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

  • Brent Balfany, 30, of Dallas, admitted to violating probation for a previous conviction of unauthorized ingestion 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 $10,000 fine; Sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended and credit for 45 days served.
  • Adam Gibson, 37, of Yankton, pleaded not guilty to possession of hash wax, a Class 5 felony, and 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 $2,000 fine; Jury trial scheduled for June 29.
  • Traden Lockwood, 19, of Hot Springs, pleaded guilty to possession of hash wax; Court granted a suspended imposition of sentence; Sentenced to 20 days in the county jail and three years probation; Must pay a $1,000 fine, $154.50 in prosecution costs and $106.50 in court costs.
  • Andrew Orr, 31, of Gorman, Maine, pleaded guilty to possession of two ounces of marijuana or less; Court granted a suspended imposition of sentence; Must pay a $500 fine, $140.40 in prosecution costs and $86.50 in court costs.
  • Robert Rebernak, 47, of Chicago, Illinois, pleaded guilty to possession of two ounces of marijuana or less; Court granted a suspended imposition of sentence; Must pay a $500 fine, a $100 donation to Davison County's juvenile diversion program and $86.50 in court costs.
  • Peter Donovan, 48, of Sunnyside, New York, pleaded guilty to possession of two ounces of marijuana or less; Court granted a suspended imposition of sentence; Must pay a $500 fine, a $100 donation to Davison County's juvenile diversion program and $86.50 in court costs.
  • Tianna Williams, 20, of Mitchell, denied 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 $20,000 fine; Next court appearance scheduled for March 3.
  • Ryan Suing, 41, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, a Class 4 felony; Possession of more than one half pound but less than one pound of marijuana, a Class 5 felony; And possession of a controlled substance; Jury trial scheduled for June 29.
  • Christopher Stanga, 42, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to three counts of forgery, a Class 5 felony; Jury trial scheduled for June 29.
  • Jesse Knight, 29, of Wessington Springs, pleaded not guilty to simple assault on a law enforcement officer, a Class 6 felony which carries a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a $4,000 fine; A first-offense DUI, a hit and run causing property damage and resisting arrest, all of which are Class 1 misdemeanors; And driving with an open container, a Class 2 misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of 30 days in the county jail and a $500 fine; Jury trial scheduled for June 29.
  • Daniel Clements, 26, of Mitchell, admitted to violating probation for a previous violation of aggravated criminal entry of a motor vehicle, a Class 6 felony; Sentenced to two concurrent two-year penitentiary sentences with credit for 60 days served.
  • Mack Saxon Jr., 33, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine, a Class 5 felony; Sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with three years suspended; Must pay $144.25 to the South Dakota Drug Control Fund and $106.50 in court costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Tod Bryan, 45, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance; possession of two ounces of marijuana or less; and possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class 2 misdemeanor; Jury trial scheduled for June 29.
  • Dan Jackson Jr., 43, of Goose Creek, South Carolina, pleaded not guilty to possession of a firearm while committing a felony, a Class 2 felony which carries a maximum penalty of 25 years in the state penitentiary and a $50,000 fine; Possession of more than 10 pounds of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute more than one pound of marijuana, both of which are Class 3 felonies which carry a maximum penalty of 15 years in the state penitentiary and a $30,000 fine; Possession of a controlled substance; And possession of drug paraphernalia; Jury trial scheduled for June 29.
  • Justin Haag, 43, of Broomfield, Colorado, pleaded guilty to a first-offense DUI, a Class 1 misdemeanor; Court granted a suspended imposition of sentence; Sentenced to seven days in the county jail with credit for one day served; Must pay a $500 fine, $151 for a blood test, $86.50 in court costs and a $50 DUI surcharge.
  • Jasmine Medicine Elk, 19, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to intentional property damage of between $5,000 and $100,000, a Class 4 felony; And aggravated criminal entry of a motor vehicle; Sentencing scheduled for March 31.
  • Mahl'i Shell, 18, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to intentional property damage of between $5,000 and $100,000 and aggravated criminal entry of a motor vehicle; Sentencing scheduled for March 31.
  • Desiree Apgar, 22, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession of unauthorized articles in jail, a Class 4 felony; Denied violating probation for previous convictions of possession of a controlled substance and unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance; Status hearing scheduled for March 3.
  • Adeline Skunk, 46, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to simple assault, a Class 1 misdemeanor; Sentenced to 89 days in jail with 60 days suspended and credit for 29 days served; Must pay a $500 fine, $86.50 in court costs and $30.60 in prosecution costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Lindsay Kenobbie, 35, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine; Sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended and credit for 28 days served; Must pay $106.50 in court costs; Admitted to violating probation for a previous conviction of possession of methamphetamine; Sentenced concurrently to five years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended and credit for 86 days served; Must repay all previously ordered amounts; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Seth Hauge, 33, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary, a Class 5 felony; Sentencing scheduled for March 31.
  • Aiden Whetsel, 22, of Mitchell, was granted a suspended imposition of sentence for possession of two ounces of marijuana or less; Must pay a $500 fine, $241.38 in prosecution costs and $86.50 in court costs; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.
  • Alec Dostal, 52, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to driving with a revoked license, a Class 1 misdemeanor; Sentencing scheduled for March 3.
  • Michael Janssen, 29, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to second-degree arson, a Class 4 felony; Sentencing scheduled for April 14.