he following non-confidential traffic and criminal cases from 2/28 to 3/07/13 were compiled from reports released from the Houston County Court Administrator's office.



Houston County Sheriff Dept.

Christopher Alan Herbst, 28, New Albin, IA; 01/17/13, Speeding 73/55; Fees $135.

Robert Harlan Koester, 40, Waukon, IA; 01/17/13, Speeding 78/55; Fees $215.

Pamela Jean Strong, 57, New Albin, IA; 02/13/13, Speeding 75/55; Fees $215.

Vanessa Jean Swartz, 29, Caledonia; 10/11/12, 4th degree DUI - Under influence of schedule I/II Drugs; Fees $1,100 ($700 stayed for 2 years); Restitution $250.01; Local confinement 90 days (stayed for 2 years); Supervised probation for 2 years; Remain law abiding; No alcohol related offenses; Follow recommendations of evaluation; Sign all release of information.

Vanessa Jean Swartz, 29, Caledonia; 10/11/12, Driving after suspension (Stay of imposition pursuant to M.S. 609.135); Unsupervised probation for 1 year.



La Crescent Police Dept.

Andrew Daniel Cravillion, 18, La Crescent; 02/08/13, Speeding 39/30; Fees $115.



Minnesota Highway Patrol

Judith K. Gates, 71, Coon Valley, MN; 02/15/13, Speeding 68/55; Fees $125.

John Patrick Hogan, 43, La Crescent; 12/05/12, Speeding 66/55; Fees $125.

Nicole Renee Mills, 34, Spring Grove; 01/29/13, Uninsured vehicle; Fees $275.

Forrest Walter Morrill, 53, Caledonia; 11/13/12, Driving without a valid driver's license or vehicle class/type - Multiple licenses prohibited; Fees $175.