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2013 – Press Releases

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12/10/2013

11/18/2013    Click on link for more details.

11/04/2013  Shawn Handke, a 38 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced on a class 4 felony charge of possession of a controlled substance (Methamphetamine).  Click on link for more details.

10/21/2013  Alexander Brooks, a 19 year old Sioux Falls, SD resident, was sentenced on a class 4 felony charge of possession of controlled substance (Cocaine). Click on link for more details.

10/21/2013  Jennie DeCora, a 47 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was resentenced on a class 4 felony charge of possession of controlled substance (Methamphetamine). This was Jennie DeCora’s first probation violation. Click on link for more details.

10/21/2013  Junna Killscrow, a 27 year old Sioux City, IA resident was resentenced on a class 4 felony charge of possession of controlled substance (Methamphetamine). This was Junna Killscrow’s first probation violation.  Click on link for more details.

10/07/2013 William Mulroy, a 34 year old Beresford, SD resident was sentenced on a class 6 felony charge of misrepresentation to obtain unemployment benefits. Click on link for more details.

11/27/2013

11/25/2013  Absconder’s warrant has been issued for Cara Grant by the South Dakota Board of Pardons and Paroles.  Cara Grant was sentenced to the penitentiary after being convicted of Forgery.  Click on link for more details.

11/18/2013  Kyistyna Dishman, a 35 year old Noblesville, IN resident, was stentenced sentenced to the penitentiary after her first probation violation.  Click on link for more details.

11/18/2013  Bryer Paul, a 19 year old North Sioux City, SD resident, was sentenced to the penitentiary following his convicition for 2nd degree burglary. Click on link for more details.

11/07/2013  Absconder’s warrant has been issued for Arthur Lind by the South Dakota Board of Pardons and Paroles.  Arthur Lind was sentenced to the penitentiary after being convicted of 5th offense of Driving Under the Influence charge and a Failure to Appear charge.  Addittionally, Arthur Lind has a warrant for his arrest in Union County for charges relating to growing marijuana for the purpose of distribution.  Click on link for more details.

11/07/2013

11/04/2013  Austin Pate, a 19 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced to the penitentiary after his first probation violation.    Click on link for more details.

11/04/2013  Rodney Neal, a 34 year old Sioux City, IA resident was sentenced to the penitentiary after violating his probation. Neal attempted on two seperate occations to falsify his urine sample.    Click on link for more details.

10/21/2013  Robin Treglia, a 50 year old North Sioux City, SD resident, was resentenced to probation after violating his probation.   Click on link for more details.

10/07/2013  Jessica Balderston, a 30 year old Sioux Falls, SD resident was sentenced to the penitentiary following 4th offense Driving under the influence charge. Balderston had recently been discharged from the penitentiary at the time of the offense and she had her child (less than a month old) with her at the time of the offense.    Click on link for more details.

10/07/2013  April Old Lodge, a Sioux Falls, SD resident, was sentenced on one count of misprision of a felony.    Click on link for more details.

10/07/2013  Walter Lang III, a North Sioux City, SD resident, was sentenced on one count of First Degree Petty Theft after paying 100% of his restitution that was owed.    Click on link for more details.

10/07/2013  Lisa Gipson, a 45 year old Ellsinore, MO resident was sentenced on one count of possession of controlled substance.    Click on link for more details.

9/23/2013  Leo Gillespie, a 50 year old Seattle, WA resident, was sentend on charge of possession of a controlled substance.    Click on link for more details.

10/22/2013

10/21/2013  Nathan Adams, a 36 year old Elk Point, SD resident was sentenced on one count of Possession of Child Pornography, a class 4 felony.  Click on link for more details.

10/07/2013  Gary Dailey, a 20 year old South Sioux City, NE resident was resentenced after admitting to a probation violation.  Dailey’s original charge was for DUI 3rd offense, a class 6 felony.  Click on link for more details.

10/07/2013  Gregg Martin, a 53 year old Elk Point, SD resident was resentenced after admitting to a probation violation.  Martin’s original charge was for Aggravated Eluding, a class 6 felony.  Click on link for more details.

9/23/2013  Jerry Waagmeester, a 55 year old North Sioux City, SD resident was sentenced on one count of Aggravated Assault (Domestic), a class 3 felony.  Click on link for more details.

9/23/2013  Joanne Fester, a 46 year old Sioux City, IA resident was sentenced on one count of Possession of Controlled Substance (Meth), a class 4 felony.  Click on link for more details.

9/23/2013  Terri Johnson, a 29 year old Sibley, IA resident was sentenced on one count of Identity Theft, a class 6 felony.  Click on link for more details.

9/23/2013  Kevin Farmer, a 50 year old Agency Village, SD resident was sentenced on one count of Possession of Schedule I or II Controlled Substance (Meth), a class 5 felony.  Click on link for more details.

9/23/2013  Darren O’Connor, a 34 year old Elk Point, SD resident was sentenced on one count of Aggravated Eluding, a class 6 felony, and DUI 2nd, a class 1 misdemeanor.  Click on link for more details.

10/07/2013

9/23/2013  Brandi Robinson, 26 year old North Sioux City, SD resident was sentenced to the penitentiary after a admitting to a probation violation on the original charge for Possession of a Controled Substance.  Click on link for more details.

9/23/2013  Autumn James, 26 year old South Sioux City, NE resident was sentenced to the penitentiary after a admitting to a third probation violation on the original charge for Possession of a Controled Substance (Meth). Click on link for more details.

8/19/2013  Austin Pate, 19 year old North Sioux City, SD resident was sentenced on one count of 3rd Degree Burglary and one count of Possession of a Controled Substance.  Click on link for more details.

9/27/2013

9/27/2013  The Union County State’s Attorney Office is reposting a press release by the State of South Dakotat Board of Pardons and Paroles as it relates to the absconder arrest warrant made public on 9/26/2013 regarding Douglas Ryberg who was incarcerated on Union County Charges in 2007 for 1) Possession of Controlled Substances; 2) Possession of a Forged Instrument; and 3) Identity Theft.  Click on link for more details.

9/27, 2013  The Union County State’s Attorney Office is reposting a press release dated 9/24/2013 by the South Dakota Attorney General’s Office as it relates to the  42 year old Cold Case involving the disapearance of Jackson and Miller.  This office will be deferring all press matters on this case to the Attorney General’s Office – Sara Rabern (605) 773-3215.  Click on link to view the Attorney General’s press release dated 9/24/13 for more details.

8/26/2013

8/12/2013  Maria Madeira, a 43 year old Omaha, NE resident was sentenced to the penitentiary after admitting to the use and possession of cocaine.  Click on link for more details.

8/5/2013  Jarad Peyton, a 31 year old Madison, SD resident, was sentenced to the penitentiary after admitting to his probation violation.  Click on link for more details.

8/5/2013  Jordan Pravecek, a 22 year old Scotland, SD resident is re-sentenced to probation after a probation violation.  Click on link for more details.

7/22/2013  Dustin Seney, a 22 year old Burbank, SD resident is sentenced to probation after admitting to the use and possession of methamphetamine.  Click on link for more details.

8/06/2013

8/05/2013  Coda Christe, a 19 year old North Dakota resident, and co-defendant to Andrew Procive, was senenced to probation in a case involving the conviction of one felony count of possession of controlled substance (Methamphetamine) and one misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana and an additional misdemeanor court for possession of drug paraphernalia.  Click on link for more details.

7/22/2013  Anthony Pewo, a 28 year old South Dakota resident, was senenced to the penitentiary in a case involving the conviction of one felony count of DUI 3rd and one felony count of Forgery. this sentence is set to run consecutive to his other criminal files which resulted in the death due to a subsiquent DUI accident that occured while Pewo was out on bail for this Union County charge.  Click on link for more details.

7/22/2013  Aaron Ludwig, a 20 year old Alcester, SD resident, was senenced to the penitentiary. Ludwig came before the court on three seperate files. In one file Ludwig was found guilty by the court of sexual contact with a person without consent a class one misdemeanor and was sentenced to the Union County Jail. In a second file Ludwig was found guilty of conspiracy to manufacture a controlled substance (Methamphetamine) and was sentenced to the penitentiary. The third file that Ludwig was before the court for dealt with a probation violations on a triple felony burglary file. The Court found that Mr. Ludwig had violated his probation and sentenced him to the penitentiary on this file. All sentences were to run consecutive to each other.  Click on link for more details.

7/22/2013  Amanda Anderson, a 21 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was senenced to probation in a case involving the conviction of one felony count of possession of controlled substance and one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia.  Click on link for more details.

7/22/2013  Andrew Procive, a 20 year old North Dakota resident, and co-defendant to Coda Christy, was senenced to probation in a case involving the conviction of one felony count of possession of controlled substance (Methamphetamine) and one misdemeanor count of DUI.  Click on link for more details.

7/15/2013  Sandra Tolentino, a 52 year old Mokena, IL resident, was re-sentenced back onto probation in a case involving the continued use of cocaine.  Click on link for more details.

7/15/2013  Simon Chieng, a 20 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was sentenced to probation in a case involving the coviction of one felony county of possession of controlled substance (Ecstasy) and one misdemeanor count of DUI.  Click on link for more details.

7/15/2013  James Davies, a 20 year old North Dakota resident, and co-defendant to Dustin Seney, was senenced to probation in a case involving the conviction of one felony count of possession of controlled substance (Methamphetamine) and one misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana. Click on link for more details.

7/10/2013

6/10/2013  Cody Rasmussen, a 21 year old Sioux City, IA resident, was resentenced following a probation violation action.  Click on link for more details.

7/1/2013  Cody Pearson, a 25 year old Elk Point, SD resident was sentenced for failing to update the sex offender registration.  Click on link for more details.

6/24/2013  Travis Peyton, a 35 year old Colton, SD resident was resentenced due to the continued use of methamphetamine as a probation violation.  Click on link for more details.

6/24/2013  Terry Lee Stapleton, a 40 year old Alcester, SD resident was sentenced on a felony count of violating a protection order and one count of simple assault (domestic).  Click on link for more details.

7/9/2013

5/20/2013  Aimee Johnson, a 31 year old Sioux City, IA resident admitted to three violations to her probation and was resentenced.  Click on link for more details.

7/5/2013

4/29/2013  Randy Christensen, a 21 year old Sioux City, IA resident admitted and was re-sentenced following his admission to the alleged probation violations.  Click on link for more details.

7/2/2013

6/24/13 Cody Duerkson, a 23 year old Wayne, NE resident admitted to three allegations contained in the probation violation steming from his original charge of Possession of Controlled Substance. Click on link for more details.

6/17/2013  Stephanie Anderson, a 43 year old McCook Lake, SD resident was sentenced on two counts of Possession of Controlled Substances charges in which Ms. Anderson brought substances into the jail. Ms. Anderson was also senteced on her probation violation as it relates to Second Degree Burglary and Possession of Controlled Substance charge. Click on link for more details.

7/1/2013

6/10/2013  Owen Gordon, a 27 year old Sioux City, IA resident was resentenced on a probation violation to serve a three year sentence to the state penitentiary out of a seven year sentence.  Click on link for more details.

5/20/2013 Chase Luke, 23, Wolsey, SD resident was resentenced on a probation violation and the Court placed Mr. Luke back onto probation.   Click on link for more details.

6/11/2012

5/20/2013  Dennis VanMaanen, a 43 year old Sioux City, IA resident was sentenced on one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), a class 4 felony and Driving Under the Influences, a class 1 misdemeanors. Click on link for more details.

5/10/2013 Burton Chase III, a 36 year old Sioux City, IA resident was re-sentenced back on to probation for 5 years after violating his probation for his continued use of methamphetamine. Chase is also sentenced to a short stay in the South Dakota State Penitentiary prior to being placed back on probation. The Judge ordered that he serve 147 days in the penitentiary. Click on link for more details.

4/29/2013  Jennifer Wubbena, a 44 year old Dakota Dunes, SD resident received a Suspended Imposition of Sentence on April 29, 2013 on one count of Grand Theft.  Click on link for more details.

3/11/2013  Sabrina Devine, a 30 year old North Sioux City, SD resident was on one count of possession of controlled substance (methamphetamine). Click on link for more details.

6/10/2013

6/3/2013   Robert McDougall, a 24 year old LeMars, Iowa Resident was sentenced on one Count of Obtaining Possession of Controlled Substance by Theft by the use of forged prescriptions.  Click on link for more details.

5/31/2013  Alexander Maclean, a 26 year old Sioux Falls, SD resident was sentenced on one count of possession of controlled substance and one count of DUI.  Click on link for more details.

5/16/2013

5/01/2013  Department of Revenue Press Release – Notice to beware of suspicious transient vendors. Please report any suspicious vendor activity to either your local police department or the Sheriff’s office.   Click on link for more details.

5/13/2013

4/22/2013  Anthony Haron, a 25 year old Sioux Falls, SD resident, was sentenced on one count of Possession of Controlled Substance (Cocaine), a class 4 felony.Anthony Haron – 13-032 – PR 5-13-13  Click on link for more details.

4/29/2013  Gloria Price, a 39 year old Sioux Falls, SD resident, was sentenced on one count of Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), a class 4 felony. Clink on link for more details.

5/1/2013

4/15/2013 James Geary, a 57 year old rural Elk Point, SD resident, was sentenced on one count of Aggravated Assault, a class 3 felony. Click on link for more details.

4/15/2013 Fredric Mitchell, a 31 year old Sioux Falls, SD resident was re-sentenced to the South Dakota state penitentiary for 2 years following a probation violation. Click on link for more details.

4/01/2013 Juan Francisco Reyes III, a 19 year old Sioux Falls, SD resident, was sentenced on one count of Possession of Controlled Substance (Cocaine), a class 4 felony and one count of Possession on Marijuana, a class 1 misdemeanor. Click on link for more details.

4/01/2013 Travis Peyton, a 34 year old Colton, SD resident, was sentenced on one count of Possession of Controlled Substance (Meth), a class 4 felony. Click on link for more details.

2/25/2013

3/4/2013 Jolene White, a 45 year old Dakota Dunes, SD resident, was re-sentenced back on to probation after violating probation. White’s original felony conviction was for a 3rd offense Driving While Under the Influence.  Click on link for more details.

3/18/2013

3/18/2013  Terry Rider, a 37 year old North Sioux City, SD resident, was sentenced to the penitentiary following his first probation violation stemming from his felony possession of controlled substance.  Click on link for more details.

3/18/2013  Jarad Peyton, a 31 year old Madison, SD resident, was sentenced on one count of Possession of Controlled Substance (Meth), a class 4 felony.  Click on link for more details.

3/18/2013  Stephanie Anderson, a 42 year old McCook Lake, SD resident, was sentenced on one count of 2nd Degree Burglary, a class 3 felony, and one count of Possession of Controlled Substance, a class 4 felony.  Click on link for more details.

3/11/2013  Corey Steen, a 43 year rural Alcester, SD resident, was sentenced on one count of Aggravated Assault (Domestic), a class 3 felony, in a case in which he fired multiple rounds of his 22 caliber rifle at his son and others.  Click on link for more details.

2/25/2013  Joel T. Anderson, a 26 yer old Council Bluffs, IA resident, was re-sentenced back on to probation following his first probation violation on his original felony grand theft case.  Click on link for more details.

2/20/2013

1/28/2013  Blaine Knutson, a 23 year old man from Beresford, SD admitted to his first probation violation and was re-sentenced.  Click on link for more details.

2/12/2013

2/11/2013  James Geary, a 58 year old man from rural Elk Point, SD plead guilt to one count of Aggravated Assault, a class 3 felony. Sentencing is scheduled fro April 15, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.   Click on link for more details.

2/11/2013  Tina Smyer, a 42 year old woman from Elk Point, SD was sentenced on the following: One count of 2nd Degree Burglary, a class 3 felony; and One count of Aggravated Grand Theft, a class 3 felony.  Click on link for more details.

2/11/2013  Donna Smith, 51 year old woman from Riverside, WA was sentenced on one count of Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine).  Click on link for more details.

2/6/2013

2/5/2013  Rachel Hedeen, a 36 year old woman from Alcester, SD was sentenced on one count of Grand Theft by Embezzlement from her employer. This charge is a class 4 felony. Hedeen was ordered to repay $26,968.00.  Click on link for more details.

1/28/2013 Press Releases

1/28/2013  Michael Brzostowski, a 50 year old from Jefferson, SD admitted to his first probation violation and was re-sentenced on his original DUI 4th offense.  Click on link for more details.

1/28/2013  Jaime Cobbs – PR 1-28-13 – 11-400 Jamie Cobbs, a 42 year old man from Sioux City, IA was sentenced on one count of Forgery, a class 5 felony.  Click on link for more details.

1/28/2013  Sherri Lilly, a 39 year old woman from Hartford, SD received a suspended sentence and probation on a Driving Under the Influence 3rd offense charge.  Click on link for more details.

1/28/2013  Bradley Wilson, a 49 year old man from Dakota Dunes, SD received a suspended sentence and probation on a Possession of Controlled Substance charge and a Driving While Under the Influence (1st offense) charges.  Click on link for more details.

1/28/2013  Danielle Miller, a 23 year old woman from Homer, NE received a suspended imposition of sentence and probation on a Possession of Controlled Substance (Synthetic Marijuana) charge. Click on link for more details.

1/28/2013  Amber Rasmussen, a 27 year old from Sioux City, IA was re-sentenced on her original charges Forger and Possession of a Known Forged Instrument (3 counts) after admitting to a probation violation.  Click on link for more details.

1/28/2013  Corey Steen, a 43 year old man from rural Alcester, SD plead guilty today on one count of Aggravated Assault (Domestic). Sentencing is scheduled for March 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.  Click on link for more details.

1/23/2013 Press Release

7/23/2012 Jeffrey Green, a 42 year old from Redwood Falls, MN was sentenced to the South Dakota State Penitentiary for Possession of Controlled Substances with the Intent to Distribute, a class 4 felony.  Click on link for more details.

1/18/2013 Press Release

1/14/2013  Rachell Lucart, a 49 year old from North Sioux City, SD received a suspended imposition of sentence on one felony charge of Possession of a Known Forged Instrument, a class 6 felony.  Click on link for more details.

1/10/2013 Press Release

01/07/2013  Warren Miller, a 32 year old from Beresford, SD was sentenced on one count of Reckless Driving, and one count of Driving with a Revoked License, both of which are class one misdemeanor charges.  Click on link for more details.

1/09/2013 Press Releases

01/07/2013  Rocky McCardie, a 32 year old from Farley, MO received a suspended imposition of sentence on one felony charge of possession of Controlled Substance (Meth) and one misdemeanor charge for a commercial vehicle overweight.  Click on link for more details.

01/07/2013  Mark Leighton, a 27 year old from Sioux City, IA and the a manager of the former Mr. Yucks retail head shop was sentenced on one misdemeanor charge of Ingestion of Synthetic Marijuana.  Mr. Leighton’s plea and sentence agreement requires that he assist the state in its case against the owner of Mr. Yucks.   Click on link for more details.

01/07/2013  Krisyna Dittman, a 20 year old from Brunsville, IA was sentenced on one misdemeanor charge of Ingestion of Synthetic Marijuana.  Clink on link for more details.

01/07/2013  Travis McAthur, a 25 year old from Sioux City, IA was sentenced on one misdemeanor charge of Ingestion of Synthetic Marijuana.  Click on link for more details.

01/07/2013   Steven Strebig, a 53 year old from Beresford, SD was sentenced on one misdemeanor charge of Possession of Marijuana and one misdemeanor charge of Petty Theft by Transfer of Another’s Property.   Click on link for more details.

11/26/2012  Matthew Carter, a 22 year old from Jefferson, SD had his suspended imposition of sentence revoked by the court due to a probation violations.  Original charge was Possession of Controlled Substance (Meth).   Click on link for more details.

11/26/2012  Matthew Carter, a 22 year old from Jefferson, SD was sentenced on one felony charge of Possession of Controlled Substance (Prescription / Controlled Substance).   Click on link for more details.

07/02/2012 Matthew Matthew Carter, a 21 year old from Jefferson, SD received a suspended imposition of sentence on one felony charge of Possession of Controlled Substance (Meth). Click on link for more details.