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Douglas County Court Report: Aug. 25-Sept. 16

DOUGLAS COUNTY DISTRICT COURT

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The Douglas County Courthouse in Alexandria. (Echo Press file photo)
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DOUGLAS COUNTY DISTRICT COURT

Thursday, Aug. 25

Fabian, Paul Thomas, Alexandria; Felony fleeing police officer in a motor vehicle, stay of adjudication, conditions of the court, $50 fees, 30 days local confinement, 3 years supervised probation

Gettel, Richard William, Alexandria; Felony fifth degree controlled substance crime — methamphetamine possession under .25 grams, commit to commissioner of corrections correctional facility in St. Cloud for 17 months, stayed for 4 years, 90 days local confinement with 41 days credit for time served, $135 fees, conditions of the court, 4 years supervised probation, concurrent

Polich, Wyatt Reed, Alexandria; commit to commissioner of corrections correctional facility in St. Cloud for 18 months, stayed for 5 years, $125 fees, conditions of the court, 5 years supervised probation

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Rokes, Caleb Grant, Carlos; Felony violation of an order of protection — two previous qualified domestic violence-related offenses, commit to commissioner of corrections correctional facility in St. Cloud for 12 months, 1 day, stayed for 5 years, 311 days local confinement with 207 days credit for time served, conditions of the court, 5 years supervised probation, $125 fees

Friday, Aug. 26

Thomes, Rachael Marie, Willmar; Felony fifth degree controlled substance crime — methamphetamine possession in excess of .25 grams, 5 years supervised probation, 102 days local confinement with 68 days credit for time served, $135 fees, conditions of the court, concurrent

Thursday, Sept. 1

Virkus, Thomas Wayne, Glenwood; Felony criminal sexual conduct in the third degree, stay of adjudication, $300 fees, 30 days local confinement with 4 days credit for time served, 5 years supervised probation, conditions of the court

Biegler, Troy Jon, Brandon; Felony fifth degree controlled substance crime — methamphetamine possession in excess of .25 grams, 30 days local confinement with 9 days credit for time served, $632.70 fees, conditions of the court, 5 years supervised probation

Clitty, Jeremy Allen, Becker; Felony threats of violence, stay of adjudication, $50 fees, 4 days local confinement with 4 days credit for time served, 2 years supervised probation, conditions of the court

Tuesday, Sept. 6

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Hull, Glen Harrison, Alexandria; Felony domestic assault by strangulation, continued for dismissal, 6 months unsupervised probation, conditions of the court

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Vaughan, Ivan Ray, St. Cloud; Felony controlled substance crime in the first degree — methamphetamine possession in excess of 50 grams, commit to commissioner of corrections correctional facility in St. Cloud for 115 months, $385 fees, conditions of the court

Friday, Sept. 16

Bendt, Janet Kay, Kensington; Felony issuance of dishonored checks, 3 years supervised probation, 32 days local confinement with 21 days credit for time served, $3,173.36 fees, conditions of the court, 1 year supervised probation

This is not a comprehensive report of all district court activity, rather, a brief recap of felony charges.

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