Court News

DUI Convictions

The following are convictions made for driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher or by prescription or illegal drugs. All convicts were ordered to obtain and follow one or more of the following: drug/alcohol evaluations, Victim Impact Panel, Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving, Level II education and therapy, Alive at 25, inpatient and/ or outpatient treatment or therapy, and must submit to random tests for drugs and alcohol use. Suspended imposition of additional jail sentence (in parentheses) is conditional upon completing probation successfully and are awarded if all other requirements of the sentence are completed within one year. Dollar amounts are fines and court costs defendants were ordered to pay.

MONDAY, NOV. 26

• Matthew Ryan John, 25, of Teec Nos Pos, Ariz. and/or Cortez. (Thirty days in jail suspended imposition), four days credit for time served, updated sentence of 12 months supervised probation, $1,353.50, community service 48 hours.

TUESDAY, NOV. 27

• Shondella L. Silas, 34, of Towaoc. This is defendant’s 4th DUI conviction. 150 days in jail with 53 days credit for time served (with an additional 365 days in jail suspended imposition), 24 months supervised probation, $1,326.50, community service 120 hours.

• Shondella Lynette Silas, 34, of Towaoc. This is defendant’s 3rd DUI conviction. Seventy-five days in jail with 75 days credit for time served (with an additional 365 days in jail suspended imposition), 24 months supervised probation, $869.50, community service 90 hours.

• Tillman N. Begaye, 31, of Shiprock, N.M. This defendant’s 2nd DUI conviction. Ten days in jail with one day credit for time served (additional 365 days in jail suspended imposition), 24 months supervised probation, $1,323.50, community service 60 hours.

• Robert A. Hernandez, 43, of Cortez. This is defendant’s 3rd DUI conviction. Seventy-five days in jail with nine days credit for time served (additional 365 days in jail suspended imposition), 24 months supervised probation, $1,360, community service 90 hours.

DWAI Convictions

The following are convictions for driving while ability impaired with a blood­ alcohol content between 0.05 percent and 0.08 percent or by prescription or illegal drugs. All convicts were ordered to obtain and follow one or more of the classes or programs listed above in the DUI category; additional listed conditions also apply.

MONDAY, NOV. 26

• Debby Lynn Hammell, 52, of Dolores. (Thirty days in jail suspended imposition), *deferred sentence of 12 months probation, $813.50, community service 24 hours.

TUESDAY, NOV. 27

• Tammi Malagon Soto, 28, of Cortez. (Thirty days in jail suspended imposition), *deferred sentence of 12 months probation, $869, community service 24 hours.

• Butler Seeley, 41, of Fort Defiance, Utah. Thirty days in jail, *deferred sentence of 12 months probation, $806, community service 24 hours.

• Jesus Lopez, 41, of Phoenix, Ariz. (Thirty days in jail with suspended imposition), 12 months supervised probation, $754.50, community service 24 hours.

Driving Under Restraint — Alcohol-Related

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21

• Julmata George, 25, of Mancos. Deferred sentence of 24 months probation from Nov. 21, 2011, is revoked, and conviction is entered. Defendant is to serve five days of home detention, 30 days electronic surveillance, with 25 days credit for time served, $214.50, community service 48 hours.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28

• Ricky J. Espinoza, 30, of Cortez. Additional count of Failure to Display Proof of Insurance. For each count, *deferred sentence of 12 months unsupervised probation, $198.50.

Driving Under Suspension — Alcohol-Related

TUESDAY, NOV. 27

• William B. Drewry, 48, of Cortez. *Deferred sentence of 18 months probation, $209.50. Defendant must obtain drivers license within 12 months and provide proof to the court.

Driving After Revocation Prohibited

TUESDAY, NOV. 27

• Remuel Jones, 31, of Cortez. Thirty days in jail (additional 150 days in jail with suspended imposition), $209.50, community service 200 hours.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

MONDAY, NOV. 19

• Marilyn Haun, 49, of Mancos. Third Degree Assault–Knowingly/Recklessly Causing Injury. *Deferred updated sentence of 18 months supervised probation, $1,187.50.

MONDAY, NOV. 26

• Jerrick Lee, 26, of Cortez. DV Harassment–Strike/Shove/Kick. Eighteen months supervised probation, $1,212.50, community service 50 hours.

TUESDAY, NOV. 27

• Julmata George, 25, of Mancos. Third Degree Assault–Knowingly/Recklessly Causing Injury. Twenty-five days in jail, 18 months supervised probation, $1,228.80.

Protection Order Violation

TUESDAY, NOV. 27

• Martin DeYoung, 58, of Dolores. Protection Order Violation. Thirty days in jail with 4 days credit for time served, sentence to be served consecutively with Case No.12-0, $209.50.

• Martin DeYoung, 58, of Dolores. Protection Order Violation. Thirty days in jail with 3 days credit for time served, sentence to be served consecutively with Case No. 12M476, $209.50.

Other

TUESDAY, NOV. 27

• Connie Susan Mauro, 63, of Dolores. Ownership of Dangerous Dog. *Deferred sentence of 24 months probation, $209.50, community service 40 hours. Defendant is required to provide written notice to new owners of the animal notifying them that the dog is considered a dangerous dog, with proof of the letter to be submitted to the court. Restitution is open for 90 days.

• Wendell D. Mills, 46, of Towaoc. Speeding 10-19 MPH Over Limit. $250.50.

MONDAY, NOV. 26

• Matthew R. John, 25, of Teec Nos Pos, Ariz. and Cortez. Criminal Mischief–Under $500. Sixty days in jail with 44 days credit for time served, updated sentence of 24 months supervised probation, $282.50.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28

• Calvin N. Hance, 52, of Cortez. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, $131.

*A deferred judgment is not a conviction; it is a sentence typically put off (deferred) for a specific period of time, typically a year. If the defendant complies with each of the conditions of the deferred sentence within the allotted time period, the defendant’s record is cleared of this charge.