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DA’s Report

• Randal Halterman was charged on Nov. 1 with assault with a deadly weapon, domestic battery with use of a deadly weapon, and interception, interruption or delay of message sent over telephone line.

• Brian Christopher Buszta was charged on Nov. 1 with domestic battery.

• Katherine Jeanette Saenz was charged on Nov. 6 with disturbing the peace.

• Linda Sue Blomquist was charged on Nov. 6 with domestic battery.

• Daniel William Stepp was charged on Nov. 12 with trafficking in a schedule I controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy to violate the uniform controlled substance act.

• Daniel Russell Burrows was charged on Nov. 12 with trafficking in a schedule I controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy to violate the uniform controlled substance act.

• Robert Clifton Payne was charged on Nov. 12 with unlawful trespass upon land.

• Rafael Raul Ramos was charged on Nov. 12 with possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, first offense and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Annie Marie Bistline was charged on Nov. 13 with obtaining money under false pretenses.

• Robert Michael Pearson was charged on Nov. 13 with possession of child pornography.

• Malinda Rebecca Carson was charged on Nov. 13 with burglary, grand larceny and possession of a controlled substance.

• Dominick Jose Griego was charged on Nov. 13 with driving under the influence of alcohol and /or with prohibited substance in blood, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, first offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, having open container of alcoholic beverage within passenger area of motor vehicle; drinking alcoholic beverage while driving motor vehicle.

• Amanda Kristine Brady was charged on Nov. 14 with possession of a controlled substance.

• Randall Halterman was charged on Nov. 15 with obstructing a public officer.

• Brian Christopher Buszta was charged on Nov. 15 with obtaining or possessing a debit card without consent.

• Taylor Marie Gordon was charged on Nov. 19 with unlawful use of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

• Michael Alan Hardy was charged on Nov. 24 with failure to appear after release.

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