Tama County District Court
Before Judge Paul D. Miller in Tama County District Court in Toledo:
Joshua Dean Forrester, 30, Tama, pleaded guilty to 2nd offense domestic abuse assault. He was sentenced to a suspended 180-day jail term with credit for time served and ordered to be released from custody. He was fined and assessed court costs totaling $1,107 and placed on supervisors probation to the Department of Correctional Service and directed to pay a $300 probation supervisory fee.
Forrester was charged in the 1300 block of State Street on April 16 for allegedly striking a victim the back and arm. the charge was filed by Tama Police Sgt. Anthony Rodriguez.
Devon Michael LaGrone, 19, Marshalltown, filed a written consent to a finding of contempt for violation of terms and conditions of probation. He was ordered to serve a 60 day sentence with credit for 59 days already served and is to remain on probation as previously ordered,
LaGrone originally received deferred judgments on April 28, 2019, on two counts of assault causing bodily injury or mental illness.
According to a probation violation report he was arrested on March 9 by Ames Police on a charge of willful injury causing bodily injury for assault a male at a house party, not providing documentation to his probation officer that he scheduled a mental health evaluation as ordered and not making payments totaling $1,413 due the Marshall County Clerk of Court and 2nd District Department of Correctional Services.
Before Judge Andrew B. Chappell:
Victor Lamar Webb, 45, Des Moines, pleaded guilty to manufacture, deliver or possess with intent to manufacture methamphetamine. He was sentenced to a 10-year prison term to run concurrently with a pair of sentences in Polk County. A fine, DARE and Law Enforcement Initiative surcharges totaling $1.485 were assessed. He was sentenced to 10 year prison term on a possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver and a two-year prison term on a charge of 3rd degree theft on Feb. 4 in Polk County
Webb was originally charged on Aug. 22, 2016, with possession after a hypodermic needle filled with what Webb aid as methamphetamine was found in his sock. The charge was filed by Meskwaki Nation Tribal Police Officer Charity Heller. A trial information field on april 18 charged Webb with intent to manufacture, deliver or possess with intent.
With Supreme Court orders continuing in place, the trial court schedule showed 16 appearances and jury trials continued.