On the Books

2012-09-14T00:00:00Z On the Books Montana Standard
September 14, 2012 12:00 am

Butte Justice Court

• On Aug. 7, Donald McCubbins, 34, of 823 S. Main, pleaded guilty Aug. 7 to pawning an item belonging to another. He was fined $200 and must make restitution in the amount of $83.60. On Aug. 15, McCubbins pleaded guilty to his third theft offense and was sentenced to six months in jail. According to court documents, he took DVDs, a backpack, and girl’s clothes valued at $190 from Walmart.

• Jess Baker, 43, of 1929 Thornton, pleaded guilty Aug. 16 to driving with a suspended driver’s license, no insurance, reckless driving and failure to remain at property accident scene. Baker was fined $1,200.

• Tracy White, 42, of 1111 Farrell, pleaded guilty Aug. 10 to no insurance, driving without a driver’s license, using an electronic communication device, failure to remain at property accident scene and failure to notify of accident by quickest means. White was fined $905.

• Nicole Benton, 27, of Anaconda, was fined $870 Aug. 2, for driving with a suspended driver’s license, failure to identify self and vehicle when involved in an accident, careless driving and failure to stop and property accident scene.

• Ross Vescovi, 33, homeless, pleaded guilty Aug. 1 to theft of a meal valued at $6.75 and unlawfully remaining at Joker’s Wild. He received a 61-day jail sentence.

• April Williams, 21, of Billings, pleaded guilty Aug. 6 to criminal possession of drug paraphernalia (syringe), obstructing a police officer by providing a false name and theft of beer. She was sentenced to four days in jail.

Misdemeanor assault

• Elmer Adams, 31, no address listed, pleaded guilty July 59 to punching another person in the mouth. He received a six-month suspended sentence.

Privacy in Communication

• Justin Jurvilla, 36, of 638 W. Park, pleaded guilty Aug. 2 to sending another person at least 69 text messages. He was fined $300.


• Edmond McSweeney, 21, of 22 Laird, was fined $1,315 Aug. 8 for an aggravated DUI, reckless driving and driving without liability insurance.

• Misty Dudla, 31, of 508 Jasper, was fined $1,390 on Aug. 16, for an aggravated DUI, no insurance and speeding.

• Lacey Downey, 26, of 1347 Kaw, was fined $835 on May 4 for an aggravated DUI and reckless driving.

• Robin Chirigotis, 56, of 1912 “C” St., pleaded guilty July 30 and was fined $685. He also received a five-day jail sentence for driving with a suspended driver’s license and driving without liability insurance.

• Stephen Sattler, 26, of Bozeman, pleaded guilty Aug. 14 and was fined $585.

• William Wright, 58, of 25 E. Granite, pleaded guilty Aug. 6 and was fined $685.

Misdemeanor theft

• Jacob Guthrie, 33, no address listed, pleaded guilty Aug. 2 and was fined $500 for taking a saw from Rocky Mountain contractors. He must also make restitution.

• John Kamany, 30, of 309 Silver Bow Homes, pleaded guilty Aug. 6 to taking a chain link fence and was fined $500. He must also make restitution.

• Courtney Wandler, 26, of Anaconda, pleaded guilty Aug. 6 to taking a purse from the Sunken Treasure Casino. He was fined $500.

Obstructing a police officer

• Anton Merrill, 48, homeless, pleaded guilty Aug. 7 to giving police a false name. He received four days in jail.

• Rian Walker, 37, of 912 California, received a four-day jail sentence for leaving his car in an unsafe location.

Criminal trespass

• John Leppala, 44, no address listed, received a two-day jail sentence for illegally entering Silver Bow Homes.

• Tyler Merritt, 20, of 794 W. Granite, illegally entered a garage on the 2000 block of Florida and was fined $500.

Possession of dangerous drugs, drug paraphernalia

• Brendon Reardon, 20, of 628 W. Granite was fined $1,100 on Aug. 13, for possessing marijuana and a pipe.

Miscellaneous theft

• Aaron Hunt, 22, of 817 S. Washington, was fined $200 Aug. 13 for taking $20 worth of deli items from Albertson’s. Hunt was fined $200 and must make restitution.

• Penny McAfee, 41, of 57 W, Aluminum, pleaded guilty Aug. 13 to taking sausage, flour, Pepsi and biscuits from Albertson’s. McAfee was fined $200.

Partner or family member assault

• Shane Riley, 40, of 83 Bennett, pleaded guilty Aug. 14 and received a six-month suspended jail sentence. According to court documents, Riley caused reasonable apprehension of bodily injury to a female individual by displaying or brandishing a fire arm. He was also fined $185 for using threatening language to staff at the St. James emergency room.

• Joseph Burton, 48, of 60 E. Broadway, pleaded guilty Aug. 13 and received a six-month-jail sentence with all but three days suspended. Burton caused bodily injury to his partner.

• Julian Seger, 39, unknown address, pleaded guilty Aug. 2 to two separate counts and was fined $400.

Disorderly conduct

• Brandie Abad, 33, of 1322 Casey, using abusive language, $110 and 1 day in jail

• Heather Gardipee, 31, of 907 Silver Bow Homes, using abusive language, $110 and 1 day in jail

Five people recently pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. The people and their fines are:

• Lawrence Kelly, 51, no address listed, $185, loud and abusive language

• Raymond Moreno, 27, 3525 S. Warren, six days in jail, quarreling with others

• Christian Jarvis, 30, 5100 S. Warren, $185, challenging others to fight

• Joshua Sawyer, 30, of Helena, $185, broke a front window

• Sarah O’Hara, 21, of Deer Lodge, $185, walking around Zeppie’s Bar partially clothed

Minors in Possession

• Julio Lopez, 17, of 112 E. Platinum recently pleaded guilty to three separate counts and was fined $700.

Twenty people recently pleaded guilty to an MIP offense and each was fined $200. They are:

• Marcus Madrazo, 15, of 19 Cedar Lake

• Adam Reighard, 14, of 20 Gladstone Terrace

• Liam McCarvel, 16, of 117 E. Center

• Brea Coffey, 16, of 2808 Walnut

• Jesse Strozzi, 18, of 112 Windameer

• Mallory Shea, 19, of 2309 Harvard

• Aireonna Bowen, 14, 2701 Colusa

• Jacob Loesch, 14, 705 Sixth St.

• Samantha Gardipee, 14, of 834 W. Broadway

• James Twilleager, 16, 45 W. LaPlatte

• Matthew Starin, 18, 951 W. Quartz

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