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8th Judicial District Court Docket Report June 28, 2017 – July 31, 2017

Docket Report from June 28, 2017 – July 31, 2017

Colfax County:

Alonzo Chavez appeared for first appearance on June 28, 2017. Denials were entered on all counts and the surety bond set in the Magistrate Court was continued. Mr. Chavez is to continue report to APPO.

Jacob Duran appeared for first appearance on June 28, 2017. Denials were entered on all counts and bond was set in the amount of $5,000.00 cash or surety. Mr. Duran is ordered to comply with all standard conditions of release as well as check in with APPO.

A bench warrant was issued for the arrest of Michael Sandoval in the amount of $5,000.00 cash only for failure to appear on June 28, 2017.

Peyton Rodriguez appeared on a Motion to Dismiss. The Court granted the dismissal as requested by Defense due to the violation of speedy trial and no action and delay by the State.

Andrew Madrid appeared for arraignment on June 28, 2017. Bond was set at $5,000.00 appearance. Mr. Madrid is to comply with all standard conditions of release and remain in contact with his attorney. He is also to report to HRDA for random UAS.

Julian Chavez appeared for arraignment in two cause numbers on June 28, 2017. Bond was set at $5,000.00 cash only in each case.

Richard Demars appeared for sentencing on June 28, 2017. The Court sentenced Mr. Demars to 5 years supervised probation. All priors were held in abeyance and he was ordered to continue substance abuse counseling along with having to complete the Adult Drug Court Program.

A bench warrant was issued for the arrest of Deseray Duran in the amount of $250.00 cash only for failure to appear on June 28, 2017.

Shelbe Mastrantoni appeared for a probation violation hearing on July 10, 2017. Mr. Mastrantoni admitted to the violation and the Court revoked and reinstated him on all previous conditions of probation.

Judy Serna appeared on a motion to compel. The Court granted the motion.

Thomas Anaya appeared for arraignment on July 10, 2017. He was released on OR bond and was ordered to have absolutely no contact with the victims.

Lee Sexton appeared for plea conference on July 10, 2017. He pled guilty to Count 1: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony-Narcotic Drug), a fourth degree felony and Count 3: Aggravated DWI Driving While Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor/Drug (Refused Test), a petty misdemeanor. Mr. Sexton was entered on a suspended sentence for 18 months. He is to serve 18 months supervised probation as well as pay all fines and fees required for DWI. Community service is ordered and he will have to have an ignition interlock for 1 year in order to get a driver’s license. This sentence is running concurrent with a case out of the Fourth Judicial District. Mr. Sexton is to receive credit for the time he has been incarcerated.

Jesse Bossen appeared for docket call on July 10, 2017. He pled guilty to Count 1: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony-Narcotic Drug), a fourth degree felony. The State dismissed Counts 2 and 3. Mr. Bossen was sentenced to 18 months DOC, 18 months suspended, and ordered to complete 18 months supervised probation. He agreed to banishment from Colfax County and is going to attempt to transfer his probation to the State of Colorado.

Starla Richards appeared for probation violation hearing on July 10, 2017. The Court revoked and reinstated her on probation. She was ordered to report immediately to Tri-County. A treatment guardian was ordered along with a mental health assessment.

Matthew Mendez appeared for first appearance on July 10, 2017. Bond was set at $5,000.00 cash/surety or 10% to the Court. Mr. Mendez requested to admit to the probation violation that day and the Court allowed him to do so. The Court revoked his probation and he was sentenced to serve the remaining time he has left on probation in DOC, which is about one (1) year.

Melissa Medina appeared for probation violation hearing on July 10, 2017. The Court dismissed the State’s Motion to Revoke Probation because a defendant can not be held in violation until the judgement and sentence is entered. The judgement and sentence had not yet been entered when Ms. Medina was alleged to be in violation of her probation.

Jolene Onstott appeared for probation violation hearing on July 11, 2017. Ms. Onstott was found to be in violation of her probation by the Court. She was sentenced to 12 years DOC; 7 of those years were suspended and she has four years of credit for time served. Ms. Onstott will serve 14 months in DOC and qualifies for good time.

Melanie Gallegos appeared for a plea conference on July 11, 2017. She pled guilty to Count 1: Larceny (Over $500 but not more than $2,500), a fourth degree felony. The State held the priors in abeyance. Ms. Gallegos was sentenced to a suspended sentence of 18 months. She will be on supervised probation with APPO for 18 months on all standard conditions. The Court ordered that Ms. Gallegos pay restitution.

Mark Query appeared for an adjudicatory hearing on July 19, 2017. He admitted to violating his probation. Mr. Query’s probation was revoke and reinstated with the special condition that he will complete the Raton Adult Drug Court Program and is on zero tolerance with probation. He is also required to take random UA’s with HRDA.

Shannon James appeared for arraignment on July 19, 2017. Denials were entered on all counts and bond was continued at $10,000.00 appearance. All previous conditions set by the Magistrate Court were continued.

James Warrick appeared for a status conference on July 19, 2017. He pled guilty to Count 1: Possession of a Firearm or Destructive Devise by a Felon, a fourth degree felony. Mr. Warrick is to receive credit for the time he was incarcerated. The Court sentenced him to 18 months supervised probation with APPO on all standard conditions.

Julian Chavez appeared for arraignment on July 19, 2017 in 3 cases. In D-809-CR-2017-84, bond was set at $500.00, 10% to the Court. In D-809-CR-2017-92, bond was set at $2,500.00, 10% to the Court. In this cause, Mr. Chavez is not allowed in the Village of Cimarron, is to have no contact with the victims or witnesses involved, and is to be on GPS monitor. In D-809-CR-2017-88, there was a no bond hold entered. This bond would remain until the State files their amended criminal complaint.

Mary Chavez appeared for arraignment on July 19, 2017. Ms. Chavez was released on an OR bond with standard conditions of release entered.

Brittany Sandoval appeared for a plea conference on July 19, 2017. She pled guilty to Count 2: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony-Narcotic Drug), a fourth degree felony and Count 3: Use or Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a misdemeanor. The Court withheld a finding of guilt and entered Ms. Sandoval on a Conditional Discharge for 18 months. She will serve 18 months supervised probation with APPO on all standard conditions and will submit to a drug and alcohol screen and comply with the recommendations of the screener.

Shannon Portillos appeared for a plea conference on July 19, 2017. She pled guilty to Count 2: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony-Narcotic Drug), a fourth degree felony. The Court withheld a finding of guilt and entered Ms. Portillos on a Conditional Discharge for 12 months. She will serve 12 months supervised probation with APPO on all standard conditions and will submit to a drug and alcohol screed and comply with the recommendations of the screener. A $100.00 donation to Crime Stoppers was also ordered.

Rebecca Romero appeared for a plea conference on July 19, 2017 in 4 cases. In D-809-CR-2016-72, Ms. Romero pled guilty to Count 1: Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, a fourth degree felony, Count 2: Harboring or Aiding a Felon, a fourth degree felony, and Count 5: Resisting, Evading, or Obstructing an Officer (Service of Process), a misdemeanor. In D-809-CR-2017-74, Ms. Romero pled guilty to Count 1: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony-Narcotic Drug), a fourth degree felony, Count 2: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony-Narcotic Drug), a fourth degree felony, and Count 3: Bringing Contraband into a Jail, a fourth degree felony. The State dismissed 9 other charges that were brought. The Court entered a deferred sentence for 5 years. Ms. Romero is to serve those 5 years on supervised probation with APPO. If she complies with APPO for the first 3 years without any violations, her probation will become unsupervised for years 4 and 5. She was also ordered to apply to and complete the Adult Drug Court Program.

Robert Gallegos appeared for a plea conference on July 19, 2017. He pled guilty to Count 1: Possession of a Controlled Substance (Felony-Narcotic Drug), a fourth degree felony and Count 2: Tampering with Evidence (Highest Crime a Third, Fourth or Indeterminate Degree Felony), a fourth degree felony. Mr. Gallegos was sentenced to 36 months DOC, with 28 months suspended. He is to receive credit for the 8 months he was incarcerated. Mr. Gallegos will be on supervised probation for 18 months with APPO and shall successfully complete the Villa de Esperanza inpatient treatment.

Adam Rivera appeared for arraignment on July 19, 2017. Denials were entered on all counts and he was released on OR bond. Mr. Rivera agreed to enter into a waiver of extradition upon going back to the State of Colorado.

Josh Jacobs appeared for a plea conference on July 24, 2017. He pled guilty to Count 1: Battery on a Peace Officer. Mr. Jacobs was sentenced to 30 months DOC, with 18 months suspended. He will serve 12 months in DOC and will serve the remaining time on supervised probation with APPO upon his release from DOC.

Lisa Valdez appeared for a plea conference on July 26, 2017. She pled guilty to Count 1: Larceny (Over $500 but not more than $2,500), a fourth degree felony. The Court entered a Conditional Discharge for 18 months. Ms. Valdez will serve 18 months supervised probation and will have to pay restitution to the victim.

A bench warrant was issued for the arrest of Theresa Mendez in the amount of $2,500.00 cash/surety for failure to appear on July 26, 2017.

Dustin Pettit appeared for arraignment on July 26, 2017. He requested to enter a plea with the State at this hearing and the Court accepted the plea. Mr. Pettit pled guilty to Count 1: Criminal Damage to Property (Over $1000), a fourth degree felony and Count 2: Aggravated Battery Against a Household Member (No Great Bodily Harm)(Misdemeanor), and Misdemeanor. Sentencing was postponed to a later date and Mr. Pettit was released on OR bond with standard conditions of release entered.

A bench warrant was issued for the arrest of George Martinez-Romero in the amount of $2,500.00 cash/surety for failure to appear on July 26, 2017.

A bench warrant was issued for the arrest of Gabriel Mares in the amount of $5,000.00 cash only for failure to appear on July 26, 2017.

John Sanchez appeared for arraignment in two cases. Denials were entered on all counts and Mr. Sanchez was released on OR bond in both cases. He does have to report to HRDA for random UAS and must comply with all standard conditions of release.
Union County:

James T. Kirk appeared for arraignment on June 29, 2017. Bond was set at $5,000.00 cash only. All standard conditions of release were ordered as well random UAs.
Bennie Lewis Gardener appeared for arraignment on June 29, 2017. Bond was set at $35,000.00 cash or surety. Mr. Gardener is to report to the Union County Compliance Officer upon his release.

A bench warrant in the amount of $2,500.00 cash only was issued for Andrew John Metoyer for failure to appear on June 29, 2017.

Nathan Vigil appeared for docket call on June 29, 2017. . Conditions of release were discussed and were set to remain the same from the Magistrate Court. Mr. Vigil was ordered to check in with Union County Compliance Officer.

Keesha Trujillo appeared for sentencing in three cases on June 29, 2017. Ms. Trujillo was sentenced to 6 years incarceration. 6 of those years are suspended and she will serve 3 years supervised probation with Adult Probation and Parole. All standard conditions of probation were ordered.

Joseph Martinez appeared for sentencing in three cases on June 29, 2017. Mr. Martinez was sentenced to 112 days incarceration and NMDOC, which he had already served. His sentence was changed from a Conditional Discharge to a suspended sentence. Mr. Martinez is required to obtain his GED within 6 months and will have to continue his probation sentence. He was entered on all previous terms and conditions of probation.

Brian Villeda-Flores appeared for a change of plea hearing on June 29, 2017. He plead guilty to Count 1: Distribution of Marijuana or Synthetic Cannbinoids (Over 100 pounds), a Third Degree Felony. Mr. Villeda-Flores was sentenced to three years DOC, 3 years were suspended. He was placed on supervised probation for 3 years and was ordered to make a $100.00 donation to Crime Stoppers. Mr. Villeda-Flores was also ordered to perform 100 hours of community service and a drug/alcohol screen with HRDA. He is to comply with the recommendations of the screener.

Eric Craine appeared for sentencing on June 29, 2017. His Conditional Discharge was changed to a suspended sentence and was given credit for all time served. Mr. Craine is ordered to complete anger management counseling as well as the 250 community service hours that the Court ordered previously.

Bobby Herbold appeared for arraignment on July 27, 2017. Bond was set at $2,500.00 cash or surety. Mr. Herbold is to comply with all standard conditions of release and will be allowed to live in Colfax County.
Dylan Nixon appeared on a fugitive from justice complaint. The State of Texas will have 30 days to come to New Mexico to transport Mr. Nixon. If Texas does not come within those 30 days, he will be released.

Nathan Vigil appeared on a motion hearing held on July 27, 2017. The Court granted the State’s motion to revoke Mr. Vigil’s conditions of release and bond was set at $2,500.00 with 10% to the Court. Mr. Vigil was ordered to have no contact with any of the State’s victims or witnesses.

Cheryl Luchetti appeared for First Appearance on July 27, 2017. Bond was set in the amount of $10,000.00 cash or surety.

Stanley Bullington appeared for first appearance in two cases on July 27, 2017. Denials were entered on all counts and was released due to the paperwork he provided to the Court from DOC that indicated he had completed his sentence fully.

Bobby Herbold appeared for First Appearance on July 31, 2017, on a motion to revoke probation. Bond was set at $2,500.00 cash or surety.

Nathan Vigil appeared for Jury Trial on July 31, 2017. He ended up taking a plea from the State mid-trial in which he pled no contest to a lesser included offense of Count 1: Aggravated Battery (without great bodily harm). He was sentence to 12 months supervised probation. If Mr. Vigil complies fully with APPO for the first 6 months of probation, the last 6 months will be converted to unsupervised probation.

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