On Tuesday, a 24-year old West Point man was sentenced to four months in the county jail following his conviction for Operating a Motor Vehicle to Avoid Arrest and Driving During Suspension. Josue Osuna-Salazer was given the sentence by Judge Michael Long. Osuna-Salazar was arrested on a warrant by the Sheriff’s office following an incident where he fled from a traffic stop near Woodland Park.
A 22 year old Stanton man made his first appearance in Stanton County Court on felony charges of Cruelty to Animals-resulting in death (3 counts). Richard Brachle was arrested last month by the Stanton County Sheriff’s office following an investigation into the death of three dogs at his residence in Stanton. Brachle has plead not guilty and requested a preliminary hearing.
A 27-year old Norfolk man was sentenced to 60 days in the county jail following his conviction for Obstructing a Police Officer. Benjamin Blum was arrested last year on Highway 15 near Pilger by the Sheriff’s office following a disturbance call.
A 24-year old homeless man was sentenced to 6 months in Stanton county jail for Obstructing a Police Officer. Daniel Randall was arrested back in May hiding in a crawl space by the Sheriff’s office as they executed a search warrant at a residence in Pilger.
In a separate case, two out of state men were arraigned on felony charges and had bond continued following their arrest last week after a vehicle pursuit by the Sheriff’s office. 24-year old Dominick Ziesmer, of Sioux Falls, SD and 22-year old Ernie Sanchez,of Pipestone, MN had their bonds continued at $50,000.00 each.