Court Report: March 18-21, 2017 | ParkRecord.com

Court Report: March 18-21, 2017

Submitted by the Summit County Attorney’s Office

According to the Summit County Attorney's Office, the following cases were heard on Monday, March 13, in 3rd District Court at the Summit County Justice Center:

Thomas Kyle Grubbs, 43, of Lynchburg, Virginia, entered a guilty plea to failure to stop at command of law enforcement, a Class A misdemeanor. The court imposed a one-year jail sentence and a $2,500 fine. That sentence was suspended and the court placed the defendant on probation for 12 months, ordered him to complete 25 hours of community service, and other standard terms and conditions.

Kenneth Gregory Chahine, 52, of Park City, entered a no contest plea to failure to obey traffic control devices, an infraction. The court ordered the defendant to pay a $120 fine.

Johnathan Christian Hattaway, 39, of Park City, entered a guilty plea to criminal mischief, a Class A misdemeanor. The Court imposed a one-year jail sentence and a $2,500 fine. That sentence was suspended and the court placed the defendant on supervised probation for 24 months, ordered him to complete 30 hours of community service, pay restitution, and complete other standard terms and conditions. He also entered a guilty plea to criminal trespass, a Class A misdemeanor. The court imposed a one-year jail sentence and a $2,500 fine. That sentence was suspended and the court placed the defendant on supervised probation for 24 months and ordered the defendant to serve 12 days in jail, complete a mental health evaluation, and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Wade E. Morris, 59, of Bennington, Vermont, 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 suspended and the court placed the defendant on court probation for 18 months, ordered the defendant to forfeit $40,000 and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Jacob T. Searle, 24, of Salt Lake City, entered a guilty plea to attempted aggravated assault, a Class A misdemeanor, and carrying a dangerous weapon under the influence of alcohol or drugs, a Class B misdemeanor. The court imposed a one-year jail sentence and a $2,500 fine. That sentence was suspended and the court placed the defendant on court probation for 36 months, ordered him to serve 14 days in jail with credit for two days served, pay a $750 fine, and complete other standard terms and conditions.

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Brent Benjamin Skougard, 42, of West Valley, 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 suspended and the court placed the defendant on court probation for 12 months, ordered the defendant to serve 35 days in jail with credit for 35 days served, and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Roman Theodore Valdez, 20, of Aurora, Colorado, entered a guilty plea to attempted possession or use of a controlled substance, a Class B misdemeanor. The court imposed a six-month jail sentence. That sentence was suspended and the court placed the defendant on court probation for 15 months, ordered him to pay a $1,950 fine, and complete other standard terms and conditions.

Robert Markus Valdez, 36, of Magna, was sentenced for the offense of assault, a Class A misdemeanor; unlawful detention, a Class A misdemeanor; and interference with arresting officer, a Class B Misdemeanor. The court imposed a one-year jail sentence for assault, a one-year jail sentence for unlawful detention, and a 180-day jail sentence for interference with arresting officer. Those sentences were suspended and the court placed the defendant on supervised probation for 36 months, ordered him to serve 75 days in jail with credit for one day served, and complete other standard terms and conditions.