Loren Seth Arrington, 40, of 651 N. Matteson St., Lot #1, Maquoketa, pleaded guilty to assault with bodily injury and to child endangerment, and on each charged was sentenced to 90 days in jail, suspended, with credit for time served and probation. Arrington was fined $315 plus a 35 percent surcharge and court costs on the first charge and $625 plus a 35 percent surcharge and court costs on the second charge, with each fine subject to suspension if applicable. A third charge of public consumption of alcohol, second offense, was dismissed, with court costs assessed to the defendant.
On June 24, Arrington kneed a victim in the stomach, choked the victim and dragged the victim across the living room floor at 651-1 N. Matteson St. #1, as well as firing a BB gun inside the house in the presence of children, according to court documents. Outside, he yelled while exhibiting signs of intoxication.
Stephanie Kaye Baker, 30, of 715 Tower Road, Clinton, was charged with driving while barred.
On Nov. 14, Baker was found sitting in the passenger seat after an accident at 11321 Highway 52 with the key still in the ignition, according to court documents.
Elizabeth Mae Dersham, 33, of 1344 400th Ave., Bryant, was found guilty after trial of a compulsory education violation, first offense, and was ordered to pay a $65 fine, 35 percent surcharge and court costs and sentenced to probation.
From August 2017 through April, Dershaw allowed a child to be truant or tardy 28 days, according to court documents.
Briar Robert Detwiler, 22, of 113 S. Main St., St. Donatus, pleaded guilty to operating while under the influence, first offense, and was granted a deferred judgment. Detwiler was also assessed a civil penalty of $625 plus court costs and placed on probation, including a substance abuse evaluation and any recommended treatment.
On Sept. 2 on South Seventh Street, Bellevue, Detwiler was stopped for driving on the left side of the street. He exhibited signs of and admitted to consuming alcohol, failed field sobriety tests and tested above the legal limit, according to court documents.
Skye Aileen Hankemeier, 20, of 24 Harvard Ave., Maquoketa, was charged with fifth-degree theft.
According to court documents, on Nov. 17, Hankemeier showed a juvenile how to take a bottle of apple whiskey from its box in Fareway and conceal it in her pants, and also served as a lookout during the theft valued at $29.29.
Anthony Haywood, 24, of 3090 Grandview Ave., Dubuque, was found in violation of his probation. The court imposed a sentence for second-degree theft previously suspended, including prison for up to five years, to be served concurrently with another case, and a $750 fine. Haywood was ordered to pay a $125 Law Enforcement Initiative surcharge, restitution of court costs, and victim restitution of $2,000 with a co-defendant.
According to court documents, Haywood pushed merchandise totaling more than $1,000 in a cart out a Walmart back exit to a waiting car on Dec. 13, 2017.
Brandon Michael Karr, 21, of 706 Davenport St., Dixon, Iowa, pleaded not guilty, no defense, to possession of drug paraphernalia and was fined $65, plus applicable surcharges and court costs, as well as a $5 DARE surcharge.
On Sept. 10, according to court documents, Karr had a one-hitter with marijuana and a container with marijuana in it on the 500 block of Butternut Street.
Cohl Edward Kueter, 23, of 210 N. Walnut St., Maquoketa, pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, second offense, and was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 83 suspended, credit for time served and probation, and two days of electronic monitoring for each day in jail. The defendant was fined $1,875 plus court costs, a 35 percent surcharge and a $10 DARE surcharge, as well as completion of a substance abuse evaluation and any recommended treatment and a drinking drivers’ course.
On June 15, Kueter was parked, sleeping at the wheel, faced south in the northbound lane of Highway 61. He did not wake up until the officer did a sternum rub. Kueter exhibited signs of intoxication and tested above the legal limit, according to court documents.
Brandon Lee O’Meara, 22, of 413 S. Second St., Maquoketa, pleaded guilty to public intoxication and was sentenced to serve one day in jail, with credit for time already served, and to pay court costs.
According to court documents, O’Meara was unsteady on his feet, smelling of alcohol and testing above the legal limit in the 100 block of South Matteson Street Nov. 2.
Antonio Rubio, 26, of 2630 Roosevelt St., Dubuque, pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated, first offense, and was sentenced to 30 days in jail with 28 days suspended, probation, a substance abuse evaluation and any recommended treatment and a drinking drivers’ course, as well as a fine of $1,250 plus court costs, of which $625 may be suspended, a 35 percent surcharge and $10 DARE surcharge.
On Aug. 25, on Riverview Drive and Highway 52, a traffic stop for speeding resulted in Rubio exhibiting signs of alcohol use, according to court documents. Breathalyzer test results were above the legal limit.
Tony Woodhurst, 40, of 305 Union St., Sabula, was fined $200, plus a criminal penalty surcharge of 35 percent, for having an animal at-large.
According to court documents, on Aug. 29, Woodhurst’s dog chased a victim down the street near the VFW in Sabula, growling and trying to bite the victim.