Court News

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

MONDAY, DEC. 10

. Esau A. Ortiz, 21, of Cortez. Domestic Violence-3rd Degree Assault. Thirty days in jail, 24 months probation updated sentence concurrent with Case #12CR153, $1,545.80, community service 100 hours. Defendant must write a letter of apology to the victim, and must also write a three-page paper on the effects of domestic violence on children, due six months from sentencing date. A protection order remains in effect.

. Hiram Riley Tallbrother, 26, of Teec Nos Pos, Ariz. Third-degree Assault-Knowingly/Recklessly Causing Injury. Thirty days in jail with 30 days credit for time served, 24 months probation updated sentence, $1,577.80. Defendant must also write a five-page paper on the effects of domestic violence on children, to include research on the dangers of drinking and driving. Probation is concurrent with Case #12CR174.

TUESDAY, DEC. 11

. Esau Alire Ortiz, 21, of Cortez. Domestic Violence-3rd Degree Assault-Knowingly/Recklessly Causing Injury; Protection Order Violation. Sixty days in jail with 45 days credit for time served, 24 months probation updated sentence, $293.50. Jail sentence is consecutive with case #11M657, probation is concurrent with Case #11M657.

. Hiram Raley Tallbrother, 26, of Teec Nos Pos, Ariz. Count #1: Harassment-Strike/Shove/Kick; Count #2: Protection Order Violation. For Count #1, 44 days credit for time served, 24 months probation updated sentence. On Count #2, 60 days in jail with 44 days credit for time served. Same terms and conditions of Case #12M257. Probation is concurrent with Case #12M257.

OTHER

MONDAY, DEC. 10

. Hiram R. Tallbrother, 26, of Teec Nos Pos, Ariz. Theft-$500-$1,000. Forty-five days in jail, $209.50. Jail time is consecutive with Case #12CR174.