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Circuit court cases from 8/9 and 8/12

The following cases were among those heard Tuesday and Friday during circuit court sessions at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. Not guilty pleas and denials o Ryan Bruguier, 26, of Chamberlain, pleaded not guilty to grand thef...

The following cases were among those heard Tuesday and Friday during circuit court sessions at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell.

Not guilty pleas and denials

• Ryan Bruguier, 26, of Chamberlain, pleaded not guilty to grand theft valued between $5,000 and $100,000 and misprision of a felony. A trial was scheduled for December.

• Tanisha Jeno, 24, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession and ingestion of methamphetamine, first-offense DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia and obstructing police, a jailer or a firefighter. Jeno also denied violating probation in two cases by driving under the influence of methamphetamine. Trials in all the cases were scheduled for September.

• Brain Mattke, 33, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession and ingestion of methamphetamine and possession of delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol and drug paraphernalia. Mattke waived his right to a speedy trial. A trial was scheduled for December.

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• Jeremy Moore, 39, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to delivery of unauthorized articles to an inmate. A trial was scheduled for December.

• Susan Normile, 22, of Mitchell, denied violating probation by failing to attend work, failing to keep in contact with court services and by using methamphetamine and marijuana. A trial was scheduled for September.

• Katie Valle, 31, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession of carisoprodol and tobacco in jail. A trial was scheduled for September. A request for release to attend inpatient treatment was denied.

Guilty pleas and admissions

• Jessica Balderston, 33, of Mitchell, pleaded no contest to simple assault against a law enforcement officer on March 23 by kicking a police officer in Mitchell. A charge of obstructing police, a jailer or a firefighter was dismissed. Balderston was sentenced to two years in prison, all suspended.

• Paul Carsley, 26, of Huron, admitted to violating probation by failing to keep in contact with court services starting on Sept. 5, 2014. Carsley also owes $598.68 in court-appointed attorney fees. The maximum penalty is three years in prison. Sentencing was scheduled for September. A request for release on bond was denied. Carsley was originally sentenced for possession of hydrocodone.

• Demitri Foolbull, 36, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine on July 16. The maximum penalty is five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia will be dismissed. A presentence investigation was ordered, and sentencing was scheduled for September. A request for release on a personal recognizance bond was approved.

• William Foolbull, 36, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine on July 16. The maximum penalty is five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Charges of simple assault, forgery, impersonation to deceive law enforcement and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia were dismissed. A presentence investigation was ordered, and sentencing was scheduled for September.

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• Kyle Mackay, 26, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine on May 2. The maximum penalty is five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. A charge of ingestion of methamphetamine will be dismissed. Sentencing was scheduled for September.

• Joshua Tipton, 28, of Mitchell, admitted to violating probation by missing an appointment with court services. The maximum penalty is 10 years in prison. Tipton has also admitted to violating probation in Aurora County, any sentence from which is recommended to run concurrent with a sentence from the Davison County charge. Sentencing was scheduled for September. Tipton was originally sentenced for possession of methamphetamine.

• Michael Wilson, 30, of Mount Vernon, pleaded guilty to aggravated eluding on July 17. Wilson was sentenced to two years in prison, suspended to 23 days in jail with credit for 23 days served, to run consecutive to another sentence for possession of a controlled substance. Charges of driving with a revoked license and reckless driving were dismissed.

Sentencings

• Karl Archambeau, 29, of Mitchell, was sentenced to five years in prison, suspended to 90 days in jail with credit for seven days served, for possession of methamphetamine and was placed on probation for three years. Work release was granted. A review hearing was scheduled in September.

• Tessica Bjornebo, 34, of Mitchell, was sentenced to five years in prison, suspended to 15 days in jail with credit for 15 days served, to be served concurrent with a previous sentence for possession of methamphetamine.

• Randal Bohn, 21, of Mitchell, was sentenced to 180 days in jail, with credit for 104 days served, for violating probation by using alcohol, failing to update court services of a job change and missing appointments with court services. Bohn was placed on probation for four years and was ordered to enroll in the Teen Challenge program. Bohn was granted a furlough until his first date in the program. Bohn was originally sentenced for third-degree burglary.

• Dustin Burroughs, 32, of Mitchell, was sentenced to five years in prison, all suspended, and was placed on probation for three years for ingestion of methamphetamine. Burroughs was also ordered to pay $195 in fines and costs and to enroll in the 24/7 sobriety program.

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• Donna Gee, 23, of Artesian, was sentenced to two years in prison, suspended to 60 days in jail, for identity theft and was placed on probation for three years. Gee was also ordered to pay $351.76 in fines, costs and restitution and to enroll in the 24/7 sobriety program.

• James Gibbs, 31, of Mitchell, was sentenced to four years in prison, suspended to 90 days in jail with credit for two days served, for possession of cocaine and was placed on probation for three years. Gibbs was also ordered to pay a $500 fine and enroll in the 24/7 sobriety program.

• Taylor Hall, 22, of Mitchell, was sentenced to four years in prison, suspended to 90 days in jail, for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and was ordered to pay a fine of $250. Hall was placed on probation for three years. Hall was ordered to enroll in the 24/7 sobriety program.

• Richard Jimerson, 45, of Mitchell, was sentenced to two years in prison, suspended to 30 days in jail with credit for three days served, for third-offense DUI and was placed on probation for three years. Jimerson was ordered to enroll in the 24/7 sobriety program, and his license was revoked for three years.

• James Kerr, 41, of Mitchell, was sentenced to 180 days in jail, with credit for 77 days served, for violating probation by failing to take a urinalysis test, missing appointments with court services and failing to complete treatment. A furlough was approved for a doctor's appointment. Kerr was originally sentenced for ingestion of methamphetamine.

• Skyla Laroche, 26, of Rapid City, was sentenced to 180 days in jail, with credit for 161 days served, for violating probation by missing an appointment with court services and failing to take a preliminary breath test. The remaining jail time will be held if there is a bed date available at the slip slot program. Laroche was originally sentenced for grand theft valued between $5,000 and $100,000.

• Skyler Leiferman, 20, of Chamberlain, was sentenced to five years in prison, suspended to 180 days in jail with credit for 138 days served, for second-degree burglary and was placed on probation for four years. Leiferman was ordered to enroll in the 24/7 sobriety program. A review hearing was scheduled for September, and he was ordered to write a letter of apology to the victims this week.

• Brandon Scott, 34, of Sioux Falls, was sentenced to five years in prison, suspended to 180 days in jail with credit for 100 days served, for possession of methamphetamine and was ordered to pay $291.93 in fines and costs. Scott will be discharged to a halfway house for completion of a treatment program. Scott also owes $189.29 in fines, costs and restitution in another case, in which he was sentenced for grand theft valued more than $500.

Continuances and warrants

• David Degan, 25, of Mitchell, was not present. A bench warrant was issued. Degan is charged with possession of methamphetamine.

• Yolanda Garza, 48, of Mitchell, was granted a continuance so she may be appointed an attorney. Garza is charged with failure to attend the 24/7 sobriety program and using alcohol.

• Courtney Gass, 30, of Mitchell, was granted a continuance for two weeks. Gass is charged with possession and ingestion of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana.

• Antonio Marrero, 36, of Sioux Falls, was granted a continuance for two days and was moved to magistrate court, where he was expected to plead guilty to first-offense DUI and receive a personal recognizance bond. A request for release on bond was approved upon his filing of power of attorney. A possession of methamphetamine charge was dismissed.

• April Robinson, 40, of Mitchell, was granted a continuance for four weeks as she is being held in another facility. Robinson is charged with possession of tramadol in jail and possession of tramadol.

• Courtney Stork, 36, of Mitchell, was granted a continuance for four weeks, as he was recently appointed an attorney. Stork is charged with violating probation by using methamphetamine and marijuana. He was originally sentenced for possession of fentanyl and violating probation.

• Jennifer Traversie, 43, of Sioux Falls, was not present. A bench warrant was issued. Traversie is set to be sentenced for grand theft valued between $1,000 and $2,500.

• Wade Venosdel, 58, of Mitchell, was not present. A bench warrant was issued. Venosdel is charged with possession of clonazepam, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

• Roberta Waugh, 28, of Mount Vernon, was granted a continuance for two weeks so she may be appointed an attorney. Waugh is charged with ingestion of methamphetamine.

• Joshua Weissman, 29, of Mitchell, was granted a continuance for four weeks, as he was recently appointed an attorney. Weissman is charged with violating probation by driving under the influence, failing to attend work and appointments with court services and using methamphetamine, ecstasy, amphetamine and marijuana.

• Ronnie Whitaker, 26, of Mitchell, was granted a continuance for two weeks so he may be appointed an attorney. Whitaker is charged with possession of marijuana in jail and possession of marijuana. A request for a furlough to attend a funeral was denied.

• Sterling Keizer, 23, of Mitchell, was granted a continuance for four weeks. Keizer is charged with aggravated criminal entry of a motor vehicle, grand theft valued between $1,000 and $2,500, intentional damage to property valued between $400 and $1,000, criminal entry of a motor vehicle and reckless use of weapons.

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