Before Judge Mitchell E. Turner in Tama County District Court in Toledo:
Bernard Eugene Upah, 84, Chelsea, received a suspended, five-year prison sentence on a charge of lascivious acts with a child. He had entered an Alford plea in a plea agreement on Dec. 27, 2012. An Alford plea does not admit guilt by the defendant but recognizes enough evidence is available to likely result in a conviction at trial
Upah was directed to complete the Intensive Sex Offender Treatment Program. He was placed on probation for five years to the 6th Judicial District Department of Correctional Services and fined $750. He must also pay victim restitution in an amount to be determined according to the court record.
Upah was charged on Jan. 24, 2012, with 2nd degree sexual abuse resulting from an incident in 1996 allegedly involving at 8-year-old girl which occurred in the 2600 block of 370th Street, rural Chelsea. The charge was field by Tama County deputy Sheriff Craig S. Karr.
Philip Tarrell Davis, 22, Toledo, entered a written guilty plea to 2nd offense domestic abuse. He was sentenced to a 365-day jail sentence with 337 suspended and credit for 28 days already served. He was fined $315 and placed on one year probation to the 6th Judicial District Department of Correctional Services.
Davis was charged on Feb. 22 for pushing his pregnant girlfriend into a couch at an apartment in the 100 block of North Broadway by Toledo Police Chief Bob Kendall.
Jesse Lee Chizek, 26, Toledo, pled guilty to charges of 1st offense drunken driving and 5th degree criminal mischief. On the drunken driving charge, Chizek was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for any time already served and fined $1,250. Of the fine amount, $625 may be waived if he provides proof of installation of an ignition interlock device on his vehicle.
For criminal mischief he was fined $65 and directed to pay victim restitution.
Chizek was charged on Feb. 26 at South County Road and East Grace Street by Toledo Police Office Joe Macmillan. The criminal mischief charge stemmed from Chizek allegedly driving through yards at the Arrowhead Mobile Home Park where he struck a cable box, trailer and storage shed causing more than $200 damage.