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Local Man Sentenced For Failing To Register As Violent Offender

A local man received three years’ probation Monday for failing to register as a violent offender. District Judge Kaydee Snipes Ruiz sentenced Thomas Jake Speakthunder, born in 1977, to a three-year suspended sentence with the Department of Corrections for the felony offense of failing to register as a violent offender. Speakthunder, who pleaded guilty to the offense Dec. 19, is…

Judge Sentences Woman For Selling Meth

A woman was sentenced Monday to 2.5 years with the Department of Corrections for selling methamphetamine to an informant in the parking lot of a local grocery store. Judge Kaydee Snipes-Ruiz sentenced Lori Michelle Walker in District Court for felony criminal distribution of dangerous drugs. Walker got 47 days’ credit toward her sentence for time already served. Walker’s offense happened…

Judge Sentences Repeat Offender For Domestic Abuse

Judge Kaydee Snipes-Ruiz sentenced a local man Monday in District Court for beating his partner bloody. Snipes-Ruiz sentenced Jesse James Flansburg to three years’ probation on the charge of felony partner or family member assault. Flansburg’s deferred imposition of sentence means he can have the offense wiped off his record if he remains law abiding. Flansburg pleaded guilty to the…

Judge Sentences Man With Long DUI History For Driving Drunk

A local judge sentenced a repeat drunken driving offender Monday to 13 months with the Department of Corrections with the possibility of being released on probation sooner. Twelfth District Judge Kaydee Snipes-Ruiz imposed Carlino Broncho’s sentence on the charge of felony operation of a non-commercial vehicle by a person with an alcohol concentration of .08 or more, fourth or subsequent…

Woman Charged With Felony Negligent Homicide Pleads No Contest, Signs Plea Deal

Alaynna Gray pleaded no contest to felony negligent homicide Thursday in District Court. She averted a jury trial set to begin Monday. Eighth Judicial District Judge John Parker, who appeared via video, will sentence Gray sometime in the next seven to eight weeks. He did not set an exact date. Gray signed a plea agreement Thursday that stipulates that in…

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