The following sentencings occurred today, October 21, 2011, in Muscatine County District Court:
Joan LANE (DOB: 9/17/1955), of 1615 Willow Street, Muscatine, was sentenced after pleading guilty to Theft in the First Degree, a class “C” felony. The Court granted LANE’s request for a deferred judgment and placed her on probation for a term of two years. As a condition of LANE’s guilty plea she had paid victim restitution in full. The arrest of LANE was the result of an investigation by the Muscatine Police Department into embezzlement by LANE while she served as the treasurer of a homeowners association. The investigation showed that she misappropriated approximately $14,000.
Joey GUILLEN (DOB: 1/7/1993), of 110 Liberty Street, Conesville, was sentenced after pleading guilty to Going Armed with Intent, a class “D” felony. The Court granted GUILLEN a deferred judgment and placed him on probation for a term of two years. As a condition of probation GUILLEN will be required to successfully complete the Residential Correctional Facility program and will be held in jail until bedspace is available for admission to the program. GUILLEN was arrested by the Conesville Police Department after an incident on July 14, 2011, where he threatened another individual with a hammer and a knife.
KELLY LICK (DOB: 4/6/1980), of 629 Maple, Muscatine, was sentenced after pleading guilty to two counts of Unlawful Procurement of a Prescription Drug, each a class “C” felony punishable by imprisonment for a term not to exceed ten years. The Court granted LICK a deferred judgment and placed her on probation. LICK was arrested following an investigation by the Muscatine Police Department into acts whereby she obtained prescription narcotics under false pretenses.
HERMALINDA HERNANDEZ-AGUILAR (DOB: 12/27/1957) of 1091 Ripley Court, was sentenced after pleading guilty to Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver, a class “D” felony. The defendant had accepted a parcel which contained a distribution quantity of marijuana with the intent to distribute it to other individuals. Her arrest was the result of an investigation by the Muscatine County Drug Task Force. The Court imposed a suspended sentence of incarceration for a term not to exceed five years and placed her on supervised probation. She will be handed over to the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Service under an immigration detainer.