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Recent sentencings in Nobles County Fifth District Court

Tytus Decker, Oscar Leon, and Tania Torres Gonzalez all were sentenced for crimes previously reported on by The Globe.

NOBLES COUNTY — Three individuals were recently sentenced in criminal cases previously reported on by The Globe.

  • Tytus Decker, 32, of Leota was convicted of felony-level third-degree drug possession after entering a guilty plea. Originally arrested in May 2021 after police searched his home , Decker was sentenced to a stay of imposition on Nov. 24. The successful completion of his three-year probation will result in a misdemeanor conviction. Decker’s sentence also includes payment of a $2,000 fine. A second-degree drug sale charge was dismissed.

  • Oscar Leon, 31, of Sioux Center, Iowa, was convicted of third-degree rioting for unlawful force or violence in connection with an altercation at Worthington’s Ground Round in 2020. After pleading guilty, Leon was sentenced to a stay of imposition, with two years of probation. Though currently sentenced with a gross misdemeanor, the successful completion of probation will result in a misdemeanor conviction. This sentence also includes a $300 fine. Charges for assault and reckless driving were dismissed.

  • Tania Torres Gonzalez, 34, of Worthington, was convicted of third-degree drug possession, a felony-level offense. She was sentenced to 27 months at a correctional facility after entering a guilty plea. Torres Gonzalez was arrested in September by an officer who was aware of an open warrant, and charged with additional drug-related crimes. A first-degree drug charge was dismissed.

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