Grand County court report, Dec. 17 | SkyHiNews.com

Grand County court report, Dec. 17

The Combined Courts at Hot Sulphur Springs handed down various sentences during the past two weeks. Among them were:

Kevin D. Hall Jr., 34, of Granby, was found guilty of criminal mischief $500-$1,000 and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 361 days suspended and credit for four days served and two years of supervised probation. He was also ordered to pay fines, costs and restitution totaling $4,289.50.

Jimmy L. Groff, 52, of Kremmling, was found guilty of hunting/trapping/fishing without permission and two counts of illegal possession of wildlife and was ordered to pay fines and costs of $3,151.50.

Jeff H. Longwell, 22, of Arvada, was found guilty of 2nd degree trespassing – on agricultural land and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 267 days suspended and credit for 98 days served and two years of unsupervised probation. He was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $309.50 and to perform 60 hours of community service.

Pedro Tovar Garcia, 26, of Aurora, was found guilty of driving after his license was revoked and driving a defective vehicle and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 345 days suspended. He was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $430.50 and to perform 400 hours of community service.

Matthew T. Stephens, 30, of Eagle, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and improper mountain driving and was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 175 days suspended ad one year of probation with alcohol supervision. He was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $780.50, to perform 48 hours of community service, and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

Jose A. Rios-Munoz, 47, of Las Vegas, Nev., was found guilty of driving under the influence and was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 354 days suspended and credit for seven days served and two years of unsupervised probation. He was also ordered to pay $719.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 100 hours of community service, and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

Amber M. Chase, 23, of Pueblo, was found guilty of 2nd degree trespassing – enclosed/fenced property and was ordered to pay $623.50 in fines, fees and costs and to perform 24 hours of community service.

Floyd G. Davis, 20, of Dillon, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and one year of probation with alcohol supervision. He was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $594.50, to perform 36 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations, and to abstain from alcohol during probation and treatment.

Nicholas Ruelas, 21, of Moreno Valley, Calif., was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and was sentenced to a new one year term of unsupervised probation. He was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $414 and to complete a total of 36 hours of community service.

Jeremy James Jaehn, 31, of Grand Junction, was fined $302.50 for allowing his dog to harass wildlife.

Nicholas D. Groff, 27, of Kremmling, was fined $178.50 for 3rd degree trespassing – on agricultural land.

Zane C. Bickler, 18, of Winter Park, was given a deferred sentence of six months of unsupervised probation on a charge of underage possession/consumption of alcohol. He was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $153.50, to perform 24 hours of community service, and to make a $250 contribution to the Mountain Family Center.


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