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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 Court

(Cases closed June 1-30)

Judge Bruce A. Romanick

Driving under suspension-alcohol related: Nils I. Landin, 38, 3315 University Drive No. 42, 10 days with six days suspended for six months.

Driving under the influence of alcohol: Christopher J. Finley, 31, Chicago, $750, 10 days suspended for 360 days; Geraldine M. Hollow, 50, 1030 Bozeman Drive, $750, 10 days suspended for 360 days.

Judge Bruce B. Haskell

Animal neglect: James A. Spath Jr., 48, 2406 E. Thayer Ave., 10 days with 10 days suspended.

Criminal trespass-building or occupied structure: Thomas M. Bird Jr., 46, 314 N. Second St. Apt. 110, 30 days.

Driving under suspension: Kipp N. Ridley, 25, Porcupine, six days.

Judge Gail Hagerty

Criminal mischief: Philo J. Agard, 33, Bismarck, 60 days suspended for 360 days.

Driving under suspension-alcohol related: Paul D. Shumpert, 50, 3030 N. 19th. St. No. 8, 60 days with 45 days suspended and one year supervised probation.