An Austin man who pleaded guilty in February to a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle in Mower County District Court has received a stay of imposition in the case.
26-year-old Anthony Robert Baker was sentenced to 30 days in jail, which was stayed for one month, three years of supervised probation, 80 hours in the sentence to service program and $30,740 in fines and court fees. Baker received a stay of imposition in the case where the defendant pleads guilty to a felony-level offense. If he or she successfully completes their probation, the conviction will be deemed a misdemeanor.
Baker received a concurrent sentence of 180 days in jail, which was stayed for one year, and one year of supervised probation for a gross misdemeanor charge of criminal vehicular operation, bodily harm, leaving the scene of a collision. Gross misdemeanor charges for DWI, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher within two hours and for criminal vehicular operation, bodily harm, blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher within two hours of driving, plus a misdemeanor charge of 4th degree criminal damage to property were dismissed with his guilty pleas in the case.