Circuit court news
The following cases were among those heard Tuesday during a circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell:
- Benjamin Amadon, 19, of Woonsocket, denied he violated his probation. The case was set for trial later this month.
- Robert Pomani, 32, of Mitchell, had a bench warrant with no bond issued for his arrest for failure to appear in court, and not testing through the 24/7 Sobriety program, which was a condition of his release from jail in December.
- Bernard Drapeau, 31, of Mitchell, admitted he violated his probation by consuming methamphetamine in December; sentencing was set for later this month.
- Jaymie Phillips, 37, of Mitchell, admitted she violated her probation for a 2008 possession of a controlled substance conviction for not paying court appointed attorney fees; her probation was extended through Oct. 28, pay back court appointed attorney fees, keep in contact with court services unless she has written permission to not do so.
- David Walker, 37, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to ingesting methamphetamine and received a two-year prison sentence to run concurrent with a sentence he’s serving for a grand theft conviction; he must also pay $104 in court costs, $65.40 prosecution costs and repay court appointed attorney fees.
- Kelly Carpenter, 33, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to ingesting methamphetamine on Sept. 11; an abbreviated presentence investigation was ordered and sentencing is scheduled for Feb. 25.
- Jonathan Harder, 21, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to carrying a concealed pistol without a permit and stealing the pistol from Cabela’s; a presentence investigation was ordered and sentencing scheduled for February; he was released on bond.
- Debra Skelly-Rath, 46, of Mitchell pleaded guilty to ingestion of a controlled substance, Oxypam; a presentence investigation was ordered and sentencing was scheduled for February.
- Sara Hauser, 31, of Iron Ridge, Wis., pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor possession of 2 ounces of marijuana or less; sentencing was scheduled for February.