COURT REPORT - 1/29/12

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Superior Court

CRIMINAL CASES

Walla Walla County

  • On Jan. 24 the court dismissed two counts of violation of the Uniform Controlled Substance Act from 2009 against Matthew R. Fagalde, 23, no address, in the interest of justice.
  • Bobbi S. Harter, 32, 145 W. Broadway, Milton-Freewater, was sentenced Jan. 23 on two counts of violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act and one count of third-degree theft. The sentence included restitution of $40.91, $200 in court costs, $250 jury demand fees, $107 in sheriff fees, $500 to the crime victims compensation fund, $775 in attorney fees, $1,000 violation of the Uniform Controlled Substance Act fee, $500 drug enforcement fund, $100 crime lab and biological fee, 24 days in the county jail, credit for 24 days served, 12 months community custody. On Jan. 3 Harter pleaded guilty to unlawfully possessing methamphetamine and using drug paraphernalia on Oct. 29, and wrongfully obtaining or exerting unauthorized control over miscellaneous merchandise belonging to Super 1 Foods on Oct. 28.
  • On Jan. 19 the court dismissed a 2009 charge of third-degree rape of a child against Michael R. Smyle of Bizbee, Ariz., for reason the state cannot locate the material witnesses in time for a trial.
  • On Jan. 20 the court dismissed two counts of violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act against Joy N. Smith, 36, 541 Locust St., for reason the sate will not be able to prove each element beyond a reasonable doubt.
  • Skylar I. Glasby, 23, 1116 S. Third Street, Dayton, was sentenced Jan. 24 on three counts forgery and one count third-degree theft. The sentence included restitution of $200, $200 in court costs, $163.40 in sheriff fees, $500 to the crime victims compensation fund, $775 in attorney fees, $100 biological fee, 60 days in the county jail, credit for 36 days served. On Jan. 23 Glasby pleaded guilty by Alford plea to take advantage of a favorable sentencing recommendation and knowing that if the case went to trial there was sufficient facts for a finding of guilty.

Superior Court

CRIMINAL CASES

Walla Walla County

  • Karen D. Webb, 47, street address unavailable, Athena, was charged Jan. 25 with first-degree theft. Webb is accused of wrongfully obtaining or exerting unauthorized control over property or services belonging to Whitman College between Jan. 1, 2006, and Feb. 1, 2011.
  • Lee Roy Mercado Jr., 22, 410 Chase Ave., Apt. 114, was charged Jan. 25 with two counts of violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. Mercado is accused of unlawfully possessing morphine and using drug paraphernalia on Jan. 10.
  • Leopoldo Amet Ochoa Gomez, 29, Pasco, was charged Jan. 25 with alien in possession of a firearm. Gomez is accused of knowingly carrying or possessing a shotgun without having obtained a valid alien firearm license on Dec. 31.
  • Mark A. Robison, 31, no permanent address listed, was charged Jan. 25 with residential burglary. Robison is accused of unlawfully entering or remaining in a dwelling with the intent to commit a crime on Jan. 24.
  • David Tiscareno, 29, 608 N.E. Fifth Ave., Milton-Freewater, was sentenced Jan. 24 on one count violation of the Uniform Controlled Substance Act — possession of methamphetamine. The court dismissed three other counts. The sentence included $200 in court costs, $81 in sheriff fees, $500 to the crime victims compensation fund, $775 in attorney fees, $500 drug enforcement fund, $100 each crime lab and biological fee, 67 days in the county jail, credit for 67 days served, 12 months community custody. On Jan. 17 Tiscareno pleaded guilty to unlawfully possessing methamphetamine on Nov. 19.
  • Gerald E. Legrand III, 29, 506 S.E. Date Ave., College Place, was sentenced Jan. 23 on one count each harassment — domestic violence and fourth-degree assault — domestic violence. The sentence included restitution to be determined, $200 in court costs, $105.60 in sheriff fees, $500 to the crime victims compensation fund, $775 in attorney fees, $100 each biological fee and domestic violence penalty fee, 360 days in the county jail, credit for 67 days served, 147 days suspended, 12 months community custody. On Jan. 23 Legrand pleaded guilty to threatening to kill and also assault a person who is related, making both domestic violence, on Nov. 17.

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