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

  • Acoya Maina, 28, of Star Prairie, Wisconsin, pleaded guilty to 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; Court granted a suspended imposition of sentence; Must pay a fine of $500, $146.60 in prosecution costs and $86.50 in court costs.

  • Daniel Dean, 31, of Tacoma, Washington, pleaded guilty to 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; Court granted a suspended imposition of sentence; Must pay a fine of $500, $219.71 in prosecution costs and $86.50 in court costs.
  • Anthony Bissell, 30, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, a Class 3 felony which carries a maximum penalty of 15 years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $30,000; Sentencing scheduled for Nov. 26.
  • Michael Kannegieter, 21, of Tripp, was granted a suspended imposition of sentence 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; Sentenced to 18 days in jail with credit for four days served and four years probation; Must obtain GED while on probation; Must pay a fine of $1,000, $280.40 in prosecution costs and $106.50 in court costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Gerald Koch, 54, of Mitchell, was sentenced to two years' probation with credit for 82 days served for violating probation for a previous conviction of a fifth-offense DUI, a Class 4 felony which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $20,000; Must repay all previously-ordered amounts; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Paris Koller, 26, of Pierre, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, to wit, heroin, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Sentenced to three years in the state penitentiary with credit for seven days served; Must pay $222 in prosecution costs and $106.50 in court costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Joseph Spencer, 37, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, to wit, methamphetamine, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Admitted to violating probation for a previous conviction of possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II; Sentencing scheduled for Oct. 29.
  • Tianna Williams, 19, of Mitchell, admitted to violating probation for a previous conviction of grand theft of more than $5,000 and less than $100,000.01, a Class 4 felony which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $20,000; Sentencing scheduled for Nov. 26.
  • Trevor Nelson, 28, of Mitchell, was granted a suspended imposition of sentence for 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; Driving privileges suspended for one year; Sentenced to nine days in the county jail with credit for one day served; Must pay a fine of $750, $145 in prosecution costs, $106.50 in court costs and a $50 DUI surcharge.
  • Dwayne Eckhoff, 49, of Mitchell, admitted to 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 $10,000; And simple assault, a Class 1 misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of one year in the county jail and a fine of $2,000; Sentencing scheduled for Oct. 29.
  • Tamara Has No Horse, 33, of Mitchell, was sentenced to two years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended, 15 days in the county jail with credit for 15 days served and two years probation for 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; Must pay a fine of $750, $145 in prosecution costs, $106.50 in court costs and a $50 DUI surcharge; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Arnold Hopkins, 39, of Mitchell, was sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with five years suspended, credit for two days served and four years probation for forgery, 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, $979.37 in restitution and $106.50 in court costs; Sentenced concurrently to five years in the state penitentiary with five years suspended and four years probation for possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II, a Class 5 felony; Sentenced concurrently to 90 days in the county jail with credit for 64 days served for violating probation for a previous conviction of simple assault, a Class 1 misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of one year in the county jail and a fine of $2,000; Must repay all previously-ordered amounts; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Anita Kenyon, 37, of Platte, was sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with five years suspended and credit for five 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, $106.50 in court costs and $60 in prosecution costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • David Nicholson, 36, 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; Sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with five years suspended, credit for seven days served and four years probation; Must pay a fine of $1,000 and $120 in prosecution costs; Admitted to violating probation for a previous conviction of possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II; Sentenced consecutively to five years in the state penitentiary with five years suspended and credit for 11 days served; Sentenced concurrently to four years probation; Must repay all previously-ordered amounts; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • John Patton, 20, of Mitchell, was sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with five years suspended, credit for three days served and four years probation 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, $107.80 in prosecution costs and $106.50 in court costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Cynthia Rosario, 19, of Ethan, pleaded guilty to obstructing police, 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 suspended imposition of sentence; Must pay a fine of $350 and $86.50 in court costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Jade Obenauer, 24, of Aberdeen, was sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended and credit for 49 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; Sentenced concurrently to two years in the state penitentiary for failure to register as a sex offender, a Class 6 felony which carries a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $4,000; Must pay $213 in court costs and $120 in prosecution costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Victor Walker, 19, 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; Court continued a suspended imposition of sentence; Sentenced to four years probation; Must repay all previously-ordered amounts; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Blake Werkmeister, 19, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II and unauthorized ingestion 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; 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 Dec. 16.
  • Ashton White-Olesen, 23, of Sioux Falls, pleaded not guilty to grand theft of more than $5,000 and less than $100,000.01, a Class 4 felony which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $20,000; And 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 Dec. 16.