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Bismarck Municipal Court

(Cases closed Aug. 1-15)

Judge William C. Severin

Theft of property: Heather M. Berdahl, 25, 705 Sixth Ave. N.E., Minot, five days; Daniel H. Dinnetz, 61, Bismarck, 20 days; Paul J. Feather, 46, Fargo, three days; Twila M. Herald, 36, 108 Roadrunner Ave., Lincoln, 10 days; Rani J. Howard, 38, 630 W. Arbor Ave. Apt. 32, 20 days; Precious T. Johnson, 23, 1658 Capitol Way Apt. 29, three days suspended for one year; Tearney O. Johnson, 22, 301 N. First St., three days; Madilyn K.D. Moon, 22, 139 American Ave., three days; Sage Nelson, 27, Mobridge, S.D., three days suspended for one year; Alvin C. Rader, 22, 1010 N. First St. Lot 12, three days and three days, concurrent; Shelby V. Robinette, 21, 820 N. 13th. St. , three days; Jeffrey M. Sari, 53, Williston, three days; Edward D. Shearry, 27, Mercer, 15 days; Darrel L. Simmons, 26, Wilton, 30 days; Joesph D. Spotted Horse, 58, Bismarck, four days; Ruth L. Taylor, 49, 600 S. Ninth St. Lot 38, three days; Christopher J. Thunderhawk, 23, Cannon Ball, three days suspended for one year; Ryan E. Whitebull, 24, Fort Yates, three days; Jeremy D. Will, 30, Bismarck, five days; Alex T. Winarske, 29, 122 E. Thayer Ave. No. 130, three days; Devone P. Wohl, 46, Bismarck, three days and five days.

Disorderly conduct: Christopher S. Blackwell, 38, 112 Benteen Drive, Lincoln, 10 days; Megan H. Rivera, 24, 819 N. 18th. St., two days; Dean K. Shields, 36, Rapid City, S.D., two days; Terrance W. Thompson, 55, Bismarck, two days; Anthony J. Two Hearts, 23, 1420 E. Sweet Ave., three days; Alex T. Winarske, 29, 122 E. Thayer Ave. No. 130, 10 days.

Restricted license: Alonzo A. Cottonwood, 40, 4102 Shoal Loop S.E., 15 days; Wardena N. Helm, 22, 6100 Calahan Place, three days suspended for one year; Casey L. Seidel, 36, 128 E. Indiana Ave., three days; Edward T. Weber, 53, 1103 N. Third St. No. 3, two days to run concurrent.

Prostitution-solicitation: Nicholas E. Doneen, 22, Alexander, five days suspended for one year; Marvin J. Faulhaber, 51, Dickinson, five days suspended for one year; Jason P. Kusmenko, 42, Zap, five days suspended for one year; Lisandro Lopez-Palomares, 31, 4420 21st. S.E. Apt. 308, Mandan, five days suspended for one year.

Criminal mischief: Alvin A. Ducheneaux, 20, Bismarck, two days.