September 23, 2018

2018 Press Releases

2018 – Press Releases

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8/27/2018

Due to the volume of felony files that are going through the court system in addition to the number of probation violations that are occurring, in which the defendant are violating their probation repeatedly with such little time between violation, this office can no longer continue to prepare press releases on all files.   Unfortunately my office understaffed at the moment due to the lack of county commissioners approving a competitive salary for attorneys.  Please know that this office is doing its best to keep up with the work load.  Since June 29, 2018 through August 27, 2018, I’ve had to pass on the preparing and publishing press releases of more than sixty felony files.

I’ve never been sure how many people look at these press release pages.  If this is something that you would like to see continue, I would appreciate an e-mail asking me to continue this practice ([email protected]).  It was always my goal to keep the community informed and educated as to what is happening in the community.

 

Respectfully,

Jerry A. Miller

Jerry A. Miller

Union County State’s Attorney

 

06/29/2018

12/18/2017  Michael Little, a 28-year-old, Sioux City, IA resident was re-sentenced after admitting to have violated his supervised probation terms and condition.   Michael Little was originally convicted of a class 5 felony offense of Ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 Controlled Substance.  Click on the link to see the press release.

01/19/2018  David Blue, a 47-year-old, Sioux City, IA resident, was re-sentenced after admitting to have violated his supervised probation terms and condition.   David Blue was originally convicted of a two class 5 felony offenses of Forgery.  Click on the link to see the press release.

02/12/2018  Ronald Powers, a 68-year-old, North Sioux City, SD resident, was re-sentenced after admitting to have violated his supervised probation terms and condition.  Ronald Powers was originally convicted of a class 5 felony offense of Ingestion of a Schedule 1 or 2 Controlled Substance.  Click on the link to see the press release.

03/23/2018  Kathy Foster, a 53-year-old, Schuyler, NE resident, was sentenced on on class 5 felony offense of Possession of a Class 1 or 2 Controlled Substance; and one class 2 misdemeanor offence of Driving with Suspended License.  Click on the link to see the press release.

03/23/2018  Junna Kills-Crow, a 32-year-old, Sioux City, IA resident was re-sentenced after admitting to have violated her supervised probation terms and condition.  Junna Kills-Crow was originally convicted of a class 5 felony offense of Possession of a Schedule 1 or 2 Controlled Substance.  Click on the link to see the press release.

03/23/2018  Robert Steiner II, a 26-year-old, Sioux City, IA resident was re-sentenced after admitting to have violated his supervised probation terms and conditions.  Robert Steiner II was originally convicted of a class 5 felony offense of Ingestion of a Schedule 1 or 2 Controlled Substance.  Click on the link to see the press release.

03/12/2018  Jacob Beavers, a 36-year-old Dakota City, NE resident, was re-sentenced after admitting to have violated his supervised probation terms and condition.   Jacob Beavers was originally convicted of a class 5 felony offense of Ingestion of a Schedule 1 or 2 Controlled Substance.  Click on the link to see the press release.

04/23/2018  Kellee Julian, a 40-year-old, Cheyenne, WY resident, was sentenced on a class 1 misdemeanor charge of Misprision of a felony.  Click on the link to see the press release.

04/23/2018  Kellee Julian, a 40-year-old, Cheyenne, WY resident, was sentenced on a class 6 felony charge of Failure to Appear After Release.  Click on the link to see the press release.

04/23/2018  Richard Oligmueller, Jr., a 31-year-old, Sioux City, IA resident, was granted a suspended imposition of sentence on a class 6 felony charge of Assault by Adult Confined in Jail with Bodily Fluids. Click on the link to see the press release.

04/24/2018  Michael Vieira, a 28-year-old, Omaha, NE resident, was granted a suspended imposition of sentence on a class 5 felony charge of Possession of a Schedule 1 or 2 Controlled Substance.   Click on the link to see the press release.

05/01/2018  Tanisha Lovegreen, a 28-year-old, Sioux City, IA resident, was re-sentenced after admitting to have violated her supervised probation terms and condition. Tanisha Lovegreen was originally sentenced on a class 5 felony offense of Forgery. Click on the link to see the press release.

05/07/2018  Emily Goodteacher, a 28-year-old, Niobrara, NE resident, was re-sentenced after admitting to absconding from her supervised probation program.  Emily Goodteacher was re-sentenced on the original class 5 felony offense of Ingestion of a Schedule 1 or 2 Controlled Substance.  Click on the link to see the press release.

05/07/2018  Terry Tague, a 39-year-old, Sioux City, IA resident was re-sentenced after admitting to have violated his supervised probation terms and condition.  Terry Tague was originally convicted of a class 6 felony offense of Grand Theft, and a class 5 felony offense of Possession of a Schedule 1 or 2 Controlled Substance.  (17-170)  Click on the link to see the press release.

05/07/2018  Terry Tague, a 39-year-old, Sioux City, IA resident was re-sentenced after admitting to have violated his supervised probation terms and condition.  Terry Tague was originally convicted of a class 5 felony offense of Second Degree Escape and a Part II Habitual Offender which increased this from a class 5 felony offense to a class 4 felony offense.  (17-195)  Click on the link to see the press release.

05/20/2018  Tanisha Lovegreen, a 28-year-old, Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on a class 5 felony offense of Ingestion of a Schedule 1 or 2 Controlled Substance.  Click on the link to see the press release.

05/29/2018  Jessica Karr, a person who is an inmate of the SD Penitentiary on Union County charges has absconded from parole.  There is a parole warrant for Ms. Karr’s arrest.  Click on link to see the Warrant for Jessica Karr.

06/08/2018  Austin Erickson, a person who is an inmate of the SD Penitentiary on Union County charges has absconded from parole.  There is a parole warrant for Mr. Erickson’s arrest.  Click on link to see the Warrant for Austin Erickson.

06/19/2018  Austin Pate, a person who is an inmate of the SD Penitentiary on Union County charges has absconded from parole.  There is a parole warrant for Mr. Pate’s arrest.  Click on link to see the Warrant for Austin Pate.

05/25/18

04/30/18  Raquel Nino, a 27-year-old, inmate of the SD Penitentiary (previously from Sioux City, IA), who was incarcerated on Union County felony charge for ingestion of a controlled substance has absconded from parole.  There is a parole warrant for Ms. Nino’s arrest.  Click on link to see the Warrant for Raquel Nino.

04/27/18  Trinity Thompson, a 35 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on a class 6 felony offense for failure to appear.   Click on the link to see the press release.

04/18/18  Amber Peterson, a 36 year old Beresford, SD resident, was originally charged with Ingestion of a Schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance as a class 5 felony, however the file was dismissed by the Court.  Click on the link to see the press release.

03/29/2018  Riley Grell, a 20 year old Moville, IA resident, was ordered to pay restitution and passed away days after the hearing.  Click on the link to see the press release.

03/26/2018  Golden Hughes, a 37 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on a class 5 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance. Click on the link to see the press release.

03/23/18  Trinity Thompson, a 35 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on the following charges: Ct.2: possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance as a class 5 felony offense; Ct.3: possession of marijuana less than 2 oz., a class 1 misdemeanor; Ct.5: false impersonation to a police officer, a class 1 misdemeanor; and Ct.6: possession of drug paraphernalia, a class 2 misdemeanor.   Click on the link to see the press release.

03/23/18  Keith Tilden, a 41 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on one count of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance as a class 5 felony offense. Click on the link to see the press release.

03/23/2018  Mark Lenz, a 50 year old Kaleva, MI resident, was sentenced on one count of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance as a class 5 felony offense. Click on the link to see the press release.

03/26/2018  Golden Hughes, a 37 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on a class 6 felony offense of failure to appear. Click on the link to see the press release.

03/23/2018  Joseph McCurry, a 20 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on the following offenses: Ct.1: possession of marijuana more than 2 oz., but less than a pound, a class 6 felony; and Ct.3: Careless Driving, a class 2 misdemeanor. Click on the link to see the press release.

02/16/2018  Roger Miller, a 68 year old Dakota Dunes, SD resident, was sentenced on the following offenses: Ct.1: possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance, a class 5 felony; and Ct.2: possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance, a class 5 felony.  Click on the link to see the press release.

02/16/2018 Michael Little, a 28 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on a class 5 felony offense of Second Degree Escape, a class 5 felony.  Click on the link to see the press release.

01/26/2018  Toni Olson, a 57-year-old North Sioux City, SD resident, was re-sentenced after admitting to multiple probation violations stemming from the original charge of a class 4 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.  This is Olson’s 3rd probation violation on file 15-055.  Click on the link to see the press release.

03/30/2018

02/26/2018  Travis Potts, a 27-year-old, Fordyce, NE resident, was sentenced on the following: Ct1, possession of a schedule III or IV controlled substance, a class 6 felony; Ct2, DUI, a class 1 misdemeanor; and Ct3, Reckless Driving. Click on the link to see the press release.

02/16/2018  Katherine Smothermon, a 26-year-old, Sequim, WA resident, was granted a suspended imposition of sentence on the following offenses: Ct1, possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance, a class 5 felony (Cocaine); Ct3, possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance, a class 5 felony (LSD); Ct5, possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance, a class 5 felony (Ecstasy). Click on the link to see the press release.

02/16/2018  Austin Housham-Terhark, a 20-year-old, Sioux City, IA resident, was granted a suspended imposition of sentence on one class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substances.  Click on the link to see the press release.

02/16/2018  Coda Christe, a 22-year-old, Dickensen, ND resident, was re-sentenced on his felony offense of possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance, a class 5 felony, at the disposition hearing after admitting to a 2nd probation violation.  Click on the link to see the press release.

02/05/2018 Trent Boulware, a 39-year-old,  Jefferson, SD resident, was sentenced on a class 6 felony offense of Failure to Register as required by the sex offender registry statutes. Click on the link to see the press release.

01/26/2018  Lamberto Villarreal, a 28 year old, San Antonio, TX resident, was sentence to the penitentiary on the following offenses: Ct2,  possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance, a class 5 felony; Ct3,  possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance, a class 5 felony, Ct8, grand theft by receiving or retaining stolen property, a class 6 felony; and Ct9, possession of a firearm w/ altered serial number, a class 6 felony. Click on the link to see the press release.

01/19/2018 Stephanie Applegarth, a 35 year old, Royal, NE resident, was  sentenced on the following offenses:  Ct1, Ingestion of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance, a class 5 felony; Ct3, and Ct4, contributing to the delinquency of a child, a class 1 misdemeanor.  Click on the link to see the press release.

01/19/2018 Seth Snoozy, a 27 year old, Denver, CO resident, was granted a suspended imposition of sentence on the class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.  Click on the link to see the press release.

01/19/2018 Mikayla Schuett, a 20 year old, Denver, CO resident, was granted a suspended imposition of sentence on the class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance.  Click on the link to see the press release.

01/19/2018  Jerald LeClair, a 48 year old, Sioux Falls, SD resident, was sentenced on the following charges:  Ct1, Ingestion of a Schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance, a class 5 felony; Ct3, criminal entry of a motor vehicle, a class 1 misdemeanor; and Ct6, possession of drug paraphernalia, a class 2 misdemeanor. Click on the link to see the press release.

01/19/2018 Alexis Habben, a 22 year old, Lake Andes, SD resident, was re-sentenced on a class 5 felony offense of possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance.  Click on the link to see the press release.

01/19/2018  Richard Fredricksen, a 48 year old, North Sioux City, SD resident, was sentenced on a class 5 felony offense of ingestion of a schedule I or II controlled substance.  Click on the link to see the press release.

01/10/2018  Tony Gunsolly, a 47 year old, Sioux City, IA resident, was granted a suspended imposition of sentenced on the offense of ingestion of a schedule I or II controlled substance.  Click on the link to see the press release.

12/05/2018  Jake Maxwell, a 30 year old, North Sioux City, SD resident, was originally charged with a felony aggravated assault and resolved with a class 1 misdemeanor charge for Simple Assault (Domestic). Click on the link to see the press release.

12/04/2017  Brad DeBaere, a 42 year old South Sioux City, NE resident, was granted a suspended imposition of sentence on the following offenses: Ct1, possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance, a class 5 felony; and Ct2, possession of marijuana – less than 2 oz., a class 2 misdemeanor. Click on the link to see the press release.

02/28/2018

02/16/2018  Tillman Taylor, a 36-year-old, Beresford, SD resident, was re-sentenced on a 3rd offense simple assault offense which is a class 6 felony after admitting to a 1st probation violation on this file.  Click on the link to see the press release. (17-429)

02/16/2018  Tillman Taylor, a 36-year-old, Beresford, SD resident, was re-sentenced on a simple assault against a law enforcement officer offense which is a class 6 felony after admitting to a 2nd probation violation on this file.  Click on the link to see the press release. (17-125)

01/19/2018  Jacob Monell, a 31-year-old, Sioux City, IA resident, was re-sentenced on a felony ingestion of controlled substance offense involving methamphetamine.  Click on the link to see the press release.

01/19/2018  Jami Hofstatter, a 40-year-old, Vermilion, SD resident, was sentenced on a reduced charge of simple assault, involving an assault on a sheriff’s deputy, upon the request by the victim sheriff’s deputy.   Click on the link to see the press release.

01/19/2018  Daniel Hoffman, a 46-year-old, North Sioux City, SD resident was re-sentenced on a 3rd offense simple assault (domestic) after admitting to a probation violation.  Click on the link to see the press release.

11/29/2018  Lance Longwell, a 29 year old, North Sioux City, SD resident was sentenced on a reduced charge from a class 6 felony 3rd offense simple assault down to a class 1 misdemeanor simple assault violation.  Click on the link to see the press release.

01/26/2018

01/23/2018 David Blue, a 47-year-old, Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on two class 5 felony offenses of Forgery.  Click on the link to see the press release.

01/10/2018  Opano Hoy, an 18-year-old, Beresford, SD resident, received a  suspended imposition of sentence on two charges: Ct.3: Attempted 3rd Degree Burglary, a class 6 felony; and Ct.7: Contributing to the Delinquency of a Child, a class 1 misdemeanor.  This court file may be sealed from public view if Mr. Hoy successfully completes probation.  Click on the link to see the press release.

01/8/2018  Matthew White, a 50-year-old, inmate of the SD Penitentiary (previously from Bloomington, IL), who was incarcerated on Union County felony charge for possession of a controlled substance has absconded from parole.  There is a warrant for Mr. White’s arrest.  Click on link to see the Warrant for Matthew White.

12/08/2017  Tonia Ranschau, a 36-year-old, Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on five charges: Ct.1: Possession of a Schedule 1 or 2 Controlled Substance, a class 5 felony; Ct.2 – Ct.4: Contributing to the Delinquency of a Child, a class 1 misdemeanor (one count for each child in the vehicle); and Ct.5: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia while in a Motor Vehicle, a class 2 misdemeanor.

12/08/2017  Robert Sanchez, a 28-year-old, Minooka, IL resident, received a  suspended imposition of sentence on a charge of Possession of a Schedule 1 or 2 Controlled Substance.  This court file may be sealed from public view if Mr. Sanchez successfully completes probation.  Click on the link to see the press release.

12/08/2017  Denny Wynn, a 43-year-old, Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on one class 5 felony offense of Possession of a Schedule 1 or 2 Controlled Substance.  Click on the link to see the press release.

11/20/2017  Nakia Lay, a 34-year-old, Elk Point, SD resident, was re-sentenced after admitting to violating probation on original charges including Ct.1 Possession of a Schedule 1 or 2 Controlled Substance, and Ct.2 Ingestion of a Schedule 1 or 2 Controlled Substance.  Click on the link to see the press release.

11/17/2017  David Hernandez, a 19-year-old, South Sioux City, NE resident, who violated his probation and the Court revoked his suspended imposition of sentence and then sentenced Mr. Hernandez on the original class 6 felony offense of Possession of Marijuana.  Mr. Hernandez’s conviction will remain a permanent part of his public criminal history file.  Click on the link to see the press release.

11/17/2017  Joshua Chapman, a 31-year-old, Sgt. Bluff, IA resident, received a suspended imposition of sentence on a charge of Ingestion of a Schedule 1 or 2 Controlled Substance.  This court file may be sealed from public view if Mr. Chapman successfully completes probation.  Click on the link to see the press release.