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Tama Co. Court News

June 7, 2013
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Tama County District Court

Before Judge Marsha Bergan in Tama County District Court in Toledo: Zachary Dean Roberts, 21, rural Tama, pled guilty to two counts of failure to comply with sex offender registry requirements. A pair of two year prison sentences to be served consecutively were suspended. Roberts was directed to reside at a residential treatment facility for up to 365 days or until maximum benefits are achieved. He also was fined and assessed court costs totaling $1,688 and was placed on probation for two years to the 6th Judicial District Department of Correctional Services. On Nov. 1, 2012, Roberts was charged after allegedly failing to report to the Tama County Sheriff's Office for a quarterly report under registry rules. He was charged again on Nov. 6 for allegedly providing a false home address in violation of registry rules. The charges were filed by Deputy Sheriff Michael Wright. Harley James Green, 19, Traer, received a deferred judgement, was assessed a $315 civil penalty and was placed on self-supervised probation for one year. He entered an Alford Plea to a charge of assault causing bodily injury as a lesser offense after a jury had heard his case and before before closing arguments or jury instructions. Green was originally charged with serious domestic abuse assault at a residence in Traer on May 28, 2012. The victim suffered knee and arm injuries and he was accused of choking the person. The charge was filed by Tama County Deputy Sheriff Joe Quandt. Before Judge Mary F. Chincchelly in Tama County District Court in Toledo: Brandon Scott Garcia, 20, Waterloo, entered a written guilty plea to 1st offense drunken driving. He received a deferred judgment, was placed on probation for one year to the Department of Correctional Services and assessed a $1,250 civil penalty. One-half of the amount may be waived by the court if Garcia provides proof of installation of an ignition interlock device. He also was directed to complete drinking driver's school. Garcia was charged on Dec. 23, 2012, in the 1100 block of South Main in Traer by Tama County Deputy Sheriff Joe Quandt.

Tama County Magistrate Court

Before Magistrate Ann Kuhter:

Guilty pleas, fines and court costs, agency filing charge(s)- Richard James Dolan III, 18, Marshalltown, violation of no contact order, two days in jail to be served concurrently with a Marshall County sentence and $229 court costs. Meskwaki Nation Tribal Police Ryan James Papakee, 40, rural Tama, trespassing - sentenced to community service. Meskwaki Nation Tribal Police Wendy Heatherington, 23, Union, Iowa, theft 5th- bad check $273 and $89 restitution to Sandhill Salvage, rural Tama. Tama County Sheriff's Office

Before Judge Mary E. Chicchelly:

Guilty plea, fine and court costs, agency filing charge- Brandon Scott Garcia, 20, Waterloo, driving while license suspended $250. Tama County Sheriff's Office

Before Magistrate Richard Vander Mey:

\Guilty plea, fine and court costs, agency filing charge-

Bradley Michael Wanatee, 22, rural Tama, public intoxication $148 and 10 days in jail with nine suspended. Tama County Sheriff's Office

Tama County Small Claims

Pinnacle Bank, Marshalltown vs. Richard D. Wolf, rural Tama $1,072 American Prosthetics and Orthotics, West Des Moines vs. William A. Lawton, rural Dysart $1,497 Asset Acceptance LLC, Golden Valley, Minn. vs. Calvin Youngbear, rural Tama, $2,271 Jason B. Potter, rural Tama vs. Danelle Wabaunasee, rural Tama, possession of 2306 Meskwaki Road Jason B. Potter, rural Tama vs. Danelle Wabaunasee, rural Tama, $4,750 Lee Schultz, Garwin vs. Savanna Stanley and Tom Naihes, Garwin, possession of 2130 C ave. Apt. 104, Garwin Lee Schultz, Garwin vs. Nathen Markwell and Kathleen Dolan, Garwin, possession of 2130 C Ave. Apt. 1023, Garwin Scharnweber Water Conditioning, Inc., Toledo vs. Jeff Filloon, Tama, $240 Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Iowa, Waterloo vs. Sherri L. Mauderer, Traer $789

Attempted burglary, more charges filed on rural Toledo man

Faces chagres in attempted burglary

Ethan Channing Kotouc, 21, rural Toledo, faces three charges after allegedly trying to break into the Shopkpo Store in Toledo on May 23. Kotouc was reportedly apprehended at 11:43 p.m. that night attempting to enter the rear loading doors at the business while in possession of a hacksaw and Vice Grip pliers. He was charged with 3rd degree attempted burglary, possession of burglary tools and carrying weapons. What court records describe as a large, machete-type knife with a 14 3/4 inch blade was found on the bicycle Kotouc was riding. The charges were field by Toledo Police Officer Jeremiah Mussman. Kotouc was released from custody on personal recognizance bond. A preliminary hearing was set for June 5 by Magistrate Richard Vander Mey.



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