Jonathan Simmons, Minot, receives deferred sentence for intent to deliver marijuana

Jonathan Odswand Simmons, 28, received a deferred imposition of sentence on Thursday for two years for a Class B felony charge of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver. The offenses took place on May 1.

Court records show that Simmons will be on supervised probation for two years, must pay $775 in court costs, and obtain a chemical dependency evaluation. The charge will be dismissed if he successfully completes probation.

Simmons also pleaded guilty to Class C felony unauthorized possession of a firearm and was sentenced to a year in jail, with all suspended but the 17 days he has already served, and two years of supervised probation. He was also ordered to surrender the firearm to law enforcement. He also pleaded guilty to a Class C felony for a second offense of possession of cocaine and was sentenced to a year in jail, all suspended but the 17 days already served, and two years of supervised probation.

The state dismissed three possession of drug paraphernalia charges, one a Class C felony and two Class A misdemeanors.

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