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Grand County Court Report

The Combined Courts at Hot Sulphur Springs handed down various sentences during April and early May. Among them were:

Cody A. Merritt, 27, of Granby, was found guilty of felony menacing and was sentenced to three years in the Department of Corrections, with credit for 124 days served, and two years of mandatory parole. Merritt was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $493.50.

Travis T. Overmoe, 36, of Rochester, Wash., was found guilty of 2nd degree burglary of a dwelling and was sentenced to 90 days in jail with credit for 87 days served and four years of probation. Overmoe was also ordered to pay $34,389.35 in fines, costs and restitution, to complete a cognitive behavioral program and to perform 300 hours of community service.

Michael J. Ibershof, 33, of Granby, was found guilty of theft $1,000-$20,000 and was sentenced to 90 days in jail, with credit for 90 days served, and two years of supervised probation. Ibershof was also ordered to pay $6,440.80 in fines, fees, costs and restitution, to refrain from alcohol use, to complete a responsibility and restitution class, to write a letter of apology and to perform 192 hours of community service.

Dominic A. Gleisberg, 22, of Winter Park, was found guilty of marijuana distribution and was sentenced to 90 days in jail, with credit for 74 days served and 16 days suspended, and four years of supervised probation. Gleisberg was also ordered to pay fines and costs of $5,096.30, to complete a cognitive behavior program, and to perform 192 hours of community service.

David R. Rozinek, 29, of Grand Lake, was found guilty of driving under the influence (DUI) and driving under restraint and was sentenced to a total of 545 days in jail, with credit for 60 days served and 275 days suspended, and one year of supervised probation. Rozinek was also ordered to pay $5,650.33 in fines and costs, to perform 104 hours of community service, to complete alcohol education and therapy, and to refrain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Bryan L. Charlesworth, 49, of Grand Junction, was found guilty of felony menacing and was sentenced to 90 days in jail, with credit for 32 days served and 58 days suspended, and three years of supervised probation. Charlesworth was also ordered to pay $2,396.50 in fines and costs, to perform 144 hours of community service, and to abstain from alcohol use during probation.

Mikel J. Mallouf, 41, of Grand Lake, was found guilty of possession of a forged instrument, marijuana cultivation and theft under $500 and was sentenced to 90 days in jail, with credit for 90 days served, and four years of supervised probation. Mallouf was also ordered to pay $4,973.80 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 96 hours of community service, to complete substance abuse therapy, to abstain from alcohol and to submit to and pay for random drug testing and home monitoring.

Jacob C. Montgomery, 26, of Laramie, Wyo., was found guilty of felony possession of a controlled substance and 3rd degree assault - knowingly/recklessly causing injury and was sentenced to 90 days in jail, with credit for 87 days served, and two years of supervised probation. Montgomery was also ordered to pay $3,540.30 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 74 hours of community service, to complete violence therapy, and to make a $500 contribution to DARE.

Ross C. Richards, 31, of Fraser, was found guilty of obstructing a peace officer and disorderly conduct and was sentenced to a total of 545 days in jail with the option of receiving two days of jail credit for each day of inpatient treatment in an approved program. Richards was also ordered to pay $184.50 in fines and costs.

Susan Leigh Stock, 43, of Granby, was found guilty of third degree burglary and theft $1,000-$20,000 and was sentenced to 90 days in jail, with 45 days suspended, and two years of supervised probation. Stock was also ordered to pay $2,054.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 200 hours of community service, and to complete mental health therapy and a money management course.

John Albert Adams, 70, of Kremmling, was given a deferred sentence of two years of probation on a charge of harassment by strike/shove/kick. Adams was also ordered to pay $1,412.50 in fines and costs, to perform 24 hours of community service, and to complete violence treatment.

Antoinette C. Shelby Gorman, 23, of Aurora, was found guilty of harassment by strike/shove/kick and was sentenced to 180 days in jail, with credit for 10 days served and 170 days suspended, and two years of probation. Gorman was also ordered to pay $1,412.50 in fines and costs, and to obtain a mental health evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

Evan A. Marks, 23, of Kremmling, was found guilty of 3rd degree assault - knowingly/recklessly causing injury and was sentenced to 365 days in jail, with credit for 21 days served and 335 days suspended, and two years of probation. Marks was also ordered to pay $1,584.50 in fines and costs, and to submit to random urinalysis.

Aneattra J. Norman, 36, of Granby, was given a deferred sentence of two years of probation on a charge of 3rd degree assault - knowingly/recklessly causing injury. Norman was also ordered to pay $1,484.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 46 hours of community service, to obtain an anger management evaluation and comply with its recommendations, and to refrain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Jason M. Beard, 30, of Fraser, was given a deferred sentence of two years of probation on a charge of 3rd degree assault - knowingly/recklessly causing injury. Beard was also ordered to pay $601.50 in fines and costs and to perform 96 hours of community service.

Dustin Alfred Harper, 31, of Colorado Springs, was found guilty of failure to report an accident and was sentenced to 90 days in jail, with 80 days suspended. Harper was also ordered to pay $1,424.50 in fines and costs.

Kevin E. Lathrop, 48, of Denver, was found guilty of driving while ability impaired (DWAI) and driving under restrain - alcohol-related and was sentenced to 425 days in jail, with credit for 60 days served and 365 days suspended, and two years of probation. Lathrop was also ordered to pay $2,107.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 80 hours of community service, to complete alcohol education and therapy and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

James L. Ortibez, 35, of Winter Park, was found guilty of false reporting and was sentenced to 180 days in jail, with 95 days suspended and credit for 85 days served, and four years of probation. Ortibez was also ordered to pay $184.50 in fines and costs and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Robert F. Giese, 57, of Rifle, was found guilty of driving under the influence (DUI), failure to drive within marked lines and DUI per se and was sentenced to 81 days in jail, with credit for 29 days served, and two years of probation. Giese was also ordered to pay $1,408 in fines and costs.

Evan A. Marks, 23, of Kremmling, was found guilty of DUI and driving under restraint-alcohol-related and was sentenced to 30 days in jail, with credit for 21 days served, and two years of supervised probation. Marks was also ordered to pay $758.50 in fines and costs, to perform 60 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations, and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Mark Edward Blake, 29, of Kremmling, was found guilty of DUI and driving under restraint and was sentenced to 375 days in jail, with credit for 10 days served and 365 days suspended, and two years of probation. Blake was also given a suspended sentence of one year of probation on a charge of telephone harassment and was ordered to pay $935.50 in fines, fees, and costs, to perform 80 hours of community service, to undergo alcohol therapy and treatment and to abstain from alcohol used during probation and treatment.

Nathan G. Clark, 32, of Broomfield, was found guilty of DUI and was sentenced to 189 days in jail, with credit for 9 days served and 180 days suspended, and two years of supervised probation. Clark was also ordered to pay $729.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 90 hours of community service, to undergo alcohol therapy and treatment and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Cassandra Lee Clements, 27, of Huntington, W.Va., was found guilty of DUI and was sentenced to 365 days in jail (suspended) and two years of supervised probation. Clements was also ordered to pay $554.50 in fines and costs, to perform 70 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

John Christopher Ebertsch, 41, of Grand Lake, was found guilty of DUI and was sentenced to 385 days in jail, with 365 days suspended, and two years of supervised probation. Ebertsch was also ordered to pay $804.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 100 hours of community service, to complete alcohol education and therapy, and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Nicole B. Farrell, 28, of Kremmling, was found guilty of DWAI and careless driving and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended). Farrell was also ordered to pay $855.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 40 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Debra A. Emal, 57, of Fraser, was found guilty of DWAI and a lane usage violation and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and one year of supervised probation. Emal was also ordered to pay $680.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 30 hours of community service, and to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

James W. Travis, 54, of Lakewood, was found guilty of DWAI and having an open container of alcohol in a vehicle and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and one year of supervised probation. Travis was also ordered to pay $612.30 in fines and costs, to perform 36 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendation, to make a $250 contribution to Grand Futures, and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Jessica A. Church, 18, of Granby, was found guilty of underage drinking and driving and underage possession of alcohol and was sentenced to perform a total of 48 hours of community service. Church was also ordered to pay fines, fees and costs of $704.50.

Charles A. Putnam, 57, of Granby, was found guilty of DWAI and improper mountain driving and was sentenced to 381 days in jail, with 365 days suspended, and two years of supervised probation. Putnam was also ordered to pay $895.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 80 hours of community service, to complete alcohol education and therapy, and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Terrence J. Griffin, 62, of Thornton, was found guilty of DWAI and a commercial vehicle safety violation and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and two years of supervised probation. Griffin was also ordered to pay $726.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 48 hours of community service, to complete alcohol treatment and to abstain from alcohol use during treatment and probation.

Scott J. Lebarron, 44, of Kremmling, was found guilty of DWAI and was sentenced to 206 days in jail, with credit for 26 days served and 180 days suspended, and two years of probation. Lebarron was also ordered to pay $759.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 48 hours of community service, to complete alcohol therapy and education, and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Mark R. Johnson, 56, of Winter Park, was found guilty of DWAI and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and one year of probation. Johnson was also ordered to pay $654.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 30 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendation, and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Eduardo Gambino-Zarate, 60, of Silverthorne, was found guilty of DWAI and reckless driving and was sentenced to one year of supervised probation. Gambino-Zarate was also ordered to pay $752 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 24 hours of community service, to obtain an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendation, and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Michael T. Beacham, 46, of Denver, was found guilty of harassment by telephone and was sentenced to 180 days in jail, with 120 days suspended and credit for 28 days served, and four years of probation. Beacham was also ordered to pay $309.50 in fines, fees and costs and to perform 40 hours of community service.

Keith Dean Onken, 54, of Brighton, was given a deferred sentence of one year of unsupervised probation on a charge of violating bail bond conditions. Onken was also ordered to pay $784.50 in fines and costs, and to undergo a mental health evaluation and violence treatment and comply with their recommendations. In a separate case, Onken was found guilty of violating a protection order and was sentenced to one year in jail (suspended) and two years of probation (concurrent) ad was ordered to pay $212.50 in fines and costs.

Andrew David Mares, 47, of Aurora, was found guilty of public consumption of marijuana and driving without a license and was sentenced to 90 days in jail (suspended) and four years of probation. Mares was also ordered to pay $305.50 in fines, fees and costs, and to perform 240 hours of community service.

Linda S. Meighan, 49, of Arvada, was found guilty of driving under restraint-alcohol-related and was sentenced to 30 days in jail and two years of probation. Meighan was also ordered to pay $409 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 40 hours of community service, and to make a $100 contribution to the Mountain Family Center.

Ryan C. Panger, 22, of Steamboat Springs, was found guilty of violating a civil protection order and was sentenced to 365 days in jail, with 360 days suspended, and one year of probation. Panger was also ordered to pay $308.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 48 hours of community service, and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Tamara A. Eaker, 23, of Granby, was found guilty of possessing one to eight ounces of marijuana and was sentenced to 18 months in jail (suspended) and one year of unsupervised probation. Eaker was also ordered to pay $884.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 50 hours of community service, and to abstain from alcohol use during probation and treatment.

Gabriel L. Maxwell, 34, of Fargo, S.D., was found guilty of criminal mischief under $500 and was sentenced to 365 days in jail, with 360 days suspended and credit for five days served, and three years of unsupervised probation. Maxwell was also ordered to pay $709.50 in fines and costs, to perform 40 hours of community service, and to refrain from excessive use of alcohol.

Lourdes E. Beard, 32, of Fraser, was given a deferred sentence of 40 hours of community service on a charge of harassment-repeat telephone calls . Beard was ordered to pay $601.50 in fines, costs and restitution and to make a $250 contribution to the Advocates.

Gun W. Lee, 55, of Aurora, was found guilty of illegal possession of wildlife and hunting/fishing with a suspended license and was fined $786.50.

Robert J. McKibben, 19, of Kremmling, was given a deferred sentence of six months of probation on a charge of underage possession/consumption of alcohol. McKibben was also ordered to pay $63 in fines and costs, to perform 24 hours of community service, and to make a $250 contribution to Grand Futures.

Michael D. Emal, 52, of Fraser, was found guilty of disorderly conduct - offensive gesture and was sentenced to 180 days in jail (suspended) and two years of unsupervised probation. Emal was also ordered to pay $28.50 in fines and costs and to perform 40 hours of community service.

Brad A. Geist Sr., 52, of Granby, was found guilty of disorderly conduct - offensive gesture and was sentenced to 180 days in jail, with 179 days suspended and credit for one day served, and one year of probation. Geist was also ordered to pay $128.50 in fines, fees and costs, to perform 24 hours of community service, and to undergo a mental health evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

Christopher Paul Marek, 25, of Houghton Lake, Mich., was found guilty of disorderly conduct - offensive gesture and was ordered to perform 160 hours of community service and to pay $78.50 in fines and costs.

Edward Wayne Spears, 43, of Houston, Texas, was given a deferred sentence of one year of probation on a charge of disorderly conduct - offensive gesture. Spears was also ordered to pay $256.50 in fines and costs.

Thomas J. Kaye, 24, of Crested Butte, was found guilty of underage possession/consumption of alcohol and was ordered to pay $121 in fines and costs, to perform 48 hours of community service and to undergo an alcohol evaluation and comply with its recommendations.

Mark Allan Timperley, 44, of Grand Lake, was fined $226 for possession of less than two ounces of marijuana.

Dean E. Current, 45, of Brighton, was fined $165.50 for hunting/trapping/fishing on private land without permission. Twenty Colorado Division of Wildlife penalty points were also assessed against Current.

Joaquin D. Sanchez, 28, of Denver, was fined $126 for possession of drug paraphernalia.

John H. Ragland, 48, of Lakewood, was fined $96.50 for fishing without a license.

Michael E. Shindle, 20, of Granby, was fined $96.50 for fishing without a license.


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