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Tama Co. Court News

October 20, 2011
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Tama Co. District Court

Suspended sentences on meth, child endangerment charges

By John Speer CIP Brandy A. Watermans, 29, received suspended 10-year and two-year prison sentences, and a 30-day jail sentence with credit for 30 days already served from Judge Marsha A. Bergan in Tama County District Court last week.  Court records list various addresses of Tama, Bettendorf and Wagner, S.D., for Watermans. On a charge of delivery of methamphetamine, Watermans was fined $1,000 which was also suspended along with the 10-year sentence. She was placed on probation for three years to the 6th Judicial District Department of Correctional Services and her driver’s license was revoked for 180 days. On a charge of child endangerment, Watermans had a $625 fine suspended, was assessed a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and received the suspended two-year term. Watermans was charged with delivery of methamphetamine on Dec. 1, 2010, in the 100 block of East 10th Street in Tama by Tama County Deputy Sheriff Rodney Drummer. On Sept. 5, 2010, Watermans was charged with child endangerment in the 200 block of U.S. 30 in Toledo by Toledo Police Offcier Jeremiah A. Mussman. She also was charged with of possession of  a controlled substance, prohibited acts and neglect or abandonment of a  dependent person. Those charges were dismissed last week in District Court. The charges stemmed from a traffic stop in which Watermans and a small child were passengers in a vehicle. She pled guilty to the charges in court appearances on Aug. 18 and 23. In court on Oct. 6, Watermans admitted violating terms of probation and received credit for 30 days already served in jail. She was fined $315, assessed a $125 law enforcement initiative surcharge and directed to pay a $10 drug abuse education resistance surcharge. The probation stemmed from a Feb. 3, 2010, charge of possession of methamphetamine filed by Tama Police Detective John Carr. Also before Judge Bergan: Cody Evan Fevold, 20, rural Gladbrook, pled guilty to 1st offense drunken driving. Fevold received a deferred judgement, was assessed a $1,250 civil penalty and was placed on self-supervised probation. He was charged on July 30 at PP Avenue and 200th Street by Tama County Deputy Sheriff Lucas Dvorak. Jesse Scott Adkins, 26, Marshalltown, received a deferred judgment and was placed on probation for five years on a charge of intimidation with a dangerous weapon. Adkins was assessed a $750 civil penalty. He was charged with carry weapons, a loaded handgun in Tama - intimidation with a dangerous weapon by Tama Police Detective John Carr. The charge stemmed from an incident at the Town Pump tavern in downtown Tama on Oct. 26, 2010. Leandra Larae Haughey, 28, rural Tama received a suspended five-year prison sentence, was fined $750 and was placed on probation for three years to the 6th Judicial District Department of Correctional Services. The suspended sentence is to run concurrently with two Marshall County sentences. Haughey pled guilty on Aug. 11 to a charge of 2nd degree theft. She originally faced charges of forgery, ongoing criminal conduct and the theft charge filed Aug. 4, 2010 by Toledo Police Chief Jeff Harnish. At the time, Haughey was accused of having written at least 21 checks on the account of her estranged husband in Toledo, Waterloo, Oskaloosa and Altoona totaling at least $3,893 according to court records.

Tama Co. Magistrate Court

Before Magistrate Ann Kuhter:

Guilty pleas, fines and court costs, agency filing charge

Colin Wells Burnett, 20, Tama, speeding 30-25 $87. Toledo Police Keri Lynn Beattie, 26, Toledo, interference with official acts $398. Tama County Sheriff’s Office Colin Wells Burnett, 20, Austin, Texas, possession of alcohol under the legal age $330. Tama Police Robin Elizabeth Mott, 47, Lincoln, 5th theft- bad check $148 and $186 restitution to  Hometown Foods, Gladbrook. Tama Co. Sheriff’s Office Heidi Lynn Elliott, 38, Traer, dog-at-large $148. Tama Co. Sheriff’s Office Leif E, Horton, 54, rural Traer, driving while license suspended $398. Tama Co. Sheriff’s Office Adrianne Gail Halverson, 51, Marshalltown 5th theft - bad checks $148 and $194 restitution to Hometown Foods, Gladbrook. Tama Co. Sheriff’s Office

Before Magistrate Richard Vander Mey:

Guilty pleas, fines and court costs, agency filing charge-

Deshane Buffalo, 20, rural Tama, no driver’s license $195. Meskwaki Nation Tribal Police Tommie Lewis Butler, 47, Newton, 5th theft- bad check, $148 fine, 30 days jail concurrent with Mahaska County sentence, $144 restitution to Pamida, Toledo. Toledo Police

Tama Co. Small Claims

Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC, Des Moines vs. Trasa Burnside, Dysart $2,142 Jean Ellen Ellenbecker, rural Tama vs. Matt Robinson, Tama $1,300 Capital One Bank (USA) N.A., Cedar Rapids vs. Alice A. Rudd, Tama $1,810 Capital One Bank (USA) N.A., Cedar Rapids vs. Kelly L. Fink, Clutier $4,784 Equable Ascent Financial LLC, Golden Valley, Minn. vs. Naomi Chyma, Tama $2,830 Gemini Capital Group LLC, Des Moines vs. Hilario Martinez, Tama $2,686

 
 

 

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