Three sentenced on felony chargesThree people were sentenced on felony charges in Southeast District Court. Ervin Glenn Brandvold, 36, Montpelier, pleaded guilty to gross sexual imposition, a Class AA felony.
Three people were sentenced on felony charges in Southeast District Court.
Ervin Glenn Brandvold, 36, Montpelier, pleaded guilty to gross sexual imposition, a Class AA felony.
Brandvold was accused of engaging in one or more sexual acts with an individual less than 15 years of age while he was older than 22 years of age. The incidents occurred between April 1, 2012, and May 2, 2012.
Judge John Greenwood sentenced Brandvold to nine years in the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation with credit for 41 days served. Brandvold was also sentenced to supervised probation through Feb. 1, 2032.
A Class AA is punishable by life in prison without parole.
Daniel Peter Hofmann, 51, 1600 11th Ave. NE, pleaded guilty to criminal trespass, a Class C felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class A misdemeanor.
Hoffman was accused of entering or remaining in a dwelling without the owner’s consent and possessing items used to process or store drugs. The incident occurred on Nov. 2, 2012.
Judge John Greenwood sentenced Hofmann to 60 days in the Stutsman County Correctional Center on each charge with the sentences served concurrently. He was given seven days credit for time served.
Hofmann was also sentenced to two years supervised probation and to pay a $325 attorney fee, $400 criminal administration fee, $100 defense/facility fee and $25 victim-witness fee.
A Class C felony is punishable by five years in prison and a $5,000 fine. A Class A misdemeanor is punishable by one year in jail and a $2,000 fine.
Kevin Kenneth Michel, 59, 7943 38th R St. SE, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of the controlled substance meth, Class C felonies, and possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, Class A misdemeanors.
Michel was accused of possessing items used to ingest, inhale or analyze a controlled substance other than marijuana, possession of items used to propagate cultivate or contain drugs, possession of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana while operating a motor vehicle. All charges stemmed from an incident on Aug. 12, 2012.
On the felony possession of drug paraphernalia charge, Judge John T. Paulson sentenced Michel to 30 days of home confinement with GPS monitoring with credit for one day of time served and to wear a drug patch during that period. He will be placed on two years supervised probation, is prohibited from owning or possessing a firearm for two years and was ordered to undergo a chemical dependency evaluation.
Michel was also ordered to pay a $400 criminal administration fee, $100 defense/facility administration fee, $25 indigent defense application fee, $300 indigent recoupment and $25 victim-witness fee.
Michel was also ordered to pay an additional $25 victim-witness fee on each of the three other charges.