Five individuals were sentenced in District Court this month on multiple different counts.
Matthew Beard appeared in front of Judge James Kube first on one count of disturbing the peace, a class 3 misdemeanor. Beard was sentenced to a fine of $250.00 with a court cost of $230.68.
Christopher Brady was sentenced next on one count of attempted driving during a period of revocation, a class 1 misdemeanor. Judge Kube sentenced him to serve 18 months of probation, 90 days in jail, credit for 5 days previously served. He is also required to pay fines of $90.00 for chemical testing, court cost $148.00, $30.00 probation administrative enrollment fee, and a monthly programming fee of $25.00 a month.
Joshua Bell was sentenced in District Court for two different counts: 3rd Degree Assault, a class 1 misdemeanor, and possession of a controlled substance - methamphetamine, a class 4 felony. On count one, Bell was sentenced to 6 months in the Department of Corrections, and 18 months for count two. He was credited for 139 days previously served. After release, Judge Kube also sentenced him to 9 months of post release supervision. Bell is required to attend and successfully complete a moral reconation program, an anger management program, as well as a crime victim empathy program. Finally, Bell must pay a fine for court costs of $148.00 and $45 for chemical testing.
Eric Edwards was sentenced by Judge Kube under one count of strangulation, a class 3A felony, and count two of 3rd degree assault, a class 1 misdemeanor. Edwards was sentenced to two years in the Department of Corrections on count one, and one year for count two served concurrently. He was credited 94 days previously served. Judge Kube also sentenced him to 18 months post release supervision with fines of $90.00 for chemical testing, $148.00 court costs, and a $30 administrative enrollment.
Andrew Paulsen was the fifth individual to be sentenced in court. Check out the individual story for more details.