For The Record

Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2010
William Willroth, 422 S. Yale, Vermillion: Seat belt violation, $25.
Elizabeth P. Link, 107 Walnut, Vermillion: Dog at large, $10 plus costs.
Abbie Hunhoff, 201 Murphy Ln., Yankton: Possession of alcohol by minor, $51 plus costs.
Meghan Ellefson-Martz, 45621 306th St., Wakonda: Driving with suspended (not revoked) license, $201 plus costs.
Shelby R. Covill, 626 Cottage Ave., Vermillion: Driving with suspended (not revoked) license, $201 plus costs.
Ryan Lawrence O'Connor, 2902 Peterson, Vermillion: Failure to make proper stop at stop intersection, $51 plus costs.
Lori R. Reynolds, 24 S. University St., Vermillion: Municipal speeding, $19 plus costs.
Jie Li, 322 S. Norbeck St., Vermillion: Renewal registration during assigned month, $51 plus costs.
Craig Andersen, 46484 288th St., Centerville: County speeding, $39 plus costs.
Jacqueline Hickerson, 409 9th Ave. S, St. Cloud, MN: Possession of alcohol by minor, $51 plus costs.
Brittany Ann Whitney, 3918 Marathon Ct., Rapid City: Unauthorized parking in handicapped space, $53.50 plus costs.
Chris Fields, 920 N. Walts #3, Sioux Falls: No proper license plates on vehicle, $51 plus costs.
Eric M. Wiedenman, 709 Tom St., Vermillion: Renewal registration during assigned month, $51 plus costs.
Michelle R. Lundgren, 1219 Roosevelt St. #202, Vermillion: Speeding other roadways, $36 plus costs.
Gerard Thomas Rush III, 405 S. Sycamore Ave. #204, Sioux Falls: Possession of alcohol by minor, $51 plus costs.
Ferdinand S. Steenhoven, 300 Grant Ave., Volin: Municipal speeding, $16 plus costs.
Donald R. Spieker, 2035 E. Main St., Vermillion: Renewal registration during assigned month, $51 plus costs.
Karl Tanderup, 88815 578th Ave., Newcastle, NE: Renewal registration during assigned month, $51 plus costs.
Eugene Thin Elk, 411 Stanford St. #2, Vermillion: Renewal registration during assigned month, $51 plus costs.
Kevin Paul Carda, 603 Applewood Dr., Yankton: No drivers license, $51 plus costs.
Chris C. Becker, 1008 S. Crawford Rd. #3, Vermillion: County speeding, $59 plus costs.
Elizabeth Marshall, 1015 W. Clark St. #16, Vermillion: No drivers license, $51 plus costs.
Michael Bingen, SD State Penitentiary, Sioux Falls: Burglary – third degree, Recharged; Vandalism – $400-$1,000 – second degree, Recharged; False report to authorities, Recharged; Fail to report accident to police officer, Recharged; Entering or refusing to leave, $300 plus costs, 30 days jail; Vandalism – $400-$1,000 – second degree, $300 plus costs, 30 days jail. Thirty days jail and $600 in fine is suspended based on the following conditions: 1. Repay restitution to victim within six months after release from the penitentiary. 2. Repay this county for all court-appointed attorney fees within six months after release from penitentiary. 3. Repay costs of prosecution within six months after release from penitentiary.
Gary R. Peters, 16956 William St., Omaha, NE: Municipal speeding, $36 plus costs.
Cody Merrigan, 1208 Coyote St., Vermillion: Seat belt violation, $25.

Judge Tami Bern
presiding Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2010
Awet Akot-Kuel, 214 Bower St. #204, Vermillion: Give alcohol to any person under 18 or w/o parent, Recharged; Maintain place to violate beverage laws – nuisance, Acquitted at trial; Contribute to abuse, neglect or delinquency, $300 plus costs, five days jail. Five days jail is suspended based on the following conditions: 1. Repaying this county for all court-appointed attorney fees.
James E. Harrenga, 101 W. Carmel Ln., Sioux Falls: Driving under influence – first offense, Recharged; Driving under influence – first offense, $350 plus costs, five days jail. Five days county jail is suspended based on the following conditions: 1. On an alcohol evaluation and successfully complete all recommendations by April 13, 2010.
Jeremy Bickett, 117 Side St., Yankton: Vandalism – $400-$1,000 – second degree, $300 plus costs, 30 days jail. Thirty days county jail is suspended based on the following conditions: 1. No similar offenses in the next 360 days. 2. Pay restitution in the amount of $730.
Shelby Rose Harkness, 800 N. Plum #409, Vermillion: False report to authorities, $249 plus costs.
Melissa Jean Moe, 805 Radcliffe Cr., Vermillion: Driving under influence – first offense, Recharged; Reckless driving, $350 plus costs, five days jail; Possession of alcohol by minor, $51 plus costs. Five days county jail and $50 is suspended based on the following conditions: 1. On an alcohol evaluation and successfully complete recommendations by April 13, 2010. 2. No alcohol related offenses of any kind in the next 360 days. 3. On completing the alive at 25 Program.
Dennis R. Olsen, 31386 Meckling Rd., Meckling: Reckless driving, $350 plus costs; Open alcoholic beverage container accessible in vehicle, $51 plus costs.

Judge Arthur L. Rusch
presiding Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2010
David Armstrong, 46761 Burbank Rd., Burbank: Distribution/possession w/intent distribution one pound or more marijuana, Recharged; Possession more than 10 pounds marijuana, Recharged; Ingest intoxicant other than alcoholic beverage, Recharged; Use or possession of drug paraphernalia, Recharged; Distribution/possession w/intent distribution one pound or more marijuana, Dismissed – motion by prosecutor; Possession more than 10 pounds marijuana, costs, 10 years penitentiary; Ingest intoxicant other than alcoholic beverage, Dismissed – motion by prosecutor; Use or possession of drug paraphernalia, Dismissed – motion by prosecutor. Seven years in the penitentiary is suspended based on the following conditions: 1. Shall be placed under supervision of Board of Pardons and Paroles for a period of seven years. 2. Shall obey all conditions placed upon him by his parole officer. 3. Shall pay court costs of $73.00. 4. Shall pay prosecution costs of $151 to the Clay County Clerk of Courts. 5. Shall reimburse Clay County for his court-appointed attorney fees. 6. Shall obey all local, state and federal laws. 7. Shall submit to random search and seizure of his bodily fluids at the request of any law enforcement or his parole officer upon reasonable suspicion that his is violating the conditions of his parole at his own expense. 8. Shall submit to random search and seizure of his person and property at the request of any law enforcement or his parole officer upon reasonable suspicion that he is violating the conditions of his parole at his own expense. 9. Shall submit to urine, breathe or blood test at any time requested by his parole officer at the expense of the defendant. 10. Shall not possess or consume alcoholic beverages, controlled drugs, substances or marijuana. 11. Shall take advantage of and cooperate with any treatment available to him while in prison. 12. Shall obtain a chemical dependency evaluation and comply with all recommendations for treatment and aftercare after his release from the penitentiary. 13. Shall maintain full-time employment or full-time schooling during his time on parole. 14. Shall report to the Clay County Sheriff's Office on Monday, Feb. 1, 2010 at 9 a.m. to begin serving this sentence.
Dawn Kropuenske, 1020 Natalie Ct. Apt. 202, Vermillion: Grand theft, Dismissed – motion by prosecutor; Grand theft, Dismissed – motion by prosecutor; Petty theft – first degree – more than $400, $300 plus costs, 12 months jail. Nine months of county jail time is suspended based on the following conditions: 1. On one (1) year unsupervised probation. 2. On repaying restitution to the victim in this matter. 3. No employment were she would have access to someone else's money. 4. On her continuing all financial counseling currently enrolled in. 5. On repaying this county for costs of prosecution. 6. Shall serve ninety (90) days in the Clay County Jail with work and counseling release. 7. Shall maintain employment.

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