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Washington County summary of major cases for the week of March 16
Woodbury Minnesota 8420 City Centre Drive 55125

The following is a summary of cases handled by the Washington County Attorney's Office for the week of March 16, 2009. This list includes dates of first appearances of felonies and gross misdemeanors and results of sentencing hearings of felonies and gross misdemeanors.

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SUMMARY OF MAJOR CASES FOR THE WEEK OF 3/16/2009

DATE: 3/17/2009

DEFENDANT: Luis Edwardo Vargas

DOB: 7/14/1981

CITY/RESIDENCE: St Paul, MN

AGENCY: Washington County Sheriff's Office

CHARGE: I: Third Degree Test Refusal; II: Fourth Degree Driving While

Impaired

DATE: 3/13/2009

DEFENDANT: Randy Edward Jones

DOB: 2/12/1958

CITY/RESIDENCE: North St. Paul, MN

AGENCY: Woodbury Police Department

CHARGE: I: Aiding and Abetting Theft-Take/Use/Transfer Movable Prop-No

Consent

DATE: 3/18/2009

DEFENDANT: Suzanne Margaret Parisi

DOB: 5/22/1969

CITY/RESIDENCE: Oakdale, MN

AGENCY: Oakdale Police Department

CHARGE: I: Drugs - 5th Degree - Procure/Possess/Control by Fraud or Deceit

DATE: 3/17/2009

DEFENDANT: Derek Anthony Allery

DOB: 4/8/1990

CITY/RESIDENCE: Oakdale, MN

AGENCY: Washington County Sheriff's Office

CHARGE: I: Terroristic Threats-Reckless Disregard Risk

DATE: 3/18/2009

DEFENDANT: Kyle Joseph Goodson

DOB: 11/4/1985

CITY/RESIDENCE: Oakdale, MN

AGENCY: Woodbury Police Department

CHARGE: I: Aiding and Abetting Stolen Checks-Penalties-2 or 3 Direct

Victims/Value to Direct and Indirect Victims $501-$2,500

DATE: 3/18/2009

DEFENDANT: Anthony Michael Norton

DOB: 10/3/1986

CITY/RESIDENCE: Lindstrom, MN

AGENCY: Forest Lake Police Department

CHARGE: I: Domestic Assault-Felony; II: Domestic Assault-Felony

DATE: 3/13/2009

DEFENDANT: Dereck Scott Zwakman

DOB: 12/3/1976

CITY/RESIDENCE: Cottage Grove, MN

AGENCY: Cottage Grove Police Department

CHARGE: I: Assault-3rd Degree-Substantial Bodily Harm; II: Obstruct Legal

Process-Interfere w/Peace Officer

DATE: 3/17/2009

DEFENDANT: Richard Daniel O'Hara

DOB: 11/3/1980

CITY/RESIDENCE: Mahtomedi, MN

AGENCY: Cottage Grove Police Department

CHARGE: I: Receiving Stolen Property; II: Financial Transaction Card

Fraud-Sell Two or More

DATE: 3/17/2009

DEFENDANT: Guy George Parenteau

DOB: 4/8/1957

CITY/RESIDENCE: Little Falls, MN

AGENCY: Washington County Sheriff's Office

CHARGE: I: Fugitive from Justice from Other State

DATE: 3/17/2009

DEFENDANT: Theodore William Tolar

DOB: 1/30/1973

CITY/RESIDENCE:

AGENCY: Woodbury Police Department

CHARGE: I: Aiding and Abetting Burglary-1st Deg-Poss Dangerous

Weapon/Explosive; II: Aiding and Abetting Burglary-1st

Deg-Dwelling-Occupied-Non-Accomplice Present; III: Aiding and Abetting

Terroristic Threats-Cause or Attempt Cause Terror

DATE: 3/19/2009

DEFENDANT: Eric John Harlan Hokenson

DOB: 6/4/1969

CITY/RESIDENCE: Oakdale, MN

AGENCY: Woodbury Police Department

CHARGE: I: Assault-2nd Degree-Dangerous Weapon; II: Terroristic

Threats-Reckless Disregard Risk; III: Assault-5th Deg-Inflict or Attempt

Bodily Harm

DATE: 3/20/2009

DEFENDANT: Brenda Jean Meizo

DOB: 4/8/1967

CITY/RESIDENCE: Harris, MN

AGENCY: Forest Lake Police Department

CHARGE: I: Assault-2nd Degree-Dangerous Weapon-Substantial Bodily Harm;

II: Assault-3rd Degree-Substantial Bodily Harm; III: Terroristic

Threats-Cause or Attempt Cause Terror

SENTENCING FOR THE WEEK OF 3/16/2009

DATE: 3/17/2009

DEFENDANT: Jason William Bratton

DOB: 1/19/1987

CITY/RESIDENCE: St Paul, MN

AGENCY: Washington County Sheriff's Office

CONVICTION: Attempted Burglary 3rd Degree

SENTENCE: Imposition of sentence was stayed and the defendant was

placed on probation for five years with the following conditions: 1) 23

days jail with credit for 13 days, the rest can be done on in- or

out-of-custody Sentence to Service; 2) $100 fine plus surcharge; 3) $2,577

restitution to Pepsi Bottling Company; 4) complete a chemical dependency

evaluation and follow the recommendations,

including aftercare; 5) abstain from the use of chemicals, including

alcohol, and submit to random testing; 6) no same or similar offenses,

remain law abiding; 7) cooperate with the transfer of probation to county

of residence; 8) provide a DNA sample.

DATE: 3/18/2009

DEFENDANT: Nicole Lynn Chandler

DOB: 3/30/1988

CITY/RESIDENCE: Hastings, MN

AGENCY: Woodbury Police Department

CONVICTION: Aiding and Abetting Financial Transaction Card Fraud

SENTENCE: Imposition of sentence was stayed and the defendant was

placed on probation for five years with the following conditions: 1) 23

days jail with credit for 2 days, can be done on in- or out-of-custody

Sentence to Service; 2) $50 fine plus surcharge; 3) $450.41 restitution;

4) seek and maintain gainful employment; 5) abstain from chemicals,

including alcohol, submit to random testing, provide baseline today; 6) no

same or similar offenses; 7) provide a DNA sample.

DATE: 3/13/2009

DEFENDANT: Jennifer Lynn Storm

DOB: 6/10/1968

CITY/RESIDENCE: Eden Praire, MN

AGENCY: Forest Lake Police Department

CONVICTION: 5th Degree Controlled Substance

SENTENCE: Court stayed the adjudication of sentence and placed

defendant on probation for 5 years on the following conditions: 1) Serve

23 days in jail with credit for 23 days served; 2) Pay $50 fine plus

surcharges; 3) Complete a chemical dependency evaluation within 30 days of

sentencing and follow all recommendations, including aftercare plans; 4)

Abstain from the use of all mood-altering chemicals, including alcohol,

and submit to random urinalysis/breathalyzers at own expense; 5) Attend

AA/NA meetings once a week for 9 months and provide written verification;

6) Obtain a mental health evaluation and follow all recommendations; 7)

Seek and maintain gainful employment and/or education; 8) No same or

similar offenses, be law abiding, and cooperate with all the standard

conditions of probation; 9) Cooperate with the transfer of her supervising

to her County/State of residence.

DATE: 3/13/2009

DEFENDANT: Matthew John Secrest

DOB: 3/8/1984

CITY/RESIDENCE: Lakeland, MN

AGENCY: Washington County Sheriff's Office

CONVICTION: Aiding and Abetting Burglary - 2nd Degree

SENTENCE: Committed to Commissioner of Corrections for 23 months

under a stay of execution of sentence and placed on probation for 10 years

on the following conditions: 1) Serve 106 days in jail with credit for 106

days; 2) Pay $50 fine plus surcharges; 3) Restitution Ordered; 4) Have no

direct or indirect contact with victim; 5) Complete an evaluation for

Cognitive Skills Programming and follow all recommendations; 6) Seek and

maintain gainful employment and provide verification; 7) Have no same or

similar offenses, be law abiding, and cooperate with all the standard

conditions of probation; 8) Cooperate with the transfer of his supervision

to his County of residence; 9) Provide a biological specimen for purposes

of DNA analysis.

DATE: 3/13/2009

DEFENDANT: Matthew John Secrest

DOB: 3/8/1984

CITY/RESIDENCE: Lakeland, MN

AGENCY: Washington County Sheriff's Office

CONVICTION: Aiding and Abetting Burglary - 2nd Degree

SENTENCE: Committed to the Commissioner of Corrections for 28 months

- execution stayed for a period not to exceed 10 years probation on the

following conditions: 1) Pay $50 fine; 2) Restitution Ordered; 3) Provide

a biological specimen for purposes of DNA analysis.

DATE: 3/13/2009

DEFENDANT: Paul Joseph Atkins, II

DOB: 1/24/1979

CITY/RESIDENCE:

AGENCY: Stillwater Police Department

CONVICTION: Predatory Offender Violation

SENTENCE: The court committed the defendant to the Commissioner of

Corrections for 16 months and executed the sentence, ordered a $50 fine

plus surcharges to be taken from prison wages, and a biological specimen

ordered, if not previously provided by the defendant.

DATE: 3/13/2009

DEFENDANT: Jerome Marshall Nieman

DOB: 9/22/1963

CITY/RESIDENCE: White Bear Lake, MN

AGENCY: Woodbury Police Department

CONVICTION: 5th Degree Controlled Substance

SENTENCE: Committed to the Commissioner of Corrections for 12 months

and 1 day. Execution of sentence stayed and placed defendant on probation

for 10 years on the following conditions: 1) Serve 180 days in jail with

credit for 32 days; 2) Pay $50 fine plus surcharges; 3) Complete a

psychological and psychiatric evaluation and follow all recommendations;

4) Complete all mental health programming, including taking all prescribed

medication at the direction of the mental health professional; 5) Complete

a chemical dependency evaluation and follow all recommendations; 6)

Abstain from the use of all mood-altering chemicals, including alcohol,

and submit to random urinalysis/breathalyzers at own expense; 7) No same

or similar offenses, be law abiding, and cooperate with all the standard

conditions of probation; 8) Provide a biological specimen for purposes of

DNA analysis.

DATE: 3/19/2009

DEFENDANT: Eugene Louis Fuss, II

DOB: 9/19/1948

CITY/RESIDENCE: Plum City, WI

AGENCY: Minnesota State Patrol Dist. 2400-East Metro

CONVICTION: 5th Degree Controlled Substance

SENTENCE: Court stayed adjudication of sentence pursuant to 152.18

and placed defendant on probation for 5 yrs on following conditions: 1)

Serve 3 days in jail with credit for 3 days served; 2) Pay $1,000 fine

plus surcharges; 3) Complete a chemical dependency evaluation and follow

all recommendations; 4) Abstain from the use of all non-prescribed

mood-altering chemicals, including alcohol, and

submit to random urinalysis/breathalyzers at own expense. Use yesterday's

(3/18/09) urinalysis as baseline; 5) No same or similar offenses, be law

abiding, and cooperate with all the standard conditions of probation; 6)

Cooperate with the transfer of his supervision to his State of residence.

DATE: 3/18/2009

DEFENDANT: Scott Edward Golberg

DOB: 9/27/1960

CITY/RESIDENCE: Lake Elmo, MN

AGENCY: Washington County Sheriff's Office

CONVICTION: Disorderly Conduct

SENTENCE: The defendant was given a $1,000 fine and 90 days jail.

$800 of the fine and all of the jail time suspended. He's on unsupervised

probation and is to pay the fine and have no same or similar offenses.

DATE: 3/18/2009

DEFENDANT: Obtravious Tashiro Rashad Lee

DOB: 9/27/1987

CITY/RESIDENCE: St Paul Park, MN

AGENCY: St. Paul Park Police Department

CONVICTION: Domestic Assault by Strangulation

SENTENCE: Imposition of sentence was stayed and the defendant was

placed on probation for three years with the following conditions: 1) 55

days jail with credit for 20 days, can be done on in- or out-of-custody

Sentence to Service; 2) pay $50 fine plus surcharge; 3) complete an

evaluation for domestic abuse and follow the recommendations; 4) complete

a chemical dependency evaluation and follow the

recommendations including aftercare; 5) abstain from all mood-altering

chemicals, including alcohol, submit to random testing; 6) complete GED

and provide verification; 7) no same or similar offenses, remain law

abiding; 8) provide a DNA sample.

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