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Richville man pleads guilty to damage to property, risk of bodily harm

Sloan Connor Thurston, 22, of Richville, was sentenced Oct. 2 in county court after pleading guilty for a felony charge of damage to property in the first degree and risk of bodily harm.

Sloan Connor Thurston, 22, of Richville, was sentenced Oct. 2 in county court after pleading guilty for a felony charge of damage to property in the first degree and risk of bodily harm.

His guilty plea was made on July 21. The original charge dates back to Oct. 15, 2016.

A 15-month sentence to the correctional facility in St. Cloud was stayed for five years. Local confinement in the county jail is six months with credit for time served amounting to 13 days.

Thurston will be on supervised probation for five years. During this period of time he is prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition.

The judge ordered a chemical dependency evaluation and treatment to be completed while serving his sentence at the county jail in Fergus Falls.

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Thurston will be prohibited from using alcohol and controlled substances. The exception will be prescribed medications.

He was ordered to cooperate fully with his probation officer for periodic searches of his residence, vehicle and place of work during his five-year probationary period.

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