LaCost issues court summary
IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County District Judge Julie A. LaCost has issued her activity report for August.
New criminal cases for the month included 14 felonies, 18 misdemeanors, 11 OWI/OUID misdemeanors and one felony drunken driving.
New civil cases for the month included 27 general civil cases, 16 small claims cases and five landlord/tenant disputes and no summary proceeding.
New traffic cases included 135 civil infractions, 28 misdemeanors and nine non-traffic civil infractions.
Criminal dispositions for the month included five guilty pleas to felonies reduced to misdemeanors, 11 waived over to circuit court, 14 misdemeanors and 14 OWI/OUID misdemeanors. One felony drunken driving case was waived to circuit court.
Civil dispositions included 24 general civil, two small claims and four landlord/tenant disputes.
Traffic dispositions included 91 civil infractions and six misdemeanors. There was one non-traffic civil infraction.
The District Court handled five probation violation hearings, three drug-sobriety court referrals, and two Alcohol Highway Safety School referrals.
There were two show cause hearings and six marriage ceremonies.
Funds turned over to the county treasurer totaled $56,006. Funds turned over to the court trust totaled $4,784.01.