January 19, 2023
December 27, 2022
In the Petersburg District Court, Magistrate Judge Rachel Newport presided over a minor offense trial for Maxwell Charles Peeler. The defendant entered a change of plea to no contest. The charges were amended to a minor offense of four counts of giving a false statement on the license application without any culpable mental state. The defendant also entered a no contest plea to failure to affix the locking tag to a big game animal. He was fined $1700, a $20 police surcharge and a $1000 restitution for game fine. The state has 90 days to file a restitution judgment.