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The Central Electric Cooperative Operation Round-Up program awarded $12,200 to eight local organizations after the Board of Trustees' meeting on May 23.
GREGORY — An Iona, South Dakota man has been identified as the person who died Saturday in an ATV-semi truck collision north of Gregory. Vincent Svoboda, 81, was driving a 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 900 ATV when he collided with a semi truck and was ejected from his vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A Mitchell man will spend seven years in prison after he was sentenced for multiple charges Tuesday at the Davison County Public Safety Center. Jeremy Moore, 41, was sentenced to 10 years in the state penitentiary with five years suspended after pleading guilty to possession of a controlled substance, bupropion. He was also sentenced to a concurrent sentence of five years for second-degree escape, possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, and possession of marijuana.
A Fayetteville, Tennessee, man has been charged with vehicular battery following a one-vehicle rollover crash last month in central South Dakota. Gregory Chick, 25, was the driver involved in a crash on May 26 that injured a passenger, 22-year-old Ethan Brewer, who was transported via helicopter to a Sanford hospital due to serious, non-life threatening injuries. Brewer is also a Tennessee resident.
The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between March 26 and April 9. • Chaske Brian Miller, 22, Lake Andes; petty theft, second degree, $400 or less; $100 fine; $66 costs; $14.99 restitution; 30 days in jail; 30 days suspended; conditions: pay fines, costs and fees; have no like offenses and obey all laws for six months; repay court-appointed attorney fees to county; pay restitution through the Clerk of Courts.
The following cases were disposed in Davison County Magistrate Court between April 23 and May 7: • Morgan Elaine Sechser, 20, Mitchell; possession of alcohol by minor; $175 fine; $66 costs; five days in jail; five days suspended; conditions: have no like offenses and obey all laws for 360 days; shall pay fines, costs and fees as ordered.
LAKE ANDES — A man who was arrested last month for eluding police with small children and drugs in the vehicle pleaded not guilty to five felony charges Monday. Jeremy Daugherty, 35, of Tripp, entered his plea at the Charles Mix County Courthouse and a jury trial was set for September.
ALEXANDRIA — Two motorcycle drivers sustained serious, non-life threatening injuries in a crash Sunday evening four miles north of Alexandria. A 67-year-old male and a 41-year-old male were riding their motorcycles together traveling east on South Dakota Highway 38 when the first motorcycle started to make a right-hand turn onto 421st Street.
PUKWANA — A 20-year-old Pukwana man will have his initial appearance this week for two counts of second-degree burglary and two counts of using a camera to secretly record someone. Jason Pickner was arrested in May when police say he admitted to placing a camera in the bathroom of another Pukwana residence, later moving the camera to a bedroom and then stealing women's underwear from a dresser.
ALEXANDRIA — A Fulton man recently admitted to altering or removing a vehicle identification number as part of a plea deal with the Hanson County state's attorney. Paul Jerke, 37, was sentenced in May to serve 10 days in county jail and also received two years in prison with two years suspended. He pleaded guilty to alter or remove a vehicle identification number, a Class 6 felony, punishable upon conviction by up to two years in prison.