Court Report, Feb. 27-March 2, 2016 | ParkRecord.com

Court Report, Feb. 27-March 2, 2016

Submitted by the Summit County Attorney's Office,

According to the Summit County Attorney’s Office, the following cases were heard on Feb. 22 in 3rd District Court at the Summit County Justice Center:

Erick Alvarado-Molina, 22, of Heber City, entered a guilty plea to use or possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class B misdemeanor, and criminal mischief, a Class B misdemeanor. Sentencing is April 11.

Anthony S. Gangale, 49, of Chuluota, Florida, entered a guilty plea to 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 and a $5,000 fine. That sentence was stayed and the court placed the defendant on probation for 24 months, ordered him to serve 30 days in jail, pay a $5,000 fine and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Joshua J. Harmon, 26, of Converse, Louisiana, entered a guilty plea 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 probation for 12 months, ordered him to serve 10 days in jail with credit for 10 days served and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Nou Yang, 47, of Redding, California, entered a guilty plea to possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, a third-degree felony. Sentencing is March 28.

Merry E. Blue, 35, of Park City, entered into a plea in abeyance for 12 months to possession or use of a controlled substance, a Class A misdemeanor. The court ordered the defendant to pay a $500 fine and complete other standard terms and conditions.

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Taylor L. Drury, 23, of Columbus, Kansas, entered a guilty plea to giving a false personal identity to a peace officer, a Class A misdemeanor, and unlawful use of a financial transaction card, a Class B misdemeanor. The court imposed a one-year jail sentence and a $1,500 fine for giving a false personal identity to peace officer and imposed a 180-day jail sentence and a $500 fine for unlawful use of a financial transaction card. Those sentences are to run concurrently. The sentences were stayed and the court placed the defendant on probation for 18 months, ordered him to complete 50 hours of community service, pay a $500 fine and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Richard Thomas Hamilton, 29, of Millcreek, entered a guilty plea to assault, 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, ordered him to serve 120 days in jail with credit for 79 days served and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Blas Lara Juarez, 27, of Park City, entered a guilty plea to aggravated sexual abuse of a child, a first-degree felony. Sentencing is April 11.

Guillermo Juarez, 57, of Oakley, entered a guilty plea to driving under the influence, a third-degree felony. Sentencing is April 11.

Matthew Brian Kampfe, 26, of Sioux City, Iowa, entered a guilty plea to attempted possession of a controlled substance, a Class A misdemeanor. The court placed the defendant on court probation for 18 months, ordered him to pay $1,785.08 in restitution to the Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice for extradition costs, serve an additional three days in jail and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Alicia Jennie Martinez, 33, of Bountiful, was sentenced for the offense of retail theft, a third-degree felony. The court imposed a zero-to-five year sentence at the Utah State Prison and a $5,000 fine. That sentence was stayed and the court placed the defendant on supervised probation for 36 months, ordered her to serve 210 days in jail with credit for 150 days served, pay a $500 public defender recoupment fee, complete 50 hours of community service and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Maria G. Pulido-Cruz, 20, of Cottonwood Heights, entered a guilty plea to theft, a Class B misdemeanor. The court imposed a 180-day jail sentence and a $500 fine. That sentence was stayed and the court placed the defendant on probation for 12 months, ordered her to complete 25 hours of community service, pay a $300 fine, pay $599.27 in restitution and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Walter A. Rivera, 34, of Park City, was sentenced for the offense of sexual abuse of a child, a second-degree felony. The court imposed a one-to-15 year sentence at the Utah State Prison and a $5,000 fine. The court gave the defendant credit for 339 days served, ordered the defendant to pay restitution in the amount of $862.50 and to have no contact, directly or indirectly, with the victim or the victim’s family.