Courts for April 7

MARSHALL – Matthew John McInerney, 42, of St. Cloud, appeared in Lyon County District Court April 1 on two counts of third degree driving while impaired charges, illegal possession of prescription drugs and possession of a small amount of marijuana charges. A complaint alleges McInerney drove while under the influence of drugs in Lyon County on April 18, 2013. A hearing was set for April 29. Bail was set at $12,000 without conditions, or with conditions including appear in court, abide by laws, abstain from drugs and alcohol and do not enter bars or liquor stores.

MARSHALL – Jamie Lee Luckhardt, 32, of Marshall, pleaded guilty in Lyon County District Court April 1 to charges of first degree controlled substance crime, court records said. Luckhardt or an accomplice sold methamphetamines in Marshall on April 12, 2013, court records said. A pre-sentencing investigation was ordered, and a sentencing hearing was set for May 27.

MARSHALL – John Rudy Charles Elzenga, 19, of Marshall, appeared in Lyon County District Court April 1 on charges of third degree criminal sexual conduct and minor consumption. A complaint alleges Elzenga sexually assaulted a victim in Marshall on Feb. 7. The court found probable cause for the charges, and a hearing was set for April 29.

MARSHALL – Kenneth Lee McCaig, 37, of Garvin, pleaded innocent in Lyon County District Court April 1 to charges of second degree assault, terroristic threats, possession of materials with intent to manufacture methamphetamines – liability for crimes of another and possession of drug paraphernalia. A complaint alleges McCaig threatened a woman in Garvin on Dec. 25, and that McCaig possessed materials needed to make methamphetamines. A trial date was set for May 22-23, and a pretrial hearing was set for May 13. The court denied a motion to lower McCaig’s bail.