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Felony court cases for March 19

The following cases were among those heard during a felony court session Tuesday at the Davison County Public Safety Center. o Hailee Flores, 26, of Parkston, pleaded not guilty to four counts of possession of a controlled substance in schedules ...

The Davison County Public Safety Center, which holds the county's jail, is pictured Tuesday. (Luke Hagen/Republic)
The Davison County Public Safety Center. (Republic file photo)

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

• Hailee Flores, 26, of Parkston, pleaded not guilty to four counts 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 a firearm with a prior felony drug conviction, a Class 6 felony which carries a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $4,000; Possession of two ounces or less of marijuana, 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 June 17.

• Jesse Barondeau, 40, 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; Sentenced to one year probation; Must pay a fine of $500, $145 for a blood test, $86.50 in court costs and a $50 DUI surcharge.

• David Kluth, 58, of Mount Vernon, 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; Sentenced to one year probation; Must pay a fine of $500, $145 for a blood test, $86.50 in court costs and a $50 DUI surcharge.

• Cleo Gravatt, 40, 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 $10,000 fine; 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 June 17.

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• Crystal Sieler, 33, of Mount Vernon, pleaded not guilty to 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; And three 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 June 17.

• Karina Puepke, 42, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to 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; 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 June 17.

• Franklin Vermillion, 41, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to failing to register as a convicted sex offender every six months, a Class 6 felony which carries a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $4,000; And subsequently failing to register as a convicted sex offender, 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 June 17.

• Tianna Williams, 19, of Mitchell, 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; Jury trial scheduled for June 17.

• Shannon Hansen, 35, of Yankton, pleaded not guilty to domestic abuse simple assault intentionally causing bodily injury, a Class 1 misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of one year in the county jail and a fine of $2,000; And a third or subsequent offense of domestic abuse simple assault with intent to cause bodily injury, 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 June 17.

• William Foolbull, 38, of Sioux Falls, failed to appear on charges 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 fine of $10,000; And possession of two ounces or less of marijuana, a Class 1 misdemeanor which carries a maximum penalty of one year in the county jail and a fine of $2,000; Court issued a no-bond bench warrant.

• Charles Wright, 38, 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, impersonation to deceive a law enforcement officer and obstructing police, all 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 second-degree petty theft of $400 or less, 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 June 17.

• Tyler Ball, 31, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to 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 fine of $10,000; 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 fine of $2,000; Jury trial scheduled for June 17.

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• Donald Hall, 54, of Loomis, pleaded not 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; And interrupting communications, 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 June 17.

• Lema White Eyes, 34, of Sioux Falls, 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 20 days served and four years probation; Driving privileges revoked for two years; Must complete the James Valley DUI Court program; Must pay a fine of $1,000, $145 for a blood test, $106.50 in court costs and a $50 DUI surcharge; Must repay court-appointed attorney's fees.

• Adellia Castillo, 28, of Parkston, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance in schedules III or IV, a Class 6 felony which carries a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $4,000; A first-offense and second-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 speeding on other roadways, 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 June 17.

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