Austin man sentenced to supervised probation on felony drug possession charge
An Austin man who pleaded guilty to a felony drug possession charge on March 18th in Mower County District Court has been sentenced to supervised probation.
24-year old Austin Douglas Kinder was convicted and sentenced Thursday to five years of supervised probation for a felony 5th degree drug possession charge. A 15-month prison sentence was stayed for five years if Kinder complies with the terms of his probation, and Kinder was also sentenced to 90 days in jail and a year of supervised probation for a misdemeanor charge of 4th degree DWI, under the influence of a controlled substance. Judge Kevin Siefken stayed the 90-day jail sentence for one year if Kinder complies with the 23 different conditions of his probation.
A misdemeanor charge against Kinder for driving after revocation in the case was dismissed with his guilty pleas.