Criminal sentencings: Week of August 9, 2021

Two defendants were sentenced in district court.

In the courts

REGIONAL — Two individuals were sentenced this week in criminal cases previously reported by The Globe.

  • Maria Castillo-Hernandez , 36, of Worthington, was sentenced to 364 days in local jail, with a stay of execution in favor of two years of supervised probation for a conviction of theft through wrongfully obtaining assistance. She was also ordered to pay $25,838 in restitution to Nobles County.
  • Ashtin Johnson , 21, of Spencer, Iowa, was sentenced to 120 days in the Jackson County Jail or on electronic home monitoring, with credit for 32 days served, after he was found guilty this week of felony second degree arson. A count of third degree burglary was dismissed. He was also placed on supervised probation for five years, and ordered to pay fines and restitution.
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