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Matters of Record - Carlton County

MARCH 29, 2018

Brian Joseph Vandenest, 56, of Moose Lake — Sept. 8, 2017 offenses: felony felon in possession of ammunition or a firearm, 60 months in prison, stayed for five years, five years probation, $210 fees, one year in jail, credit for 202 days served, may be released to an inpatient treatment bed; felony possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, dismissed; felony felon in possession of a firearm and/or ammunition, dismissed; felony sell or possess silencer/suppressor, dismissed

MARCH 28, 2018

Joy Marie Martineau, 57, of Cloquet — Sept. 25, 2017, offense: felony violate no contact order within 10 years of the first of two or more convictions, three years probation, 10 days in jail, credit for 10 days served; June 1, 2017, offenses: felony assault in the second degree, dismissed; felony domestic assault, dismissed.

MARCH 27, 2018

Raymond Nicholas Mikrot, 23, of Cloquet — April 10, 2017, offenses: felony burglary in the third degree–steal/commit felony or gross misdemeanor, three years probation, three days in jail, credit for three days served, $160 fees; gross misdemeanor theft–take/use/transfer movable property–no consent, dismissed.

MARCH 23, 2018

Vanessa Lyn Northrup, 45, of Cloquet — Sept. 6, 2016, offenses: felony theft, dismissed; felony receiving stolen property, dismissed.

Running Free Lance, 26, of Kettle River — May 16, 2017, offenses: felony terroristic threats–reckless disregard risk, 21 months in prison stayed for three years, three years probation, 149 days in jail, credit for 99 days served, $210 fees; felony assault in the second degree, dismissed; felony receiving stolen property, dismissed; gross misdemeanor person charged with felony ineligible to receive, ship or transport firearms or ammunition, dismissed.

Kristin Marie Goad, 35, of Cloquet — May 5, 2017, offense: felony theft, dismissed.

Jason Allan Petite, 40, of Cloquet — Aug. 15, 2017, offense: felony possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, three years probation, $125 fees.Carlton County - Matter of Record


JAN. 26, 2018

Keith Leon Defoe Jr., 28, of Cloquet — Sept. 21, 2017, offense: felony possession of controlled substance in the fifth degree, one year and one day in prison, stayed for two years, five days in jail, credit for five days served, two years probation, $210 fees; gross misdemeanor possession of controlled substance in the fifth degree, dismissed; misdemeanor domestic assault, dismissed.

JAN. 29, 2018

Andrew Donald Norby, 25, of Moose Lake — July 22, 2014, offenses: felony distribute via electronic communication material that relates/describes sexual conduct to a child, 60 days in jail, credit for three days served, 30 days to be served in custody with remaining 30 days to be staggered with a review hearing prior, three years probation, $1,405 fees, individual therapy; felony criminal sex conduct—fourth degree—victim 13-15, dismissed.

JAN. 30, 2018

Scott Kendrick Lindgren, 21, of Cloquet — May 15, 2017, offenses: felony kidnapping, dismissed; gross misdemeanor drugs—fifth degree—possession schedule 1, 2, 3, 4—not small amount of marijuana, dismissed; felony kidnapping, 50 months in prison, $85 fees; felony assault—second degree—dangerous weapon—substantial bodily harm, dismissed; felony assault in the second degree, dismissed; felony assault in the third degree, 15 months in prison; felony threats of violence, dismissed; felony false imprisonment, dismissed; felony use of drugs to injure or facilitate crime, dismissed; gross misdemeanor drugs—fifth degree—possession schedule 1, 2, 3, 4—not small amount marijuana, dismissed; May 24, 2017, offenses: felony aggravated tampering with a witness in the first degree, dismissed; felony threats of violence, dismissed; Aug. 1, 2016, offenses: felony assault in the second degree, dismissed; felony threats of violence, one year and one day in prison, $210 fees; felony possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, dismissed; felony criminal damage to property in the first degree, dismissed; felony dangerous weapons—intentional discharge of firearm that endangers safety, dismissed; misdemeanor driving while impaired in the fourth degree, dismissed; misdemeanor driving while impaired in the fourth degree, dismissed; misdemeanor driving after suspension, dismissed.

Jerome James Otis, 22, of Brookston — Jan. 22, 2017, offenses: felony possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, three years probation, 15 days in jail, credit for 15 days served, $100 fine; misdemeanor illegal possession or sale of hypodermic syringe/needle, dismissed.

JAN. 31, 2018

Roger Petersen Jr., 30, of Carlton — April 29, 2017, offenses: felony drugs—first degree—17 grams or more—cocaine or methamphetamine within 90-day period, 68 months in prison, $210 fees; felony drugs—second degree—possession 25 grams or more cocaine or methamphetamine, dismissed; felony possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, dismissed; felony possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, dismissed; misdemeanor driving after revocation, dismissed; Nov. 22, 2017, offense: felony drugs—third degree—sale—narcotic, dismissed.

FEB. 7, 2018

Cameron Mitchell Erkkila, 29, of Cloquet — Dec. 5, 2017, offense: felony fugitive from justice from other state, extradition waived.

Justin Kane Kipela, 44, of Cloquet — Dec. 14, 2014 offenses: felony criminal sex conduct in the third degree, three years probation, three days in jail, credit for three days served, $300 fees; gross misdemeanor interference with an emergency call, dismissed.

Daniel Alden Barney, 23, of Sawyer — Sept. 15, 2017, offenses: felony domestic assault by strangulation, dismissed; misdemeanor domestic assault—intentionally inflicts/attempts to inflict bodily harm on another, 90 days in jail, credit for 71 days served, $85 fees.

FEB. 12, 2018

Sherman Bradford Fox, 36, homeless, Cloquet — Oct. 6, 2016, offenses: felony possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, dismissed; gross misdemeanor violation of domestic abuse no contact order, 108 days in jail, credit for 63 days served, $210 fees.

FEB. 13, 2018

James Wesley Mallon, 46, of Wrenshall — May 31, 2017, offense: felony criminal sex conduct—third degree—force or coercion, dismissed.

Lance Joseph Novak, 37, of Carlton — Nov. 22, 2017, offense: felony violation of domestic abuse no-contact order, dismissed.

Brandon Scott LeGore, 36, homeless, Cloquet — May 25, 2017, offenses: felony possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, dismissed.; felony possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, 13 months in prison, stayed for three years, 152 days in jail, credit for 101 days served, three years probation, $210 fees.

FEB. 14, 2018

Jessica Jean Cossalter
, 37, of Cloquet — Feb. 19, 2014, offenses: felony controlled substance crime/second degree (possession 6 grams cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine), dismissed; felony possession of a schedule 1, 2, 3 or 4 controlled substance in the fifth degree, three years probation, $125 fees, 25 days in jail, credit for 17 days served.

Donovan Alan Smith, 22, of Brookston — Dec. 22, 2017, offenses: felony possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, three years probation, $75 fees; misdemeanor illegal possession or sale of hypodermic syringe/needle, dismissed.

FEB. 22, 2018

Jo Lynn Nordrum, 41, of Cloquet — Jan. 17, 2017, offenses: felony possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, two years probation, $125 fees, three days in jail, credit for three days served; petty misdemeanor possession of a small amount of marijuana, dismissed; petty misdemeanor possession or use of drug paraphernalia, dismissed.

FEB. 27, 2018

Miranda Ojibway, 39, of Sawyer — June 15, 2017, offenses: felony possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, 12 months and one day in prison, stayed for three years, three years probation, $210 fees; gross misdemeanor introduce contraband (drugs) into a jail, lockup or prison facility, dismissed.

FEB. 28, 2018

Jamie Russell Berglund, 45, of Carlton — May 15, 2017, offense: felony theft of a motor vehicle, dismissed.

Holly Marie Shanks, 24, of Mahtowa — June 1, 2017, offenses: felony malicious punishment of a child, dismissed; gross misdemeanor malicious punishment of a child, dismissed; misdemeanor domestic assault, dismissed.

MARCH 1, 2018

Tylor Robert Jennisch, 22, of Moose Lake — Aug. 18, 2017, offense: felony fugitive from justice from other state, extradition waived.

Hollis John Larson, 53, of Moose Lake — May 16, 2017, offense: felony assault fourth degree—secure treatment facility—demonstrable bodily harm, acquitted.