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Felony Case Summary (December 2019)

On December 3, 2018, Terrie Porter plead guilty to the crime of Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent to Deliver, a Class B felony, in case number FE309799.  She will be sentenced on January 15, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. and faces a maximum term of incarceration not to exceed twenty-five (25) years with a mandatory one-third term she must serve prior to becoming eligible for parole.  This defendant was prosecuted by the Polk County Attorney’s Office Drug and Gang Bureau.

On December 4, 2018, Michael Dwight Page appeared in Polk County District Court in criminal number FECR306394.  Page was sentenced to indeterminate terms of imprisonment not to exceed 25 years and five years for the crimes of Conspiracy to Deliver a Controlled Substance (in excess of five grams of methamphetamine) and Failure to Possess a Tax Stamp, respectively.  Page must serve a mandatory minimum one-third of the 25-year sentence before being eligible for parole.  The mandatory minimum was reduced by one-third based on his guilty plea and acceptance of responsibility.  Page was prosecuted by the Polk County Attorney's Office Drug and Gang Bureau.

On December 4, 2018, Donald Reimers was sentenced for the crime of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Third Offense, a Class D felony, as a habitual offender, in case number FE315922.  He was sentenced to a maximum term of incarceration not to exceed fifteen (15) years with a mandatory three year term he must serve prior to becoming eligible for parole.  This defendant was prosecuted by the Polk County Attorney’s Office Drug and Gang Bureau.

On December 4, 2018, Danielle Pedersen was sentenced for the crimes of Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent to Deliver, a Class C felony, and Eulding, a Class D felony, in case number FE318143.  She was sentenced to a maximum term of incarceration not to exceed ten (10) years and five (5) years, consecutive, but these sentences were suspended and she was placed on probation.  This defendant was prosecuted by the Polk County Attorney’s Office Drug and Gang Bureau.

On December 11, 2018, Todd McReynolds was sentenced for the crime of Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent to Deliver, a Class B felony, as a second or subsequent offender, in case number FE306328.  He was sentenced to a maximum term of incarceration not to exceed twenty-five (25) years with a mandatory one-third term he must serve prior to becoming eligible for parole, consecutive to his Marion County charge, for a total of fifty (50) years.  This defendant was prosecuted by the Polk County Attorney’s Office Drug and Gang Bureau.

On December 11, 2018, Abraham Carpenter plead guilty was sentenced for the crime of Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent to Deliver, a Class C felony, in case number FE320236.  He was sentenced to a maximum term of incarceration not to exceed ten (10) years.  This defendant was prosecuted by the Polk County Attorney’s Office Drug and Gang Bureau.

On December 11, 2018, Joshua Olson plead guilty and was sentenced for the crime of Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent to Deliver, a Class B felony, with the firearm enhancement, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm, a Class D felony, in case number FE320964.  He was sentenced to a maximum term of incarceration not to exceed fifty (50) years with a mandatory one-third term he must serve prior to becoming eligible for parole, and five (5) years, concurrent.  This defendant was prosecuted by the Polk County Attorney’s Office Drug and Gang Bureau.

On December 26, 2018  Markham Humphrey appeared in FE320682 and entered a plea of guilty to the charge of Theft in the 2nd Degree.  He admitted he stole a motor vehicle.  The Court set the matter for sentencing on February 6, 2019. Pending sentence the Defendant will be allowed to reside at the Bridges of Iowa as a change of jail site to participate in a residential treatment program. 

On December 26, 2018 Sunny Hazen appeared in FECR320306 and FECR320559 and entered pleas of guilty to two counts of Forgery.  He admitted he wrote two fraudulent checks to obtain money or other goods.  He agreed to be sentenced immediately and was sentenced to probation consecutive to his parole matter. The parole officer agreed he should be in a placement and he was ordered to reside at Bethel Mission as a condition of his probation.

On December 26, 2018 Shy Aaron appeared in FECR319640 and entered a plea of guilty to the charges of Theft 1st Degree and Robbery 3rd Degree.  He admitted he went into a convenience store with the intent to commit a theft and did take money from the immediate control of the clerk in an amount less than $200 after threatening the clerk. He will be sentenced on February 6, 2019.

On December 26, 2018 Tiffany Fitzgerald appeared in FECR320034 to answer to allegations that she violated a No Contact Order.  After a hearing, the Court found she had violated the NCO by sending a message to the victims residence.  The Court sentenced her to 7 days in jail.

On December 26, 2018  Domonick Colley appeared in FECR320901 and FECR313687.  He pled guilty to Theft in the 2nd Degree for stealing a car and stipulated to violating his probation by committing that offense.  He was sentenced to five (5) years in prison.

On December 27, 2018, Alonzo Gibbs plead guilty to the crimes of Intimidation With a Dangerous Weapon, a Class C felony, while armed with a dangerous weapon, and Possession, Receipt, Transportation or Dominion and Control Over a Firearm as a Felon, a Class D felony, in case number FE313038.  He will be sentenced on January 11, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. and faces a maximum term of incarceration not to exceed ten (10) years with a mandatory minimum five year term he must serve prior to becoming eligible for parole and a maximum term of incarceration not to exceed five (5) years.  This defendant was prosecuted by the Polk County Attorney’s Office Drug and Gang Bureau.

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