A married couple living in Grand Rapids entered guilty pleas to numerous drug charges during July 7 hearings in Itasca County District Court. The 38-year-old wife pleaded guilty to fifth degree controlled substance crime, reduced from third degree controlled substance crime, and also pleaded guilty to misdemeanor third degree DWI. Four felony charges against the woman were to be dismissed at sentencing. In accordance with the plea agreement, she will serve five years probation and 45 days in jail.
The woman's 37-year-old husband pleaded guilty to felony third degree sale of controlled substance and misdemeanor fourth-degree DWI while felony charges of first degree controlled substance crime sale and first degree controlled substance crime possession would be dismissed at sentencing. He faces 57 months in prison for the controlled substance conviction and an additional 90 days for the DWI.