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On the Docket 10-05-11

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Sept. 27
Stephen Duran, 29, of Los Alamos pleaded nolo contendere in Magistrate Court and the court accepted the plea as an admission of guilt for the purposes of this action only on a charge of battery. Judge Pat Casados sentenced Duran to anger management classes, to continue Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, serve 180 days of supervised probation, pay a $25 monthly probation fee and $73 in court costs and fees.

Sept. 28
Megan Montoya, 23, of Los Alamos pleaded guilty in Magistrate Court to charges of driving under the influence of intoxicating alcohol or drugs and driving on a revoked license. Judge Pat Casados sentenced Montoya to alcohol screening and to a treatment program, 24 hours of community service, attend a victim impact panel, install an interlock device on her vehicle, attend DWI school, serve 364 days of supervised probation, pay a $25 monthly probation fee and $251 in court costs and fees. The Judge also ordered Montoya to serve seven days with an electronic monitoring device and to pay $81 in court costs and fees for driving while her license was revoked.

Sept. 30
Timothy Martinez, 52, of Velarde pleaded guilty in Municipal Court to one count of driving without insurance and two counts of failure to appear in court. Judge Alan Kirk sentenced Martinez to pay $127 in court fines and fees for driving without insurance, $177 in fines and fees on the first count of failure to appear in court and $77 on the second count of failure to appear in court.
• Bernadette Herrera, 33, of Santa Fe pleaded guilty in Municipal Court to one count of failure to pay fines, one count of failure to appear in court and five counts of failure to pay/failure to appear. Judge Alan Kirk sentenced Herrera to pay $146 in court fines and fees for one count of failure to appear in court and $246 in fines and fees for one count of failure to appear in court. The judge also ordered the charges of five counts of failure to pay/failure to appear held and will dismiss these charges if the remainder of the case is paid in full within 60 days.