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Court Report: Dec. 17-20, 2016

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According to the Summit County Attorney’s Office, the following cases were heard on Monday, Dec. 12, in 3rd District Court at the Summit County Justice Center:

Todd A. Leight, 55, of Park City, entered a guilty plea to retail theft, 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 probation with Summit County Probation for 12 months and ordered him to complete standard terms and conditions.

Samuel Kenneth Reed, 27, of West Jordan, entered a no contest plea to attempted obstruction and entered a guilty plea to possession or use of a controlled substance, both Class A misdemeanors. The court imposed a one-year jail sentence and a $2,500 fine for each count. Those sentences were stayed and the court placed the defendant on court probation for 12 months, ordered him to serve 14 days in jail and complete other standard terms and conditions.

James Michael Sommerfield, 46, of Janesville, California, entered a guilty plea to attempted possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, a Class A misdemeanor. The court imposed a one-year jail sentence. That sentence was stayed and the court placed the defendant on court probation for 18 months, ordered him to serve 15 days in jail with credit for 15 days served and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Malik T. Williams, 19, of South Salt Lake, entered into a 12-month plea in abeyance to possession or use of a controlled substance, a Class A misdemeanor. The court ordered the defendant to pay a $1,000 fee with credit up to $500 for treatment and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Rachel Ashley Norse, 23, of Arapahoe, Wyoming, entered a guilty plea to attempted possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, a third-degree felony. The court imposed a zero-to-five year sentence at the Utah State Prison. That sentence was stayed and the court imposed a 30-day jail sentence and a $5,000 fine. The court placed the defendant on court probation for 12 months, ordered him to serve 18 days in jail with credit for 18 days served, complete 100 hours of community service and other standard terms and conditions.

Jonathan Edward Varela, 39, of Santa Fe, New Mexico, entered a guilty plea to possession or use of a controlled substance, a Class A misdemeanor, and impaired driving, a Class B misdemeanor. The court imposed a one-year jail sentence and a $2,500 fine for possession or use of a controlled substance, and imposed a 180-day jail sentence and a $1,000 fine for impaired driving. Those sentences were stayed and the court placed the defendant on court probation for 18 months, gave him credit for 10 days served, and ordered him to complete other standard terms and conditions.

Jimmy Stillwell, 51, of Reliance, Wyoming, was sentenced for the offense of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, a third-degree felony. The court imposed a zero-to-five year sentence at the Utah State Prison.

Luke V. Rasmussen, 35, of Riverdale, entered a guilty plea to assault with substantial bodily injury, a Class A misdemeanor, and driving under the influence, a Class B misdemeanor. The court imposed a one-year jail sentence and a $2,500 fine for assault with substantial bodily injury, and imposed a 180-day jail sentence and a $1,000 fine for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Those sentences were stayed and the court placed the defendant on court probation for 12 months and ordered him to complete standard terms and conditions.


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