Two men were recently sentenced to prison time in separate cases heard in Koochiching County District Court.
Jeremy N. Hart, 39, International Falls was sentenced Jan. 24 by Judge Charles H. LeDuc to 60 months at the Minnesota Correctional Facility, St. Cloud, on each of two counts of felony possession of ammunition or firearm by a felon.
The prison time on each count was stayed on court conditions and he was placed on five years supervised probation. He was ordered to pay $1,275 fine and fees on the first count. The sentences are to run concurrently. On each count, he was ordered not to use alcohol or controlled substances and must submit to random tests and searches. He must not use or possess firearms, ammunition or explosives and must provide a DNA sample to the state. He must follow the recommendations of an evaluation and assessments.
In addition, Stanley P. Wenell-Jack, 39, St. Cloud, was sentenced by District Judge John G. Melbye Jan. 14 to 45 months at the Minnesota Correctional Facility, St. Cloud, for felony third-degree possess 10 grams or more of a narcotic drug other than heroin.
He was also ordered to pay $225 fine and fees.
The following people have also recently been sentenced in Koochiching County District Court for felony or aggravated misdemeanor crimes. The information is provided to The Journal by court staff.
Griffin T. Parish, 22, International Falls, was sentenced Jan. 24 by Judge John DeSanto for felony financial transaction card fraud.
He was given a stay of imposition of sentence and ordered to pay $150 fine and fees. He was ordered to serve six months jail and serve 40 hours with the Sentencing to Serve program. He was ordered to follow the recommendations of an evaluation and may not use alcohol or controlled substances. He may not enter bars or liquor stores and must submit to random tests and searches.
Matthew D. Hegland, 35, Whitehall, Wis., was sentenced Jan. 23 by Judge Dale A. Wolf for gross misdemeanor third-degree driving while intoxicated.
He was sentenced to one year jail and $3,125 fine and fees. All but 30 days and $1,125 was stayed on court conditions and he was placed on three years supervised probation to the court.