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On The Docket 02-22-12

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Jan. 19

Michael McCormick, Los Alamos, pleaded not guilty to disorderly conduct in Magistrate Court. Judge Pat Casados found McCormick guilty and sentenced him to six month of supervised probation. He is also ordered to pay $73 in fees.

Jan. 24

Jeffrey Majors, Los Alamos, pleaded guilty in Magistrate Court to driving under the influence of drugs as part of a plea agreement. He was initially charged with aggravated DWI, speeding and having an open container. The latter two charges were dismissed by the state. Judge Pat Casados sentenced Majors to a year of unsupervised probation and is ordered to install an ignition interlock device and perform 24 hours of community service. He is also ordered to pay $241 in court fees.

Henry Flores, Los Alamos, was found guilty in Magistrate Court of careless driving as part of a plea agreement. He was initially charged with careless driving, drunk driving, failing to yield right of way and having an open container. The latter three were dropped by the state. Flores was sentenced to 90 days of probation and is required to participate in  an alcohol/drug screening program.

Jan. 25

Marcus Tranmer, Jemez Springs, pleaded guilty in Magistrate Court to shoplifting. Judge Pat Casados ordered Tranmer to pay a $50 fine and $73 in fees.

Feb. 2

Nicholas Conner, Los Alamos, pleaded guilty in Magistrate Court to a second drunk driving offense, which was reduced as per a plea agreement. He was initially charged with aggravated drunk driving, possessing an open container, driving without a license, expired vehicle registration, driving without insurance, driving on a suspended license, failing to give notice of an accident, careless driving, unlawful carrying of a deadly weapon, and possession of a controlled substance. The latter nine counts were dismissed by the State. Judge Pat Casados sentenced Conner to three years probation and is required to install an ignition interlock device, submit to random drug tests and shall perform 48 hours of community service. He is ordered to pay $741 in fines and fees.

Malcolm Torres, Santa Cruz, pleaded guilty in Magistrate Court for attempting to carry a deadly weapon on school premises as per a plea agreement. Torres was initially charged with unlawful carrying of deadly weapon on school property.  Judge Pat Casados sentenced Torres to a year of unsupervised probation and ordered to pay $73 in court fees.

Andrew Ortega, Los Alamos, pleaded guilty in Magistrate Court to misdemeanor aggravated battery and attempt of false imprisonment as part of a plea agreement. Ortega was initially charged with in addition to the false imprisonment, aggravated assault against a household member, aggravated battery against a household member, negligent use of a deadly weapon and kidnapping – all of which were dismissed by the state. Judge Pat Casados sentenced Ortega to two years of supervised probation and ordered to pay $126 in fees.

Joseph Fawcett, White Rock, was found guilty in Magistrate Court for attempted possession of a controlled substance as per a plea agreement. He was initially charged with possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. The second charge was dismissed by the state. Judge Pat Casados sentenced Fawcett to a year of probation. He’s also ordered to pay $148 in fees.

Kelly Van Lyssel, Los Alamos, pleaded guilty in Magistrate Court to drunk driving. Judge Pat Casados sentenced Van Lyssel to a year of probation and is required to install an ignition interlock device, perform 24 hours of community service and participate in an alcohol and drug screening program. Van Lyssel was ordered to pay $241 in fees.

Feb. 8

Amy Justice, 39, Los Alamos, pleaded no contest in Municipal Court to speeding, failing to appear in court and failure to pay. Judge Alan Kirk fined Justice $125 for the offenses including an additional $238 in fees.

Ray Baker, Los Alamos, pleaded not guilty to drunk driving, careless driving and speeding. Magistrate Court Judge Pat Casados found Baker guilty of drunk driving for which he was sentenced to a year of probation and is required to install an ignition interlock device in his vehicle, attend DWI School, and perform 24 hours of community service. He was also ordered to pay $241 in fees including $25 a month during his probation. The other two offenses were dismissed by the state.

Feb. 13

Crystal Griego, 27, Santa Fe, pleaded not guilty in Municipal Court to driving on a suspended or revoked license. A trial will be scheduled. Griego also pleaded no contest twice for failure to appear in court on two occasions. Judge Alan Kirk fined Griego $50 including $192 in fees for the latter two offenses.