Gary D. Piper of Haines was convicted May 17 of driving without a valid license. He was fined $300 and placed on probation for one year.

Piper, 44, was stopped March 4 on Main Street after police saw him driving a vehicle with expired registration. Upon questioning, it was found he didn’t have a current license. Piper said he was driving for his father, who had a hurt leg and couldn’t drive. He was driving his father’s truck.

Jedidiah Marquardt was convicted of assault in the fourth degree on June 11. The 33-year-old Haines man was fined $100, sentenced to six months in jail and placed on probation for one year, as well as registered for alcohol/mental health counseling.

The conviction stems from March 29 when police responded to a disturbance outside an apartment building. A domestic dispute had occurred after Marquardt argued with his partner.

Police found the woman outside the apartment, and she said she had been strangled by him. She had red marks on her throat, and it hurt to swallow, she told police. Police found Marquardt inside the apartment and said he did not resist arrest.

On June 17, John C. Flory was found guilty of reckless driving. The 19-year-old Haines man was fined $250 and his driver’s license was suspended for 30 days.

Flory was issued a reckless driving ticket on June 12 after police found his truck turned over on its side in the fairgrounds parking lot. Flory had been doing doughnuts on the rutted, dirt lot when the truck flipped.

Garrett Kroschel was convicted of criminal trespass in the second degree on June 24. The 18-year-old Haines man was fined $250 and placed on probation for a year.

Police charged Kroschel with the misdemeanor after he was found in the old school building on the night of May 29. Kroschel and several others had entered the building and police found them there. He told police he had hoped to skateboard in the old gym.