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Three sentenced on felonies in District Court

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

Ryan Andrew Pyle, 34, Fargo, pleaded guilty to criminal trespass, a Class C felony.

Pyle was accused of entering the dwelling of another person on July 13.

Judge Mark Blumer placed Pyle on two years supervised probation and ordered a twoyear imposition of sentence. Pyle was ordered not to have contact with the occupant of the dwelling and to pay a $400 criminal administration fee, $100 defense/facility administration fee, $500 state fine, $35 indigent defense application, $300 indigent recoupment and $25 victim-witness fee.

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

Kaitlyn Kimberly Reuther, 22, 904 Thomas Ave. Apt. 7, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class C felony, and possession of a controlled substance, a Class A misdemeanor.

Reuther was accused of possessing one or more smoking devices used or intended for use with methamphetamine and possession of methamphetamine on Feb. 9.

Judge Troy LeFevre sentenced Reuther to one year in the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation with 364 days suspended and credit for one day served on the felony charge and 360 days in the Stutsman County Correctional Center with 359 days suspended and credit for one day served on the misdemeanor.

LeFevre also placed Reuther on one year supervised probation and ordered her 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 A misdemeanor is punishable by one year in jail and a $3,000 fine.

Stephen Phillip Souza, 29, 526 3rd St. SW, pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, Class C felonies, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, Class A misdemeanors, and one count of possession of a controlled substance, a Class C felony.

Souza was accused of possessing methamphetamine on July 24 and was accused of possessing methamphetamine, a glass pipe used or intended for use with methamphetamine and pipes for use with marijuana on Sept. 12.

Blumer sentenced Souza to 360 days in the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation with credit for 48 days served on the misdemeanor. Souza was sentenced to 14 months in the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation with credit for 48 days served on each felony. The sentences are to be served concurrently.

Souza will be placed on two years supervised probation and was 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.

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