Union-Bulletin Court Report

Walla Walla County

Superior Court

CRIMINAL CASES

NEW CHARGES

Mason D. Johnson, 25, College Place, was charged May 14 for stolen vehicle possession on May 12. He was released on conditions on May 15, and his arraignment is scheduled for May 28.

Anthony T. Rodriguez, 24, Pendleton, was charged May 14 for meth possession on May 11. His arraignment is scheduled for May 28.

Ricky J. Palomino, 26, Walla Walla, was charged May 15 for meth possession on May 11. His arraignment is scheduled for May 28.

Stephanie M. Katsel, 28, Walla Walla, was charged May 15 for stolen vehicle possession and meth possession on May 12. Her arraignment is scheduled for May 28.

Quentin N. Hunter, 23, Walla Walla, was charged May 15 for first-degree burglary on May 12. His arraignment is scheduled for May 28.

Florentino Ornelas, 31, Walla Walla, was charged May 20 with domestic-violence charges of stalking and violation of a no-contact/protection order on May 19. His arraignment is scheduled for June 3.

Adam P. Townsend, 37, Pasco, was charged May 21 with domestic-violence charges of first-degree assault and vehicle theft on May 18. His arraignment is scheduled for June 3.

SENTENCED

Brandon K. Sally, 27, no permanent address, was sentenced May 9 for second-degree burglary and third-degree theft on Oct. 8, 2018. The charges were amended from the original, which included third-degree malicious mischief. The sentence included $550 in fines and fees and 17 months in prison with credit for 26 days served.

Aleksander C. Padilla, 21, Walla Walla, was sentenced May 9 for controlled substance possession while confined in a county correctional institution on Sept. 1, 2018. The sentenced included $500 in fines and fees, 30 days in jail with credit for two days served and 28 days converted to 224 community service hours, one year in community custody, and a status report and hearing on Nov. 18.

Kody A. Peters, 22, Walla Walla, was sentenced May 13 for second-degree trafficking stolen property on March 16. The charges were amended from the original, which included first-degree trafficking stolen property and third-degree theft. The sentence included $670 in fines and fees, 30 days in jail with credit for six days served and 24 days converted to 192 community service hours, one year in community custody, and a chemical-dependency evaluation.

Larity N. Zuhlsdorf, 39, Walla Walla, was sentenced May 13 for meth possession on Dec. 29, 2018. The sentence included $500 in fines and fees, 45 days in jail with credit for 10 days served, one year in community custody, and a chemical-dependency evaluation.

Efren Z. Sanchez, 29, Walla Walla, was sentenced May 20 for third-degree theft and first-degree criminal trespassing on April 20. The charges were amended from the original, which were second-degree burglary and third-degree theft. The sentence included 364 days in jail with 274 suspended and credit for 17 days served, one year of probation, to-be-determined restitution, and $250 in fines and fees.

Cougar M. Walker, 22, College Place, was sentenced on May 20 for second-degree attempted taking a vehicle without permission on Jan. 30. The charge was amended from the original of second-degree taking a vehicle without permission. The sentence included 364 days in jail with 363 suspended and credit for one day served, two years of probation, a chemical-dependency evaluation, and $250 in fines and fees.

Myla M. Smith, 35, Walla Walla, was sentenced on May 20 for forgery on May 23, 2018. The charge was amended from the original, which also included first-degree identity theft. The sentence included $208 restitution to Dan L. Cole of Waitsburg; $600 in fines and fees; 30 days in jail converted to 240 community service hours; and six months in community custody.

Jami J. Mercado, 54, Walla Walla, was sentenced on May 21 on two separate cases. The first case involved two counts of meth possession, using drug paraphernalia, two counts first-degree driving with a suspended/revoked license, two counts operating a vehicle without ignition interlock, and third-degree theft on Nov. 2, 2017, and Jan. 8, 2018. The second involved meth possession on Feb. 14. The sentences for both were ordered to run concurrently and included six months of residential-based Drug Offender Sentencing Alternative, one year in jail with 245 days suspended and 119 days of credit for time served, two years of community custody, $12.94 restitution to Walmart, and $1,000 in fines and fees.

DISMISSALS

The dissolution of Rocio Anaya and Alejandro Anaya filed on April 30 was dismissed on May 15 at the parties’ request.

DISSOLUTIONS

Angela Jaco Liu and Mark Yee-Jen Liu.

Sara Salazar Delgado and Manuel A. Sanchez Lopez.

Elizabeth N. Rosenkranz and Brian J. Rosenkranz.

Alvaro Santana-Acuna and Patricia Martin-Sanchez.

Jared S. Jones and Rachael Gene Buroker.

Darin Dean Hess and Vera Earle-Hess.

Jamie J. Zenzer and Damon M. Zenzer.

Maria Alarcon and Miguel Pineda.

Darren A. Edwards and Deana D. Edwards.

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