September DUIs/DWAIS

DUI Convictions

The following are convictions made in September 2012 for driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher or by prescription or illegal drugs. Unless otherwise indicated, all convicts were ordered to obtain and follow drug/alcohol evaluations, attend a victim-impact panel and to perform community service.

Suspensions of jail time (in parentheses) are awarded if all other requirements of the sentence are completed within one year. Dollar amounts not otherwise specified are court costs defendants were ordered to pay.

Nicholas K. Becker, 3701 West Fifth Ave., Apartment B, Durango. 25 days La Plata County Jail (25 days suspended), 48 hours public service, $10.72 restitution.

James Croxell, P.O. Box 144, Bayfield. 180 days La Plata County Jail 80 days suspended), 80 hours public service.

Daisy House Eagle, P.O. Box 924, Ignacio. 42 days La Plata County Jail, 52 hours public service, $10.72 restitution.

Jennifer J. Lopez, 20 La Plata Place, Durango. 25 days La Plata County Jail, 52 hours public service, $343.92 restitution.

Modesta A. Molina, 2 Palamino Drive, Durango. 90 days La Plata County Jail (78 days suspended), 96 hours public service, $11.50 restitution.

Mark L. Noyes, 1400 Kramer, No. 3, Bayfield. 90 days La Plata County Jail (78 days suspended), 48 hours public service, $13.50 restitution.

Ruth A. Richards, 567 Lake St., Pagosa Springs. 25 days La Plata County Jail (25 days suspended), 48 hours public service, $9.22 restitution.

Dillon C. Sorensen, 1322 Florida Road, No. 16, Durango. 43 days La Plata County Jail, 56 hours public service, $10.22 restitution.

Ronald R. Stelmasek, 110 Town Plaza, No. 134, Durango. 25 days La Plata County Jail (25 days suspended), 48 hours public service, $16.72 restitution.

Danielle S. Weswah, P.O. Box in Fort Defiance, Ariz. 10 days La Plata County Jail, 48 hours public service, $81.60 restitution.

DWAI Convictions

The following are September 2012 convictions for driving while ability impaired with a blood-alcohol content between 0.05 percent and 0.08 percent or by prescription or illegal drugs. Unless otherwise indicated, all convicts were ordered to obtain and follow drug/alcohol evaluations, attend a victim-impact panel and to perform community service. Suspensions of jail time (in parentheses) are awarded if all other requirements of the sentence are completed within one year. Dollar amounts not otherwise specified are court costs defendants were ordered to pay.

Daniel L. Chiles, 194 Brindle Valley Ranch, Ignacio. 8 days La Plata County Jail, 52 hours public service, $13.50 restitution.

Samantha S. Glanz, 246 E. Sixth St., Durango. 15 days La Plata County Jail (15 days suspended), 24 hours public service, $11.22 restitution.

Laura L. Praxmarer, 2955 Elkhorn Mountain Road, Durango. 25 days La Plata County Jail (25 days suspended), 24 hours public service, $74.50 restitution.

Deferred Judgments

The following cases of driving while ability impaired with a blood-alcohol content between 0.05 percent and 0.08 percent or by prescription or illegal drugs were granted deferred judgments and sentences in September 2012. A deferred judgment is not a conviction. It is a sentence typically put off (deferred) for a specific period of time, typically a year. If the defendant complies with each of the conditions of the deferred sentence within the allotted time period, the defendant’s record is cleared of this charge. Orders typically require no violations of the law during the period of the order, except for traffic infractions, attend a victim-impact panel and alcohol education class. Dollar amounts not otherwise specified are court costs defendants were ordered to pay.

Payden M. Bell, 501 Windsong Lane, Bayfield. 48 hours public service, $86.60 restitution.

Andrew F. Brown, 101 C Jenkins Ranch Road, Durango. 24 hours public service, $233.10 restitution.

Joel W. Chambers, 10 Sage Hill Court, Durango. 48 hours public service, $74.50 restitution.

Hannah R. Collins, 1200 Florida Road, No. 6, Durango. 48 hours public service, restitution to be determined.

Roland L. Keeter, 1409 West Aztec Blvd., Aztec, N.M. 48 hours public service, $7.50 restitution.

Cary D. Newman, 753 Forest Lakes Drive, Bayfield. 24 hours public service, $13.90 restitution.

Mervyn C. Nugent, 183 Crazy Horse Drive, Durango. 48 hours public service, restitution to be determined.

Cynthia K. Phillips, 107 Alamo Drive, Durango. 24 hours public service.

Tande A. Steffens, 160 Shiloh Circle, Durango. 48 hours public service, $196.70 restitution.

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