Court report

The McLeod County Attorney’s Office reported the following:

Dennis Lynch, 42, of St. Paul entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of possession of a controlled substance for an offense that occurred on or about March 26, 2021. Judge Donley stayed the imposition of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for three years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 30 days in McLeod County Jail, serve 30 days of sentence to service work/community work service, complete a chemical dependency evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluation, and pay a surcharge of $85.

Spencer Field, 22, of Cokato, entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of theft for an offense that occurred on or about Jan. 6, 2020. Judge Maher stayed the imposition of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for three years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 30 days in McLeod County Jail and pay a surcharge of $85.

Danielle Preuss, 36, of Norwood Young America, entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of theft of a motor vehicle for an offense that occurred on or about January 2019. Judge Maher stayed the imposition of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for three years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 15 days of sentence to service work/community work service, complete a chemical dependency evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluation, pay restitution in the amount of $146, and pay a fine and surcharge of $750.

Jose Juan Cano, 40, of Hutchinson, entered a plea of guilty to one count of failure to register as a predatory offender and one felony count of methamphetamine crimes involving children for an offense that occurred on or about Sept. 25, 2020. Judge Maher stayed the execution of 24 months in prison and placed the defendant on probation for five years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 221 days in McLeod County Jail, complete a chemical dependency evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluation, have no use or possession of alcohol or non-prescription drugs, and pay a fine and surcharge of $585.

Xavier Malone, 19, of Hutchinson, entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of possession of a controlled substance for an offense that occurred on or about Aug. 5, 2020. Judge Maher stayed the adjudication of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for three years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve 10 days in McLeod County Jail, serve 10 days of sentence to service work/community work service, complete a chemical dependency evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluation, have no use or possession of alcohol or non-prescription drugs, and pay a fine and surcharge of $285.

Alexander Bjorstrom, 18, of Hutchinson, entered a plea of guilty to one gross misdemeanor count of possession of a controlled substance for an offense that occurred on or about Jan. 23, 2021. Judge Maher stayed the adjudication of sentence and placed the defendant on probation for two years. The conditions of probation are that the defendant serve three days in McLeod County Jail, serve five days of community work service, complete a chemical dependency evaluation, follow the recommendations of the evaluation, and pay a fine and surcharge of $185.

David Wittkop, 40, of Hutchinson, entered a plea of guilty to one misdemeanor count of driving after cancellation for an offense that occurred on or about Oct. 22, 2019. Judge Maher ordered the defendant to serve 30 days in McLeod County Jail and pay a surcharge of $85.