Sidney man pleads guilty to growing marijuana


For The Sun-Telegraph

Floyd O. Kettle

Floyd O. Kettle, of Sidney, pled guilty to a single count of cultivating marijuana, a Class III felony, on Monday in Cheyenne County District Court.

The offense carries a minimum sentence of one year in jail and maximum penalty of 20 years, along with a possible fine of $25,000.

In exchange for his guilty plea, the Cheyenne County Attorney's office asked additional charges for distribution of marijuana within 1,000 feet of park be dropped.

Judge Derek Weimer asked Kettle a series of questions to ensure the defendant understood the charge and potential sentence.

When asked how he wished to...

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