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MASON CITY | A Kanawha woman received probation and has been ordered to live at a residential correctional facility after violating her probation in Cerro Gordo County District Court.

According to court documents, Jessica Ann Grant, 23, was placed on probation for three years and ordered to reside at a residential correctional facility for 180 days or until maximum benefits are achieved for violating her probation after pleading guilty to two misdemeanor drug possession charges in Hancock County.

In 2015, Grant received a deferred sentence not to exceed 10 years for felony delivery of a controlled substance, methamphetamine in Cerro Gordo County District Court in 2015.

Grant delivered more than 5 grams of methamphetamine to a confidential informant on Jan. 23, 2014, the Mason City Police Department’s criminal complaint stated.

On Dec. 28, she was given a suspended prison sentence not to exceed two years for amended charges misdemeanor possession of methamphetamine, second offense, and a suspended sentence not to exceed two years for misdemeanor possession of marijuana, second offense, in Hancock County District Court to be served consecutively with her Cerro Gordo County sentence. For both counts, Grant received a $625 suspended fine.

Grant was initially charged with felony possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine and marijuana in Hancock County after a search warrant executed at a residence on May 19, 2017, yielded more than 4 grams of methamphetamine, more than 2 grams of marijuana, plastic baggies commonly used to distribute narcotics and multiple digital scales, court documents say.

— Ashley Stewart



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