William Kaseman, Minot, sentenced for stealing credit card, drug charges

William James Kaseman, 37, Minot, was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison, with three years suspended, for stealing a credit card in December and for being in possession of drug paraphernalia.

Judge Stacy Louser also ordered Kaseman to obtain a chemical dependency evaluation and to serve three years of supervised probation after his release. He must also pay $1,100 in court costs.

According to court documents, police also found needles when they searched Kaseman’s pockets and one of the needles contained 15 units of heroin.

Kaseman also pleaded guilty to Class C felony possession of drug paraphernalia and Class A misdemeanor possession of heroin. He was sentenced to 360 days flat time on the A misdemeanor charge. He will receive credit for 74 days already served. All of the sentences are concurrent.

Kaseman was sentenced earlier this week to serve three years in prison, with all but 18 months suspended, for conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine on May 17, 2018.


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