Grand County Court Report, May-June 2011 | SkyHiNews.com

Grand County Court Report, May-June 2011

Editor’s note: Limited staffing through the summer at the Sky-Hi News resulted in the monthly Court Report falling into arrears. This edition is the first of several in coming weeks during which the Sky-Hi News will attempt to catch up to the current sentencing load.

May-June, 2011

Matthew J. Foltz, 32, of Hot Sulphur Springs, was found guilty of 2nd degree assault on a peace officer and was sentenced to six years in the Colorado Department of Corrections, with 349 days of credit for time served, and three years of mandatory parole. Foltz was also ordered to pay $3,115.05 in fines and costs.

Michael A. Lucero, 47, of Denver, was found guilty of felony menacing and 3rd degree assault-knowingly/recklessly causing injury and was sentenced to three years in the Department of Corrections and two years in jail (concurrent), with credit for 131 days served, and two years of mandatory parole. Lucero was also ordered to pay $524.50 in fines and costs.

Derrick G. Vyse, 29, of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., was found guilty of felony possession of a controlled substance and possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and was sentenced to one year in the Department of Corrections, with credit for 18 days served, and one year of mandatory parole. Vyse was also ordered to pay $2,021.30 in fines and costs and to complete 16 hours of community service.

Kelly D. Calderoni, 48, of Granby, was found guilty of 3rd degree assault-knowingly/recklessly causing injury and was sentenced to 270 days in jail, with credit for 84 days served. Calderoni was also ordered to pay $1,559.50 in fines and costs. In a separate case, Calderoni was found guilty of 3rd degree assault and resisting arrest and sentenced to two years of supervised probation, was ordered to pay $3,968.50 in fines and costs, and was ordered to participate in structured sobriety control with monitored substance abuse and antabuse.

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Herson M. Lujan, 31, of Kremmling, was found guilty of violating a protection order and was sentenced to 540 days in jail, with 480 days suspended and credit for two days served, and two years of supervised probation. Lujan was also ordered to pay $1,702.50 in fines and costs.

Joseph Austin Johnson, 29, of Tabernash, was found guilty of two counts of 1st degree trespassing-dwelling and was sentenced to 90 days in jail on both counts (concurrent), with 33 days suspended and credit for 57 days served, and four years of intensive supervision probation. Johnson was also ordered to pay $3,134.30 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 387 hours of community service, and to comply with an extensive list of probation conditions including random substance screening and abstaining from alcohol use. In a separate case, Johnson was found guilty of 3rd degree assault-knowingly/recklessly causing injury and was sentenced to 90 days in jail, with 33 days suspended and credit for 57 days served (concurrent with above), and four years of probation. Johnson was also ordered to pay $224 in fines and costs.

Arun Moorthy, 29, of Winter Park, was found guilty of 1st degree trespassing-dwelling and was sentenced to 90 days in jail, with credit for 71 days served and 19 days suspended, and two years of supervised probation. Moorthy was also ordered to pay $518.30 in fines and costs, to perform 96 hours of community service and to make a $500 contribution to The Advocates.

Jessie Zulu Wright, 21, of Colton, Calif., was given a deferred sentence of 60 days in jail, with credit for 60 days served, and two years of probation on a charge of felony menacing. Wright was also found guilty of violating a protection order and criminal mischief under $500 and was sentenced to 60 days in jail, with credit for 60 days served. Wright was ordered to pay $1,997.50 in fines and costs, to perform 100 hours of community service, and to participate in a cognitive behavior program.

Ashton B. Christopher, 27, of Boulder, was given a deferred sentence of 90 days in jail, with 89 days suspended and credit for one day served, and four years of supervised probation on a charge felony possession of a controlled substance, Christopher was also found guilty of possession of a marijuana concentrate and was ordered to pay $4,208.50 in fines and costs, to perform 100 hours of community service, to undergo a substance abuse evaluation and comply with its recommendations, and to make a $500 contribution to the Mountain Family Center.

John A. Bridges, 23, of Arvada, was found guilty of distribution of an imitation controlled substance and was sentenced to 90 days in jail, with credit for 90 days served, and four years of supervised probation. Bridges was also ordered to pay $3,096.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 192 hours of community service, to complete substance abuse treatment and to submit to random substance screening.

Charles Edward Patterson II, 43, of Granby, was found guilty of obstructing a peace officer and was sentenced to 365 days in jail, with 267 days suspended, and two years of unsupervised probation. Patterson was also ordered to pay $106.50 in fines and costs, to undergo a mental health evaluation and comply with its recommendations, and was given the option of attending a seven-week inpatient treatment program in lieu of jail time.

Yvonne M. Newlon, 51, of Kremmling, was found guilty of obstructing a peace officer and was sentenced to 365 days in jail, with 362 days suspended and credit for three days served, and two years of unsupervised probation. Newlon was also ordered to pay $184.50 in fines and costs, to perform 80 hours of community service and to obtain mental health and substance abuse evaluations and to comply with their recommendations.

Thomas W. Tindle, 27, of Granby, was given a deferred sentence of two years of probation on a charge of obstructing telephone service and was found guilty of possession of drug paraphernalia. Tindle was ordered to pay $1,462.50 in fines and costs, to perform 36 hours of community service and to undergo an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

Robert M. Corcorran, 25, of Granby, was given a deferred sentence of two years of probation on a charge of harassment by telephone. Corcorran was ordered to pay $1,537.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 52 hours of community service, and to undergo violence treatment.

Brian M. Waggoner, 51, of Granby, was given a deferred sentence of two years of probation on a charge of harassment by strike/shove/kick. Waggoner was ordered to pay $1,412.50 in fines and costs and to undergo violence treatment.

Donald M. Heberlein, 51, of Fraser, was found guilty of harassment by telephone and driving after revocation and was sentenced to a total of 545 days in jail, with 475 days suspended and credit for 40 days served, and one year of unsupervised probation, Heberlein was also ordered to pay $313.50 in fines and costs, and to perform 60 hours of community service.

Paul S. Copu, 31, of Conifer, was found guilty of driving under the influence (DUI) – second offense and was sentenced to 365 days in jail, with 355 days suspended, and one year of probation with alcohol supervision. Copu was ordered to pay $729 in fines and costs and to perform 120 hours of community service.

Christopher J. Forman, 36, of Stanfield, Ore., was found guilty of DUI and was sentenced to 365 days in jail, with 335 days suspended and credit for five days served, and four years of unsupervised probation. Forman was also ordered to pay $4,935.24 in fines, costs and restitution.

Vanessa A. Maddux, 28, of Hot Sulphur Springs, was found guilty of DUI and driving under restraint and was sentenced to a total of 385 days in jail, with 365 days suspended, and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. Maddux was ordered to pay $779.50 in fines and costs and to perform 75 hours of community service.

Brandon D. Kirby, 24, of Loveland, was found guilty of DUI and was sentenced to 365 days in jail (suspended) and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. Kirby was ordered to pay $1,004.50 in fines and costs, to perform 100 hours of community service, and to undergo alcohol education and therapy.

Travis James Kesterson, 32, of Fowler, was found guilty of DUI and was sentenced to 365 days in jail, with 345 days suspended, and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. Kesterson was ordered to pay $704.50 in fines and costs, to perform 100 hours of community service, and to complete alcohol education and therapy.

Jesse Ryan Mikula, 30, of Boulder, was found guilty of DUI and was sentenced to 380 days in jail, with 365 days suspended, and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. Mikula was also ordered to pay $679.50 in fines and costs, to perform 90 hours of community service, and to complete alcohol education and therapy.

Daniel Francis Larcker, 25, of Fort Collins, was found guilty of DUI and DUI per se and was sentenced to 375 days in jail, with 365 days suspended, and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. Larcker was also ordered to pay $654.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 90 hours of community service, and to complete alcohol education and therapy.

Kevin G. Finley, 27, of Denver, was found guilty of DUI and possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and was sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation. Finley was also ordered to pay $527.50 in fines and costs and to perform 80 hours of community service.

Michael R. Stefanski, 21, of Winter Park, was found guilty of DUI and was sentenced to 365 days in jail (suspended) and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. Stefanski was also ordered to pay $605.50, to perform 48 hours of community service, and to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

Keirwyth Howdyshell, 25, of Fort Collins, was found guilty of DUI and was sentenced to 365 days in jail (suspended) and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. Howdyshell was also ordered to pay $574.50 in fines and costs, to perform 75 hours of community service and to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

Michael T. Beacham, 46, of Denver, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired (DWAI) and was sentenced to 180 days in jail, with credit for 77 served, and two years of supervised probation. Beacham was also ordered to pay $2,879.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 110 hours of community service, and to complete alcohol education and therapy.

Jesse S. Watson, 35, of Parker, was found guilty of DWAI and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and one year of probation with alcohol supervision. Watson was also ordered to pay $554.50 in fines and costs, to perform 24 hours of community service, to obtain a substance abuse evaluation and comply with its recommendations, and to make a $250 contribution to Grand Futures.

Jennifer Leanne Slack, 30, of Winter Park, was found guilty of DWAI and improper mountain driving and was sentenced to 365 days in jail (suspended) and two years of probation with alcohol supervision. Slack was ordered to pay $665.50 in fines and costs, to perform 75 hours of community service, and to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

William T. Ladrig, 51, of Parshall, was found guilty of DWAI and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and one year of probation with alcohol supervision. Ladrig was also ordered to pay $554.50 in fines and costs, to perform 36 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

Dale J. Martin, 40, of Denver, was given a deferred sentence of two years of probation with alcohol supervision on a charge of DWAI. Martin was ordered to pay $554.50 in fines and costs, to perform 24 hours of community service, and to complete alcohol education and therapy.

Danielle Charlton Hankins, 25, of Lees Summit, Mo., was found guilty of DWAI and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and one year of unsupervised probation. Hankins was also ordered to pay $554.50 in fines and costs, and to perform 30 hours of community service.

James P. Healy, 20, of Fraser, was given a deferred sentence of one year of unsupervised probation on a charge of DWAI. Healy was also ordered to pay $324.50 in fines and costs, to perform 48 hours of community service, and to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations. In a separate case, Healy was found guilty of 3rd degree trespassing and was sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation, was ordered to perform 48 hours of community service and was fined $94.

Jeffrey Dean Cunning, 49, of Denver, was found guilty of driving under restraint and was sentenced to 160 days in jail (suspended), with credit for five days served, and one year of probation. Cunning was ordered to pay $452 in fines and costs, and to perform 48 hours of community service.

Jonathan W. Smith, 24, of Leadville, was found guilty of driving under restraint and two counts of not using a seat belt and was sentenced to 20 days in jail. Smith was also ordered to pay $608.50 in fines and costs.

Jeffrey Wade Piddington, 43, of Johnstown, was found guilty of driving under restraint and was sentenced to 10 days in jail. Piddington was also ordered to pay $684.50 in fines and costs.

William C. McColm, 19, of Winter Park, was given a deferred sentence of one year of unsupervised probation on a charge of underage possession/consumption of alcohol. McColm was also given a deferred sentence of one year probation on a charge of obstructing a peace officer and was found guilty of possession of one to eight ounces of marijuana. McColm was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $462.50, to perform 40 hours of community service, and to undergo an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

Ashley E. Kaszynski, 25, of Fraser, was found guilty of criminal mischief under $500 and was sentenced to two years of supervised probation. Kaszynski was also ordered to pay $1,537.50 in fines, fees and costs, and to perform 97 hours of community service.

Steven L. Duran, 40, of Commerce City, was given a deferred sentence of 365 days in jail, with 269 days suspended and credit for 36 days served, on a charge of child abuse. Duran was also found guilty of harassment by strike/shove/kick and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (concurrent), with 84 days suspended and credit for 36 days served. Duran was ordered as well to pay $419.65 in fines and costs.

Alexander Robert Culver, 24, of Winter Park, was given a deferred sentence of one year of unsupervised probation on a charge of possession of a marijuana concentrate. Culver was also found guilty of possession of drug paraphernalia and was ordered to pay $659.50 in fines and costs, to perform 40 hours of community service, and to make a $250 contribution to The Advocates.

Ernesto F. Arguello, 39, of Brighton, was found guilty of fishing without a license and hunting/fishing with a suspended license and was fined $781.50.

Michael Taras, 29, of Fraser, was found guilty of attempting to obstruct a peace officer and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and two years of unsupervised probation. Taras was ordered to pay $184.50 in fines and costs and to perform 50 hours of community service.

Amanda M. Vostrejs, 24, of Littleton, was given a deferred sentence of one year of unsupervised probation on a charge of harassment by strike/shove/kick. Vostrejs was also ordered to pay $184.50 in fines and costs, to perform 32 hours of community service, to undergo an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations, and to make a $150 contribution to The Advocates.

Justin Jordan, 26, of Winter Park, was given a deferred sentence of two years of unsupervised probation on a charge of theft under $500. Jordan was also ordered to pay $227.50 in fines and costs and to perform 90 hours of community service.

Stanley R. Cutler, 58, of Granby, was fined $326.50 for speeding 20-24 mph over the limit and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Lloyd Coleman, 18, of Parshall, was given a deferred sentence of six months of unsupervised probation on a charge of underage possession/consumption of alcohol. Coleman was ordered to pay $53.50 in fines and costs, to perform 24 hours of community service, and to undergo an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

Luke W. Steckler, 26, of Fraser, was fined $226 for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and was ordered to perform 128 hours of community service.

Aaron Bellefeuille, 24, of Fraser, was fined $176 for an open fire without a permit.

Katherine M. Atkins, 30, of Fraser, was fined $51 for a dog at large causing bodily injury.

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