Codington County Residents Sentenced on Drug Charges
PIERRE, S.D. - Attorney General Larry Long said today that several individuals from the Watertown area have been sentenced over the past few months in 3rd Circuit Court as a result of their roles in an ongoing drug investigation.
Jonathan Holloway, 19, Watertown, was sentenced by Judge Robert Timm to 12 years in the State Penitentiary, for 1 count of aggravated assault.
James R. Vanderbush, 21, Watertown, was sentenced by Judge Robert Timm to 45 months in the State Penitentiary, for accessory to a crime and sentenced to 16 months in the State Penitentiary for one count of failure to appear. These sentences are to run consecutive.
Eric R. Jacbson, 19, Watertown, was sentenced by Judge Robert Timm to 8 years in the State Penitentiary, for one count of possession of a controlled substance.
A juvenile involved in the investigation was ordered by Judge Ronald Roehr to be committed into custody of the South Dakota Department of Corrections.
The investigation was a joint effort of the Watertown Police Department, Codington County Sheriff’s Office and the Division of Criminal Investigation. The cases were prosecuted by Codington County States Attorney Vince Foley.