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Circuit Court: Jan. 18, 2008
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Green County Felonies• The court Tuesday sentenced Joshua J. Ubersox, 27, Monroe, to six months in jail and 18 months probation after he pleaded no contest to fifth-offense drunken driving.He faced up to six years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines as part of the plea agreement for the class H felony.The court dismissed a charge of driving with fifth-offense prohibited alcohol concentration, also a class H felony.He originally faced up to 12 years in prison and up to $20,000 in fines, if convicted.Court records indicate he was arrested for drunken driving July 6 in Monroe.• The court Wednesday scheduled a Feb. 19 district attorney conference and entered a plea of not guilty for Marcus Venden, 28, Monroe, who stood mute to charges related to a domestic disturbance.Court records indicate he choked, hit and kicked a woman Jan. 8 in Monroe. He is charged with second-degree reckless endangerment and intimidation of a victim, both class G felonies, battery, a class A misdemeanor, and disorderly conduct, a class B misdemeanor. He faces up to 21 years in jail and up to $61,000 in fines, if convicted.He remains free on a $1,000 signature bond.• The court scheduled a March 4 district attorney conference and entered a plea of not guilty for Dustin J. Olson, 18, Monroe, who stood mute to theft, criminal damage to property and driving a vehicle without the owner's consent.Court records indicate he cut a hole in a fence and took a snowmobile valued around $3,000 from Monroe Powersports Dec. 8.He is charged with driving a vehicle without the owner's consent, a class H felony, criminal damage to property and theft, both class I felonies.