Circuit Court

Posted July 5, 2013 at 2:19 pm

Seatbelt violations:

Dale Alumbaugh, Jr., St. Lawrence, SD, $25.00.

Mason T. Chapin, Miller, SD, $25.00.

Dale E. Taylor, Kimball, SD, $25.00.

Speeding violations:

Trudy A. Kopman, Bryant, SD, 45/40, $85.00.

Mark C. Hasvold, Rapid City, SD, 65/55, $105.00.

Gale Schlegel, Highmore, SD, 75/65, $105.00.

Mark E. Ketelhut, Miller, SD, 75/65, $105.00.

Wyatt D. Strasburg, Miller, SD, 75/65, $105.00.

Glen A. Alexander, Ada, Minn., 75/65, $105.00.

Megan M. Urness, Pierre, SD, 75/65, $105.00.

Wendy S. Smith, Gettysburg, SD, 75/65, $105.00.

Michelle L. Delisle, San Diego, Calif., 65/55, $105.00.

Paula E. Dyer, Ree Heights, SD, 75/65, $105.00.

Robert A. Cihak, Aberdeen, SD, 75/65, $105.00.

Scot J. Marone, Huron, SD, 80/65, $125.00.

Billie J. Schmidt, Wessington, SD, 80/65, $125.00.

Nathan S. Reede, Aberdeen, SD, 87/65, $165.00.

Corey J. Kleinsasser, Parkston, SD, 95/65, $220.00.

Jordan B. Kienow, Miller, SD, 99/55, $220.00.

Other violations:

Spence Pollock, Miller, SD, dog running at large, $110.00.

James P. Bunker, Arlington, SD, stop sign violation, $120.00.

Skyler M. Chapin, Miller, SD, open container in vehicle, $120.00.

Chad Forman, Highmore, SD, careless driving, $120.00.

In other action:

Tiffani Ann Huss, Miller, SD, pled guilty to a charge of second-degree petty theft, $400.00 or less. She was fined $200.00, plus court costs and surcharges of $66.00. A five-day jail sentence was suspended.

Devon James Gnat, Miller, SD, pled not guilty to exhibition driving, but was convicted at trial. He was fined $188.00, and court costs and surcharges totaling $66.00.

Cody Lee Peterman, Miller, SD, pled guilty to possession of alcohol by a minor. The fine was $200.00, plus court costs and surcharges of $66.00. A five-day jail sentence was suspended.

Wilbur R. Jones, Ree Heights, SD, pled guilty to two charges. On the charge of maintaining a place to violate beverage laws, he was fined $200.00, and court costs and surcharges totaling $84.00. A 10-day jail sentence was suspended. On the second charge, possession of alcohol by a minor, he was fined $200.00, plus $66.00 in court costs and surcharges. A five-day jail sentence was suspended.

Bryse Nathan Letsche, Miller, SD, pled guilty to driving under the influence, third offense. He was fined $1,000.00, plus court costs and surcharges of $104.00. License was revoked for one year. He was also given two years’ probation, with the stipulation that he participate in the 24/7 program for six months, and attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings twice each week.

A jury trial was held June 13, 2013 in Hand County. Trent A. Voges, Huron, SD, pleaded not guilty to possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and ingesting. The verdict was guilty on all three counts. Sentencing is scheduled for July 23 at 9:30 a.m.

Divorces granted:

Lynnea Jasman vs. Jack Jasman.

Debra Barta vs. Keith Barta.

Pamela Sievers vs. Terry Sievers.

Annette Hunter vs. Darin Hunter.

Andrea Evans vs. David Evans.

The next circuit court date in Hand County will be Tuesday, July 23 at 9:30 a.m.

Hand County Courthouse – June 26, 2013 – Judge Jon R. Erickson presiding

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