A sentencing hearing was held recently in Fourth Judicial District Court in Sheridan for a Sheridan woman charged with burglary and meth distribution. Sheridan Media’ Ron Richter has the details.
District Court Judge John Fenn accepted the terms of the plea agreement reached with the State and sentenced 29-year-old Rachael Rodriguez to 2 ½ to 4 years in prison for the charges of Burglary, Conspiracy to Commit Burglary and Attempted Burglary. The sentences will run concurrent to one another and are suspended in lieu of a split sentence of 7 months in jail and three years of supervised probation.
For the charge of Delivery of a Controlled Substance- Methamphetamine, Judge Fenn sentenced Rodriguez to 2 ½ to 5 years in prison, suspended in lieu of a split sentence of 7 months in jail and three years of supervised probation. The sentence will run concurrent to the sentences for the burglary charges. Rodriguez was also ordered to pay nearly $2,000 in various court and attorney fees and $40,940 in restitution.
In late April, Rodriguez was arrested for burglarizing a number of storage units in Sheridan County between March 1st and April 16 of this year. She was arrested for the delivery charge on September 3 for selling methamphetamine on April 8 of this year.