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Felony court cases for Aug. 7

The Davison County Public Safety Center serves as the home for county lockup. (Matt Gade/Republic)

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

• Alejandro Cazarez, 19, of Tustin, California, was sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with five years suspended, 67 days in jail with credit for 31 days served and four years probation for possession of one to 10 pounds of marijuana, a Class 4 felony which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $20,000; Must obtain GED while on probation; Must pay a fine of $1,250, $178.04 in prosecution costs, $104 in court costs and court-appointed attorney's fees.

• Catherine Hamilton, 49, of Mitchell, admitted to violating probation on a previous conviction for 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; Court granted work release; Sentencing scheduled for Aug. 21.

• Steven Koster, 29, of Mitchell, was sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with credit for 109 days served for 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 repay previously ordered amounts; Sentenced concurrently to 10 years in the state penitentiary with seven years suspended and credit for 68 days served for manufacturing or distribution of drugs in schedules I or II, a Class 4 felony which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $20,000; Sentenced consecutively to 10 years in the state penitentiary with five years suspended and credit for 68 days served for violating a drug-free zone, a Class 4 felony; Court ordered no contact with any witnesses involved; Must pay $692.25 in prosecution costs, $208 in court costs and court-appointed attorney's fees.

• Alexander Heisinger, 25, of Mitchell, 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 29 days served and four years probation; Must complete James Valley Drug and DUI Court program; Must pay a fine of $1,000, $140 for a blood test, $104 in court costs, a $50 DUI surcharge and court-appointed attorney's fees.

• Audra Philbrick, 46, of Mitchell, admitted to violating probation on a previous conviction of simple assault against a law enforcement officer, 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 credit for 38 days served.

• Robert Shields, 24, of Mitchell, admitted to violating probation on 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 and granted a continued suspended imposition of sentence.

• Nicholas Cronk, 22, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to third-degree rape, a Class 2 felony which carries a maximum penalty of 25 years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $50,000; Jury trial scheduled for Nov. 5.

• Michael Gabriel, 38, of Huron, 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; Court granted a personal recognizance bond; Next appearance scheduled for Sept. 18.

• Richard Jimerson, 47, of Mitchell, denied violating probation on a previous conviction of 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; Next appearance scheduled for Aug. 21.

• Jacob Stulken, 28, of Mitchell, admitted to violating probation on previous convictions for 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 simple assault against a law enforcement officer, a Class 6 felony which carries a maximum penalty of two years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $4,000; Court granted concurrent suspended impositions of five-year and two-year sentences in the state penitentiary with credit for 153 days served; Sentenced to four years probation; Must complete a treatment program; Must repay all previously owed amounts and court-appointed attorney's fees.

• Sheradynn Eagleman, 23, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II and unauthorized possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II, both of which are Class 5 felonies that carry a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Next appearance scheduled for Aug. 21.

• Elizabeth Thunderhawk, 26, of Rosebud, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance in schedules I or II and grand theft of more than $2,500 and less than $5,000.01, both of which are Class 5 felonies that carry a maximum penalty of five years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $10,000; Status hearing scheduled for Aug. 21.

• Michelle Star Ironshell, 35, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to distribution of a controlled substance in schedules I or II, a Class 4 felony which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in the state penitentiary and a fine of $20,000; Court ordered a pre-sentence investigation; Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 4.

• Marcos Davila, 37, of Mitchell, was sentenced to two years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended, credit for 41 days served and four years probation for 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; Must pay $400 in restitution as part of an agreement regarding charges in Minnehaha County, $104 in court costs and court-appointed attorney's fees; Sentenced to a continued suspended imposition of a five-year sentence in the state penitentiary, two additional days in jail, credit for 90 days served and four years probation for violating probation on 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; Must complete treatment program; Must repay previously ordered amounts and court-appointed attorney's fees.

• Austin Bruguier, 27, 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; Sentenced to five years in the state penitentiary with five years suspended, 15 days in jail with credit for three days served and four years probation; Must pay a fine of $1,000, $104 in court costs and court-appointed attorney's fees.

• Steve Rath, 60, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to 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; Sentenced to two years in the state penitentiary with two years suspended, credit for one day served and three years probation; Must complete James Valley Drug and DUI Court program; Must pay a fine of $750, $140 for a blood test, $104 in court costs and a $50 DUI surcharge.

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