Grand County Court report " Dec. 12
Standing before Judge Mary Hoak of the 14th Judicial Court last week, two Kremmling residents who had been found guilty of possession of marijuana were sentenced to more than six weeks in jail and given a hefty fine.
The defendants, 23-year-old John M. Barker and 21-year-old Lindsey Scholl, were both found guilty of possession of eight ounces or more of marijuana. The charges brought against them resulted from a Kremmling Police Department investigation conducted last March and April.
In her sentencing, Judge Hoak handed down sentences of 44 days in jail to Barker and Scholl. In addition, the two are both ordered to pay $4,348.80 in fines and court costs as well as being required to perform 160 hours of public service and attend a 12-step program twice a week. They were also ordered to complete a substance abuse treatment program and must “write a letter of apology to the Grand County community.”
Along with his above charge and sentence, Barker was also found guilty of a separate charge of criminal mischief under $100. For that offense, he was fined $210 and ordered to complete a 36-week violence treatment program.
Also appearing in last week’s district court was 44-year-old Bradley S. Classen of Granby, who was given a two-year deferred judgment and sentence on a charge of criminal mischief $1,000 to $20,000 and found guilty of a charge of criminal mischief $500 to $1,000. He was ordered to pay $9,987.22, required to complete a Level II alcohol education program, and must undergo drug testing and mental health counseling. In addition, he was ordered to attend a 12-step program twice a week and must have no contact with the victim.
A number of other sentences were also handed down last week in the Grand County Court by Judge Ben McClelland, including:
Tyler S. Hindi, 23, of Elizabeth, was found guilty of driving under the influence and criminal violation of a restraining order. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail, fined $1,048 and ordered to perform 60 hours of public service.
Daniel Gillan, 38, of Denver, was found guilty of driving after license was under restraint. He was sentenced to six days in jail and fined $420.66.
James R. Beauprez, 38, of Coalmon, was found guilty of driving after license was under restraint. He was sentenced to five days in jail and fined $257.
Ronald T. Bailey, 38, of Highlands Ranch, was found guilty of a charge of driver’s license – evading interlock device. He was sentenced to five days in jail, fined $217 and was ordered not to drive a motorized vehicle without an interlock system in the United States while on one year of unsupervised probation.
Evan C. Skifalides, 30, of Grand Lake, was given a one-year deferred judgment and sentence on a charge of transfering/altering a hunting/fishing license. He was fined $290, ordered to perform 36 hours of public service and required to make a $1,000 contribution to Operation Game Thief.
Norman A. Hewitt, 41, of Fraser, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired. He was fined $722, ordered to perform 80 hours of public service and must complete a Level II alcohol education program.
Michael P. Willits, 38, of Granby, was fined $470 after being found guilty of overtaking a school bus.
Misty D. Simmering, 31, of Granby, was found guilty of criminal violation of a restraining order. She was fined $207 and ordered to “not harass, molest or intimidate any victim or witness” involved in her case.
Jason E. Shearer, 39, of Kremmling, 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 charitable contribution to the Mountain Family Center.
Scott L. McIntosh, 34, of Denver, was found guilty of check fraud $100 to $400. He was ordered to pay $394.19.
Bria R. Gould, 19, of Tabernash, was found guilty of underage possession/consumption of alcohol. She was fined $651, ordered to perform 48 hours of public service and must continue counseling for one year.
Javier Tenerio, 38, of Denver, was fined $137 for improper mountain driving.
Mario R. Mendoza, 39, of Dillon, was fined $72 for driving without a driver’s license.
Aimee K. Daub, 27, of Kremmling, was ordered to complete an alcohol evaluation on her 2007 conviction on a charge of driving while ability impaired.
Correction: In last week’s article about sentences in the Grand County Court, it incorrectly stated that 45-year-old Dawn E. Woronvitch of Granby was sentenced to 20 days in jail after being found guilty of driving while ability impaired. She was not given any jail time on that offense.
However, for the DWAI, Woronvitch was fined $2,143, ordered to perform 240 hours of public service and must make a $250 contribution to Grand Futures. In addition, she is required to undergo an alcohol evalutation and must comply with its recommended treatment.
Also in last week’s sentencing, Woronvitch was found guilty of a separate charge of false reporting – false crime. The judge did not give her any additional jail time because she had already served four days. However, she was fined $359 and ordered to perform 24 hours of public service.
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