Before Judge Sean W. McPartland in Tama County District Court in Toledo:
Shannon Lynn Dobbs, 43, Tama, pled guilty to 1st offense drunken driving and two counts of child endangerment - substantial risk. She received a deferred judgment and was placed on probation for two years to the 6th Judicial District Department of correctional Services. She was assessed a $1,250 civil penalty on the drunken driving charge. Civil penalties of $625 for each child endangerment charge were suspended. Dobbs was directed to undergo a substance abuse evaluation and complete any treatment recommendations.
She was charged on Nov. 14, 2012, after striking a utility pole while driving a vehicle in the 200 block of West 11th Street in Tama. Two children were in the vehicle at the time according to court records. Tama Police Officer Jamie Youngbear filed the charge.
Courtney Leigh Pederson, 24, Humboldt, pled guilty to 1st offense drunken driving in a plea agreement. She was fined $1,250, sentenced to two days in jail with credit for time served. She was directed to complete Drinking Drivers School.
Pederson was originally charged with 2nd offense drunken driving in the 800 block of U.S. Highway 30 west on Feb. 3 by Toledo Police Officer Joe McMillen.
Kolby James Starits, 20, Toledo, pled guilty to 3rd degree burglary.
He received a suspended, five-year prison term and was placed on probation for two years to the Department of Correctional Services. A $750 fine was also suspended.
Starits is to pay a $300 probation supervisory enrollment fee.
He was charged on Feb. 12 with entering an occupied structure to commit a theft by Tama Police Chief Dan Wilkens.