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

  • Darlene Ries, 55, of Mitchell, pleaded no contest 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; Sentenced to 30 days in the county jail with 30 days suspended; Must pay a fine of $500 and $86.50 in court costs.
  • Cody McBrayer, 26, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to a first-offense DUI, 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, $145 in prosecution costs, $86.50 in court costs and a $50 DUI surcharge.
  • Evan Borszich, 21, 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; Sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended and credit for 95 days served; Must pay $153.71 in prosecution costs and $106.50 in court costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Stephanie Bearrobe LaBuff, 50, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to simple assault, a Class 1 misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of one year in the county jail and a fine of $2,000; Sentenced to 94 days in the county jail with 90 days suspended and credit for four days served; Must pay a fine of $300 $86.50 in court costs and a $25 domestic abuse surcharge; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Josiah Sinkie, 37, 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; Admitted to violating probation for previous convictions of possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II; Possession of more than two ounces and less than one-half pound of 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; Sentencing scheduled for Dec. 10.
  • Pablo Luyando-Morales 33, of Mitchell, failed to appear on charges of 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 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.
  • Lyle Miller Jr., 35, of Mitchell, was sentenced to two years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended, 19 days in jail with credit for 19 days served and one year probation for failure to register a new address 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 $106.50 in court costs and $45.60 in transcript fees; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Michael Russell, 39, of Stickney, was sentenced to two years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended, 77 days in the county jail with credit for 77 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; Driving privileges suspended for one year; 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.
  • Karen Gilman, 36, of Mitchell, was sentenced to two concurrent sentences of five years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended and credit for 60 and three days served for two counts 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 pay $240.51 in prosecution costs and $113 in court costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Austin Sisneros, 27, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to one count 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; Sentencing scheduled for Jan. 7.
  • Anthony Crawford, 38, of Emery, 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 and a first-offense DUI, both of which are Class 1 misdemeanors which carry a maximum penalty of one year in the county jail and a fine of $2,000; And use or possession of drug paraphernalia and careless driving, both of which are Class 2 misdemeanors which carry a maximum penalty of 30 days in the county jail and a fine of $500; Jury trial scheduled for Feb. 10.
  • Jiana Wright Miller, 24, of Sioux Falls, 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, driving without a license and having expired license plates, all of which are Class 2 misdemeanors which carry a maximum penalty of 30 days in the county jail and a fine of $500; Jury trial scheduled for Feb. 10.
  • Dustin Zephier, 23, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to first-degree burglary, a Class 2 felony which carries a maximum penalty of 25 years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $50,000; Intentional damage to property of between $1,000 and $2,500, a Class 6 felony which carries a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $4,000; And 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; Jury trial scheduled for Feb. 10.
  • Daniel Ferrell, 28, of Jackson, Tennessee, 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; A first-offense DUI, a Class 1 misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of one year in the county jail and a fine of $2,000; And speeding and driving with a suspended license, both of which are Class 2 misdemeanors which carry a maximum penalty of 30 days in the county jail and a fine of $500; Jury trial scheduled for Feb. 10.
  • Teresa Deurmier, 61, of Mitchell, pleaded not 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; And driving around a barricade and having an open alcoholic beverage container accessible in a vehicle, both of which are Class 2 misdemeanors which carry a maximum penalty of 30 days in the county jail and a fine of $500; Jury trial scheduled for Feb. 10.
  • Ruth Eggert, 31, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to reckless burning or explosion, 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 Jan. 7.
  • Scott Hill, 52, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to failure to accurately provide information 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; Sentenced to two years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended and one year probation; Must pay a fine of $450, $106.50 in court costs and $37.38 in prosecution costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Aiden Whetsel, 22, 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; 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 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; Jury trial scheduled for Feb. 10.
  • Michelle Coston, 35, of Hastings, Nebraska, 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 four years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended and credit for 15 days served; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees and all previously-ordered amounts.
  • Blake Werkmeister, 19, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, to wit, hash wax, 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, 15 days in the county jail and four years probation; Must pay a fine of $1,000, $174.37 in prosecution costs and $106.50 in court costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Jamie Bowen, 40, of Mitchell, denied violation 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; Next court appearance scheduled for Nov. 26.
  • Lakeem Sindab, 28, of Mitchell, 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 two years probation with credit for four days served; Court will grant a suspended imposition of sentence when probation is completed; Must pay a fine of $500, $170.50 in restitution, $106.50 in court costs and transcript fees not to exceed $40; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Seth Hauge, 33, 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; And entering or refusing to leave property after notice, a Class 1 misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of one year in the county jail and a fine of $2,000; Jury trial scheduled for Feb. 10.
  • Marcos Davila Jr., 38, 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 five years in the state penitentiary with five years suspended, credit for 111 days served and four years probation; Admitted to violating probation for a previous conviction of failure to appear, a Class 6 felony which carries a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $4,000; Sentenced consecutively to two years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended and credit for 62 days served.
  • Randy Talks, 26, of Mitchell, 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; Court granted a suspended imposition of sentence; Sentenced to four days in the county jail and two years probation; Must pay $514.69 in restitution, a fine of $500, $106.50 in court costs and $23.80 in transcript fees.
  • Arnold Hopkins, 39, of Mitchell, denied violating probation for a previous conviction of forgery, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Next court appearance scheduled for Nov. 26.
  • Michael Coppola, 33, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, pleaded guilty to grand theft of more than $5,000 and less than or equal to $100,000, 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 $1,000 and less than or equal to $2,500, a Class 6 felony which carries a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $4,000; Sentencing scheduled for Dec. 10.