Former jailer sentenced for violation

Local News

A former Martin County jailer was sentenced in Faribault County District on Monday for violating an order for protection – domestic abuse.

Beau Karge, 40, of Frost was arrested around 9:32 a.m. by a Blue Earth police officer on June 24 and then transported to the county jail.

Martin County Sheriff Jeff Markquart says Karge returned to work shortly after the incident but now is no longer with Sheriff’s Department.

“His last day was Sept. 19 and he chose to leave,” says Markquart. “It had nothing to do with any violation.”

Karge was sentenced to 90 days in jail and given three days credit for time already served. The remaining 87 days were stayed if he successfully completes his probation.

He was placed on supervised probation for one year and given two months to pay a $585 fine.

Other conditions imposed by the court include:

  • must follow recommendations of a mental health therapist;
  • obtain a chemical dependency assessment within 30 days;
  • get permission for his probation officer to leave the state;
  • abstain from use of mood-altering drugs;
  • follow all state and federal laws;
  • may not possess any firearms;
  • subjected to random drug testing;
  • inform court officials of any change in address or phone number.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *