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Mitchell man charged with marijuana distribution

A Mitchell man has been charged with possessing and distributing marijuana.

Brian Lee Volk, 38, was indicted June 7 by a Davison County grand jury with one count of distributing 1 ounce or less of marijuana, a felony with a maximum penalty of two years in prison and a $4,000 fine.

Volk is also charged with possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana, a misdemeanor with a maximum penalty of one year in jail and a $2,000 fine.

Volk is alleged to have committed the crimes in December, according to the indictment.

Assistant Attorney General Katie Mallery is prosecuting the case.

No court date has been set.