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Beltrami District Court report

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Sentencings

The following cases were heard on October 21, 2013 by Beltrami District Judge John G. Melbye:

Mark Daniel Cree, 28, of Bemidji was sentenced for fifth-degree assault to 365 days in the Beltrami County Jail of which 305 days is stayed for two years. Cree must serve 60 days and was credited for 12 days time served. If eligible he may serve his time on work release or sentence to serve. Cree has been placed on two years supervised probation and must pay a $1,000 fine.

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Regie Allen Buranen, 38, of Bemidji was sentenced for third-degree DWI to 365 days in the Beltrami County Jail of which 320 days is stayed for three years. Buranen must serve 45 days and was credited for 24 days time served. If eligible he may serve his time on work release or sentence to serve. Buranen has been placed on three years unsupervised probation and must pay a $1,000 fine.

David Wayne Jacobson, 48, of Solway was sentenced for second-degree DWI to 365 days in the Beltrami County Jail all of which is stayed for four years. Jacobson has been placed on four years supervised probation and must pay a $1,000 fine.

Thomas Joseph Smith, 62, of Bemidji was sentenced for domestic assault to 365 days in the Beltrami County Jail of which 362 days are stayed for two years. Smith was credited for three days time served. Smith has been placed on two years supervised probation and must pay a $1,000 fine.

Gordon Lee Norris, 27, of Red Lake was sentenced for third-degree DWI to 365 days in the Beltrami County Jail of which 350 days are stayed for three years. Norris must serve 15 days and was credited for one day time served. If eligible he may serve his time on work release or sentence to serve. Norris has been placed on three years unsupervised probation and must pay a $500 fine.

Benji Kenneth Woehle, 42, of Gonvick was sentenced for fifth-degree possession of methamphetamine and third-degree DWI to 19 months in Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud which is stayed for 10 years. Woehle must serve 195 days in the Beltrami County Jail. He was placed on 10 years supervised probation and must pay a $1,000 fine.

Timothy Jay Lee Brown, 24, of Bagley was sentenced for third-degree DWI to 365 days in the Beltrami County Jail of which 350 days is stayed for three years. Brown must serve 15 days and has been credited for 8 days time served. Brown has been placed on three years court probation and must pay a $500 fine.

Shawn Lee Wade, 28, of Bemidji was sentenced for obstructing legal process to 365 days in the Beltrami County Jail of which 347 days is stayed for two years. Wade must serve 18 days. He was placed on two years court probation and must pay a $500 fine.

Jason Michael Lory, 32, of Turtle River was sentenced for driving after cancellation to three days in the Beltrami County Jail. Lory has been placed on one year court probation. Successful completion of probation will result in a dismissal of the charge.

Robert William Wicklund, 55, of Bemidji was sentenced for second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a person under the age of 16 to 90 months in Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud stayed for 25 years. Wicklund must serve 180 days in the Beltrami County Jail and was credited for eight days time served. He has been placed on 25 years supervised probation and must pay a $1,000 fine. Wicklund must register as a predatory offender.

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