A Gillett Grove man arrested in November following a reported domestic dispute was sentenced February 15 in district court for possessing meth the night of his arrest.
A Clay County Sheriff’s Office deputy were responding to a residence in the 3100 block of 440th Street for the reported incident involving Dale Koenig, 61. The deputy found methamphetamine on Koenig during his arrest.
A criminal complaint states Koenig confirmed the substance was meth and that he had used some.
Koenig was sentenced to serve 48 hours in the Clay County Jail with credit for time served. He was also ordered to pay fines and associated costs.
A pretrial conference on other charges Koenig faces in connection to the November incident is scheduled for February 27 in magistrate court. In that case, Koenig faces counts of fifth-degree criminal mischief and domestic abuse assault.
According to a criminal complaint, Koenig punched a victim in the stomach and broke out the front-passenger headlight of a vehicle.
The complaint states Koenig told the deputy he and the victim did fight but denied punching the victim. He admitted to breaking the headlight.