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Washington County summary of major cases for the week of Oct. 20

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The following is a summary of cases handled by the Washington County Attorney's Office for the week of Oct. 20, 2008. 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 10/20/2008

DATE: 10/6/2008

DEFENDANT: Helen Pendleton

DOB: 2/14/1965

CITY/RESIDENCE: St. Paul, MN

AGENCY: Oak Park Heights Police Department

CHARGE: I: Issuance of Worthless Check

DATE: 10/21/2008

DEFENDANT: Shane Martin Kristianson

DOB: 1/20/1978

CITY/RESIDENCE:

AGENCY: Cottage Grove Police Department

CHARGE: I: Check Forgery; II: Offering a Forged Check

DATE: 10/20/2008

DEFENDANT: Samarrow Samonne Helm

DOB: 5/30/1978

CITY/RESIDENCE: St. Paul, MN

AGENCY: Minnesota Financial Crimes Task Force

CHARGE: I: Check Forgery-Offer/Possess W/Intent to Defraud

DATE: 10/21/2008

DEFENDANT: Melissa Ann Iverson

DOB: 12/7/1977

CITY/RESIDENCE: Stillwater, MN

AGENCY: Stillwater Police Department

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

DATE: 10/20/2008

DEFENDANT: Thomas Allen Lovitt

DOB: 1/1/1984

CITY/RESIDENCE: COTTAGE GROVE, MN

AGENCY: Cottage Grove Police Department

CHARGE: I: Aiding and Abetting Aggravated Robbery-1st Degree; II: Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Robbery-1st Degree

DATE: 10/6/2008

DEFENDANT: Cherilynn Louise Arndt

DOB: 4/22/1968

CITY/RESIDENCE: STILLWATER, MN

AGENCY: Washington County Sheriff's Office

CHARGE: I: Check Forgery-Offer/Possess W/Intent to Defraud; II: Financial Transaction Card Fraud-Use-No Consent

DATE: 10/21/2008

DEFENDANT: Terrance David Sims

DOB: 3/14/1984

CITY/RESIDENCE: Willernie, MN

AGENCY: Stillwater Police Department

CHARGE: I: Assault-4th Deg-Peace Officer-Demonstrable Bodily Harm or Intent'lly Transfers Bodily Fluids/Feces; II: Obstruct Legal Process-Interfere w/Peace Officer

DATE: 10/22/2008

DEFENDANT: Andrew Nicholas Strugar

DOB: 8/3/1982

CITY/RESIDENCE: Oakdale, MN

AGENCY: Oakdale Police Department

CHARGE: I: Assault-3rd Degree-Victim Under Four; II: Endanger Child-Situation Could Cause Harm or Death-G

DATE: 10/21/2008

DEFENDANT: Samson Getachew Mengesha

DOB: 10/20/1989

CITY/RESIDENCE: St. Paul, MN

AGENCY: Oakdale Police Department

CHARGE: I: Criminal Sex Conduct-3rd Degree-Victim 13-15 Actor >24m older

DATE: 10/21/2008

DEFENDANT: Forrest Kent Tobias

DOB: 6/6/1964

CITY/RESIDENCE: OAK PARK HEIGHTS, Mn

AGENCY: Oak Park Heights Police Department

CHARGE: I: Criminal Sex Conduct-5th Degree-Lewd Exibition-Under 16 Present; II: Indecent Exposure/Lewdness or Procure Another to Expose In Presence of Minor Under 16

DATE: 10/21/2008

DEFENDANT: Leigh Ann Marie Harwell

DOB: 3/31/1964

CITY/RESIDENCE: Lake Elmo, MN

AGENCY: Woodbury Police Department

CHARGE: I: Theft-Take/Use/Transfer Movable Prop-No Consent

DATE: 10/23/2008

DEFENDANT: Kevin Jamaal Byrd-Solseth

DOB: 6/23/1989

CITY/RESIDENCE:

AGENCY: Oakdale Police Department

CHARGE: I: Aiding and Abetting Burglary-3rd Deg-Steal/Commit Felony or Gross Misd; II: Aiding and Abetting Theft-Take/Drive Motor Vehicle-No Owner Consent; III: Aiding and Abetting Damage to Property-1st Degree; IV: Aiding and Abetting Theft-Take/Use/Transfer Movable Prop-No Consent

DATE: 10/21/2008

DEFENDANT: Patrick Stephen Dow

DOB: 12/8/1966

CITY/RESIDENCE: Stillwater, MN

AGENCY: Stillwater Police Department

CHARGE: I: Criminal Sex Conduct-5th Degree-NonConsensual Sex Contact

DATE: 10/21/2008

DEFENDANT: Kenneth James Maslowski

DOB: 5/6/1965

CITY/RESIDENCE: Hugo, MN

AGENCY: Washington County Sheriff's Office

CHARGE: I: Drugs - 5th Degree - Possess Schedule 1,2,3,4 - Not Small Amount Marijuana

DATE: 10/21/2008

DEFENDANT: Anthony Derell Perry

DOB: 2/11/1983

CITY/RESIDENCE: LITTLE CANADA, MN

AGENCY: Washington County Sheriff's Office

CHARGE: I: Drugs - 5th Degree - Sale - Marijuana Mixture Except Small Amount of Marijuana with No Remuneration; II: Drugs - 5th Degree - Possess Schedule 1,2,3,4 - Not Small Amount Marijuana

DATE: 10/21/2008

DEFENDANT: Julian Angel Avila

DOB: 8/26/1988

CITY/RESIDENCE: ST PAUL, MN

AGENCY: Bayport Police Department

CHARGE: I: Drugs - 5th Degree - Possess Schedule 1,2,3,4 - Not Small Amount Marijuana

DATE: 10/24/2008

DEFENDANT: David Desmond Kammerer

DOB: 3/15/1971

CITY/RESIDENCE: STILLWATER, MN

AGENCY: Stillwater Police Department

CHARGE: I: False Imprisonment-Intentional Restraint; II: Domestic Assault-Misdemeanor-Intentionally Inflicts/Attempts to Inflict Bodily Harm; III: Emergency Telephone Calls/CommunicInterfere with 911 Call

DATE: 10/15/2008

DEFENDANT: Jeffrey Louis Trudeau

DOB: 11/6/1985

CITY/RESIDENCE: FOREST LAKE, MN

AGENCY: Forest Lake Police Department

CHARGE: I: Drugs - 5th Degree - Procure/Possess/Control Over a Controlled Substance

DATE: 10/17/2008

DEFENDANT: Devan Marie Elsenpeter

DOB: 11/18/1982

CITY/RESIDENCE: ST PAUL PARK, MN

AGENCY: St. Paul Park Police Department

CHARGE: I: Fleeing a Peace Officer in a Motor Vehicle; II: Traffic-Drivers License-Driving After Revocation; III: Traffic - Careless Driving; IV: Traffic Regulation-Uninsured Vehicle- Owner Violation

DATE: 10/17/2008

DEFENDANT: Loni Schel Hutchinson

DOB: 6/24/1979

CITY/RESIDENCE: Oakdale, MN

AGENCY: Oakdale Police Department

CHARGE: I: Aiding and Abetting Receiving Stolen Property

DATE: 10/17/2008

DEFENDANT: Angie Rachelle Marty

DOB: 1/26/1975

CITY/RESIDENCE: WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN

AGENCY: Cottage Grove Police Department

CHARGE: I: Stolen Checks-Penalties-2 or 3 Direct Victims/Value to Direct and Indirect Victims $501-$2,500

DATE: 10/20/2008

DEFENDANT: Micheal Allen Lee

DOB: 4/11/1981

CITY/RESIDENCE: STILLWATER, MN

AGENCY: Stillwater Police Department

CHARGE: I: Assault-2nd Degree-Dangerous Weapon; II: Terroristic Threats-Reckless Disregard Risk

DATE: 10/21/2008

DEFENDANT: Molly Ann Kollmann

DOB: 10/28/1978

CITY/RESIDENCE: NORTH BRANCH, MN

AGENCY: Forest Lake Police Department

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

DATE: 10/22/2008

DEFENDANT: Eugene Louis Fuss, II

DOB: 9/19/1948

CITY/RESIDENCE: Plum City, WI

AGENCY: Minnesota State Patrol Dist. 2400-East Metro

CHARGE: I: Drugs - 5th Degree - Possess Schedule 1,2,3,4 - Not Small Amount Marijuana

DATE: 10/22/2008

DEFENDANT: Steven Michele Hall

DOB: 12/13/1963

CITY/RESIDENCE: Cottage Grove, MN

AGENCY: Cottage Grove Police Department

CHARGE: I: Terroristic Threats-Reckless Disregard Risk; II: Obstruct Legal Process-Interfere w/Peace Officer; III: Criminal Damage to Property in the Third Degree; IV: Domestic Assault-Misdemeanor-Commits Act With Intent to Cause Fear of Immediate Bodily Harm or Death

DATE: 10/23/2008

DEFENDANT: Katrina Antonike Steward

DOB: 3/30/1983

CITY/RESIDENCE: ST PAUL PARK, MN

AGENCY: Oak Park Heights Police Department

CHARGE: I: Drugs - 5th Degree - Possess Schedule 1,2,3,4 - Not Small Amount Marijuana

DATE: 10/23/2008

DEFENDANT: Charles Edward Cardenas,Jr

DOB: 3/2/1965

CITY/RESIDENCE: NEWPORT, MN

AGENCY: Stillwater Police Department

CHARGE: I: Check Forgery-Offer/Possess W/Intent to Defraud

SENTENCING FOR THE WEEK OF 10/20/2008

DATE: 10/22/2008

DEFENDANT: Peter Joseph Wyman

DOB: 2/9/1988

CITY/RESIDENCE: Cottage Grove, MN

AGENCY: Cottage Grove Police Department

CONVICTION: Criminal Damage to Property in the First Degree

SENTENCE: Five years probation; 30 days Sentence to Service Program; pay a $50 fine; have a chemical dependency evaluation and abstain from alcohol/drugs, and have no same or similar offenses.

DATE: 10/24/2008

DEFENDANT: Douglas Scott Daily

DOB: 1/8/1956

CITY/RESIDENCE: Woodbury, MN

AGENCY: Washington County Sheriff's Office

CONVICTION: 5th Degree Controlled Substance

SENTENCE: Court stays the imposition of sentence and places defendant on probation for 10 years under the following conditions: 1) Serve 180 days in jail with credit for 11 days served, to be served 90 days in-custody Sentence to Service and 90 days Home Detention. 2) Pay $50 fine plus surcharges. 3) Abstain from the use of all mood-altering chemicals, including alcohol, and submit to random urinalysis/breathalyzers at own expense. 4) Attend AA/NA meetings 2 times per week for 12 months. 5) No same or similar offenses, be law abiding, and cooperate with all the standard conditions of probation. 6) Provide a biological specimen for purposes of DNA

analysis.

DATE: 10/24/2008

DEFENDANT: Kari Lynn Goodman

DOB: 3/16/1978

CITY/RESIDENCE: Savage, MN

AGENCY: Forest Lake Police Department

CONVICTION: Aiding and Abetting Identity Theft

SENTENCE: Committed to the Commissioner of Corrections for a period of 13 months under a stay of execution and placed Defendant on probation for 5 years under the following conditions: 1) Serve 60 days in jail with credit for 14 days served. 2) Pay $50 fine plus surcharges. 3) Pay $1,000 to victim. 4) Complete a psychological evaluation and follow all recommendations. 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) Seek and maintain gainful employment. 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

supervision to her county of residence. 10) Provide a biological specimen for purposes of DNA analysis.

DATE: 10/20/2008

DEFENDANT: Moua Xiong

DOB: 4/20/1987

CITY/RESIDENCE: Woodbury, MN

AGENCY: Woodbury Police Department

CONVICTION: Theft of a Motor Vehicle

SENTENCE: Imposition of sentence was stayed and the defendant was placed on probation for five years with the following conditions: 1) 42 days jail with credit for 28 days; 2) $50 fine plus surcharge; 3) restitution left open for 30 days to allow victim to submit a restitution affidavit; 4) abstain from the use of chemicals, including alcohol, and submit to random testing; 5) seek and maintain gainful employment and provide verification; 6) no same or similar offenses and remain law abiding; 7) provide a DNA sample.

DATE: 10/24/2008

DEFENDANT: Nathan Thomas Veesenmeyer

DOB: 4/16/1982

CITY/RESIDENCE: St Paul, MN

AGENCY: Washington County Sheriff's Office

CONVICTION: Domestic Abuse - Violate OFP While Possessing a Dangerous Weapon

SENTENCE: Defendant committed to the Commissioner of Corrections for 30 months; credit 96 days; $50 fine plus surcharges; no contact with victim.

DATE: 10/24/2008

DEFENDANT: Abdulaziz Abdulahi Mohemed

DOB: 12/11/1974

CITY/RESIDENCE: Minneapolis, MN

AGENCY: Forest Lake Police Department

CONVICTION: 5th Degree Controlled Substance

SENTENCE: Stay adjudication of sentence for a period of 2 1/2 years, conditions of probation include: 15 days (work release or Sentence to Service) credit for 1 day; Pay $50 fine plus surcharges; abstain from the use of all mood-altering chemicals and submit to random urinalysis/breathalyzers at own expense; seek and maintain gainful employment; have no same or similar offenses, be law abiding, and cooperate with all the standard conditions of probation; cooperate with the transfer of his supervision to his county of residence and provide a biological specimen for purposes of DNA analysis.

DATE: 10/14/2008

DEFENDANT: Scott James Brostrom

DOB: 9/20/1982

CITY/RESIDENCE: Minneapolis, MN

AGENCY: Washington County Sheriff's Office

CONVICTION: DWI - First Degree DWI within 10 years of 3 or more

SENTENCE: The defendant was committed to the Commissioner of Corrections for a period of 42 months, execution of sentence was stayed and the defendant was placed on probation for not to exceed 7 years on the following conditions: (1) The defendant serve 180 days in the Washington County jail with credit for 44 days served, time to be served on staggered sentencing as follows: The defendant to

report October 14th of each year to serve 20 days; (2) Pursuant to 169A.277, the defendant is required to serve 30 days on Electronic Home Monitoring per year for each year of supervision; (3) Pay a fine of $300 plus surcharges; (4) Complete an evaluation for driving care skills and follow recommendations; (5) Abstain from all mood-altering chemicals, including alcohol and submit to random testing; (6) Attend AA one time per week for 12 months and provide verification; (7) Attend MADD Victim Impact Panel; (8) Seek and maintain

gainful employment; (9) Be law abiding; (10) Cooperate with transfer of supervision; (11) Pursuant to 609.117, provide a biological specimen for DNA analysis.

DATE: 10/24/2008

DEFENDANT: Jesse Adam Noga

DOB: 11/20/1980

CITY/RESIDENCE: Andover, MN

AGENCY: Washington County Sheriff's Office

CONVICTION: Criminal Sex Conduct - 2nd Degree - Victim Under 13

SENTENCE: Stay of Imposition, if defendant's sentencing is ever executed, 5 year conditional release period applies; 25 years probation on the following: 1) Defendant to serve 180 days forthwith, credit 4 days; 2) $200 fine plus surcharges; 3) Pay restitution in the amount of $6,102.72 to the parents of victim and $707.18 to Crime Victims Reparations Board through Washington County Court Administration on a schedule to be established by the supervising probation officer; 4) Have no direct or indirect contact with the victim, her parents and their residence; 5) Have no contact with minors unless approved by his supervising probation officer and a therapist trained in the treatment of sexual offenders; 6) Follow all recommendations of the psycho-sexual evaluation which includes successful completion of sex offender treatment and follow all recommendations. Any program to be pre-approved by Washington County Community Corrections; 7) Complete all mental health programming/including taking all prescribed medication at the direction of the mental health professional, unless the supervising probation officer deems it unnecessary; 8) Follow all the standard conditions of the Sex Offender Unit, unless the supervising probation officer deems it unnecessary; 9) Make efforts to obtain his GED, unless the supervising probation officer deems it unnecessary; 10) Participate in the St. Paul Work Force Center Offender's Employment Program, unless the supervising probation officer deems it unnecessary; 11) Abstain from the use of all mood altering chemicals,

including alcohol and submit to random urinalysis/breathalyzers at his own expense, unless the supervising probation officer deems it unnecessary; 12) Submit to polygraph testing as directed by his supervising probation officer or treatment provider; 13) Have no use or possession of a computer unless approved by his supervising probation officer and a therapist trained in the treatment of sexual offenders; 14) Have no same or similar offenses, be law abiding and cooperate with all standard conditions of probation; 15)

Cooperate with the transfer of his supervision to his County/State of residence; 16) Pursuant to §243.166, defendant be ordered to register as a predatory offender; and 17) Pursuant to §609.117, defendant be ordered to provide a biological specimen for purposes of DNA analysis.

DATE: 10/24/2008

DEFENDANT: Christopher Edward Lindner

DOB: 6/30/1974

CITY/RESIDENCE: Cottage Grove, MN

AGENCY: Cottage Grove Police Department

CONVICTION: Drugs - Third Degree

SENTENCE: Defendant committed to the Commissioner of Corrections for 34 months.

DATE: 10/17/2008

DEFENDANT: Andrew Frederic Bettinger

DOB: 8/19/1980

CITY/RESIDENCE: Mahtomedi, MN

AGENCY: Washington County Sheriff's Office

CONVICTION: Drugs - Fifth Degree - Possession

SENTENCE: Stay of Imposition, 10 years probation on the following: 1) Defendant to serve 180 days, credit 69 days, balance on in-custody Sentence to Service; 2) $50 fine plus surcharges within 6 months; 3) Cognitive Skills Evaluation and recommendations; 4) Chemical dependency treatment and recommendations; 5) Abstain including alcohol and random testing; 6) AA/NA once a week for six

months and provide verification; 7) Seek and maintain gainful employment and provide verification; 8) No same or similar offenses, be law abiding and cooperate with standard conditions of probation 9) Complete RUDI (Resources for the Unemployed and Determined Individual) program; and 10) Pursuant to 609.117 defendant to provide a biological specimen for DNA analysis

DATE: 10/22/2008

DEFENDANT: Carter Paul Minke

DOB: 12/5/1988

CITY/RESIDENCE: Woodbury, MN

AGENCY: Woodbury Police Department

CONVICTION: Theft

SENTENCE: Sentenced 1 year and 1 day, execution ordered forthwith. Restitution study ordered to be done within 60 days.

DATE: 10/20/2008

DEFENDANT: John Edward Noreen, Jr.

DOB: 4/27/1989

CITY/RESIDENCE:

AGENCY: Bayport Police Department

CONVICTION: Theft of Motor Vehicle

SENTENCE: Imposition of sentence was stayed and the defendant was placed on probation for five years with the following conditions: 1) 60 days jail with credit for 44 days; 2) $50 fine plus surcharge; 3) complete the RUDI (Resources for the Unemployed and Determined Individual) program; 4) complete the New Choices For Recovery Out-Patient Program and follow the after-care recommendations; 5)

attend AA one time per week for 6 months and provide verification; 6) abstain from the use of chemicals, including alcohol, and submit to random testing; 7) no same or similar offenses and remain law abiding; 8) provide a DNA sample.

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