Courthouse 1-10-13

District Court
CIVIL
Settled:
The Court ruled that Amanda Mae Crane may change her name to Amanda Mae Crane-Sandoval with costs assessed to petitioner.
Filed:
Bank of America seeks a judgment of $44,280.75 plus interest and costs from Courtney L. Charest, et al, Concordia.

LIMITED CIVIL
Dismissed:
The case of Nex-Tech Wireless LLC vs. Leslie W. Baker, Manhattan, has been dismissed without prejudice.
The case of Nex-Tech Wireless LLC vs. Steven Barnhill, Salina, has been dismissed without prejudice.
Settled:
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $2,094.18 plus interest and costs from Tamara Ann Studt, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $577.83 plus interest and costs from James D. Joyner et al, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $809 plus interest and costs from Sandy Chrisman, Jamestown.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $393.02 plus interest and costs from Sarah Eustice, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $1,275.25 plus interest and costs from Crystal Jackman, et al, Concordia.
Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $4,712.90 plus interest and costs from Eric Stedman, Concordia.
Vacated:
In the case of Credit Management Services Inc. vs. Emmet Rudolph, Concordia, judgment against defendant was vacated for the reason that the matter was paid in full prior to judgment being entered.
Filed:
Credit Management Services Inc. seeks a judgment of $433 plus interest and costs from Gina T. Ryals, Glasco.

TRAFFIC
All Case Types, Jan. 2-8
The following people received fines for Speeding: Paul D. Agruso, Richard H. Boxum, Matthew I. Delair, Shelby R. Eck, Corby L. Fehlman, Megen N. Haigler, Erik A. Montanezland, Siva L. Pula, Todd M. Shepherd, Brandon A. Silvia, Andrei I. Sorokin, Daryn G. Splichal, Austen L. Stamm, Steven C. Vining, Kane E. Warren, $143; Ray A. Bruce, $161; Dwight  A. Downing, $140; Steven C. Hood, $243, deferred adjudication; Thomas A. Paciello, $243, deferred adjudication; Devon J. Robotham, $191; Lacie M. Scott, $191; Jordan M. Fitzpatrick, $293; Natalie Anne Williams, $45.
Receiving $10 fines for failure to wear seat belt were: Everette C. Eastman, Alexander D. Lancaster, Christopher R. Lassonde, Geoffrey Boaz Michels, Allan M. Moore, Kyle Ronkar, Richard T. Serafin, $10.
Receiving fines for other violations were: Eduviges Aes-Torres, operating motor vehicle without a valid license, $198; Glen S. Christianson, Daniel J. Grant, traffic control signals, $173; Jacob J. Guinnip, battery, $160; Daniel C. Lavoie, driving under influence of alcohol or drugs, first conviction, $888; Elizabeth E. Menhusen, purchase/consumption alcohlic liquor/CMB by minor, $338, deferred adjudication; Mathew D. Murdock, burglary, vehicle/other means of conveyance to commit felony, theft or sex battery, $400; Timothy M. Petersen, overweight limits on wheels and axles, $228; Brandon J. Smith, purchase/consumption alcoholic liquor/CMB by minor, $298; Regan Smith, domestic battery, knowing or reckless bodily harm to family member, $360; Daniel Travis Steele, criminal damage to property without consent value <$1,000, $160; Natalie Anne Williams, child passenger safety, restraining systems and seat belts, $158.

CRIMINAL
John L. Underwood appeared Jan. 9 and was found Guilty and convicted of two violations of Giving a Worthless Check. He was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail for each violation and ordered to pay the costs of the action, $160,  restitution of $68.65 to Corner Liquor and $73.70 to Liquor Outlet and administrative handling fee to the Cloud County treasurer, $20. His sentence was suspended with Defendant being placed on unsupervised probation for six months with specific terms and conditions.
On another charge, Underwood was found Guilty and convicted of Giving a Worthless Check and was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail, ordered to pay costs of the action, $160, restitution of $102.73 to the Downtown Smokeshop and administrative handling fee of $10 to the Cloud County treasurer. His sentence was suspended with Defendant being placed on unsupervised probation for six months with specific terms and conditions.
Danny Wayne Niedo appeared Jan. 4 and was found Guilty and convicted of two violations of Battery. He was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail for each count, to be served concurrently and ordered to pay costs of the action, $160 and a BIDS administrative fee of $100 by Feb. 27. Defendant was given credit for time served. His sentence was suspended and he was placed on unsupervised probation for six months with specific terms and conditions. 

NEWS

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SPORTS

Blues bounce Beloit 14-4 in zone tournament

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OPINIONS

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