Kevin Wayne Fineday, 26, of Detroit Lakes, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for violating the state’s predatory offender registration law, a felony.

According to court records, on Aug. 26, 2020, he was involved in an assault case in Becker County. Fineday’s registered address was a rental unit in Detroit Lakes, but several people there said he hadn’t been seen for some time, and the property owner said Fineday had moved out several weeks earlier.

He was wanted on a warrant since Sept. 9, 2020, after being accused of an Aug. 23 assault on his girlfriend.

On March 4, Becker County District Judge Jay Carlson sentenced Fineday to 26 months in prison at St. Cloud, to be served concurrently with sentences in other court cases. He was ordered to pay a $50 fine and $200 in court fees.

Detroit Lakes man sentenced for drugs, damage to property

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Kyle James Bachmeier, 34, of Detroit Lakes, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime.

According to court records, on Aug. 26, 2020, the vehicle he was in was pulled over for having an expired temporary license, near a suspected drug house in Detroit Lakes.

A baggie of meth, weighing 4.1 grams with packaging, was found on the floor where he had been sitting, and staff at the Becker County Jail found another 2.8 grams of meth on him during the booking process.

On March 4, Becker County District Judge Michael Fritz sentenced Bachmeier to 19 months in prison at St. Cloud, stayed five years.

He was ordered to serve 33 days in jail, with credit for 33 days served, and was ordered to pay $200 in court fees.

He must get a chemical dependency evaluation and follow the recommendations, including aftercare.

In a separate case, Bachmeier was also sentenced on a felony first-degree charge of damage to property.

According to court records, on Oct. 11, 2020, he put several dents, scratches and metal gouges in his ex-girlfriend’s car, parked outside her apartment building. He appeared at her workplace later that day, holding rocks, and threatened to smash out her car windows if she walked away from him again.

Fritz sentenced Bachmeier to 17 months in prison at St. Cloud, stayed five years, and ordered him to serve 30 days in jail, with credit for 30 days served. He was ordered to pay a $50 fine and $200 in court fees. The victim’s restitution rights were reserved.

He was placed on supervised probation for five years.

Woman sentenced for Gabapentin pills, Naloxone film

Aime Garza Marquez, 36, of Harlingen, Texas, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony fifth-degree controlled substance crime.

According to court records, on May 1, 2020, she was a passenger in a car pulled over by a White Earth police officer on Highway 34 for not having a front license plate. The officer found a syringe, a tin cooker and heroin in the car, and arrested the driver and Marquez.

A search during the booking process at the Becker County Jail turned up Gabapentin pills and Naloxone sublingual film (a painkiller) in her purse. She was convicted on a felony drug charge in North Dakota in 2016.

On March 4, Becker County District Judge Michael Fritz stayed imposition of sentence and placed her on supervised probation for five years.

Marquez was ordered to serve five days in jail, with credit for five days served, and was ordered to pay $650 in court fees. She must get a chemical dependency evaluation and follow the recommendations, including aftercare.