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One sentenced on felony charges in Southeast District Court

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

JSSP Felony Report

One person was sentenced recently on felony charges in Southeast District Court.

Jesse Alfonso Baca, 33, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful entry into a motor vehicle, Class C felonies, three counts of violate disorderly conduct restraining order, domestic violence-bodily injury-second or subsequent offense, Class A misdemeanors, and disorderly conduct, a Class B misdemeanor.

Baca was accused of possessing items or drug paraphernalia used to introduce methamphetamine into the body with a previous conviction in 2019 on Nov. 4, having contact with a protected party while knowing a temporary disorderly conduct restraining order was issued on Nov. 7, Nov. 13 and Nov. 19, engaging in violent, tumultuous or threatening behavior on Nov. 13, entering a vehicle when he wasn’t privileged to do so and causing bodily injury by hitting someone across the face on Nov. 19.

Judge Troy LeFevre sentenced Baca to 90 days in the Stutsman County Correctional Center with credit for 32 days served. He was placed on 18 months supervised probation and ordered not to possess or own firearms for 360 days. Baca was also ordered to pay a $400 criminal administration fee, $100 defense/facility administration fee, $35 indigent defense application fee, a $300 indigent recoupment and $25 victim-witness fee.

A Class C felony is punishable by five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. A Class A misdemeanor is punishable by 360 days in prison and a $3,000 fine. A Class B misdemeanor is punishable by 30 days in prison and a $1,500 fine.

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