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Nubs of the news information comes from district and municipal courts in Burleigh and Morton counties. In nubs of the news, the Tribune publishes all felony sentences; and misdemeanor sentences with fines of $500 or more and/or a jail term, including suspended sentences.

Burleigh County

(Cases closed June 1-30)

Judge John Grinsteiner

Criminal trespass: Ronald F. Wilkie, 36, 1119 University Drive No. 813, 30 days.

Driving under suspension: Shawn C. Trinneer, 39, 106 W. Deer St., Mandan, 10 days suspended; also, driving under suspension-alcohol related, one year with 360 days probation.

Driving under the influence: Melinda J. Groothuis, 36, 1318 Pocatello Drive, $2,000, 120 days with 60 days suspended, 360 days supervised probation.

Driving while license is suspended: Mark D. Ehley, 54, Pollock, S.D., 10 days suspended for 360 days.

False information to law enforcement: Arrow S. St. John, 27, 1204 E. Thayer Ave., 12 months; Jerell A. Bailey, 21, 1518 Richmond Drive , 10 days suspended for 360 days; Mamadou Sy, 27, 301 S. First St. No. 4, 30 days, 30 days suspended for 360 days; Myrtis L. Baker, 42, Cannon Ball, 30 days suspended for 360 days; Zachary N. Chapman, 22, 726 N. 20th, one day.