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MONDAY, JULY 2

Ÿ Nicholas Lopez, 24, of Cortez, pleaded guilty to one count of fishing without a license. He was ordered to pay $96.50 in fines and costs.

MONDAY, JULY 9

Ÿ Christopher Allen Collins, 32, of Mancos, pleaded guilty to one count of harassment — obscene language/gesture. He was sentenced to 24 months of supervised state probation and was ordered to pay $1,482.50 in fines and costs. He was ordered to perform 48 hours of useful public service/community service by July 9, 2013. Defendant must obtain a domestic violence evaluation and follow all recommendations. He must submit to random tests for drugs and alcohol use, with treatment as recommended by probation if there are any positive tests. All standard conditions of probation apply, including no alcohol or illegal drug use. Defendant must follow all standard conditions of probation. Defendant must pay all statutorily-imposed fines, fees and costs. A protection order remains in effect. Defendant shall not contract any financial obligations without approval of his probation officer/collections investigator. He must complete an age-appropriate parenting course. Restitution is open for 90 days.

Ÿ Gabriel Chiccola, 22, of Cortez, pleaded guilty to one count of prohibited use of a weapon and aiming a firearm. He was ordered to pay $1,476.50 in fines and costs. A 9mm Smith and Wesson gun is to be forfeited along with two clips, as well as any ammunition.

TUESDAY, JULY 10

Ÿ Tanea Rae Sells, 20, of Cortez, pleaded guilty to one count of driving while ability impaired. She was sentenced to serve 30 days home detention under electronic surveillance, and is to report to alternative sentencing program to begin home detention beginning on July 11. She was also sentenced to 12 months of supervised private probation. She was ordered to pay $754.50 in fines and costs, and must perform 24 hours of useful public service/community service by June 10, 2013. Defendant must attend victim impact panel, Level II education, and Alive at 25 program. She must submit to random tests for drugs and alcohol use, and must engage in treatment within 15 days of sentencing. She is to continue with medications as prescribed by her primary physician.

Ÿ Geovanni Martinez, 21, of Towaoc, pleaded guilty to one count of protection order violation — civil. He received 15 days credit for time served. Defendant was also ordered to pay $184.50 in fines and costs.

Ÿ Emilio Jordan Begay, 21, of Cortez, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of marijuana — under 2 ounces. He was ordered to pay $431 in fines and costs.

Ÿ Sean C. Reasoner, 24, of Caρon City, Colo., pleaded guilty to one count of possession of 2 to 6 ounces of marijuana. He was sentenced to three days in jail with one day credit for time served. Defendant was also ordered to pay $189.50 in fines and costs.

Ÿ Thomas Yarrington, 49, of Durango, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was ordered to pay $131 in fines and costs.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

Ÿ Brandon M. Charlie, 18, of Cortez, pleaded guilty to one count driving under the influence, and to one count of leaving the scene of an accident — unattended vehicle. This sentence is concurrent with count 2 of case number 12M48 in County Court, Montezuma County. This is defendant’s first DUI. On the first count, he was sentenced to 30 days in jail with suspended imposition and 12 months supervised private probation. He was ordered to perform 24 hours of useful public service/community service by June 10, 2013. On the second count, defendant received a deferred sentence of 12 months, plus 12 months supervised private probation. Defendant was also ordered to pay $1,376.50 in fines and costs. He must attend Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving and Alive at 25 classes, and must obtain a drug and alcohol evaluation and follow all treatment recommendations. Defendant must submit to random tests for drugs and alcohol use — all standard conditions of probation apply, including no alcohol or illegal drug use. Defendant is to follow all conditions of probation. Jail time is suspended upon successful completion of probation. He must violate no laws — traffic or criminal, and must keep his address current with the court. Private probation is to run concurrent with count 2.

Ÿ Lorna Mae Tulio, 53, of Cortez, pleaded guilty to one count of ownership of a dangerous dog. She was ordered to pay $284.50 in fines and costs. Restitution is open for 90 days.

Ÿ Augusta Kelly Zamarripa, 38, of Mancos, pleaded guilty to one count of providing alcohol to a minor. She was sentenced to 12 months supervised state probation and was ordered to pay $893.50 in fines and costs. She must perform 50 hours of useful public service/community service by Jan. 11, 2013 and provide proof of this to the court. Defendant must also obtain an alcohol evaluation and follow all recommendations, and must participate in parenting classes.

TUESDAY, JULY 17

Ÿ Sean M. Ogden, 20, of Durango, pleaded guilty to one count of 3rd degee assault — knowingly/recklessly causing injury. He received a deferred sentence of 12 months unsupervised probation, and was ordered to pay $184.50 in fines and costs. He must violate no laws — traffic or criminal, and must keep his address current with the court. He is required to attend anger management classes and to provide proof of this to the court within 12 months.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18

Ÿ Jeffrey Paul Broderick, 28, of Dolores, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. He was ordered to pay $131 in fines and costs.

Ÿ Shaynese S. Havens, 18, of Cortez, pleaded guilty to one count underage possession/consumption of alcohol. She received a deferred sentence of 12 months unsupervised probation and 24 hours of useful public service/community service with suspended imposition. She was ordered to pay $51 in fines and costs. Defendant must violate no laws — traffic or criminal, and must keep her address current with the court. She must obtain an alcohol evaluation and follow all recommendations; defendant must file proof of completion to the court by Aug. 18, 2012. A fine of an additional $250 and 24 hours useful public service is suspended as long as defendant completes evaluation and treatment as required.

Ÿ Kenneth Cason, 25, of Cortez, pleaded guilty to one count of protection order violation — civil. He received a deferred sentence of 12 months unsupervised probation. He was ordered to pay $184.50 in fines and costs, and must perform 72 hours of useful public service/community service by July 18, 2013 and provide proof of completion to the court. He must violate no laws — traffic or criminal, and must keep his address current with the court. Defendant must continue testing at compliance and must not drink alcohol. Attendance of parenting class through the Piρon Project is required and defendant must provide proof of completion to the court. Protection order shall remain in place.

THURSDAY, July 19

Ÿ Charles White, 34, of Kayenta, Ariz., pleaded guilty to one count of disorderly conduct — unreasonable. Defendant was ordered to pay $76 in fines and costs.

Ÿ Jenathan J. Begaye, 29, of Aneth, Utah, pleaded guilty to one count of disorderly conduct — unreasonable. Defendant was ordered to pay $76 in fines and costs.

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