Grand County Court report " Jan. 7 | SkyHiNews.com

Grand County Court report " Jan. 7

Because of the holidays, last week was a light one in the courtrooms of Hot Sulphur Springs.

While no sentences for criminal offenses were issued in the 14th Judicial District Court, a few were handed down by Judge Ben McClelland in Grand County Court, including:

Juan M. Gonzales Higareda, 37, of Aurora, was found guilty of driving under the influence with a blood alcohol content above 0.20 percent and driving under restraint. He was ordered to pay fines and costs totaling $895 and was sentenced to 545 days in jail with 525 days suspended and two years of supervised probation with ongoing alcohol evaluation. He also must abstain from consuming alcohol during probation and perform 80 hours of useful public service.

Jeremiah K. Helton, 20, of Kremmling, was found guilty of violating a restraining order. He was sentenced to 365 days in jail with 305 days suspended and two years of probation. In addition, he must pay $1,682 in fines and costs.

Marlon J. McCormick, 28, of Las Cruces, N.M., was found guilty of skiing under the influence and harassment by obscene gesture/language. He was given a deferred sentence of one year unsupervised probation, ordered to pay fines and costs totaling $450 and to undergo an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations. In addition, he must perform 40 hours of useful public service, refrain from consuming excess alcohol and make a $250 donation to Operation Game Thief.

James J. Dooling, 39, of Fraser, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired. He was sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation with alcohol monitoring and he must undergo an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations. In addition, he must pay $633 in fines and costs and serve two days in jail.

Douglas A. Green, 52, of Aurora, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired and improper mountain driving. He was sentenced to 18 months of unsupervised probation and must submit to an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations. He also must pay fines and costs totaling $970, complete 192 hours of useful public service and was given credit for 10 days served in presentence confinement.

Lorene F. Halbert Sisneroz, 43, of Denver, was found guilty of driving under restraint. She was given a deferred judgment and sentence of one year of unsupervised probation. She also must pay fines and costs of $26 and perform 80 hours of useful public service.

Daniel Webb, 33, of Arvada, was found guilty of driving under restraint. He must pay fines and costs totaling $182 and was given a deferred sentence of one year of unsupervised probation. He also must perform 40 hours of useful public service and was ordered to make a $250 contribution to Operation Game Thief.

Jacob A. Finch, 18, of Granby, was found guilty of underage possession/consumption of alcohol. He was ordered to pay $51 in fines and costs and was given a deferred sentence of one year unsupervised probation during which he must refrain from consuming alcohol. He also was ordered to perform 24 hours of useful public service and to make a $100 contribution to Operation Game Thief.

Denise D. Selders, 54, of Boulder, was found guilty of speeding 10 to 19 mph over the limit, for which she was ordered to pay fines and costs totaling $186.


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