May 25, 2017

2017 – Press Releases

2017 – Press Releases

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4/18/2017

4/10/2017 Raquel Nino, a 27 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was re-sentenced after admitting to multiple probation violations stemming from the original offenses of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance, a class 5 felony, and a class 1 misdemeanor offense of contributing to the abuse and neglect of a minor.  Click on link to see the press release.

4/10/2017 John Vital, a 20 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was re-sentenced after admitting to multiple probation violations stemming from the original offenses of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance, a class 5 felony.  Click on link to see the press release.

3/27/2017 Kyle P. Bearheels, a 20 year old Welch, MN resident, was re-sentenced after admitting to probation violations stemming from the original offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance offense which is a class 5 felony.  Click on link to see the press release.

4/3/2017

3/27/2017 Kelly Staum, a 56 year old Elk Point, SD resident, was granted a suspended imposition of sentence on a class 4 felony charge of Grand Theft by Embezzlement offense.  Click on link to see the press release.

3/6/2017 Jacob Beavers, a 34 year old North Sioux City, SD resident, was sentenced on a class 5 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance. Click on link to see the press release.

3/6/2017 Ronald Powers, a 67 year old North Sioux City, SD resident, was sentenced on a class 5 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance. Click on link to see the press release.

1/23/2017 Jeffrey Britcher, a 28 year old Le Mars, IA resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of concealment of a dangerous weapon with the intent to commit a felony; and on count of a class 5 felony of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance. Click on link to see the press release.

3/30/2017

3/6/2017 Derick Neuman, a 20 year old Sioux Falls, SD resident, was sentence on the following:  Ct 1) a class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance; Ct. 2) a class 6 felony offense of possession of a schedule 3 or 4 controlled substance; and Ct. 5) a class 1 misdemeanor offense of possession of marijuana less than 2 oz..  Click on link to see the press release.

3/6/2017 Timothy Sprouse, a 38 year old Sioux Falls, SD resident, was sentenced the class 5 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance. Click on link to see the press release.

2/24/2017

2/13/2017   Eli Skalak, a 37 year old Holts Summit, MO resident, was sentence on the class 4 felony offense of possession of marijuana more than one pound and less than ten pounds.  Click on link to see the press release.

2/13/2017 Amy Pearson, a 42 year old Elk Point, SD resident, was sentenced on the class 5 felony offense of subordination of perjury. Click on link to see the press release.

2/13/2017 Tanner Gries, a 21 year old Elk Point, SD resident, was sentenced on the class 5 felony offense of perjury. Click on link to see the press release.

2/13/2017 Tanner Gries, a 21 year old Elk Point, SD resident, was sentenced on the class 1 misdemeanor offense of resisting arrest. Click on link to see the press release.

2/6/2017   Chad Kosinski, a 29 year old Elk Point, SD resident, was re-sentenced on the original class 5 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance on file 15-022.  Click on link to see the press release.

2/6/2017   Chad Kosinski, a 29 year old Elk Point, SD resident, was re-sentenced on the original class 5 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance on file 14-127.  Click on link to see the press release.

2/6/2017   Jesse Duncan, a 36 year old Alcester, SD resident, was sentenced on a class 1 misdemeanor offense of eluding, and a class one misdemeanor offense of DUI.  Click on link to see the press release.

1/23/2017   Cheri Toepete, a 44 year old Alcester, SD resident, was sentenced on a class 5 felony offense of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance. Click on link to see the press release.

1/23/2017   Shawn Denny, a 47 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on one class 6 felony offense of simple assault assault against a law enforcement officer, and a second class 6 felony offense of simple assault assault against a law enforcement officer, and a class 5 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.  Click on link to see the press release.

1/23/2017   Zachary Kranz, a 23 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance, and one class 1 offense of driving with a revoked license.   Click on link to see the press release.

12/19/2016 Desmond McPhail, a 33 year old Sioux Falls, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance, and one class 6 felony offense of possession of a schedule 3 or 4 controlled substance.   Click on link to see the press release.

12/19/2016 Jon Rangel Jr., a 32 year old Sioux Falls, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.   Click on link to see the press release.

12/19/2016 Michael Little, a 32 year old Sioux Falls, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.   Click on link to see the press release.

12/05/2016 Nicholas Bader, a 22 year old Sioux Falls, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.   Click on link to see the press release.

11/21/2016   Dylan Merrigan, a 24 year old Beresford, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 1 misdemeanor offense of simple assault.   Click on link to see the press release.

10/24/2016 Cy Blu Johnson-Berndt, a 25 year old Beresford, SD resident, was sentenced on a class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.   Click on link to see the press release.

10/3/2016   Monroe Hill, a 20 year old North Sioux City, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.   Click on link to see the press release.

2/10/2017

12/9/2016 John Baker, a 36 year old Sioux City, SD resident, was re-sentenced following an admission to a probation violation on the original class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.  Click on link to see the press release.

11/21/2016 Jerry Wooten Jr., a 22 year old Sioux City, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.  Click on link to see the press release.

10/24/2016 Joseph Robbins, a 51 year old Fitzgerald, GA resident, was sentenced on one class 4 felony offense of possession of marijuana – more than one pound and less than ten pounds.  Click on link to see the press release.

10/24/2016 Elizabeth Baker, a 31 year old Fitzgerald, GA resident, was sentenced on one class 1 misdemeanor offense of possession of drug paraphernalia.  Click on link to see the press release.

4/04/2016 John Baker, a 36 year old Sioux City, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.  Click on link to see the press release.

1/30/2017

1/19/2017 Kevin Hamman, a 35 year old Webster, SD resident, was re-sentenced  following an admission to a probation violations on the original class 4 felony offense of possession of a controlled substance, and the original class 6 felony offense of possession of unauthorized articles in jail.  Click on link to see the press release.

12/19/2016 Logan Brandt, a 23 year old Hudson, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 6 felony count of simple assault against a law enforcement officer. Click on link to see the press release.

12/19/2016 Natwaya Lewis, a 21 year old Chicago, IL resident, was granted a suspended imposition of sentence on a class 6 felony charge of ingestion of identity theft.  Click on link to see the press release.

12/5/2016 William Rainer, a 35 year old Omaha, NE resident, was re-sentenced on two separate felony files here in Union County following an admission to a probation violation in each file.  The original charges included a class 5 felony offense of forgery in file 14-235; and another class 5 felony offense of forger in file 14-263.  Click on link to see the press release.

11/28/2016 Natassia Rose, a 32 year old Alpharetta, GA resident, was granted a suspended imposition of sentence on a class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance, and a class 6 felony offense of possession of a schedule 3 or 4 controlled substance.  Click on link to see the press release.

10/24/2016 Jesse Giblin, a 30 year old Yankton, SD resident, resolved her felony file with a plea and sentence to two misdemeanor offenses in the file including one class 1 misdemeanor offense of possession of marijuana, and one class 2 misdemeanor offense of possession of drug paraphernalia.  Click on link to see the press release.

1/13/2017

12/19/2016 Benjamin Houser, a 21 year old Beresford, SD resident, was sentenced to the SD Penitentiary on two felony files.  On file 16-061, Houser was sentenced on a class 4 felony offense of possession, manufacturing, or distributing child pornography.  Houser was also sentenced on a class 4 felony offense of Solicitation of a Minor.  Click on link to see the press release.

12/19/2016 Jerica Castro, a 27 year old, Jefferson, SD resident, was re-sentenced following an admission to a probation violation, on the original class 5 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.  Click on link to see the press release.

12/9/2016 Carroll Holtzen, a 38 year old, Sioux City, IA resident, was granted a suspended imposition of sentence on a class 5 felony charge of ingestion of a controlled substance (Methamphetamine).  Click on link to see the press release.

12/5/2016 Steven Knecht, a 56 year old, Elk Point, SD resident, was re-sentenced  following an admission to a probation violation, on the original class 6 felony offense of failure to update sex offender registry.  Click on link to see the press release.

12/1/2016  The State’s Attorney’s Office defended a motion to amend a sentence on inmate Nora Taylor, who is incarcerated after multiple violations of probation dealing with a class 5 felony offense involving an ingestion of methamphetamine charge.  Click on link to see press release.

11/30/2016  The Court sealed file 16-130 due to a suspended imposition of sentence.  No further information is available to the public on this file.

11/28/2016 Stephanie Thompson, a 41 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was re-sentenced following an admission to a second probation violation on the original class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance and a class 2 misdemeanor offense of operating a motor vehicle without a license.  Click on link to see press release.

11/28/2016 Robert Johnson, a 22 year old, Sioux City, IA resident, was re-sentenced following an admission to a first probation violation on the original class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.  Click on link to see press release.

11/28/2016 Nathaniel Grant, a 19 year old, Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on the following charges: 1) grant theft – possession of stolen property, a class 6 felony; 2) eluding, a class 1 misdemeanor; 5) ingestion, a class 1 misdemeanor; and 6) possession of drug paraphernalia, a class 2 misdemeanor.   Click on link to see the press release.

11/18/2016 Jackie Pick, a 42 year old, Sioux Falls, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 6 felony count of identity theft. Click on link to see the press release.

10/24/2016 Kristopher Cummings, a 36 year old, Dakota Dunes, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 4 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance with the intent to distribute.  Click on link to see the press release.

10/24/2016   Cicero Downs, a 36 year old, Sioux City, IA resident was sentenced on one class 1 misdemeanor offense of possession of marijuana.  Click on link to see the press release.

10/24/2016 Denis Dodds, a 26 year old, North Sioux City, SD resident, was re-sentenced  following an admission to a second probation violation, on the original class 4 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 controlled substance (Meth).  Click on link to see the press release.

10/3/2016 Daniel Cromwell, a 25 year old, Richald, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 6 felony offense of identity theft. Click on link to see the press release.

10/3/2016 Natausha Fisher, a 33 year old, Dakota Dunes, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.  Click on link to see the press release.

10/3/2016 Cassandra Grate, a 27 year old, Vermillion, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 1 misdemeanor count of driving while revoked.  Click on link to see the press release.

10/3/2016 Elias Mendez, a 24 year old, East Grand Forks, MN resident, was re-sentenced  following an admission to a first probation violation, on the original class 4 felony offense of possession  of a schedule 1 controlled substance (Meth).  Click on link to see the press release.

9/12/2016 Sherman Smith Sr., a 38 year old, Omaha, NE resident, was sentenced on one class 6 felony offense of possession of marijuana.  Click on link to see the press release.

9/12/2016 Breanna Ellsworth, a 25 year old, Wichita, KS resident, was sentenced on the following offenses: 1) possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance, a class 5 felony; and 3) possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance, a class 5 felony.  Click on link to see the press release.

9/12/2016 Jonary Graciano, an 18 year old, Sioux Sioux City, NE resident, was re-sentenced  following an admission to a second probation violation, on the original class 6 felony offense of possession of marijuana w/ the intent to distribute.  Click on link to see the press release.

9/12/2016 Christopher Baumann, a 45 year old, Flagstaff, AZ resident, was sentenced on one class 6 felony offense of first degree intentional damage to property. Click on link to see the press release.

8/15/2016 Vincent Jones, a 27 year old, Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.  Click on link to see the press release.

8/15/2016 Esther Godfrey, a 35 year old, Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.  Click on link to see the press release.

8/15/2016  The Court sentenced the defendant attached to file 16-085 and immediately sealed this file due to a suspended imposition of sentence.  No further information is available to the public on this file.

8/15/2016 Mark Savold, a 41 year old Flandreau, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.  Click on link to see the press release.

8/15/2016 Gary Kintigh, a 37 year old Elk Point, SD resident, was sentenced on two class 1 misdemeanor counts of failure to pay excise tax.  Click on link to see the press release.

7/18/2016 Keith Fisher, a 46 year old, Jefferson, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.  Click on link to see the press release.

7/18/2016 Javier Ramos-Lopez, a 25 year old, Sioux Falls, SD resident, was re-sentenced following an admission to a first offense probation violation on the original class 5 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.  Click on link to see the press release.

6/20/2016 Michael Haynie, a 40 year old, Elk Point, SD resident, was re-sentenced following an admission to a first offense probation violation on the original class 5 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 controlled substance (Meth).  Click on link to see the press release.

6/13/2016 Keyanna Bryant, a 25 year old Sioux Falls, SD resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of possession  of a schedule 1 controlled substance (Cocaine). Click on link to see press release.

5/23/2016 Austin Gengler, a 26 year old LeMars, IA resident, was sentenced on one class 6 felony offense of identity theft and one class 2 misdemeanor offense of speeding.  Click on link to see the press release.

3/14/2016 Brian Moreland, a 37 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on one class 6 felony offense of DUI (a 3rd offense).  Click on link to see the press release.

3/14/2016 Teddy Crawford Jr., a 37 year old Sacramento, CA resident, was sentenced on the following charges: 1A) possession  of a schedule 1 controlled substance (Meth), a class 5 felony, and 5) ingestion of a schedule 1 controlled substance (Meth), a class 5 felony.  Click on link to see the press release.