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news Jamestown, 58401
Jamestown North Dakota 121 3rd St NW 58401

Three people were sentenced recently in Southeast District Court in Jamestown on felony charges.

Daniel Cory Jones, 42, 803 6th Ave. SE, pleaded guilty to unlawful entry into a vehicle, a Class C felony.

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Jones was accused of entering a vehicle he was not entitled to with the intent to commit a crime on Jan. 20.

Judge Thomas E. Merrick sentenced Jones to one year and one day at the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation with 286 days suspended and credit for one day served.

Jones was also placed on supervised probation for two years and ordered to pay a $400 criminal administration fee, $100                   defense/facility administration fee, $35 indigent defense application fee, $300 indigent recoupment and $25 victim-witness fee.

A Class C felony is punishable by five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

Tara Lynn Bauer, 41, Dakota Women’s Correctional and Rehabilitation Center, pleaded guilty to theft of property, a Class A misdemeanor, and child neglect or abuse, a Class C felony.

Bauer was accused of taking property from various Jamestown retailers with a total value of more than $500 and allowing a child to push a shopping cart of stolen merchandise out of a Jamestown retail store on Jan. 10.

Judge Thomas Merrick sentenced Bauer to 13 months at the Dakota Women’s Correctional Rehab Center with 335 days suspended on the felony charge. The time is to be served concurrently with previous convictions.

Bauer was also sentenced to 60 days at the Stutsman County Correctional Center to be served concurrently with previous convictions on the misdemeanor charge.

Merrick ordered Bauer to pay a $400 criminal administration fee, $100 defense/facility administration fee, $35 indigent defense application fee, $300 indigent recoupment and $50 victim-witness fee.

A Class A misdemeanor is punishable by one year in prison and a fine of $3,000.

David Lynn Hieb, 30, 2521 Circle Dr., pleaded guilty to simple assault and contact by bodily fluids or excrement. Both charges are Class C felonies.

Hieb was accused of assaulting a correctional officer at the James River Correctional Center and causing his blood to come in contact with correctional officers on July 19.

Judge John Greenwood sentenced Hieb to six months at the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation on the assault charge. That sentence is to be served consecutively with a sentence on a previous Cass County charge.

Greenwood sentenced Hieb to two years at the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation on the contact by bodily fluids charge. That sentence is to be served concurrently with the previous Cass County charge.

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