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Fillmore County District Court - December 6, 2010

Sat, Dec 4th, 2010
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Nathan Randal Gossman appeared before Judge Robert R. Benson in District Court Monday, November 29, 2010, for sentencing. Attorney Pamela A. Geving of Rochester appeared with the defendant and Mr. Brett Corson was the prosecuting attorney in the case. Based upon the defendant's pleas of guilty to the felony charge of burglary in the second degree as amended, count 1, gross misdemeanor domestic assault, count 4 and gross misdemeanor fifth degree assault, count 6, the Court found Mr. Gossman guilty of these three counts and dismissed all remaining charges in the complaint. The Court ordered the defendant to be committed to the Commissioner of Corrections for a period of 57 months with at least two-thirds of that sentence served in prison and a maximum of one-third of his sentence served on supervised release. Jail time of one year was also ordered and can be served concurrently in prison with credit for 164 days of time already served locally in connection with this case. The defendant was further ordered to pay fees amounting to $140 and restitution of $415.

On Monday, November 29, 2010, Timothy Jay Woodward appeared with his attorney, Julie Ann Maxwell, Rochester, before Judge Robert R. Benson in District Court for sentencing. Prosecuting attorney was Lee M. Novotny, assistant Fillmore County attorney. Based upon revocation of the defendant's stayed sentence on September 1, 2010, for criminal sexual conduct in the first degree that occurred in March 2006, the court found the defendant guilty and imposed the adult sentence, committing the defendant to the Commissioner of Corrections for 144 months. Two-thirds of that sentence must be served in prison plus 10 years conditional release and a maximum of one-third of that time may be served on supervised release. Execution of this sentence was stayed for 25 years and the defendant was placed on supervised probation. Mr. Woodward must also serve 180 days in the Fillmore County Jail, with credit for 90 days already served locally, and pay fees totaling $140.

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