Davison County Criminal Court for June 7

June 9 – MITCHELL – The following cases were among those heard Tuesday in a circuit court session at the Davison County Public Safety Center, Judge Chris Giles presiding.

* Shavar Glapsy, 38, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to first degree burglary, a Class 2 felony which carries a maximum sentence of 25 years in prison. He allegedly broke into an apartment in Mitchell and stole a drone, clothing and other miscellaneous items from the residence. Glapsy was homeless at the time of the alleged incident. Prosecutors argued against Glapsy’s request to change bail on Tuesday, citing the lack of residency as a potential problem. His cash bond remains at $5,000. Glapsy will face a jury trial in mid-October unless he changes his plea first.

* Dustin Schmeda, 24, of Mitchell, pleaded guilty to serving as an accessory to a felony felony that stemmed from a 2020 robbery in which Schmeda and three other suspects were charged with robbing a victim under the age of 18 years old with the use of a menacing weapon. Few details could be released about the theft because the victim was a minor. However, Assistant State’s Attorney Robert O’Keefe said Tuesday that Schmeda’s role in the robbery was more of an incidental type role. He was sentenced to five years in prison, including five years suspended and two years probation. Accessory to a criminal felony is a Class 5 felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

* Alfred Walters, 50, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance, a Class 5 felony that carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine, and d use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Walters allegedly failed to take a urinalysis (UA) test. He said on Tuesday that he did not take UA to care for his child who was suffering from neglect and abuse in another state.

* Donald Fasthorse, 49, of Sioux Falls, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance, manufacturing, distributing and possessing Schedule I or II drugs in a drug-free area and using or possession of drug paraphernalia. He faces a jury trial in mid-October unless he changes his plea first.

* Lindsey Hatwan, 42, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance, a Class 5 felony which carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine, and use or possession of drug paraphernalia unless she changes her plea. prior to.

* Brandi Doering, 25, of Mitchell, has had her sentencing date set for common assault on a law officer, a Class 6 felony and a first charge of driving under the influence (DUI). Davison County Assistant District Attorney Robert O’Keefe said Tuesday that Doering failed twice-daily alcohol tests. Doering previously pleaded guilty to the charge of common assault and DUI. She is expected to be sentenced on August 2.

* Brian Odegard, 40, of Sioux Falls, pleaded not guilty to receiving, transferring and possessing a stolen vehicle, possession of a controlled substance, use or possession of drug paraphernalia and no driver’s license . District Attorney O’Keefe said Odegard has two warrants for his arrest in other counties. He will face a jury trial in mid-October unless he changes his plea first.

* Larry Abdo Jr., 44, of Mitchell, admitted violating probation on Tuesday, a Class 6 felony. He was serving probation for a major theft charge.

* Natasha Gonzalez, 34, of Mitchell, was sentenced to five years in prison suspended for five years for violating probation. She had previously obtained a suspended sentence for possession of methamphetamine, a Class 5 felony. Judge Giles revoked her suspended sentence on Tuesday. Gonzalez was accepted into the James Valley Drug Court program, which she was ordered to pass as part of her probation.

* Tania Sazonov, 25, of Sioux Falls, was given a suspended sentence for possession of a controlled substance, a Class 5 felony that carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a fine of $10,000. Judge Giles pointed to his clean criminal record as a major factor in granting the suspended imposition. Sazonov was also ordered to serve two years of probation, which she must successfully complete for the suspended imposition to stand.

* Eric Conrad, 35, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to grand larceny between $5,000 and $10,000, a Class 4 felony which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a fine of $20,000.

* Jose Arias-Aquino, 21, of Mitchell, was given a suspended sentence for being an accomplice to robbery, a Class 5 felony that carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a fine of $10,000. Arias-Aquino was one of four suspects who were charged in the 2020 robbery in which suspects robbed a victim under the age of 18 using a threatening weapon. Judge Giles noted that Arias-Aquino’s role in the robbery was minimal, adding that Arias-Aquino caused no physical harm to the victim. He was also sentenced to two years probation.

* Sidney Eagle Star, 29, of Mitchell, had his next hearing set for June 21 in connection with an alleged breach of probation. He has previously denied violating probation. Eagle Star is serving probation as part of his conviction stemming from his third simple assault (domestic violence) with intent to cause bodily harm.

* Taten Gale, 23, of Mitchell, was dismissed from the following charges after performing community service and paying fines: possession of a controlled substance (THC wax), class 5 felony and grand theft in an amount between $1,000 or $2,500, a Class 6 Felony. According to the arrest affidavit, Gale stole several city street signs while returning from the bar on May 1. After officers arrested Gale and another man with him during the sign theft, they dropped the signs. The affidavit says Gale and Miles Davis of Mitchell returned to steal more signs after the officer released them the night of the robbery. Officers searched the residence of Gale and Davis several days after the initial encounter with the two and discovered a handful of stolen street signs. During the search, officers found THC marijuana extract wax in their residence, which is a controlled substance. Gale was ordered to pay the city of Mitchell $563 for the stolen signs and to perform 40 hours of community service.

* Miles Davis, 22, of Mitchell, had the following charges dismissed after doing community service and paying fines: possession of a controlled substance (THC wax), class 5 felony and grand theft an amount between $1,000 or $2,500, a Class 6 felony. According to the arrest affidavit, Davis stole several city street signs with Gale in early May. Officers discovered seven stolen street signs from Davis’ residence during a search. Officers also found THC marijuana extract wax at Davis’ residence, which is a controlled substance. He was also ordered to pay $563 to the city of Mitchell for the stolen street signs.

* Albert Wirtz, 36, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, a class 5 felony which carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and fined $10,000, possession of 2 ounces of marijuana. or less and use or possession of drug paraphernalia. Wirtz was on parole at the time he was charged. He obtained a personal bond to enable his release from prison.

* Warren Rowley, 27, of Mitchell, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance (meth), a Class 5 felony that carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine , and use or possession of drug paraphernalia. He was on parole when he was charged. Rowley faces a jury trial in mid-October unless he changes his plea. He got a public relations bond to enable his release from prison.

* Cheyenne Shields, 30, of Mitchell, was sentenced to three years probation for violating probation. She was accepted into the James Valley Drug Court program, which Judge Giles ordered her to complete to keep the suspended seven-year prison sentence in place.

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Amanda Brick, 38, of Lincoln, Nebraska, did not appear in court on Tuesday for use or possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana in an amount of 2 ounces or less, unauthorized ingestion of a controlled drug or substance and a DUI. A warrant without bail has been issued for his arrest.

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Cody Cole, 30, of Artonville, Illinois, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance, a Class 5 felony that carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine, and use or possession of drug paraphernalia.

* Keith Drapeau, 35, of Mitchell, was sentenced to five years in prison including five years suspended for possession of a controlled substance (meth). Flag was sentenced to three years probation. He was accepted into the James Valley Drug Court program.

* Tracy Ewing, 68, of Mitchell, did not appear in court on Tuesday for the following charges: common assault (domestic violence), possession of a controlled substance and use or possession of drug paraphernalia . Judge Giles ordered the forfeiture of Ewing’s bail if he was apprehended. Ewing had previously pleaded guilty to all three counts.

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