Grand County Court report " Nov. 25 | SkyHiNews.com

Grand County Court report " Nov. 25

More than half a year in the slammer is what one defendant received after being sentenced for a driving-related offense recently in the Grand County Court at Hot Sulphur Springs.

David L. Pelham, 41, of Oak Creek, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired. For this offense, Judge Ben McClelland sentenced him to 220 days in jail with credit for eight days of presentence confinement.

In handing down this sentence, Judge McClelland said the court was willing to count two days of jail for every day that Pelham spends in treatment. Pelham stated that he has enrolled himself in a six-month rehabilitation program by the Salvation Army Treatment Center for Rehabilitation.

Over the past couple of weeks, Judge McClelland has also handed down a number of other sentences, including:

Jose T. Carroll, 25, of Granby, was found guilty of criminal violation of a protection order. He was sentenced to serve 30 days in jail consecutively with another 30-day sentence in another case. He was also ordered to pay $1,526 and must have no contact with the victim in the case.

Stephen M. Ball, 24, of Lakewood, was found guilty of driving while license was under restraint. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail and fined $282.

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Evan A. Marks, 20, of Kremmling, admitted violating probation for his 2007 deferred judgment on a charge of driving after license was under restraint. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail, ordered to pay $50 for cost of care while in jail and must perform an additional 40 hours of public service. In additional, he is required to make a $100 contribution to Colorado West Mental Health.

Kathryn Thacker, 52, of Lakewood, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and driving after license was under restraint. She was sentenced to seven days in jail, fined $788 and ordered to perform 36 hours of public service. In addition, she is required to undergo an alcohol evaluation and must comply with its recommended treatment.

Heather A. Nelson, 20, of Aurora, was found guilty of driving under the influence. She was sentenced to seven days in jail, fined $464, and is required to undergo an alcohol evaluation and must comply with its recommended treatment. On a separate charge of harassment by strike, shove and/or kick, Nelson was given a two-year deferred judgment and sentence. For that offense, she was fined $1,410, ordered to perform 80 hours of public service, must make a $500 contribution to the Advocates and required to attend a 36-week violence treatment program.

Sally B. Charlie, 21, of Fraser, was found guilty of third degree assault – knowingly/recklessly causing injury. She was sentenced to seven days in jail and fined $1,417. In addition, she is required to undergo alcohol and anger management evaluations and must comply with their recommended treatments.

Joni L. Holme, 36, of Tabernash, was found guilty of driving under the influence. Holme was sentenced to five days in jail, fined $617 and ordered to perform 68 hours of public service. In addition, Holme is required to undergo an alcohol evaluation and must comply with its recommended treatment.

Justin T. Blasingame, 31, of Elizabeth, was found guilty of fraud by check $100-$500. He was sentenced to three days in jail, fined $788.60 and ordered to perform 48 hours of public service.

James F. Reales, 53, of Hot Sulphur Springs, had his deferred judgment revoked on the charge of third degree assault – knowingly/recklessly causing injury. He was fined $1,076, ordered to perform 50 hours of public service and must make a $250 contribution to Operation Game Thief. He is also required to complete a violence treatment program.

Andrew Fine, 25, of Denver, was given a two-year deferred judgment and sentence on a charge of driving while ability impaired and having an open container of alcohol in a vehicle. He was fined $592, ordered to perform 72 hours of public service and must make a $500 contribution to Grand Futures. In addition, he is required to undergo an alcohol evaluation and must comply with its recommended treatment.

Daniel P. Brady, 59, of Denver, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and improper mountain driving. He was fined $603, ordered to perform 30 hours of public service, and has to undergo an alcohol evaluation and must comply with its recommended treatment.

Tuf C. Garcia, 20, of Steamboat Springs, was found guilty of careless driving. He was fined $548 and ordered to perform 40 hours of public service. He was also given a deferred judgment and sentence on a charge of false reporting – fake crime. He was ordered to make a $100 contribution to Operation Game Thief.

Erik C. Jorgensen, 32, of Fraser, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired. He was fined $492, ordered to perform 24 hours of public service, and has to undergo an alcohol evaluation and must comply with its recommended treatment.

Adriano K. Farazandeh, 38, of Highlands Ranch, was given a one-year deferred judgment and sentence on a charge of driving after license was under restraint. He was fined $182, ordered to perform 40 hours of public service and must make a $250 contribution to Operation Game Thief.

Carlos A. Gutierrez-Garcia, 19, of Aurora, was given a one-year deferred judgment and sentence on a charge of driving after license was under restraint. He was fined $182, ordered to perform 40 hours of public service and must make a $250 contribution to Colorado West Mental Health.

Jon P. Swanson, 30, of Fraser, was given a one-year deferred judgment and sentence on a charge of harassment by insults, taunts and/or challenges. He was fined $182, ordered to perform 64 hours of public service and must make a $100 contribution to Grand Futures.

Chris M. Pierce, 20, of Granby, was given a one-year deferred judgment and sentence on a charge of harassment by insults, taunts and/or challenges. He was fined $182, ordered to perform 40 hours of public service and must make a $250 contribution to Operation Game Thief.

Dave A. Lara, 32, of Greeley, was fined $501 after being found guilty of careless driving.

Ouida M. Graham-Martens, 48, of Grand Lake, was fined $458 after being found guilty of careless driving.

Nathan Winger, 50, of Denver, was fined $471 after being found guilty of failing to stop for a school bus.

Martin Cadena, 42, of Richfield, Utah, was fined $360 after being found guilty of driving without a driver’s license.

Craig H. Schumann, 54, of Steamboat Springs, was fined $234 after being found guilty of speeding 10 to 19 mph over the limit and driving outside the class of his driver’s license.

Chad A. Bollman, 31, of Kremmling, was fined $226 for the ownership of a dangerous dog that caused an injury.

Corey A. Poletiek, 19, of Kiowa, was found guilty of underage possession/consumption of alcohol. He was fined $51, ordered to perform 24 hours of public service and must make a $100 contribution to Operation Game Thief. In addition, he is required to attend an eight-hour alcohol awareness class.

Jason W. Gray, 34, of Arvada, was fined $188 for speeding 10 to 19 mph over the limit.

Krystal L. Bettray, 19, of Grand Lake, was given a one-year deferred judgment and sentence on a charge of underage possession/consumption of alcohol. She was fined $51, ordered to perform 24 hours of public service and must make a $100 contribution to DARE. In addition, she is required to attend an eight-hour alcohol education class.

Juan Gallegos, 51, of Telluride, was fined $188 for speeding 10 to 19 mph over the limit.

Angel B. Cario, 34, of Granby, was fined $186 for speeding 10 to 19 mph over the limit.

William S. Pettigrew, 24, of Fort Collins, was fined $137 for improper mountain driving.

Nicholas T. Lee, 22, of Craig, was fined $119 for having an expired temporary permit.

John J. Reynolds, 24, of Denver, was fined $102 for driving without a driver’s license.

Oscar Bustillos, 20, of Federal Heights, was fined $72 for driving without a driver’s license.

Kevin L. Spriggs, 45, of Byers, was fined $72 for improper mountain driving.

Christie Roberts, 29, of Laramie, Wyo., was fined $70 for driving a defective vehicle.

District Court

In the 14th Judicial District Court in Hot Sulphur Springs, Judge Mary Hoak handed down sentences in the following two cases:

Brian C. Shaw, 20, of Colorado Springs, was found guilty of the possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance and possession of one to eight ounces of marijuana. He was not sentenced to any additional jail because he had already served six days of presentence confinement.

However, Shaw was fined a total of $4,801.80 and ordered to perform 160 hours of public service. In addition, he is required to maintain his current counseling with the Neuro Assessment Center in Colorado Springs and must submit to random drug testing.

Keith M. Allen, 35, of Steamboat Springs, admitted violating probation for his 2007 conviction for second degree aggravated motor vehicle theft and driving under the influence. He was ordered to perform another 120 hours of public service in addition to the 120 hours that he was originally sentenced to perform.

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