December 8, 2016
The following cases were heard in the Tenth Judicial District Court before Judge Thomas Stockard.
Jarret Skinner was sentenced to 12-48 months in prison for possession of a controlled substance for purposes of sale. According to deputy district attorney Chelsea Sanford, Skinner was given the opportunity for drug court programs, but either dropped out or failed them.
The sentence is to run consecutive to another sentence for a separate case. This gives Skinner a total of 24-96 months in prison.
Larry Armes was sentenced to 18-72 months in prison for trafficking methamphetamine and granted 314 days credit for time served. Court records note Armes has five past felonies on his record as well as probation, though the defense said he had been doing very well with the court's programs since his arrest.
Lana Vay was sentenced to 24-60 months in prison for conspiracy to commit a violation of the controlled substances act and given 42 days credit for time served. The sentence was suspended and she was placed on probation not to exceed five years.
Deputy district attorney Sanford argued against probation, noting Vay had made three drug deals, sometimes with her children on scene, and had tested positive on court-ordered drug tests.
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Sentencing for Anthony Shaw was continued for three weeks while an evaluation for the drug divergence program is conducted.
Katheryn Mackullak was sentenced to 24-60 months in prison for abuse and neglect or endangerment of a child with no bodily harm and given six days credit for time served.
Trevor Horner pleaded guilty to burglary while in possession of a firearm or deadly weapon. According to court documents, Horner stole a vehicle and took the firearm that was inside. Deputy district attorney Bryant Hendriksen stated Horner then went on a crime spree. Sentencing will take place in February.
Daphnie Chandler pleaded guilty to one count of burglary and one count of possession of a credit or debit card without consent. Court documents noted Chandler was an accomplice in the charges of Trevor Horner. Sentencing will take place in February.
Jamera Cortes' arraignment was continued while the defendant's questions are clarified by the public defender.
Dakota Downs was sentenced to 12-32 months in prison for possession of a controlled substance and given 72 days credit for time served.