Courthouse 7-10-13

District Court
Blair E. Wilen appeared July 9 and was found Guilty and convicted of Speeding, 77/65. He was ordered to pay a fine of $57 and costs of the action, $96. Defendant may perform community service work to offset part of the costs of the action and the fine. Defendant shall pay the sum of $8.50 as a community service work insurance fee prior to the performance of community service work. He also shall pay court costs surcharge of $22. Defendant shall reapppear before the Court at 9 a.m., Aug. 28, if all costs and fine are not paid in full or worked off by community service work.
Todd Zeigler appeared July 9 and was found Guilty and convicted of No Driver's License. He was ordered to pay costs of the action, $96, and a fine of $200 forthwith. Defendant's bond was released, and the surety, if any, discharged.
Steven H. Patton appeared July 9 and was found Guilty and convicted of Falsely Reporting a Crime. He was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158 and a fine of $200 forthwith. His sentence shall be suspended with Defendant being placed on unsupervised probation for six months following specific terms and conditions.


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For the record 7-30-14

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