Court report

Helen Aamodt, 83, of Winsted, entered a plea of guilty to one gross misdemeanor count of school bus stop arm violation for an offense that occurred on or about Dec. 6, 2019. Judge Winters stayed the imposition of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for one year. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve three days of sentence to service work/community work service and pay a fine and surcharge of $485.

Shelley Ehrreich, 59, of Hutchinson entered a plea of guilty to one gross misdemeanor count of selling alcohol to a person under the age of 21 for an offense that occurred on or about Nov. 23, 2019. Judge Winters stayed the imposition of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for one year. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve one day of community work service and pay a fine and surcharge of $485.

Jacob Dahlheimer, 33, of Litchfield entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of domestic assault for an offense that occurred on or about April 6, 2019. Judge Winters ordered the defendant to serve 28 months in prison and pay a surcharge of $85.

Sara Marshall, 57, of Hutchinson entered a plea of guilty to one count of assault for an offense that occurred on or about Oct. 2, 2019. Judge Maher placed the defendant on probation for two years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 45 days in McLeod County Jail, complete a chemical dependency evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluation, have no use or possession of alcohol or drugs, and pay a surcharge of $85.

Matthew Sidoti, 46, of Minnetonka entered a plea of guilty to on gross misdemeanor count of driving while impaired for an offense that occurred on or about Sept. 4, 2019. Judge Maher stayed the imposition of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for two years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 30 days in McLeod County Jail now, serve 30 days in jail starting June 1, 2021, serve 30 days of electronic home monitoring, complete a chemical dependency evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluation, have no use or possession of alcohol or drugs, attend a victim impact panel, and pay a surcharge of $85.

Joseph Cooper, 40, of White Bear Lake entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of possession of a controlled substance for an offense that occurred on or about March 25, 2019. Judge Maher stayed the imposition of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for three years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 75 days in McLeod County Jail, complete a chemical dependency evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluation, have no use or possession of alcohol or drugs, and pay a surcharge of $85.

Cynthia Alvarez Rodriguez, 27, of Glencoe entered a plea of guilty to one count of driving while impaired for an offense that occurred on or about Oct. 19, 2019. Judge Maher stayed the imposition of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for two years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 15 days of electronic home monitoring, serve 15 days of sentence to service work/community work service, complete a chemical dependency evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluation, have no use or possession of alcohol or drugs, attend a victim impact panel, and pay a fine and surcharge of $185.

Dayton Sauke, 21, of Owatonna entered a plea of guilty to one gross misdemeanor count of possession of a controlled substance and one misdemeanor count of illegal transport of a firearm in a motor vehicle for an offense that occurred on or about Nov. 6, 2019. Regarding the controlled substance charge, Judge Maher stayed the adjudication of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for two years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 15 days in McLeod County Jail, serve 14 days of sentence to service work/community work service, complete a chemical dependency evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluation, and pay a fine and surcharge of $750. Regarding the transport of a firearm charge, Judge Maher ordered the defendant to pay a fine of $200.

Cody Stillwell, 25, of Winsted entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of possession of a controlled substance for an offense that occurred on or about Feb. 25, 2020. Judge Winters stayed the imposition of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for three years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 90 days in McLeod County Jail (30 days may be sentence to service work/community work service, 30 days may be inpatient treatment), complete a chemical dependency evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluation, have no use or possession of alcohol or drugs, and pay a fine and surcharge of $150.

Michael Decasas, 32, of Glencoe entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of domestic assault for an offense that occurred on or about Nov. 11, 2019. Judge Winters stayed the imposition of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for three years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 60 days in McLeod County Jail (30 days may be sentence to service work/community work service), complete a chemical dependency evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluation, complete a domestic violence treatment program, have no use or possession of alcohol or drugs, and pay a fine and surcharge of $185.

Kristiana Beavers, 30, of Hutchinson was found guilty of one felony count of burglary for an offense that occurred on or about May 21-22, 2019. Judge Winters stayed the imposition of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for three years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 30 days of electronic home monitoring, serve 15 days of sentence to service work/community work service, complete a mental health evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluation, and pay a surcharge of $85.

Andrew Smith, 19, of Hutchinson entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of possession of a controlled substance for an offense that occurred on or about Feb. 5, 2020. Judge Winters stayed the adjudication of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for three years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 15 days in McLeod County Jail, serve 15 days of sentence to service work/community work service, complete a chemical dependency evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluation, have no use or possession of alcohol or drugs, and pay a fine and surcharge of $750.

Kendra West, 25, of Clarkfield entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of possession of a controlled substance for an offense that occurred on or about May 20, 2019. Judge Winters stayed the adjudication of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for two years. The defendant also entered a plea of guilty to one misdemeanor count of driving while impaired during that same incident. Judge Winters stayed the imposition of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for two years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve five days in McLeod County Jail, serve 15 days of sentence to service work/community work service, complete a chemical dependency evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluation, have no use or possession of alcohol or drugs, attend a victim impact panel, and pay a fine and surcharge of $385.

Christopher Hecksel, 21, of Buffalo entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of threats of violence for an offense that occurred on or about Jan. 8, 2020. Judge Winters stayed the imposition of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for three years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 120 days in McLeod County Jail, complete a chemical dependency and a psychological evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluations, have no use or possession of alcohol or drugs, and pay a surcharge of $85.

In a second file, Hecksel entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of possession of a controlled substance for an offense that occurred on or about Nov. 1, 2019. Judge Winters stayed the adjudication of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for three years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 120 days in McLeod County Jail, complete a chemical dependency and a psychological evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluations, have no use or possession of alcohol or drugs, and pay a surcharge of $85. This sentence is concurrent with the previous file.

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