Two men receive probation for marijuana delivery

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SHERIDAN — Two men who pleaded guilty to marijuana delivery charges received probation sentences in 4th Judicial District Court in August and September.

James Escue and Geoffrey D. Rogers pleaded guilty in change of plea hearings held June 12 and July 12 for one count of delivery of marijuana.

An affidavit of probable cause said on Jan. 14, 2018, an officer was dispatched to the 500 block of North Main Street for possible drug activity. SPD officers arrested Escue following a controlled buy. The buyer called Rogers, who agreed to sell the buyer marijuana, but Rogers left the apartment, leaving Escue to sell the drugs. 

Rogers received a two- to four-year prison sentence suspended for three years of probation with 55 days credit. Rogers also must pay $750 for public defender fees.

Escue received a two- to five-year prison sentence suspended for two years of probation with 17 days credit. Escue also must pay $500 for public defender fees.

By |September 14th, 2018|

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Ashleigh Fox joined The Sheridan Press in October 2016 as the government, cops and courts reporter. She is a native of Colorado and graduated from Biola University in Los Angeles, CA. Before working in Sheridan, she worked as a sports editor for the Sidney Herald in Sidney, MT. Email Ashleigh at: ashleigh.fox@thesheridanpress.com

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