Court News

DUI CONVICTIONS

The following are convictions made for driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher or by prescription or illegal drugs. All convicts were ordered to obtain and follow one or more of the following: drug/alcohol evaluations, Victim Impact Panel, Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving, Level II education and therapy, Alive at 25, inpatient and/ or outpatient treatment or therapy, and must submit to random tests for drugs and alcohol use. Suspended imposition of additional jail sentence (in parentheses) is conditional upon completing probation successfully and are awarded if all other requirements of the sentence are completed within one year. Dollar amounts are fines and court costs defendants were ordered to pay.

TUESDAY, JAN. 29

. Thomas W. Barrow, 42, of Cortez. DUI. This is defendant's second alcohol-related driving conviction. Ten days in jail, (additional 365 days in jail suspended imposition), 24 months probation updated, $1,002.50, community service 48 hours.

DWAI CONVICTIONS

The following are convictions for driving while ability impaired with a blood­ alcohol content between 0.05 percent and 0.08 percent or by prescription or illegal drugs. All convicts were ordered to obtain and follow one or more of the classes or programs listed above in the DUI category; additional listed conditions also apply.

TUESDAY, JAN. 29

. Elena Kimberly Gray, 23, of Cortez. DWAI. This is defendant's first DWAI. Thirty days in jail (suspended imposition), 12 months probation, $679.50, community service 24 hours.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

or ASSAULT

The following cases of domestic violence and/or assault require those convicted to attend and complete one or more of these additional classes or programs in addition to jail time, probation, fines and community service: domestic violence evaluation, substance abuse treatment and testing, inpatient treatment and anger management.

MONDAY, JAN. 28

. Woody Whitehorse, 46, of Cortez. Assault 3-Knowingly/Recklessly Causing Injury. Sixty-eight days in jail with credit for time served, 24 months probation updated sentence, $1,523.50, community service 50 hours. A protection order remains in effect.

. Dany Keith Foss, 32, of Mancos. Assault 3-Knowingly/Recklessly Causing Injury. *Deferred sentence of 18 months probation, $1,237.50. A protection order remains in effect.

TUESDAY, JAN. 29

. Irvin A. Haskey, 51, of Cortez. Child Abuse-Knowingly/Recklessly Causing Injury. *Deferred sentence of 18 months probation, $1,336.80.

TUESDAY, FEB. 5

. Stephan Arthur Mallon, 21, of Mancos. Disorderly Conduct-Fighting in Public. Twelve months probation, $829.50, community service 24 hours.

. Ella Carter, 41, of Montezuma Creek, Utah. Child Abuse-Knowingly/Recklessly Causing No Injury. Thirty days in jail (suspended imposition), 12 months probation, $979.50.

. Dylan Miles Schafer, 25, of Dolores. Disorderly Conduct-Fighting in Public. $184.50, community service 24 hours.

PROTECTION ORDER

VIOLATION

TUESDAY, JAN. 29

. Delphine E. Tafoya, 28, of Cortez. Protection Order Violation. 365 days in jail (suspended imposition), $282.50. Defendant must provide proof to the court that she has completed NCI treatment.

MONDAY, FEB. 4

. Starla A. Small, 23, of Cortez. Protection Order Violation. $291.50, additional $500 (suspended imposition), community service 24 hours (suspended imposition). Part of fine and community service are suspended for 6 months pending completion of alcohol treatment.

. Hayward Allen Taylor, 35, of Cortez. Protection Order Violation. One day in jail with credit for time served, $791.50, community service 24 hours.

. Kelvin R. Litsue, 31, of Moab, Utah. Protection Order Violation. One day in jail with credit for time served, $791.50, community service 24 hours.

HARRASSMENT

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30

Craig E. Watson, 64, of Cortez. Harassment-Telephone. Deferred sentence of 3 months probation, $215, community service 8 hours.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6

. Jennifer Story, 25, of Cortez. Harassment-Strike/Shove/Kick. *Deferred sentence of six months probation, $212.50, community service 16 hours.

MOTOR VEHICLE

TUESDAY, JAN. 29

. Hollis R. Breland III, 27, of Cortez. Careless Driving. Ten days in jail (with a stay of execution) with two days credit for time served, $150.50.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30

. Donald Lee Rankin, 78, of Cortez. Speeding 10-19 MPH Over Limit. $184.50.

. James K. Drake, 30, of Grand Junction, Colo. Violation of Driver's License Restrictions. $80.50.

. Chad Garner, 24, of Cortez. Reckless Driving. Twelve months probation, $94.50, community service 24 hours. Defendant must obtain alcohol evaluation, follow all recommendations, and provide proof to the court.

. Charley J. Naron, 33, of Mancos. Careless Driving Resulting in Injury. $220.50, community service 16 hours.

. Arnold L. Ross, 46, of Aztec, N.M. Speeding 20-24 MPH Over Limit; Alcohol-Open Container/Drinking in Vehicle. $343.50.

MONDAY, FEB. 4

. Gary I. Hackett, 43, of Mancos. Driving Under Restraint. Five days in jail (suspended imposition), *deferred sentence of six months probation, $158.50, community service 8 hours (suspended imposition). Defendant must obtain his driver's license within the next 6 months and provide proof to the court.

TUESDAY, FEB. 5

. Stephan Arthur Mallon, 21, of Mancos. Driving Under Restraint. *Deferred sentence (concurrent with case #12T417) of 12 months probation, $184.50, community service 8 hours (not concurrent with case #12T417). Defendant must obtain his driver's license within the next 12 months and provide proof to the court.

. Stephan Arthur Mallon, 21, of Mancos. Driving Under Restraint. *Deferred sentence (concurrent with case #12T232) of 12 months probation, $184.50, community service 8 hours (not concurrent with case #12T232). Defendant must obtain his driver's license within the next 12 months and provide proof to the court.

. Tyrone Orvy Peabody, 49, of Reisterstown, Md. Careless Driving. Twelve months probation, $78.50, community service 48 hours.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6

. Ryan Utley, 19, of Cortez. No Insurance-Driver. *Deferred sentence of 12 months probation, $120.50. Defendant must maintain insurance for the next 12 months and provide proof to the court.

OTHER

TUESDAY, FEB. 5

. Dylan Miles Schafer, 25, of Dolores. Disorderly Conduct-Fighting in Public. $184.50, community service 24 hours.

. Tyrone Orvy Peabody, 49, of Ignacio. Illegal Weapon-Possession. Twelve months probation, $184.50, weapon is to be forfeited.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6

. Amber M. Celaya, 30, of Cortez. Theft/Receiving-Under $500. *Deferred sentence of twelve months probation, $231.50. Restitution order must be paid as part of deferred sentence.

. Richard Kenneth Whatcott, 24, of Dolores. Theft/Receiving-Under $500. *Deferred sentence of twelve months probation, $194.50, community service 16 hours. Restitution must be paid as part of deferred sentence.

*A deferred judgment is not a conviction; it is a sentence typically put off (deferred) for a specific period of time, typically a year. If the defendant complies with each of the conditions of the deferred sentence within the allotted time period, the defendant's record is cleared of this charge.