SUBLETTE COUNTY – A person arrested and charged with two counts of drug possession after being revived with Narcan to reverse an overdose on Aug. 6 has made a plea settlement and is predicted to alter his not responsible pleas on Jan. 27 in 9th District Courtroom.
Warren J. Phillips, of Large Piney, had a previous misdemeanor conviction for drug possession; the 2 extra possession misdemeanors for meth and Buprenorphine from his August accident raised each new ones to felony standing, based on court docket information.
On Aug. 6, a deputy responded to a name about an unresponsive man in a Ford F150 off Freeway 351 within the sagebrush and located Phillips unconscious; he began respiratory after the deputy carried out CPR however remained unconscious.
Sublette EMS arrived and administered Narcan, a nasal spray used to reverse doable opiate overdoses, the affidavit says. Phillips got here to shortly after and was taken by ambulance to the Pinedale Medical Clinic, the place he recovered and was later questioned. Phillips mentioned he didn’t perceive or keep in mind what occurred.
Deputies took and examined a number of white drugs and white powder hat got here again “presumptive optimistic” for Buprenorphine and meth respectively, the affidavit says. Buprenorphine is described as an opioid used to deal with opioid dependence.
He was additionally charged with driving underneath the affect of a managed substance and failure to keep up his lane, based on court docket information.
His launch bond was set at $5,000 money in Circuit Courtroom and amended to $1,000 money or surety in 9th District Courtroom; Phillips was allowed to work with restrictions, court docket information present.
The improved possession felonies every carry a most penalty of 5 years in jail and $5,000 fines; the misdemeanors carry a most complete of six months, 20 days in jail and $950 fines.
On Dec. 2, the Sublette County Legal professional’s Workplace filed a petition to revoke and forfeit his bond after his Nov. 19 urinalysis indicated presence of amphetamine, buprenorphine, meth and Norbuprenorphine; every week later his pattern indicated Norbuprenorphine and buprenorphine, based on court docket information.
A bond revocation listening to was continued whereas deputy lawyer Clayton Melinkovich and public defender Rachel Weksler crafted a plea settlement, filed on Jan. 7 in 9th District Courtroom.
The change-of-plea listening to is about for Jan. 27 at 10 a.m.
The plea settlement outlines Phillips will plead responsible to the felony depend of meth possession and driving underneath the affect of a managed substance. They’ll suggest a jail sentence of three to 5 years, all suspended for 3 years of supervised probation.
For the DUI cost, they may suggest extra probation and a terminal sentence of 60 days. That might be lowered to 30 days if Phillips applies for and participates in Sublette County Remedy Courtroom. Decide Marv Tyler will probably be requested to dismiss the second felony possession and the driving misdemeanor.