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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.


Bismarck Municipal Court

(Cases closed June 1-15)

Judge William C. Severin

Theft of property: Matthew Hilbichuk, 31, 820 N. 13th. St., 10 days, 15 days; Michael P. Wall, 24, 1400 First St. N. W., three days suspended; Miguel A. Guardado, 23, 1100 E. Boulevard Ave., three days suspended; Nicole L. Grant, 34, Hazen, three days; Nikkie L. Silk, 36, 307 1/2 Ninth Ave. N. E., three days; Patrick Spitler Jr., 42, 801 N. Fifth St, three days suspended; Paul J. Feather, 46, Fargo, four days; Philip J. Touche, 49, Bismarck, 30 days; Robert G. Demontigny, 52, 1119 University Drive Lot 1210, three days; Ronald F. Wilkie, 36, 1119 University Drive No. 813, two days; Ryan M. Summers, 24, Bismarck, 10 days; Tara L. Engesser, 39, 3401 Jericho Road, three days.

Mandan Municipal Court

(Cases closed July 1-31)

Judge DeNae Kautzman

Reckless driving: Ethan J. Dockter, 23, 8800 106th St. S.E., $1,500; Ronny F. Emineth, 42, 1019 E Bowen Ave., 10 days suspended, $1,500.

Refusing to halt (non-motor vehicle): Corey Knippel, 27, 610 Seventh Street N.W., Mandan, 20 days suspended, $300; also, simple assault: 20 days suspended.

Judge William Severin

Driving under suspension: Amber D. Baxter, 27, 1218 E Thayer Ave., four days.

Simple assault (family or household member): Sheldon P. Senger, 20, 2303 Shoal Loop No. 207, Mandan, 10 days with eight days suspended, $175.