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Nubs of the news information comes from district and municipal courts in Burleigh and Morton counties. In nubs of the news, the Tribune publishes all felony sentences; and misdemeanor sentences with fines of $500 or more and/or a jail term, including suspended sentences.

Burleigh County

(Cases closed June 1-30)

Judge Gail Hagerty

Ingesting a controlled substance: Forrest J. Sorum, 20, 3501 Calypso Drive , 45 days suspended for 360 days.

Driving under suspension: Jeremy A. Whitcomb, 28, 2303 Shoal Loop No. 210, Mandan, 10 days; also, driving under the influence, $1,500, 30 days with 360 days probation.

Driving under the influence: Joshua P. Houn, 24, Menoken, 10 days, 10 days suspended.

Possession of a controlled substance: Jennifer J. Francisco, 36, Bismarck, 30 days concurrent.

Possession of drug paraphernalia: Kyle J. Collingwood, 31, 1119 University Drive No. 708, 30 days.

Judge James S. Hill

Criminal trespass: Steven H. Little Bear, 30, Bismarck, 60 days.

Criminal trespass-building or occupied structure: Bryan G. Whitetwin, 31, Bismarck, 20 days.

Criminal trespass-notice against trespass: Andrew B. Moser, 24, 105 W Interstate Ave., six months .

Driving under suspension: Charles B. Robillard, 31, Bismarck, 30 days with one year probation.

Driving under suspension of license: Jonathon R. Sather, 26, 315 N. 25th. St. No. 7, one year, 355 days suspended for one year; Bruce D. Holden, 50, 184 S. Prairie Lane, Mandan, one year, 335 days suspended for on year

Driving while license is suspended: Ashley R. Berger, 34, 4005 19th. St. N.E. No. 417, one year with one year probation.