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Probation, jail time given for burglary, probation violation

A Mitchell man was sentenced Tuesday to probation and jail time for a drug-related probation violation and a separate burglary charge.

In April, Trevor Kohlrus, 20, pleaded guilty to second-degree burglary for entering a woman's home on Feb. 5 and taking a video game system and a 42-inch television. Then in May, Kohlrus admitted to smoking marijuana while on probation as a result of another conviction for marijuana possession and distribution, which he pleaded guilty to last June.

For the burglary charge, Kohlrus was given a suspended five-year prison sentence and 60 days in jail, with credit for 60 days he has already served.

He was also ordered to pay $863.27 in restitution and write a letter of apology to the victim.

For the drug-related probation violation, Kohlrus' two years of probation was reimposed from the date of his sentencing, Tuesday, and he was ordered to serve 150 days in jail with credit for 67 days he has already served. Kohlrus' jail time will be served in segments, with 23 days starting Oct. 1, 30 days starting Feb. 1, 2014, and 30 days starting Feb. 1, 2015.

A review hearing is scheduled for September.

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