Pennington County felony DUI convictions

2011-09-10T18:52:00Z Pennington County felony DUI convictionsJournal staff Rapid City Journal
September 10, 2011 6:52 pm  • 

South Dakota law elevates a third conviction for driving under the influence to a Class 6 felony, resulting in a potential maximum sentence of two years in prison, a fine of up to $4,000 and revocation of a driver's license for at least one year.

A fourth-offense DUI conviction is a Class 5 felony, punishable by up to five years in prison, a $10,000 fine and revocation of a driver's license for a minimum of two years.

A fifth and subsequent DUI conviction is a Class 4 felony, punishable by a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison, $20,000 in fines and revocation of a driver's license for a minimum of three years.

Pennington County fourth offense DUIs:

  • Joseph E. Albanese, 52, arrested March 23, 2011; five-year sentence, judgment suspending execution of sentence; five years probation, serve 90 days in jail, pay costs of $174, participate in 24/7 monitoring program. Judge Jeff Davis
  • Timothy R. Little, 47, arrested Dec. 17, 2005; 3-1/2-year sentence, revoking suspended execution of sentence and judgment, serve three years in prison, pay costs of $104. Davis
  • Matthew H. Martin, 44, arrested Feb. 23, 2010; five-year sentence, modified judgment, three years suspended, participate in 24/7 monitoring program. Judge John Delaney

Pennington County third offense DUIs:

  • Lindsay Hixson, 25, arrested July 1, 2011; two-year sentence, judgment suspending execution of sentence, two years probation, serve 90 days in jail, pay costs of $235.25 and a $500 fine, participate in 24/7 monitoring program, attend AA meetings twice a week. Judge Mary Thorstenson
  • Jeanette Ringing Shield, aka Jenny Ringing Shield, 30, arrested June 25, 2011; serve two years in prison, pay costs of $389.50. Thorstenson
  • Ramon C. Suarez, 31, arrested Nov. 1, 2009; serve two years in prison, pay costs of $104. Judge Thomas Trimble

 

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