Faribault man sentenced to prison time on felony DWI charge in Mower County District Court

A Faribault man facing a felony DWI charge in Mower County District Court after a traffic stop on July 16th of this year has been sentenced to prison time.

33-year old Colin Wayne Orth was convicted and sentenced Thursday to 65 months, or five years and five months in prison for a felony charge of 1st degree DWI, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of a controlled substance.  Orth pleaded guilty to the charge on October 3rd after initially pleading not guilty on August 1st.

Orth was given credit for 90 days already served, and a gross misdemeanor charge for driving restriction violation, use of alcohol or drugs in the case against Orth was dismissed with his guilty plea.  Judge Natialie Martinez also determined that Orth will be subject to five years of conditional release after confinement.