Jesse James Schultes, 29, of rural Perham has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

A felony charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct was dismissed in a plea agreement.

According to court records, on Sept. 27, 2017, a girl disclosed to authorities that she had had consensual sex with Schultes on multiple occasions in October and November of 2016, when she was about 15 and he was about 25. A warrant was issued for his arrest at the time, and was returned Jan. 28, 2019.

On Jan. 10, Schultes was sentenced by District Judge Jay Carlson to 36 months in prison at St. Cloud, stayed 15 years.

He was ordered to serve 90 days in jail, with credit for three days served, and was fined $1,000 plus $1,085 in court fees.

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Schultes was ordered to have no contact with anyone under age 18, unless approved by probation, and to not look at porn or engage via social media with anyone who is under the age of 18. He was ordered to complete intensive sex offender counseling and complete a mental health evaluation and follow the recommendations.

He was placed on supervised probation for 15 years.

DL woman sentenced for wrongfully obtaining assistance

Victoria Lyn Blackburde, 25, of rural Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony wrongfully obtaining assistance.

A gross misdemeanor charge of wrongfully obtaining assistance was dismissed in a plea agreement.

According to court records, between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30 of 2018, Blackburde received $814 in public assistance funding for a child who was removed from the home on a 72-hour hold two days after birth in October 2018. The child was then kept out of the home due to a child protection emergency placement order and a termination of parental rights, according to the criminal complaint.

On Jan. 10, Blackburde appeared before District Judge Jay Carlson, who stayed imposition of sentence and placed her on supervised probation for five years.

She was ordered to serve 32 days in jail, with credit for 32 days served, and was fined $500 plus $1,479 in court fees, including $814 in restitution. Work release privileges were granted.

She was ordered to get a chemical dependency evaluation and follow the recommendations, including aftercare.

Woman sentenced for Tramadol Hydrochloride pills

Laurel Joleen Chesley, 28, of Ponsford has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime.

According to court records, on April 26, Detroit Lakes police were called to a hotel parking lot on the report of the smell of marijuana coming from a parked car. Chesley was a passenger in the vehicle, and a search revealed nine Tramadol Hydrochloride pain pills in her purse for which she did not have a prescription.

On Jan. 10, Chesley appeared before District Judge Jay Carlson, who stayed adjudication and continued the case.

She was ordered to serve 30 days in jail, with credit for one day served, and was fined $500 plus $500 in court fees. Work release privileges were granted.

Chesley was ordered to get a chemical dependency evaluation and follow the recommendations, including aftercare, and was placed on supervised probation for five years.

Woman sentenced for credit card fraud at Walmart

Cheyenne Connie Hancy-Myers, 27, of Ulen has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony credit card fraud.

According to court records, on Nov. 19, 2018, Detroit Lakes police were notified by Moorhead police that a Chase credit card, stolen in a residential burglary, had been used at the Detroit Lakes Walmart a week earlier.

Hancy-Myers used the card to make a $15 purchase on Nov. 10, 2018. Two other attempted uses there, for $84 and $200, were declined by Walmart.

She was previously convicted of credit card fraud on Aug. 10, 2018.

On Jan. 10, Hancy-Myers appeared before District Judge Jay Carlson, who sentenced her to 15 months in prison at Shakopee, stayed five years.

She was ordered to serve 160 days in jail, with credit for 160 days served, and was fined $1,000 plus $2,713 in court fees, including $1,547 in restitution.

She was ordered to get a complete diagnostic assessment and follow the recommendations, and was placed on supervised probation for five years.

Man sentenced for obstructing legal process

Glenn Eugene Sommers, 49, of Mahnomen has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for misdemeanor obstructing the legal process.

A felony charge of aiding an offender on probation or parole was dismissed in a plea agreement.

According to court records, on Oct. 18, 2018, White Earth police went to a Waubun residence to arrest a man on a felony Department of Corrections warrant.

One of the officers at the residence saw movement inside a fifth-wheel camper there, but was prevented from entering by Sommers, who told police the wanted man was not inside the camper. Sommers backed down after an officer showed him a felony arrest warrant for the man, who was then found hiding under a bed inside the camper.

On Jan. 10, Sommers appeared before District Judge Jay Carlson, who sentenced him on the misdemeanor to serve 90 days in jail, with credit for 60 days served, and fined him $50 plus $200 in court fees. He was placed on unsupervised probation for one year.