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Circuit Court from Jan. 9

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

• Andrew Wickert, 36, of Bigfork, Montana, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance, hash wax; possession of a controlled substance, psilocybin, both felonies that carry maximum penalties of $10,000 fines and five years in prison; and misdemeanors carrying pistol or revolver without a permit, possession of 2 ounces of marijuana or less, and possession of drug paraphernalia; jury trial was set for April 10.

• Buck Demasters, 26, Emery, pleaded guilty to and was sentenced for possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine; granted suspended imposition of sentence, if he complies entirely with probation, the conviction will be erased from his record at the end of probation; four years of probation, $1,000 fine, $104 court costs, $187.75 prosecution costs, repay court-appointed attorney fees, 10 days in jail with four days credit for time served.

• Adam Kowall, 34, Mitchell, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine; sentencing scheduled for Jan. 23.

• Logan Sapp, 22, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to three counts of possession of a controlled substance and two counts of aggravated assault, all felonies; jury trial was scheduled for April 10.

• Audra Philbrick, 46, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to and was sentenced for simple assault on a law enforcement officer; two-year suspended prison sentence, two years of probation and follow all recommendations from court services, 17 days in county jail with credit for 17 days served, $750 fine, $104 court costs, repay court-appointed attorney fees.

• Mary Conrad, 43, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine and unauthorized ingestion of a controlled drug or substance, methamphetamine — each carries a maximum penalty of $10,000 fine and five years in prison; possession of a controlled substance, meth, with intent to distribute, and possession of a controlled substance, meth, with intent to distribute in a drug-free zone, each of which carry a maximum penalty of $20,000 fine and 10 years in prison. Jury trial set for April 10.

• Jamie Shay, 32, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to unauthorized ingestion of a controlled substance, clonazepam, which carries maximum penalty of $4,000 and two years in prison; unauthorized ingestion of controlled substance, meth, and unauthorized ingestion of controlled substance, morphine, each of which carry maximum penalties of $10,000 fine and five years in prison; two counts of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, misdemeanors; Shay waived the right to jury trial in favor of court trial. Status hearing set for Feb. 6.

• Rick Winters, 59, of Sioux Falls, admitted to violating his probation on an unauthorized ingestion of controlled drug/substance conviction by failing to remain in contact with court services and failing to pay court-ordered financial obligations; re-released on two years of probation, fines and fees totaling $331.28 re-imposed, received credit for 33 days served in county jail, and a suspended four-year prison term.

• Shilo Salway, 19, of Sioux Falls, admitted to violating probation on a third-degree burglary conviction by failing to maintain contact with court services and failing to report for her jail sentence; Judge Chris Giles revoked suspended imposition of sentence; imposed five-year suspended prison term, four years of probation, repay $1,399 in court costs, fines, and fees, repay new court-appointed attorney fees, and credit for 38 days served.

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