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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.


(Cases closed from May 1 to May 31)

South Central District

Felony Sentences

Burleigh County

Judge David Reich

Escape: Samuel Mc Queen Jr., 48, Department of Corrections, three years, jail time served concurrent to present sentence.

Judge James Hill

Possession of stolen property: Johnnie L. Bell, 34, 1216 Morningside St., one year suspended for 18 months with supervised probation.

Judge Cynthia Feland

Possession of methamphetamine: Virgil F. Chase Jr., 42, 210 Seventh Ave. S.W., Mandan, one year suspended for 360 days with supervised probation, also possession of a controlled substance: one year suspended for 360 days, also possession of morphine: one year suspended for 360 days, also possession of buprenorphine: one year suspended for 360 days.

Judge Sonna Anderson

Possession of methamphetamine: Jenna S. Clark, 31, 1032 N. Second St., 18 months suspended for 18 months with supervised probation, also possession of drug paraphernalia: 12 months suspended for 18 months.

Felony Dismissals

Burleigh County

Richard J. Wilson Jr., 42, 122 E. Thayer No. 273, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. The charge was dismissed.

Truman M. Bruguier, 28, McLaughlin, S.D., was charge with the possession of methamphetamine. The charge was dismissed.