78th District Court sentencings.

March 31, 2016

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By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor.

HART — The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court:

– Franklin Charles Hain, 41, of 7937 S. 80th Ave., Montague, was found guilty March 28 of operating while intoxicated and sentenced to 93 days discretionary jail to ensure compliance with court orders; credit for time served if imposed; outpatient treatment; and $1,155 in fines and costs. Conviction reportable to the Secretary of State (SOS). One count of operating with a high blood alcohol content (BAC) was dismissed.

– Julian Tienda, Jr., 31, of 5753 W. Fox Rd., Mears, was found guilty March 28 of domestic violence and sentenced to nine days in jail; 93 days discretionary jail to ensure compliance with court orders; credit for time served if imposed; six months probation; and $400 in fines and costs.

– Tate Daniel Brown, 26, of 6333 S. 142nd Ave., Rothbury, was found guilty March 14 of game protection – trespass/trap fur-bearing animal and sentenced to 90 days discretionary jail to ensure compliance with court orders; credit for time served if imposed; and $400 in fines and costs. One count of killing/torturing animals was dismissed.

– Justin Kenneth Riley, 24, of 8506 E. Hawley Rd., Hesperia, was found guilty March 28 of moving violation causing impairment of a body function and sentenced to 93 days discretionary jail to ensure compliance with court orders; credit for time served if imposed; and $400 in fines and costs. One count of moving violation causing impairment of a body function was dismissed.

– Lisa Dawn Smith, 53, of 7747 E. Scout Rd., Walkerville, was found guilty March 28 of operating while intoxicated and sentenced to 93 days discretionary jail to ensure compliance with court orders; credit for time served if imposed; Alcohol Highway Safety Education (AHSE); and $1,140 in fines and costs. Conviction reportable to SOS. One count of possession of marijuana and one count of operating with a high blood alcohol content (BAC) were dismissed.

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