Courts

MARTIN COUNTY

DISTRICT COURT

Speeding – Amber V. Post, 32, of Eden Prairie; fined $140.

Failure to drive with due care-inattentive driving – John A. Edwards, 32, of Pineville, La.; fined $120.

Animal ordinance violation-nuisance/barking dog – Eric M. Ellanson, 27, of Trimont; fined $130.

Animal ordinance violation-unlicensed animal – Richard G. Williamson Jr., 23, of Trimont; fined $130.

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Tory L. Johnson, 18, of Fairmont was convicted of possession of drug paraphernalia; sentence to service four days for indeterminate.

Hendrik V. George, 42, of Minneapolis was convicted of excessive speeding; fined $380, sentenced to jail 90 days, stayed 88 days for one year, 48 hours in custody, one year unsupervised probation, no misdemeanor violations, pay costs.

Donna L. Smith, 45, of Fairmont was convicted of harassment-knowingly violates temporary restraining order; sentenced to jail 90 days, stayed 80 days for one year, one year unsupervised probation, sentence to service five days for indeterminate, no misdemeanor violations, no contact with victim(s). Additional charge of domestic assault-intentionally attempt to inflict bodily harm was dismissed.

Brian L. Sparks, 36, of Fairmont was convicted of driving without a valid drivers license or vehicle class/type; fined $180. Also convicted of failure to wear seat belt while in a motor vehicle; fined $25.

Andrew C. Boeckman, 34, of Armstrong, Iowa was convicted of failure of driver to carry proof of insurance when operating a vehicle; fined $100, sentenced to jail 90 days, release from custody to file appeal-if appeal not filed then must serve jail time. Also convicted of driving after revocation; sentenced to jail 90 days, release from custody to file appeal-if appeal not filed then must serve jail time.

Michael R. Hunt Jr., 47, of Fairmont received dismissals on two felony charges of fifth-degree controlled substance possession, and fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, and one misdemeanor charge of driving without a valid drivers license or vehicle class/type.