One Hundred fifty-three Defendants were sentenced for Operating while under the Influence (OWI) in Polk County District Courts the month of November 2011.
One Hundred-thirteen of those defendants were sentenced for OWI First Offense. OWI, First Offense is a Serious Misdemeanor, punishable by a maximum sentence of one year in the County Jail and a maximum fine of $1250. The Court MUST impose a minimum of two days incarceration and a fine of $1,250, upon conviction. Blood Alcohol levels are shown below in parentheses. DRE indicates that the conviction was based upon use of drugs other than alcohol. REF means that the defendant refused the chemical test. A deferred judgment (non-conviction) is usually available to those defendants who test below .150 for a first offense.
Those defendants being sentenced for OWI First Offense the month of November 2011 were: Juan Carlos Estrada-Torres (.089), Travis Michael Alford (.092), Belkis Isabel-Pineda (.096), Jason Lee Danielson (.100), Chom M. Thongvanh (.101), Chelsea M. Peterson (.101), Jaime Michelle Lane (.101), Tia May Van (.103), Kenneth Leroy Houser (.106), Kenneth Walter Davis, Jr. (.106), Kim David Norby (.108), Stephen M. devos (.108), Lee Roy Oliver (.110), Robert Lee Shepard IV (.111), Joseph Frazier (.113), Douglas Patrick Ware (.115), Michael John Hines (.116), Nicholas A. Kluesner (.117), Steven Joseph Shea (.118), Derek James Novak (.119), Patrick Dewayne Martin (.122), Barry Patrick Knowles (.125) Knowles was convicted of Boating under the Influence, Aaron Paul Staver (.127), Cody Alan Eastin (.130), Shawn Katherine Leonard (.133), Cody Martin Loew (.136), Dino Cocic-Banjanac (.136), Cathy Ellen Stevens (.138), Gary Lee Broshuis (.139), Dora N. Parker (.141), Mickala Michelle Dunn (.142), Laurel Loreen Haeder (.142), Rex Allen Hull (.144), Josue D. Alonzo (.145), Joshua Steven Leber (.147), Britney Kae Anderson (.149), Christopher Ray Janssen (.150), Arnes Redzic (.150), Mark David Winget (.153), Travis Eugene Evans (.153), Gerald Henry Thomas (.154), Julie Lynn Adney (.157), Ruben Rojo Castillo (.157), Jody Lynn Gibson (.157), Wesley Alan Geary (.158), Kelly Ann Eginoire (.161), Bobbi Latonyelle Smith (.161), Corey Craig Dickey (.162), Augustine V. Soe (.163), Luis Manuel Ornelas-Gutierrez (.164), Tyson McDonald (.164), Deontae H. Morrison (.165), Marilee Kathryn Morrow (.169), Franky Cortez McMillan, Jr. (.170), Scott Ross (.170), Christopher Lee Neer (.170), Barbara Adams Soi (.171), Lisa Marie Heath (.172), Randall Alan Barrett (.173) Barrett was convicted of Boating under the influence, Ashley Scoles (.178), Tanner Jacob hucka (.179), Eric Ralph Eshelman (.179) Eshelman as also placed on probation for Carrying Weapons, Emanuel Lorenso-Pena (.183), Jose Pilar Jimenez (.183), Justin Matthew Rice (.184), Megan Dawn Riedel (.185), Rod D. Wilson (.188), Amesa Lashay Jordan (.188), Masengo Mahinga (.193), Luis Miguel Lara-Estrada (.194), Donna Rae Gephart (.200), Rex Dennis Fallis III (.201), Eric John Bertelsen (.203), Chester Thomas Morgan (.204), Noah Lucas Mortell (.208), Jose Encaznacion Delgadillo Sr. (.211) Delgadillo was sentenced to serve 75 days in jail, Benjamin Vega-Martinez (.211), Dennis Lee Monsma (.211), Cory Lew Lamb (.215), Gregg Michael Mooers (.215), Karli Marie Janes (.219), Jacob John Kruckenberg (.220), Renae M. Jacobs (.233), Thomas Lee Roach II (.228), Adam Vaughn Huston (.230), Debora Scott (.232), Dan Earl Lenz (.242), Brock Dale Pridie (.259), Kevin Dale Olson (.262), Theresa Faye Smith (.271), Pio Alfred Odir (REF), David Paul Ludvig Jacobson (REF), Eleazar Mar-Rodriguez (REF), Lashawn Denise Robinson (REF), Dora N. Parker (REF), Ricky Dean Gillispie (REF), Jai Matthew Elerson (REF), Jordon Ross Valone (REF), Robert James McCarey (REF), Janet Lynn Burns (REF), Ronald Beard Jr. (REF), Matthew Ryan McDanel (REF), Rodger Dawayne Gardner (REF), Tanner Curtis Sellers (REF), Nathan Robert Williams (REF), Lincoln N. Lambert (REF), Mary Fultz (REF), Joe Anthony Lopez (DRE), Ryan Caine Conard (DRE), Malik Hakim Saadiq (DRE), Phillip Alan Cooper, Jr. (DRE), Johnathan Christopher olson (DRE), and Tracy L. Benton (DRE) Benton was sentenced to serve one year in prison concurrent with another charge.
Of those defendants sentenced for OWI first offense this report, forty-five had a test of greater than .160 (twice the legal limit). The low chemical test among this group was .089 and the high test was .271 (over THREE times the legal limit). Six defendants were found guilty and sentenced based upon their use of drugs other than alcohol and seventeen refused chemical testing.
Thirty-seven Defendants were sentenced for OWI Second Offense. OWI second offense is an Aggravated Misdemeanor punishable by up to two years in prison and a fine of up to $6250. The Court MUST impose a minimum of seven days incarceration and a minimum fine of $1875 upon conviction of Second Offense OWI. The defendants sentenced for OWI second offense report were: Brent D. Overton (.094) Overton was sentenced to serve two years in prison, Matthew R. Lappe (.096), Suzanne E. Mossman (.148), Carrie A. Chizek (.148), Christopher L. Roberts (.153), Timothy C. Thomas (.158), William D. Boettcher (.159), David Willoughby (.160) Willoughby was sentenced to two years in prison, Brandon L. Tjaden (.161), Silvester K. Rutto (.169), Ah Noo (.209), Lisa R. Sheridan (.212), Ramiro S. Carillo-Olmedo (.220), Benjamin Mbutha (.226), Joshua Becker (REF), Carrie A. Chizek (REF) Chizek was sentenced to sixty days in the county jail for her two charges of OWI second offense, Jamie E Kirkpatrick (REF), Michael S. Osteen (REF), Pedro J. Rodriguez (REF), Jared T. Nachtigal (REF), Jonathan J. Dowd (REF) Dowd was sentenced to two years in prison, Michael L. Donahue II (REF), Billie A. Davis (REF), Damin A. Wood (REF) Wood was sentenced to 120 days in jail, Jamaal Clarkson (REF) Clarkson was sentenced to two years in prison, and Joseph Jones (DRE).
Of those Defendants sentenced for OWI second offense who took a chemical test, those tests ranged from a low of .094to a high of .226 (almost THREE times the legal limit). Twelve of these defendants refused the chemical test, and one was sentenced based upon his use of drugs other than alcohol. The State of Iowa has a legislatively set, presumptive level of intoxication of .08.
There were three defendant sentenced this reporting period for Third Offense OWI. Third Offense OWI is a Class D felony, punishable by up to five years in prison and by a fine of up to $7500. The Court MUST sentence a Defendant convicted of Third Offense OWI to a minimum of thirty days in jail and a minimum fine of $3125. Sentenced this report were Jessica J. Martin (DRE), David L. Knapp (REF) and James Dean Olson. All were sentenced to five years in prison, fined $3125 and had their driving privileges revoked for six years. They may serve all or part of their prison sentence in an OWI residential correctional setting such as the one operated by the Department of Corrections on the grounds of the Fort Des Moines Facility.
These cases were prosecuted by attorneys assigned to the Intake and Screening Bureau of Polk County Attorney John Sarcone’s Office.