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

  • Sean Cole, 31, of Bloomington, Minnesota, 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; Possession of two ounces of marijuana or less, a Class 1 misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of one year in the county jail and a fine of $2,000; And possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class 2 misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of 30 days in the county jail and a fine of $500; Jury trial scheduled for Oct. 21.
  • John Clairmont, 21, of Howard, pleaded guilty to grand theft of more than $2,500 and less than or equal to $5,000, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 3.
  • Eric Conrad, 32, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 17.
  • Leah Hanson, 36, of Pierre, pleaded guilty to 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, credit for 92 days served and four years probation; Driving privileges revoked for one year; Must complete James Valley DUI Court program; Must pay a fine of $1,000, $106.50 in court costs, a $50 DUI surcharge and $30.22 in restitution; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Jesse Felix Jr., 26, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to third-degree burglary, 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 Oct. 21.
  • Austin Sisneros, 27, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to two counts of forgery, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; And two counts of identity theft, 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 Oct. 21.
  • Ross Wiebelhaus, 22, of Hartington, Nebraska, pleaded guilty to first-degree petty theft of more than $400 and less than or equal to $1,000, a Class 1 misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of one year in the county jail and a fine of $2,000; Sentenced to 180 days in the county jail with 180 days suspended; Must pay $1,114.74 in restitution jointly and severally; Must pay $86.50 in court costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Gerald Koch, 54, of Mitchell, admitted to violating probation for a previous conviction of a fifth or subsequent DUI, a Class 4 felony which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $20,000; Status hearing scheduled for Oct. 15.
  • Crystal Sieler, 33, of Mount Vernon, pleaded guilty to identity theft, a Class 6 felony which carries a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $4,000; Sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended; Sentenced consecutively to two years in the state penitentiary with one year suspended for 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; Must pay $3,173.91 in restitution and $113 in court costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Stephanie Pietz, 31, of Mitchell, was sentenced to three consecutive sentences of five years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended and credit for 268, 139 and 88 days served for violating probation for three previous convictions 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 repay all previously-ordered amounts; Sentenced concurrently to five years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended and credit for 61 days served for possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II; Must pay $106.50 in court costs and $90 in prosecution costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Trevor Nelson, 27, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to a third-offense DUI, 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 Oct. 21.
  • Josiah Sinkie, 37, of Mitchell, denied violating probation for previous convictions 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 $5,000; Possession of more than two ounces and less than one half pound marijuana, a Class 6 felony which carries a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $4,000; And carrying a handgun without a permit, a Class 1 misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of one year in the county jail and a fine of $2,000.
  • Dakota Fallis, 24, of Mitchell, 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; And possession of a substance other than alcohol for purposes of becoming intoxicated, a Class 1 misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of one year in the county jail and a fine of $2,000; Court granted a deferred imposition of sentence with credit for 52 days served and one year probation; Must pay a fine of $1,000, $112.67 in prosecution costs and $106.50 in court costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Jeremy Johnson, 46, of Mitchell, admitted to violating probation for 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; Sentenced to two years probation.
  • Casey Medicinehorn, 22, 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; Obstructing law enforcement, a Class 1 misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of one year in the county jail and a fine of $2,000; And use or possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class 2 misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of 30 days in the county jail and a fine of $500; Court issued a no-bond bench warrant.