Spring Valley man sentenced to supervised probation on drug possession and DWI charges in Mower County District Court

A Spring Valley man found with marijuana, methamphetamine, a scale and two drug pipes after a traffic stop in rural Mower County in July has been sentenced to supervised probation in Mower County District Court.  

36-year old Jeremy John Volkart was arrested for speeding on Mower County Road 1 on July 21st.  A Mower County Sheriff’s Deputy reported that Volkart did not have a valid driver’s license and showed constricted pupils and twitching hands.

After Volkart failed several field sobriety tests, authorities stated that a search of his vehicle turned up 37 unidentified white pills, more than 100 small plastic baggies, .7 grams of marijuana, 49.8 grams of methamphetamine, a scale, and two drug pipes. Investigators say one of the pipes held 20.4 grams of liquid that tested positive for methamphetamine.

Volkart pleaded guilty to charges of 2nd degree drug possession and 3rd degree DWI and was sentenced to 10 years of supervised probation.  After serving his probation, Volkart will have to pay a $500 fine.