Polk district court results from Oct. 2

Published 4:26pm Wednesday, October 16, 2013

In Polk County District Court held Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 with Judge Athena F. Brooks presiding, 103 cases were heard. Some cases were continued, dismissed or sent to superior court.

The following persons were convicted of a crime:

Perry Walter Bartsch was convicted of level 2 driving while impaired. Bartsch was sentenced to 12 months supervised probation, 10 days in jail, a $300 fine and court costs.

Tommy Christopher Bivens was convicted of driving while license revoked and failure to appear on misdemeanor. Bivens was sentenced to 13 days in jail with credit for time served.

Cornelius I. Edgerton was convicted of driving while license revoked. Edgerton was sentenced to 12 months supervised probation, a $300 fine and court costs.

Randolph Galarza was convicted of expired registration card/tag, speeding 42 mph in a 25 mph zone, possession of methamphetamine, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana up to ½ ounce. Galarza was sentenced to 18 months supervised probation, a $100 fine and court costs.

Kacy Denise Gosnell was convicted of misdemeanor probation violation. Gosnell was ordered to pay $535 with the probation continued one month.

Anthony Roy Morgan was convicted of level 1 driving while impaired, felony hit/run with injury and flee/elude arrest with motor vehicle. Morgan was sentenced to 18 months in prison with credit for time served for driving while impaired and two years supervised probation and court costs for hit/run and flee/elude arrest.

Patricia S. Ortiz was convicted of level 5 driving while impaired. Ortiz was sentenced to 12 months unsupervised probation, 24 hours of community service, a $100 fine and court costs.

Ryan Christopher Price was convicted of misdemeanor possession of stolen goods. Price was sentenced to 12 months unsupervised probation, $600 in restitution and court costs.

Sergi Santibanez-Cruz was convicted of felony possession of cocaine and misdemeanor maintaining a place for a controlled substance. Santibanez-Cruz was sentenced to 30 days in jail with credit for time served.

Jemetriaus C. Williams was convicted of speeding 79 mph in a 65 mph zone. Williams was fined $200 and court costs.

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