Three men draw jail terms

by C.F. David

Three men drew state prison terms during hearings and pleas on May 14.

Michael P. Mason pled nolo contrende to two counts, the first being a charge of possession of a controlled substance, a felony.

Also he was charged with maintaining a vehicle for keeping/selling a controlled substance, also a felony.

With the pleas, Mason drew a 15-year term, with all but four years suspended.

On the second charge he drew a sentence of four years to run concurrent with the first sentence.

He also was levied fines and expenses, $20 thousand on the first charge with $15 thousand suspended.

He was also given fines of $100 each for victimís compensation, and expenses owed to the Cimarron County Jail of $2,515, plus other fees.

Vernon Mark Medor also pled to charges, the first was possession of a controlled substance, and the second was the unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

On the first charge, Medor drew a sentence of six years with all but 18 months suspended. On the second charge he drew one year in the Cimarron County Jail with credit for time served.

He also received fines and fees; on the first charge he was fined $10 thousand with $9 thousand suspended. On the second charge he was fined $1 thousand, and had jail costs of $2,585, plus other fees.

William Stultz, was charged after a previous conviction, on three counts from an arrest in early March:

Count 1, possession of a controlled substance, to wit: Methamphetamine, a felony.

County 2, Possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, a misdemeanor.

Count 3, possession of drug paraphernalia, a misdemeanor.

Stultz was sentenced to ten years in the state penitentiary, on the first charge, with credit for time served.

He was given a five-year sentence for the second charge, with credit for time served, and one year in the Cimarron County Jail on the third charge with credit for time served, counts One and Two will run concurrently.

In addition Stultz was fined $5 thousand on the first charge and $1 thousand each on the second and third charges, with jail costs of $2,585 added on top of the fines plus other fees.