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Fillmore County Court Report - 11/7/11

Fri, Nov 4th, 2011
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On October 31, 2011, Nicholas Charlebois, 33, of Lanesboro, appeared before Judge Robert Benson for sentencing. Charlebois was charged with possession of marijuana in the 5th degree, which has a maximum sentence of five years in jail, a $10,000 fine, or both. Charlebois was sentenced to 30 days in the Fillmore County Jail on work release. He was given credit for five days already served. He was also placed on five years supervised probation, and must pay $590 in fees and fines.

Kyle Jay Nelton-Gilow, 21, from Rushford, also appeared before Judge Benson on October 31, 2011. He was charged with terroristic threats, with a maximum penalty of five years, $10,000, or both. He was also charged with Domestic Assault by strangulation, with a maximum penalty of three years in jail, $5,000 or both; a misdemeanor domestic assault, and assault in the fifth degree, fear of bodily harm or death; burglary in the first degree, and fleeing a peace officer.

On September 11, 2011, a woman reported to police that her boyfriend, Gilow, had assaulted her, choked her and threatened to kill her. When police tried to find him, he fled in his car, later turning himself in. Gilow was given $7,500 conditional bail and $35,000 unconditional. He must remain 200 feet from the victim at all times, not possess firearms or weapons, and not show any aggressive behavior.

Alfredo Trevino, 27, appeared before Judge Benson. He was charged with burglary in the second degree, with a maximum penalty of ten years in jail, $20,000 or both. He was also charged with theft of movable property, and receiving stolen property, all with the same maximum penalty, all after an incident on October 18. A woman reported some jewelry missing from her home. The police ran a check on the Automated Pawn System with the names of the three people who had access to the home. It was discovered that Trevino, who worked odd jobs for the victim, had pawned three rings and a bracelet at a pawnshop in Rochester. His next court appearance is November 14.

Wade Daniel Rathburn, 19, of Spring Valley, also made a first appearance before Judge Benson on October 31. He was charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct in the 3rd degree, which has a maximum penalty of 15 years in jail, $30,000 or both. He was also charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct in the 4th degree, with a maximum penalty of 10 years, $20,000 or both, and Criminal Sexual Conduct in the 5th degree, non-consensual sexual contact.

Police heard that Rathbun, who was on probation, was talking with a 15-year-old girl on Facebook. He was not supposed to have contact with anyone under 16. A friend of the 15-year-old girl said this girl told her she had sex with Rathbun at his home. Rathbun said he spoke to the girl, but denied any sexual contact. He was given $20,000 conditional bail, and $40,000 unconditional. He must have no direct or indirect contact with the victim, have no contact with any girls under the age of 18, and not use Facebook or Twitter. An Omnibus hearing is scheduled for December 12, 2011.


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1:02:52, Aug 8th 2012

constructive thinker says:
You need to stop publishing this court garbage bef ore it is %100 convicted! You ruin good peoples lives! Also not to forget to mention, Fillmore courts are, %95 of the time,nothing more than strongarm extortion for public revenue


2:19:00, Aug 12th 2012

fillmorefarmboy says:
constructive thinker, the people that are listed in the District Court Reports have been charged with crimes.Once they are charged, it is a part of public record. It is up to the courts to determine their guilt or innocence. If you don't want to appear in the District Court Reports, don't break any laws. Plain and Simple.


9:42:33, Aug 19th 2012

gunnar berg says:
'' If you don't want to appear in the District Court Reports, don't break any laws."

That would seem to imply that all people who are arrested are assumed to be guilty, rather than assumed to be innocent, as the Constitution requires.


2:23:46, Aug 21st 2012

fillmorefarmboy says:
gunnar berg, If you don't want to appear in the District Court report, don't break any laws is nothing about assuming people to be guilty before they are proven innocent. The previous commentator, constructive thinker, was blasting the Journal for posting the District Court Report and ruining good peoples lives. The District Court Report is a Public Record that anyone can access. It's no different than going down to the Courthouse in Preston to see what is on the Court calendar. If people don't want to run the risk of having their lives ruined by having their name appear in the Court Report, they shouldn't engage in activities that could land themselves in jail or being charged with a crime. It is up to the Court to decide innocence or guilt.


6:48:44, Aug 21st 2012

gunnar berg says:
Maybe, but aren't you still assuming guilt?

Logic 101:
You cannot get your name in the Court Records if you are innocent,
Therefore, all those whose names are in the Court Records are guilty.

And for the record, I am not siding with the gentleman who thought public records shouldn't be in the newspaper.

I'm dropping out of this one for now; I think that dead horse has been beaten enough.