On February 18, Loren Adam Sarazin, 33, of Spring Valley, appeared before District Court Judge Matthew J. Opat. Sarazin is charged with Domestic Assault – Commits Act With Intent to Cause Fear, a felony with a maximum criminal penalty of five years in prison, a $10,000 fine, or both. On or about February 16, within the city of Spring Valley, amidst a domestic disturbance, the defendant allegedly made multiple threats including telling another person, “I’m gonna take you out,” that said person “could be kidnapped,” and “dumped in a pond.” Sarazin allegedly threateningly brandished a flashlight with a tazor. The defendant allegedly denied saying anything, or couldn’t remember saying anything, but was uncooperative upon arrest. Both at the time of the incident and time of the arrest, the defendant was allegedly “on something,” including attempting to smoke a pipe (consistent with those used for methamphetamines) the day of his arrest. The defendant has four prior qualified domestic-violence related offenses in the past ten years.
On February 18, Jesse Lee O’Bieglo, 36, of Mabel, appeared before District Court Judge Matthew J. Opat. O’Bieglo is charged with Terroristic Threats – Reckless Disregard Risk, a felony with a maximum criminal penalty of five years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine. On or about February 14, within the city of Mabel, amidst a domestic disturbance, the defendant allegedly threatened to kill another person. Items at the scene were allegedly broken. The victim allegedly confessed to being “flipped over three times” and that the defendant threw a garbage can at her. O’Bieglo has previously been convicted for a Gross Misdemeanor Interfering with an Emergency Call (2009) and Misdemeanor Domestic Assault (2009), both in Houston County.