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Lake County Justice Court news for Jan. 7, 2010

Justice of the Peace Chuck Wall dealt with the following cases from Dec. 25-31:

John Tracy Myers, 32, pleaded not guilty to driving a motor vehicle while privilege to do so is suspended or revoked. He was found guilty, fined $250, charged $35 in court costs and sentenced to 180 days in jail with 178 days suspended. Myers has two days credited time.

Caroline K. Meyer, 52, pleaded not guilty to the amended offense of reckless driving, and speeding - going 77 mph in a 65 mph zone. She was found guilty of both offenses, fined $300, charged $35 in court costs and sentenced to 90 days in jail with 90 day suspended for reckless driving. For speeding, she was fined $65.

Nicholas Edward Luedtke, 27, pleaded guilty to unlawful to hunt or fish during closed season - large game animal, misdemeanor criminal mischief, unlawful to hunt/attempt to hunt any game animal or game bird from roadway, and to hunt/attempt to hunt with spotlight, snare, or bait - game animals, game birds.

He was found guilty of all offenses. He was fined $500, charged $35 in court costs and sentenced to 180 days in jail with 180 days suspended for hunting during closed season. For criminal mischief, he was fined $115, charged $85 in court costs and sentenced to 180 days in jail with 180 days suspended. For hunting from the roadway, he was fined $100 and charged $35 in court costs. For hunting/attempting to hunt with spotlight, he was fined $100, charged $35 in court costs and sentenced to 180 days in jail with 180 day suspended.

Jack E. Whaling, 18, pleaded guilty to possessing intoxicating substances while under the age of 21, (over age 18) - first offense. He was found guilty, fined $100 and charged $85 in court costs.

William H. Flesch, 45, pleaded guilty to operating with an expired registration - failure to reregister, and to displaying license plates assigned to another vehicle.

He was found guilty of both offenses, fined $50 and charged $35 in court costs for failure to reregister, and fined $50 and charged $35 in court costs for displaying plates assigned to another vehicle.

Mark A. Nelson, 27, pleaded guilty to failure to carry proof of exhibit insurance in vehicle - first offense, and criminal possession of dangerous drugs - marijuana, less than 60 grams, first offense. He was found guilty of both offenses and for the failure to carry proof, was fined $150 and charged $35 in court costs. For criminal possession, he received an imposition of sentence, fined $100 and charged $85 in court costs.

Chris M. Hughes, 34, pleaded guilty to driving without a valid drivers license - expired more than 180 days. He was found guilty, fined $50 and charged $35 in court costs.

Donna L. Pace, 51, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol -first offense. She was fined $400, charged $85 in court costs and sentenced to 180 days in jail with 179 days suspended.

Angelica R. Losleben, 19, pleaded guilty to possessing intoxicating substances while under the age of 21 (over age 18) - first offense. She was fined $100 and charged $85 in court costs.

Elizabeth C. Simshaw, 18, pleaded guilty to possessing intoxicating substances while under the age of 21 (over age 18) - first offense. She was fined $100 and charged $85 in court costs.

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