Courthouse 3-12-13

District Court
Rex Orlan Young appeared March 7. The Court found that Defendant had Violated the Terms and Conditions of his Probation and the same shall be revoked. He was ordered to serve 100 days in the Cloud County Jail. Following the service of this sanction Defendant's probation shall be terminated as unsuccessful.
Benjamin J. Mason appeared March 5 and was found Guilty and convicted of Taking Deer By Illegal Means. He was ordered to pay a fine of $5000 and costs of the action, $98. Defendant's hunting privileges were not revoked. Defendant shall reappear before the Court May 15 at 9 a.m. if all costs and fine are not paid in full.
Stephan J. Istas appeared March 8 and was found Guilty and convicted of Battery. He was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay the costs of the action, $160, a probation supervision fee of $60 and all  other assessed fees. His sentence was suspended with Defendant being placed on supervised probation with Court Services for six months following specific terms and conditions, including that he not have contact with victim, Tara Studt, until such a time as he has the consent of Studt and the written consent of his therapist.
Mark C. Jones Jr. appeared March 8 and was found Guilty of Driving While License Suspended, Second Offense. He was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $98, and a fine of $100 by March 27. Defendant was found Guilty of Speeding, 78/70 and ordered to pay a fine of $45 by March 27, 2013.  His sentence was suspended with the exception of a 5-day term with Defendant being placed on unsupervised probation for a period of 6 months with specific terms and conditions.
Bradley R. Mason appeared March 5 and was found Guilty and convicted of Failure to Tag a Deer. He was ordered to pay a fine of $500 and costs of the action, $98. Defendant shall reappear before the Court May 15 at 9 a.m. if all costs and fine are not paid in full. Defendant's gun, a Browning BAR .270 rifle was forfeited to the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks; however, Defendant shall be given the opportunity to purchase the rifle back at fair market value. Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks shall obtain three appraisals of the rifle and Defendant shall pay the average of the three quotes. Defendant shall have until September 11, 2013, to purchase his rifle back.
Jace Alexander Moore appeared March 11. It was found that Defendant had Violated the Terms and Conditions of his Probation and the same should be revoked. Defendant's probation was terminated as unsuccessful Attorney fees were waived. Defendant was remanded to the custody of the Cloud County Jail to serve the remainder of his sentence. The unpaid balance in this action was referred to the Court Trustee for collection.
Gina T. Ryals appeared March 11 and was found Guilty and convicted of No Liability Insurance. She was sentenced to 10 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $300 and costs of the action, $98. Her sentence was suspended on condition that all fines and costs are paid in full by May 1.

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