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Felony court cases for Aug. 21

The Davison County Public Safety Center serves as the home for county lockup. (Matt Gade/Republic)

The following cases were among those heard during a recent felony court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center on Tuesday.

• Sheranda Shields, 27, of Fort Thompson, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Sentencing set for Sept. 4.

• Logan Sapp, 22, of Alexandria, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; And aggravated eluding and violation of a protection order with multiple prior offenses, both of which are Class 6 felonies which carry a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $4,000; Denied violating probation on a previous conviction of possession of a controlled substance in Schedules I or II; Jury trial scheduled for Nov. 5

• Catherine Hamilton, 49, of Mitchell, was sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with five years suspended, four years probation and credit for 72 days served for violating probation on a previous conviction of possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Must complete James Valley Drug Court program; Must repay all amounts previously ordered and court-appointed attorney's fees.

• Jason Dimick, 20, of Sioux Falls, pleaded not guilty to forgery and grand theft of more than $2,500 and less than $5,000.01, both of which are Class 5 felonies which carry a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Jury trial scheduled for Nov. 5.

• Richard Jimerson, 47, of Mitchell, admitted to violating probation on a previous conviction of a fourth-offense DUI, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with five years suspended, four years probation and credit for 38 days served; Must complete James Valley DUI Court program; Must repay all amounts previously ordered and court-appointed attorney's fees.

• Kim Flood, 35, of Mitchell, failed to appear on charges of possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000.

• Mason Ridgeway, 18, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to third-degree burglary and grand theft of more than $2,500 and less than $5,000.01, both of which are Class 5 felonies which carry a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; And aggravated criminal entry of a motor vehicle, a Class 6 felony which carries a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $4,000; Jury trial scheduled for Nov. 5.

• Margaret Wingert, 23, of Volga, was sentenced to two years in the state penitentiary with credit for 87 days served for violating probation on a previous conviction of possession of a controlled substance in schedules III or IV, a Class 6 felony which carries a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $4,000; Must pay all amounts previously ordered and court-appointed attorney's fees.

• Mitzi Cifuentes, 22, of Mitchell, was sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with five years suspended, four years probation, 16 days in jail and credit for four days served for possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Must pay a fine of $1,000, $104 in court costs and court-appointed attorney's fees.

• Andrew Engles, 23, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to distribution in a drug-free zone, a Class 4 felony which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $20,000; Distribution of more than one ounce but less than one half pound of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II, both of which are Class 5 felonies which carry a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; distribution of one ounce or less of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute one ounce or less of marijuana, both of which are Class 6 felonies which carry a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $4,000; Jury trial scheduled for Nov. 5.

• Victor McKittrick, 32, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to second-degree robbery, a Class 4 felony which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $20,000, and grand theft of more than $2,500 and less than $5,000.01, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Jury trial scheduled for Nov. 5.

• Amber Lautt, 26, of Mitchell, admitted to probation violations on previous convictions of possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II and third-degree burglary, both of which are Class 5 felonies which carry a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Sentenced to two concurrent four-year sentences in the state penitentiary with four years suspended on each and three years probation; Must repay all amounts previously ordered and court-appointed attorney's fees.

• Taylor Kubik, 19, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to aiding and abetting aggravated criminal entry of a motor vehicle, a Class 6 felony which carries a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $4,000; Jury trial scheduled for Nov. 5.

• Millie Miller, 41, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Jury trial scheduled for Nov. 5