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Tama Co. Court News

June 20, 2014
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Tama County District Court

A 10-year prison term and a pair of five-year terms for a Waterloo woman who pled guilty earlier to drug charges were suspended last week in Tama County District Court in Toledo by Judge Ian K. Thornhill. Amber Nicole Stirm, 32, pled guilty to charges of conspiracy to manufacture, deliver or posses with intent to deliver methamphetamine and charges of possession of lithium and possession of ethyl ether as precursors to manufacture, sell or distribute methamphetamine. Fines totaling $2,500 were also suspended. Strim was placed on probation for four years to the 6th Judicial District Department of Correctional Services and she was directed to pay the enrollment fee. Her driver's license was reovked for 180 days. Strim and three others were charged at 1106 U.S. Highway 63 following a traffic stop by Tama County Deputy Sheriffs Joe Quandt and Brian Randall on Dec. 13, 2013. In other cases before Judge Thornhill: Jay Shannon Bear Jr., 18, rural Tama, received deferred judgments on charges of 1sy offense drunken driving and possession with intent to deliver marijuana. He was palced on probation for two years and assessed civil penalties totaling $1,065. Bear pled guilty on May 8. He was charged on Nov. 1, 2013, at the junction of Tama County Roads E29 and M Avenue after a vehicle went into a ditch. The charges were filed by Tama County Deputy Sheriff Michael Wright. Nathasha Ann Ribby, 25, Tama, pled guilty to possession of marijuana. She received a deferred judgment, was placed on supervised probation and directed to pay a $300 supervisory enrollent fee and a $315 civil penalty. Ribby was charged on Feb. 26 in the 500 block of Beautiful Street by Tama Police Officer Mark Bear. William D. Dunlop, 44, East Moline, Ill., pled guilty to possession of marijuana. He received a deferred judgment, was placed on unsupervised probation and directed to pay a $315 civil penalty. Dunlop was charged on April 8 on U.S. Highway 63 in Tama County by DOT Motor Vehicle Enforcement Officer Caitlin Reisner.


Jennifer Ferriss vs. Nickolas Ferriss

Jenifer Osborn vs. Timothy Osborn

Tama County Magistrate Court

JoAnna Sue Allaman, 42, Buckingham was found guilty following trial for allowing a dog to be at-large by Magistrate Annm Kuhter. She was accused of allowing her dogs to be loose enabling them to attack an neighbor's sheep herd on two occasions. Allaman testified drifting snow last winter allowed the dogs to escape a fence which was erected to contain them. She was fined and assessed court costs totaling $217. The charge was filed by the Tama County Sheriff's Office. James Richard Walters, 23, Dysart, was found guilty of public intoxication following trial before Magistrate Kuhter. He was charged on March 29 in Dysart by Dysart Police. Walters was fined and assessed court costs totaling $201.

Also before Magistrate Kuhter:

Guilty pleas, fines and court costs, agency filing charge(s)-

John D. Fleckenstein, 38, Dysart, pled guilty to a Dysart city charge of violating a duty to be a responsible owner in connection with a dog case, $148. Dysart Police Maria Gutierrez, 50, Toledo, stop sign violation $195. Tama Police Cheyenne Chrsitine Wabannasee, 22, rural Tama, no vehicle insurance $398. Toledo Police Jordan Tyler Davidson, 22, Toledo, disorderly conduct $148. Toledo Police Christine C. Hicks, 22, Toledo, disorderly conduct $148. Toledo Police Lachelle Maria Tompkins, 22, Toledo, disorderly conduct $148. Toledo Police Michael Eugene White, 43, Marshalltown, no vehicle insurance, driving while license suspended, speeding 75 mph in 65 zone $533. Meskwaki Nation Tribal Police

Before Magistrate Richard Vander Mey:

Guilty plea, fines and court costs, agency filing charge(s)-

Maurice Wayne Waubanasee, 57, rural Tama, open container of alcohol beverage as passenger in motor vehicle $330. Toledo Police Wendy Dell Casali, 35, Toledo, no proof of vehicle insurance $195. Tama Police Aaren Lee Buffington, 20, Toledo, fail to wear seat belt $128. Tama Police

Before Judge Ian K. Thornhill:

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

William D. Dunlop, 45, East Moline, Ill., expired driver's medical card $50 plus court costs. DOT motor vehicle enforcement officer

Tama County Small Claims

Raymond Pettengill, La Porte City vs. Jerry Snook, Toledo, possession of 124 N. Broadway

TD Bank USA N.A., Des Moines vs. Heather A. Zach a / k / a Heather Ceasar, Tama, $4,253



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