Grand County Court report " March 4 | SkyHiNews.com

Grand County Court report " March 4

Drug-related offenses dominated the docket last week in District Court at Hot Sulphur Springs, where several stiff sentences and fines were handed down. Sentences included:

John R. Jennings, 20, of Granby, was sentenced to three years in the Department of Corrections with credit for 223 days served and mandatory two years of parole after being found guilty of 1st degree trespassing – dwelling, possession of a controlled substance, sexual contact – no consent, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and 3rd degree assault – knowingly/recklessly causing injury. In addition, he was ordered to pay fines and costs totaling $2,879.

Zachary M. Giesie, 21, of Winter Park, was found guilty of possession of one to eight ounces of marijuana and given a deferred sentence of five days in jail with credit for one day served and four years of probation on a charge of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. For being found guilty, he was sentenced to five days in jail with credit for one day served and four years of supervised probation. In addition, he was ordered to pay fines, costs and fees of $5,176.80, to perform 96 hours of useful public service and to make a $1,000 contribution to Grand Futures. He also must pay for and complete a substance abuse evaluation and comply with its recommendations and pay for drug testing.

Thomas L. King, 48, of Granby, was found guilty of driving under the influence and given a deferred sentence of 90 days in jail with credit for three days served and four years of probation on a charge of driving with a revoked license – aggravated. For the DUI, he was sentenced to 365 days in jail with credit for three days served and ordered to perform 120 hours of useful public service. In addition, he was ordered to pay $5,214.80 in costs, fines and fees, to undergo an alcohol evaluation and complete Level II and Track D therapy, to contribute $500 to Grand Futures, and to abstain from using alcohol for the term of probation.

Lauren M. Fowler, 24, of Richmond, Va., was found guilty of possession of a Schedule 2 controlled substance and resisting arrest. She was sentenced to a total of 150 days in jail with 102 days suspended and credit for 24 days served and for years of supervised probation with random drug testing. She was also ordered to pay costs, fees and fines of $4,921.80, to pay for a substance abuse evaluation and complete recommended treatment as well as to abstain from alcohol or drug use. In addition, she was ordered “not to attend any concert, festival, and/or any other related event” not approved by her probation officer.

Kody M. Ekren, 45, of Kremmling, was found guilty of 3rd degree assault – negligently with a deadly weapon and given deferred sentences on charges of 1st degree burglary-armed with explosives/weapon, and felony menacing – real or simulated weapon. The deferred sentence on each count included four years of probation and 90 days in jail with credit for 90 days served. On the guilty plea, he was sentenced to four years of probation and 160 hours of useful public service. In total, he was also ordered to pay costs, fines and fees of $3,280, to complete an in-patient alcohol treatment program and to successfully complete a violence treatment program. In a separate case, Ekren was resentenced to six months in jail and his deferred sentence revoked on a charge of driving under restraint. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $182.

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Garrett P. Simensen, 23, of Fort Collins, was found guilty of possession of drug paraphernalia and given a deferred sentence of 90 days in jail with 88 days suspended and credit for two days served and two years of probation on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. In addition, he was ordered to perform a total of 72 hours of useful public service and to pay fines, costs and fees of $3,386.80 and to pay for drug testing.

Sara K. Margrave, 25, of Nederland, was found guilty of possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 80 days suspended and credit for one day served as well as two years of probation. She was also ordered to pay costs, fines and fees of $3,469.80, complete substance abuse evaluation and treatment, pay the cost of drug testing and attend a 12-step program twice per week or as determined by her probation officer.

Jeremy Scott Matz, 28, of Casper, Wyo., was found guilty of possession of drug paraphernalia and given a deferred sentence of 11 days in jail (suspended) and two years of probation on a charge of possession of more than one gram of a Schedule IV controlled substance. He was sentenced to complete a total of 72 hours of useful public service and to pay fines, costs and fees of $2,995.80, obtain an alcohol and drug evaluation and comply with its recommendations and to make a $750 contribution to Colorado West Mental Health.

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John P. Ferguson, 44, of Grand Lake, was given a deferred sentence of one year of probation on a charge of harassment – shove, strike, kick. He was ordered to pay fines, costs and fees of $910, to perform 20 hours of useful public service, and to complete 36 weeks in a violence treatment program. He also must attend a 12-step program twice per week. On a separate of charge of violation of a restraining order, he was given a deferred sentence of one year of probation and ordered to pay fines, costs and fees of $282.

Juan Guiterrez, 23, of Denver, was given deferred sentences on charges of driving without insurance and driving under restraint. The deferred sentences include one year each of unsupervised probation and four days in jail. In addition, he was ordered to pay $718 in costs, fines and fees, to complete 60 hours of useful public service, and to make a $500 contribution to Colorado West Mental Health.

Michael Jon Conger, 22, of Winter Park, was given a deferred sentence of 20 days in jail (suspended) and one year of unsupervised probation on a charge of underage possession/consumption of alcohol. He was ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $324.93 and to complete 50 hours of useful public service.

Tracey M. Hanold, 43, of Silverthorne, was found guilty of resisting arrest, for which she was sentenced to 522 days of unsupervised probation and 20 days in jail with credit for 20 days served. In addition, she must pay fines and costs of $159.

Victo Sepulveda-Letelier, 24, of Granby, was given a deferred sentence of one year unsupervised probation on a charge of 3rd degree assault – knowingly/recklessly causing injury. He was ordered to pay fines, costs and fees of $282, to perform 40 hours of useful public service and to make a $250 contribution to Grand Futures.

Scott R. Oclair, 31, of Parker, was given a deferred sentence of one year unsupervised probation on a charge of driving under restraint. He was ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $312, to perform 40 hours of useful public service and to make a $250 contribution to Operation Game Thief.

Michael J. Penland, 26, of Dillon, was found guilty of driving under restraint, for which he was sentenced to five days in jail and one year of unsupervised probation. He was ordered to pay costs and fines of $184 and to perform 40 hours useful public service.

Lorenzo A. Talcott, 34, of Westminster, was found guilty of driving under restraint, for which he was sentenced to four days in jail with credit for one day served and one year of unsupervised probation. He was ordered to perform 60 hours of useful public service, to pay fines, fees and costs of $279 and to make a contribution of $100 to Grand Futures.

Donald E. Pritt Jr., 19, of Granby, was found guilty of possession of drug paraphernalia, for which he was ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $326 and to perform 24 hours of useful public service.

Maria B. Carcedo, 20, of Granby, was found guilty of attempted theft – $50 to $300, for which she was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and six months of unsupervised probation. She was ordered to pay $382 in fees, fines and costs and to perform 16 hours of useful public service.

Mindy R. Greene, 48, of Englewood, was given a deferred sentence of one year unsupervised probation on a charge of driving under restraint. She was ordered to pay fines and costs of $182 and to make a $500 contribution to Mountain Family Center.

Daniel Mansker, 47, of Thornton, was given a deferred sentence of one year of unsupervised probation on a charge of driving under restraint. He was ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $282, to perform 40 hours of useful public service and to make a $250 contribution to Operation Game Thief.

Martin Hidalgo, 26, of Thornton, was given a deferred sentence of one year of unsupervised probation on a charge of driving under restraint. He was ordered to pay fees, fines and costs of $312, to perform 40 hours of useful public service and to make a $250 contribution to Mountain Family Center.

Julie A. Willing, 42, of Kremmling, was given a deferred sentence of one year unsupervised probation on a charge of driving under restraint. She was ordered to pay fees, fines and costs of $282, to perform 40 hours of useful public service and to contribute $250 to Operation Game Thief.

Bryan Alires, 42, of Brighton, was fined $592 for reckless driving.

Enriquez Alejandro Flores, 22, of Granby, was found guilty of overtaking a school bus and driving without a license, for which he was ordered to pay fines and costs of $438.

Ben A. DeJulio, 48, of Silverthorne, was fined $137 for improper mountain driving.

Steven J. Prothero, 31, of Berkley, Mich., was fined $72 for driving without a license.

Hayley Farstad, 28, of Fraser, was fined $46 for expired license plates.

Donald Bee Taylor, 52, of Denver, was fined $94 for driving an unregistered off-highway vehicle.

Jonathan W. Ainslie, 29, of Evans, was fined $165 for improper mountain driving.

Steven L. Blackwell Jr., 32, of Brighton, was fined $216 for speeding, 10-19 mph over the limit.

Kevin L. Fidler, 28, of Greenbay, Wis., was fined $96 for a seat belt violation.

Jannie M. Brenner, 42, of Craig, was fined $70 for driving a defective vehicle.

Paul W. Nuanez, 38, of Thornton, was fined $94 for fishing without a license.

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