March 23, 2017

2011 – Press Releases

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9/17/2011     Ronnald Coffelt, a 45 year old Yankton SD man, was arraigned and sentenced on September 16, 2011 for a class 4 felony of Driving Under the Influence 5th offense.  Coffelt received ten years in the SD State Penitentiary.

9/17/2011     Arthur Lind, a 40 year old Hawarden IA man, plead guilty on August 29, 2011 to a class 6 felony for Offering a False Instrument for Recording.  Sentencing will be on September 26, 2011.

9/12/2011  Press Releases

Files in which the Defendant has plead:

9/12/2011      Tonja Nowlen, a 32 year old Sioux City Ia woman, plead guilty to a class 5 felony of Possession of a Known Forged Instrument (Fake Currency) on September 12, 2011.  Sentencing will be on October 24, 2011.

9/12/2011      Tonja Nowlen, a 32 year old Sioux City Ia woman, plead guilty to a class 4 felony charge of possession of a controlled substance on September 12, 2011.  Sentencing will be on October 24, 2011.

9/12/2011      Crystal Twait, a 25 year old Sioux City IA woman, plead guilty to a class 4 felony charge of possession of a controlled substance on August 29, 2011.  Sentencing will be October 3, 2011.

9/12/2011      Kristine Origer, a 26 year old Sioux City IA woman, plead to a class 4 felony charge of possession of a controlled substance on August 29, 2011.  Sentencing will be October 3, 2011.

9/12/2011      Kenneth Hanika, a 28 year old Sioux City IA man, plead to a class four felony charge of possession of a controlled substance, a class 4 felony, and possession of Marijuana, a class 1 misdemeanor.  Sentencing will be October 3, 2011.

9/12/2011     Nicholas Johnson, a 30 year old Sioux Falls SD man, plead to a class 6 felony charge of Driving Under the Influence 3rd offense on August 29, 2011.  Sentencing will be October 3, 2011.

9/12/2011      Laura Bensen, a 30 year old Sioux City IA woman, plead to a class 4 felony charge of possession of a controlled substance, and Driving Under the Influence (Drugs)  on August 29, 2011.  Sentencing will be October 3, 2011.

9/12/2011     Fredrick Mitchell, a 29 year old Sioux Falls SD man, plead guilty to a Possession of Marijuana, a class 6 felony, and Reckless driving, a class 1 misdemeanor on August 29, 2011.  Sentencing will be October 3, 2011.

9/12/2011      Kodi Dillon, an 18 year old North Sioux City SD man, plead guilty to possession of controlled substance, a class 4 felony, on August 15, 2011.  Sentencing will be September 26, 2011.

9/12/2011     Anthony Dowd, a 20 year old Jefferson SD man, plead guilty to possession of controlled substances, a class 4 felony, on August 15, 2011.  Sentencing will be September 26, 2011.

9/12/2011      Samantha Cadwallader, a 19 year old Sioux City IA woman, plead guilty to possession of controlled substance, a class 4 felony, on August 15, 2011.  Sentencing will be September 26, 2011.

9/12/2011     Dallas Longwell, a 24 year old Jefferson SD man, plead guilty to a class 4 felony charge of possession of a controlled substance on July 25, 2011.  Sentencing will be September 26, 2011.

Files, which the court has sentenced the Defendant:

9/12/2011     Tanner Rasmussen, a 23 year old North Sioux City SD man, was sentenced on one count of Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute, a class 6 felony, on August 29, 2011.

9/12/2011     Dustin Skrdlant, a 35 year old Vermillion SD man, was sentenced on one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance, a class 4 felony, on August 29, 2011.

9/12/2011      Randy Christensen, a 19 year old Sioux City IA man, was sentenced on one count of Forgery, a class 5 felony, on August 29, 2011.

9/12/2011     Blaine Knutson, a 22 year old Beresford SD man, was sentenced on one count of Possession of Controlled Substance, a class 4 felony, on August 29, 2011.

9/12/2011      Craig Raaen, a 44 year old Sioux Falls SD man, was sentenced on one count of Possession of Controlled Substance, a class 4 felony, on August 23, 2011.

9/12/2011      Robert Chandler, a 47 year old Mokena IL man, was sentenced on one count of Possession of Controlled Substance, a class 4 felony, on August 23, 2011.

9/12/2011     Avery Whitefeather, a 20 year old North Sioux City SD man, was sentenced on one count of Possession of Controlled Substance, a class 4 felony, on August 15, 2011.

9/12/2011     Zachary McGrew, a 26 year old Burbank SD man, was sentenced on a probation violation from the original charge of Possession of Controlled Substance, a class 4 felony, on August 15, 2011.

Files that went to Trial:

9/12/2011   **  Bruce Collins, a 59 year old Sioux Falls man, was convicted by a jury on August 23, 2011 on six drug charges.

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7/15/2011       Michael Rodriquez, a 30 year old Alcester SD man, was sentenced today on a Felony Child Abuse charge.

4/25/2011       Taras James Michels, a 42 year old North Sioux City SD man, was sentenced today on First Degree Rape and Aggravated Incest Charges.

3/28/2011       Christopher Tinjum, a 35 year old Grand Forks ND man, received a seven year suspended sentence with a four year sentence on supervised probation on the charges of possession of a controlled substance and DWI.

3/28/2011       Kelly Daugherty, a 37 year old Sioux City IA woman, was sentenced to the penitentiary after second probation violation on a 2007 charge of possession of a controlled substance.

3/28/2011       Kevin Markee, a 19 year old North Sioux City SD man, was sentenced to the penitentiary after a probation violation of a DWI charge that occurred within one week of his sentencing on a second degree burglary.

3/28/2011        Lucille Clay, a 21 year old Cherokee IA woman, received a ten year sentence to the peniteniary with six years suspended after second probation violation. Clay was originally sentenced in 2010 on a charge of second degree burglary.

3/28/2011        Terry Berg Jr., a 31 year old Sioux City IA man, was sentenced to 365 days in the Union County Jail with all but 42 days suspended on a simple assault charge stemming from the 2009 incident at the Jefferson Park Speedway.

3/28/2011   **     Dennis Most Sr., a 60 year old North Sioux City SD man, was tried and convicted of four counts of sexual contact with a child under the age of 16.

3/4/2011          Saunders Patrick, a 34 year old North Sioux City SD man, sentenced to serve 180 days in county jail for failing to comply with his six consecutive sentences for the theft by writting insufficient funds of checks.

3/1/2011          Robert Compton plead guilty on February 28, 2011 to one count of felony Indecent Exposure in a case developed by the North Sioux City Police Dept.

3/1/2011         Dennis Most is set to be sentenced on four charges of sexual contact with a child under the age of 16 on March 14, 2011.

3/1/2011          Kyle Palmer plead guilty on February 28, 2011 to one count of failing to update law enforcement’s sex offender registration.  Sentencing is set for March 14, 2011 at 10:30 a.m.

2/7/2011         Taras James Michels plead guilty to First Degree Rape and Aggravated Incest.