Court Report, May 9, 2015 | ParkRecord.com

Court Report, May 9, 2015

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According to the Summit County Attorney’s Office, the following cases were heard on May 4 in the Third District Court at the Summit County Justice Center:

Benjamin Nathanial Fortune, age 42, of Coalville, pleaded guilty to false evidence of title and registration, a third-degree felony and attempted possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor. Sentencing is scheduled for June 22.

Jasmine Rodriguez, 28, Fridley, Minnesota, plead guilty to attempted possession or use of a controlled substance, a Class A misdemeanor. The court imposed a one-year jail sentence and a $2,500 fine. That sentence was stayed and the court placed the defendant on court probation for 12 months and ordered the defendant to serve 19 days in jail with credit for 19 days served and complete other standard terms and conditions.

David Rodriguez-Galla, 38, Salt Lake City, entered into a plea in abeyance to attempted assault, a class B misdemeanor. The court ordered the defendant to pay $500 and complete a domestic-violence evaluation and any recommended treatment.

Linda Jones Smith, 60, Coalville, pleaded guilty to attempted false evidence of title and registration, a class A misdemeanor and attempted forgery, a class A misdemeanor. The court imposed a one year jail sentence and a $2,500 fine. That sentence was stayed and the court placed the defendant on court probation for 18 months and ordered the defendant to complete 50 hours of community service, pay a $1,000 fine and any restitution, and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Joseph P. Lovato, 27, Salt Lake City, was sentenced for the offense of distribution of a controlled substance, a second-degree felony. The court imposed a one-to-15-year sentence at the Utah State Prison and a $10,000 fine. That sentence was stayed and the court placed the defendant on supervised probation for 36 months and ordered the defendant to serve 107 days in jail with credit for 107 days served, complete 50 hours of community service, pay a $150 recoupment fee and complete other standard terms and conditions.

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Braxton Lawrence Sainsbury, 21, Midvale, was sentenced for the offense of identity fraud, a third-degree felony and burglary, a third-degree felony. The court imposed a zero-to-five year sentence at the Utah State Prison and a $5,000 fine for each count. The sentences are to run concurrently and any case on which the defendant has been sentenced. Those sentences were stayed and the court placed the defendant on supervised probation for 36 months and ordered the defendant to complete 50 hours of community service, pay a $150 recoupment fee, pay a $750 fine and restitution, complete a theft class, and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Daniel M Dunn, 35, Spanish Fork, plead guilty to driving under the influence, a Class B misdemeanor. The court imposed a 180 day jail sentence and a $1,560 fine. That sentence was stayed and the court placed the defendant on court probation for 12 months and ordered the defendant to serve 10 days in jail, pay a $1,560 fine and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Jonathan Switzer, 53, Glen Allen, Virginia, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, a Class A misdemeanor. The court imposed a one year jail sentence and a $5,000 fine. That sentence was stayed and the court placed the defendant on court probation for 12 months and ordered the defendant to pay a $5,000 fine and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Devin Paul Westerman, 35, Samak, pleaded guilty to burglary, a third-degree felony and theft, a Class A misdemeanor. The court imposed a zero-to-five year sentence at the Utah State Prison for Burglary. The court imposed a one-year jail sentence for theft. Sentences are to run concurrently and with any case on which the defendant has been sentenced.

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