Records, Nov. 4, 2005
District Court, Kandiyohi County - A Spicer man was sentenced to 31 days in jail, which he's already served, and five years probation for having methamphetamine and marijuana in his vehicle. According to the criminal complaint, Gregory James Uken...
District Court, Kandiyohi County
- A Spicer man was sentenced to 31 days in jail, which he's already served, and five years probation for having methamphetamine and marijuana in his vehicle.
According to the criminal complaint, Gregory James Uken, 34, was pulled over in New London on March 25 by a Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Deputy for crossing over the centerline.
The deputy found that Uken's license was suspended, the complaint says.
The deputy found 1.9 grams of methamphetamine and 3.13 grams of marijuana when he searched Uken and Uken's vehicle, the complaint says.
He pleaded guilty to one count of fifth-degree controlled substance crime.
One count of possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle, one count of possession of drug paraphernalia prohibited and one count of driving after suspension were dismissed.
He will also have to pay $1,705 in fines, undergo a chemical dependency evaluation and attend a MADD impact panel.
He was sentenced by Judge Donald Spilseth.
- A Watsonville, Calif., man was sentenced Thursday to 88 days in jail on methamphetamine-related and driving without a Minnesota license charges.
According to the criminal complaint, Felix Hernandez Perez, 30, was stopped by police July 8 after his vehicle was seen driving quickly away from Regency Estates West after a disturbance there.
One of Perez's passengers was bleeding, and Perez said the man had been hit over the head with a beer bottle in a fight at the trailer park, the complaint says.
The police searched Perez's car and found a small bag of methamphetamine, which he said was his. Police also found a small amount of methamphetamine in a small tube in Perez's front pocket.
It was also found that his California license was suspended and that he didn't have a Minnesota driver's license, the complaint says. He admitted to both.
He pleaded guilty to one count of fifth-degree controlled substance crime. One count of no Minnesota driver's license was dismissed.
He will also have to pay a $1,067 fine.
He was sentenced by Judge Gerald Seibel.
WILLMAR -- Three people were injured Wednesday evening after the car they were riding in went off the road along the Highway 71 bypass.
Nathan Walter Koering, 27, of Hugo, was driving a 2004 Ford when he lost control and went off the road.
Koering and his two passengers, Kristi Anne Barber, 24, and Taylor Catherine Barber, 4, both of Spicer, were taken to Rice Memorial Hospital with injuries. All had been released as of Thursday evening.
All were wearing seatbelts.
SPICER -- A vehicle was reported keyed Thursday morning at the parking lot of Jahnke Foods, 375 state Hwy. 23 S.
WILLMAR -- A windshield was reported broken Wednesday night at Wendy's restaurant, 1704 First St. S.