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Fillmore County District Court


Fri, Feb 1st, 2013
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On January 24, 2013, Neil Galen Klingshein, 33 of Lime Springs, Iowa, appeared before Judge Robert Benson at the Fillmore County Courthouse. He faced charges of Drugs in the 5th Degree- Possess Schedule 1,2,3,4, not a small amount of marijuana, which has a maximum penalty of five years, $10,000 or both. The charges stem from an incident in which a woman reported there were two people in her son’s home that were not supposed to be there. A plumber was at the home doing work. Kilngshein and another person were allegedly found in the home under the influence of drugs and were allegedly found with meth. Klingsheim was released on his own recognizance and $10,000 unconditional bail. His next court appearance is February 4, 2013.

January 28, 2013, Adam Lee Eide appeared before Judge Benson. He faced two counts of Drugs in the 5th Degree, sale marijuana mixture except small amount marijuana with no remuneration, and two counts of Drugs in the 5th Degree- Possess Schedule 1,2,3,4- not a small amount of marijuana, both of which have a maximum penalty of five years, $10,000, or both. The charges stem from an incident in which undercover police allegedly bought marijuana from Eide on two occasions. They also allegedly found marijuana, marijuana plants, paraphernelia, and shotguns in his house. He was released on his own recognizance and $10,000 unconditional bail. His next court appearance is February 4, 2013.

Ryan Robert Rechtzigel, 33 of Spring Valley, appeared before Judge Benson and faced charges of Perjury- Public Assistance/Food Stamp/Food Support; two counts of Wrongfully Obtaining Assistance- Theft, and Welfare- Food Stamp Program obtain by False Statement, each with a maximum penalty of five years, $10,000 or both. A Sheriff’s Investigator discovered that Rechtzigel and a woman had been receiving public assistance for themselves and their daughter, but their daughter was no longer living with them. The couple had signed off their guardianship to her mother and step-father, and they had been taking care of her. Rechtzigel was released on his own recognizance and $10,000 unconditional bail, and must have no contact with co-defendent. His next appearance is February 4, 2013.

Jason Edward Ortner, 27 of Preston, faced charges of Burglary-2nd Degree, dwelling, with a maximum penalty of ten years, $20,000 or both, as well as charges of Theft-Take/Use/Transfer movable property no consent, which has a maximum penalty of five years, $10,000 or both. The charges come from an incident in which money was reported missing from a man’s truck, and he suspected Ortner. There was also money missing from his home. When Ortner was questioned, he said a female friend of his was with him and she took the money. Ortner was released on his own recognizance and $5,000 unconditional bail. His next court appearance is March 4, 2013.

Travis Andrew Longenecker, 33 of Caledonia, was charged with Theft-Take/Use/Transfer movable property no consent, which has a maximum penalty of 10 years, $20,000 or both. He was also charged with Drugs in the 5th Degree- Possess Schedule 1,2,3,4- not a small amount of marijuana, which has a maximum penalty of five years, $10,000 or both. The charges stem from an incident in which someone allegedly claimed Longenecker stole his wife’s medication from their hime while visiting. The medication was a controlled substance. Longenecker was released on his own recognizance with $5,000 unconditional bail. His next appearance is February 4, 2013.

Crystal Lyn Soppa, 26 of Peterson, was charged with Burglary in the 1st Degree- Dwelling, Burglary in the 1st Degree- Assault person in building, which both carry a maximum penalty of 20 years, $35,000 or both. Shewas also charged with Assault and Disorderly Conduct. The charges stem from an incident in which Soppa allegedly kicked the door in someone’s house and assaulted him while intoxicated, alsop damaging some of his property. She was released on her own recognizance and $5,000 unconditional bail. Her next appearance is February 4, 2013.

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