Circuit Court

CANYON CITY - Grant County Circuit Court reported the following fines and judgments:

Megan Sue Osborne, Mt. Vernon, pled guilty on charges of third-degree assault and fourth-degree assault.

On the third-degree assault charge, she was sentenced to 30 days in the Grant County Jail, with credit for time served, and placed on probation for 36 months.

In addition, Osborne was given 180 custody/sanction units and ordered by the court to perform 80 hours of community service.

She was fined a total of $5,324.20, which included a unitary assessment of $105, a county assessment of $59, $250 in attorney fees and restitution in the amounts of $2,790, $1,032.20 and $88, with $1,000 of the fine suspended.

Osborne was given the alcohol package which includes special probationary conditions for alcohol-related offenses, and ordered to obtain a mental health evaluation.

On the fourth-degree assault charge, she was sentenced to 20 days in the Grant County Jail, with credit for time served, and placed on probation for 36 months.

The jail sentence will run concurrently to the time being served on the third-degree assault charge.

Osborne was fined a total of $624, which included a unitary assessment of $65, a county assessment of $59 and $500 in a compensatory fine.

Joseph M. Warren, Prairie City, pled guilty to a charge of perjury and was sentenced to 30 days in the Grant County Jail and placed on probation for 36 months,

He was also given an additional 180 custody/sanction units, ordered by the court to perform 80 hours of community service, and further ordered to write letters of apology.

Warren was fined a total of $1,304, which included a unitary assessment of $105, a county assessment of $59 and $140 in attorney fees, with $500 of the fine suspended.

Justice Court

CANYON CITY - Grant County Justice Court reported the following fines and judgments:

Cindy Beth Bolin, John Day, pled guilty on a charge of negotiating a bad check and was fined a total of $335, which included an assessment of $65, cost of $20 and $25 in restitution.

The fine will be paid at the rate of $25 per month beginning Dec. 10.

Clyde Covaic, Portland, pled guilty on a charge of negotiating a bad check and was fined a total of $195, which included an assessment of $65, cost of $20, a $50 warrant fee and restitution of $60.

Miscellaneous Violations

Nancy Johnson, Mitchell, violation of basic speed rule (83/55 zone). Fined $175.

Jerry Cole, El Sabrante, Calif., violation of basic speed rule (76/55 zone). Fined $175.

Stephen Green, Canyon City, failure to use seatbelt, fined $77; careless driving (accident), fined $175; driving uninsured, fined $125.

Jesus Barragan-Valdovinos, Wenatchee, Wash., violation of basic speed rule (81/55 zone). Fined $175.

Charles Ocus, Madras, violation of basic speed rule (40/25 zone). Fined $109.

Ardith Winters, Sisters, violation of basic speed rule (78/55 zone). Fined $125.

Troy Niemann, Bend, violation of basic speed rule (71/55 zone). Fined $95.

Kevin Percy, Canyon City, violation of basic speed rule (42/25 zone), fined $75; driving outside restrictions, fined $175.

Robert Duarte, Portland, operating an ATV with a loaded firearm. Fined $150.

Warren Thompson, Baker City, violation of basic speed rule (75/55 zone). Fined $95.

Mike Weissenfluh, Long Creek, burning without a permit. Fined $92.

William Thomas, John Day, load securement. Fined $55.

Cindy Bolin, John Day, violation of basic speed rule (49/35 zone), fined $95; driving uninsured, fined $125; failure to carry registration, fined $55.

Brian Carmichael, Vale, violation of basic speed rule (76/55 zone). Fined $125.

Jeff Wheeler, Stayton, violation of basic speed rule (76/55 zone). Fined $125.

Small Claims Court

November Judgments

Credit Associates, Inc. vs. Darla Minnie Sams.

Default money judgment awarded to Credit Associates, Inc. in the amount of $3,795.95, which included $107.50 in costs.

Deborah Jo Brown vs. Robert Raschio.

A hearing was held where it was determined Raschio was not negligent, but was responsible for damages due to the fact that he was the driver of the vehicle at the time of the incident.

Judgment awarded to Brown in the amount of $1,132.50, which included $47.50 in filing fees and a prevailing party fee of $85.

Grant Baker Federal Credit Union vs. Michael J. Cearns Sr. and Michael J. Cearns Jr.

Default money judgment awarded to Grant Baker Federal Credit Union in the amount of $511.34, which included $132.50 in costs.

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