The following cases were among those heard Tuesday during a circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center, with Judge Chris Giles presiding:

  • Everardo Torres, 48, of Howard, pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence. It was Herrera's sixth DUI offense in the past 10 years. He will face a jury trial on Dec. 14.

  • Brianna Maslack, 19, of Huron, pleaded not guilty to possession of marijuana in the amount of two ounces or less, use or possession of drug paraphernalia and distribution and possession with intent to distribute less than a 1/2 ounce of marijuana. The distribution charge is a class 6 felony, while the remaining charges are misdemeanors. She faces up to 10 years in jail, if found guilty. Maslack will face a jury trial on Dec. 14.

  • Cleo Gravatt, 41, of Mitchell, pleaded to possession of two ounces of marijuana or less, possession of a controlled substance (schedules I or II), use or possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of two ounce of marijuana and probation violation.

  • Lance Shields, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to intentional damage of property in the amount of $1,000 and $2,500, and domestic abuse, which is a violation of the conditional bond. Judge Giles granted Shields a personal recognizance bond. He will face a jury trial on Dec. 14.

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  • Nikki Eveland, 26, of Chamberlain, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance (schedules I or II) and manufacturing, distribution and possession of drugs (schedules I or II). Eveland faces a maximum punishment of five years in prison with a $10,000 fine, if found guilty of the class 4 felonies. She is slated to appear in court for a status hearing on Nov. 24.

  • Joseph Philips, 33, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a firearm with a prior felony, possession of a controlled substance (schedules I or II), possession of marijuana in the amount of more than 2 ounces and less than 1/2 pound. He could face up to 24 years in prison, if found guilty on all of the felony charges. Giles said Philips bond can be revisited, but he was not granted a personal recognizance bond on Tuesday. He will face a jury trial on Dec. 14.

  • Martin Morris, 61, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance (schedules I or II) and possession or use of drug paraphernalia. The possession of a controlled substance is a Class 5 felony. He will face a jury trial on Dec. 14.

  • Trevor Walker, 29, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to first degree burglary, domestic abuse and simple assault with the intent to cause bodily injury, giving alcohol to a minor in between the ages of 18 and 20 and interfering with emergency communications. Judge Giles granted Walker with a personal recognizance bond with the condition of participating in a 24/7 alcohol screening program. He was also ordered to stay away from Walmart. Walker will face a jury trial on Dec. 14.

  • Delwin Walter, 31, of Yankton, failed to appear in court for one count of felony identity theft. He is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 13 and will have until then to contact his attorney.

  • Thomas Garmong, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance (schedules I or II), a Class 5 felony. He will face a jury trial on Dec. 14.

  • Jennifer Rydel, 40, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to a probation violation for ingesting methamphetamine, a controlled substance. Giles revoked her suspended imposition, and sentenced Rydel to five years in prison with five years suspended. However, she was ultimately ordered to serve two weeks in jail and be on probation for three years.

  • James Wessels, 38, of Artesian, pleaded not guilty to grand theft in the amount of more than $5,000 and less than $100,000, and another count of grand theft in the amount of more than $1,000 and less than $2,500. The charges stem from Wessels being arrested for allegedly stealing a pickup in June. He was granted a personal recognizance bond at Tuesday's hearing.

  • Jackson Polk, 20, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary in connection to stealing alcohol and cigarettes from Freedom gas station in Mitchell. He was granted a suspended imposition, and was credited for serving 54 days in jail. Polk was also ordered to pay restitution fees and damages he caused at Freedom, which amounted to more than $1,800.

  • Malissa Garmong, 30, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance (schedules I or II) and manufacturing and distributing a drugs. She will face a jury trial on Dec. 14.