Polk County District Court results – November 22 & November 29, 2023

Published 12:27 pm Friday, December 8, 2023

In Polk County District Court on November 22 and November 29, 2023, with Judge F. Mercer presiding both days, a total of 203 cases were heard. Some cases were continued, dismissed or sent to superior court.             

 

The following persons were convicted of a crime:

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Chrystal Ballenger was convicted of driving without a license. Ballenger was fined $25 plus court costs.

 

James Richard Forest was convicted of driving while impaired. Forest was sentenced to 30 days in jail, suspended for 12 months of unsupervised probation. Forest must also complete 24 hours of community service, complete a substance abuse assessment and was fined $200 plus court costs.

 

Miguel Francisco was convicted of driving without a license. Francisco was fined $50 plus court costs.

 

Mark Allen Gardner was convicted of having no motorcycle endorsement. Gardner was fined $10 plus court costs. 

 

Jean Paul Godard was convicted of driving while impaired and reckless driving to endanger. Godard was sentenced to a total of 60 days in jail, suspended for 12 months of unsupervised probation. Godard must also complete 24 hours of community service, a substance abuse assessment and was fined a total of $200 plus court costs.

 

Joe Matthew Henson was convicted of carrying a concealed gun. Henson was sentenced to one day in jail, with one day credit time served.

 

Coy Christopher Jackson was convicted of felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance. Jackson was sentenced to 4 to 14 months in jail, with 10 days credit time served, suspended for 18 months of supervised probation. Jackson must also complete a substance abuse assessment. 

 

Todd Arnold Ledford was convicted of driving while impaired. Ledford was sentenced to 60 days in jail, suspended for 12 months of unsupervised probation. Ledford must also complete 48 hours of community service and a substance abuse assessment. 

 

Jaclyn McCaslin was convicted of possession of an open container of alcohol in a passenger area. McCaslin was fined $30 plus court costs.

 

Phillip Rhodes was convicted of resisting a public officer. Rhodes was sentenced to one day in jail, with one day credit time served. 

 

Jonathan Lee Rudisill was convicted of simple assault. Rudisill was sentenced to 30 days in jail, suspended for 12 months of supervised probation.

 

Matthew Joseph Bell was convicted of being intoxicated and disruptive. Bell was sentenced to one day in jail, with one day credit time served.

 

Arturo Cruz-Bustamante was convicted of giving a malted beverage to someone under 21. Bustamante was fined $25 plus court costs.

 

Erin Renee Frantz was convicted of driving without a license. Frantz was fined $10 plus court costs.

 

Kaleb Antione Hines was convicted of failure to turn over a title or registration card. Hines was fined $10 plus court costs.

 

Blake Mason Ivey was convicted of felony possession of marijuana. Ivey was sentenced to 30 days in jail, suspended for 12 months of unsupervised probation. Ivey was also fined $100 plus court costs.

 

Jason Brian Osborne was convicted of reckless driving to endanger.  Osborne was fined $100 plus court costs.

 

Phillip Grant Rhodes was convicted of improperly disposing of a dog. Rhodes was sentenced to a suspended sentence of 30 days in jail, with one day credit time served, and was fined $100.

 

Donna Sandor was convicted of driving while impaired. Sandor was sentenced to 30 days in jail, suspended for 12 months of unsupervised probation. Sandor must also complete 24 hours of community service and was fined $200 plus court costs.

 

Timothy Watkins was convicted of possession of a firearm by a felon. Watkins was sentenced to 8 to 19 months in jail, suspended for 18 months of supervised probation. Watkins was also fined $100 plus court costs.

 

Joshua Yeomans was convicted of possession of marijuana up to ½ oz. Yeomans was sentenced to one day in jail, with one day credit time served.