Sheridan Man Receives Deferred Sentence

A Sheridan man was sentenced in Fourth Judicial District Court Tuesday for crimes committed last December. Sheridan Media’s Ron Richter has the details.

Sheridan Man Receives Deferred Sentence

On December 6, 2020, 38-year-old Ryan Miller was arrested and charged with the crimes of Felony Strangulation of a Household Member and Misdemeanor Domestic Battery for an incident that occurred at a residence in Sheridan County.

At a sentencing hearing Tuesday, District Court Judge John Fenn accepted the terms of the plea agreement reached with the State and entered a deferred prosecution into the record and three years of supervised probation for the strangulation charge and one-year in jail, suspended in favor of one-year of supervised probation for the misdemeanor charge. The probation will run concurrent to the three year probationary period for the deferred sentence. Miller was ordered to pay $475 in court costs and $3,615 in restitution. As part of his probation, Miller must participate in the 24/7 sobriety program and enroll and complete an intensive substance abuse treatment program.



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