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Mitchell man gets jail, probation in prescription drug case

A Mitchell man was sentenced Monday to three years of probation and 90 days in jail for possession of a controlled substance. Matthew Nunez, 19, pleaded guilty to a felony drug charge for illegally possessing a controlled prescription drug known ...

A Mitchell man was sentenced Monday to three years of probation and 90 days in jail for possession of a controlled substance.

Matthew Nunez, 19, pleaded guilty to a felony drug charge for illegally possessing a controlled prescription drug known as alprazolam, commonly referred to as Xanax. Fifty-seven days of Nunez's 90-day jail term were suspended.

Nunez had previously pleaded not guilty to the charge on Jan. 8.

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