, were both found guilty of nine counts of theft $500-$1,000 and were sentenced to suspended jail sentences of 365 days on each count and four years of probation (concurrent). They were also ordered to pay fines and costs of $53.50 and $131.50, respectively, and joint and several restitution of $133,000. The defendants were ordered to pay $25,000 of the restitution immediately, and the district attorney’s office “will not object to sealing the court files if allowed to do so under Colorado law,” according to the sentencing order in the case.

Ezequiel Vazquez, 27, of Mexico, was found guilty of attempted sexual assault on a child and was sentenced to 90 days in jail with credit for 90 days served and five years of intensive sex offender probation. The defendant was also ordered to pay $6,971 in fines and costs, to register as a sex offender with local law enforcement, to avoid any and all contact with any child, including the defendant’s, under the age of 18, and to successfully complete a sex offender evaluation and treatment program.

Jason C. Stigers, 40, of Granby, was found guilty of illegal possession of wildlife, aggravated illegal possession of wildlife, failure to dress wildlife, and failure to locate wounded game and was sentenced to five years of unsupervised probation. Stigers was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $5,946.50, to perform 96 hours of community service related to recreation or outdoor activities, and to make a $2,000 contribution to Operation Game Thief.

Michael E. Thurston, 54, of Granby, was found guilty of two counts of theft under $500 and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 335 days suspended, with credit for two days served, and four years of probation on each count, to be served concurrently. Thurston was also ordered to pay $3,737.50 in fines, costs and restitution.

Robert Ian Daugherty, 46, of Granby, was given a deferred sentence of 90 days in jail, with 89 days suspended and credit for one day served, and one year of supervised probation on a charge of attempted internet luring of a child. Daugherty was also ordered to pay $1,423.30 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 50 hours of community service, and to undergo psychosexual evaluation and a parental risk assessment and follow their recommendations.

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Michael E. Bailey Jr., 29, of Winter Park, was found guilty of resisting arrest and driving while ability impaired and was sentenced to 20 days in jail and two years of probation. Bailey was also ordered to pay $1,922.50 in fines and costs, and to perform 130 hours of community service.

Lindsay M. Alesio, 29, of Fraser, was given a deferred sentence of two years of probation on a charge of criminal mischief under $500. Alesio was also ordered to pay $1,512.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 65 hours of community service and to undergo a violence evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

Melanie G. Hutton, 38, of Granby, was found guilty of reckless driving and was sentenced to 90 days in jail (suspended) and four years of unsupervised probation. Hutton was also ordered to pay $2,089.12 in fines, costs and restitution and to perform 40 hours of community service.

Bryan D. Major, 46, of Bovey, Minn., was found guilty of hunting in a careless manner and false information on a hunting/fishing license and was ordered to pay $2,784.50 in fines and costs.

James A. Johnson, 58, of Sparks, Nev., was found guilty of driving under the influence (DUI) and was sentenced to 130 days in jail, with credit for 28 days served, and four years of probation with alcohol supervision. Johnson was also ordered to pay $1,504.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 100 hours of community service, and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Matthew R. Anderson, 23, of Fraser, was found guilty of DUI and was sentenced to 365 days in jail, with 363 days suspended, and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. Anderson was also ordered to pay $554.50 in fines and costs, to perform 55 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Everett E. Devore, 52, of Kremmling, was found guilty of DUI and was sentenced to 365 days in jail (suspended) and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. Devore was also ordered to pay $554.50 in fines and costs, to perform 60 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Jason L. Enloe, 32, of Fraser, was found guilty of DUI and careless driving and was sentenced to 365 days in jail, with 318 days suspended and credit for 17 days served, and 13 months of probation. Enloe was also ordered to pay $777.50 in fines and costs, to perform 48 hours of community service, and to complete alcohol education and therapy.

Elija J. Wonser, 28, of Granby, was found guilty of DUI and was sentenced to 20 days in jail, with credit for 16 days served, and 13 months of probation. Wonser was also ordered to pay $892 in fines, fees and costs, and to perform 180 hours of community service.

Shawn D. Wheatly, 31, of Kremmling, was found guilty of DUI and was sentenced to 365 days in jail (suspended) and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. Wheatly was also ordered to pay $654.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 70 hours of community service, to complete alcohol education and therapy, and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Norman T. Tompkins Jr., 50, of Fraser, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired (DWAI) and speeding 5-9 mph over the limit and was sentenced to 365 days in jail, with 358 days suspended, and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. Tompkins was also ordered to pay $834.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 40 hours of community service, to complete alcohol education and therapy, and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Cian H. Landry, 22, of Boulder, was found guilty of DWAI and was sentenced to five days in jail and one year of unsupervised probation. Landry was also ordered to pay $424.50 in fines, fees and costs, and to perform 60 hours of community service.

Jamie R. Winey, 31, of Craig, was found guilty of DWAI and a lane usage violation and was sentenced to 425 days in jail, with 365 days suspended and credit for 30 days served, and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. Winey was also ordered to pay $1,120.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 100 hours of community service, to complete alcohol education and therapy, and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

John J. Simon, 38, of Fraser, was found guilty of fraud by check $100-$500 and was sentenced to 60 days in jail (suspended) and one year of unsupervised probation. Simon was also ordered to pay $259 in fines and costs and to perform 48 hours of community service.

Randy Zak, 40, of Redding, Calif., was found guilty of possession of drug paraphernalia and was sentenced to 10 days in jail and ordered to pay fines and costs of $171.

Skylar C. Varner, 20, of Kremmling, was fined $76 for underage possession of alcohol but was also found in contempt of court and was sentenced to five days in jail.

Brad J. Geist Jr., 29, of Granby, was found guilty of disorderly conduct – offensive gesture and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and two years of unsupervised probation. Geist was also fined $28.50 and was ordered to perform 60 hours of community service.

Bradley J. Ward, 32, of Conifer, was found guilty of obstructing a peace officer and was sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation. Ward was also ordered to pay $284.50 in fines, fees and costs, and to perform 60 hours of community service.

Raymond L. Hughes, 35, of Winter Park, was given a deferred sentence of one year of unsupervised probation on a charge of harassment by strike/shove/kick. Hughes was also fined $28.50 and was ordered to perform 40 hours of community service and to stay out of Grand County between May 15, 2011, and Nov. 15, 2011.

Richard J. Dickinson, 59, of Grand Lake, was found guilty of obstructing a peace officer and misdemeanor menacing and was sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation. Dickinson was also ordered to pay $376.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 48 hours of community service, and to complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

Daniel Kearney Anderson, 26, of Granby, was given a deferred sentence of two years of unsupervised probation on a charge of theft under $500. Anderson was also ordered to pay $184.50 in fines and costs and to perform 40 hours of community service.

Jody L. James, 34, of Granby, was found guilty of providing alcohol to a minor and was sentenced to perform 80 hours of community service and to pay fines and costs of $184.50.

Eduardo Andres Araya-Rios, 22, of Granby, was fined $228.50 for possession of less than two ounces of marijuana.

Taylor Wayne Wilson, 19, of Newman, Ga., was fined $178.50 possession of less than two ounces of marijuana.

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