Man sentenced to probation for strangulation

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SHERIDAN — A 29-year-old man charged with one count of strangulation of a household member, a felony, was sentenced Feb. 14 in 4th Judicial District Court.

Authorities were called to the residence during a domestic dispute on Aug. 18, 2018, and Cody Knode-Porter was arrested and then held on a $10,000 cash-only bond.

On Dec. 18, 2018, Knode-Porter changed his plea to guilty.

A presentence investigation report indicated that Knode-Porter had a history of substance abuse and other criminal history.

While initially a no-contact order was put in place, the judge granted permission for limited contact by phone for 60 days.

Knode-Porter was sentenced to probation instead of a three- to five-year prison sentence per a plea agreement. He must complete both a substance abuse program and an anger/nonviolence program.

Knode-Porter was released Feb. 14.

 

 

 

Editor’s note: This article has been updated to correct prior inaccuracies in reporting.

By |Feb. 15, 2019|

About the Author:

Krista Filchner joined The Sheridan Press as the public safety and city government reporter in January 2019. She is originally from Pennsylvania and graduated from Temple University. In the past, she has been a photographer, graphic designer and business owner; her current career in journalism captivates her interest in documentary photography, people and writing. Email Krista at: krista.filchner@thesheridanpress.com.

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