Ung Sentenced

A Storm Lake man arrested in August after police investigated a report of a verbal argument has been sentenced.

Officers found several subjects arguing in the back yard of 507 Superior Street. A suspect… 26-year-old Matthew Ung of Storm Lake… allegedly walked away and threw something. Police detained Ung and recovered the object, which was a loaded nine millimeter semiautomatic handgun. Police found Ung to be heavily intoxicated and allegedly in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Ung was charged with carrying a weapon while intoxicated, possession of a controlled substance marijuana, both serious misdemeanors… and possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor.

Ung received a deferred judgment on a charge of possession of a dangerous weapon. He was placed on probation for one year and ordered to pay 13-hundred dollars in court costs and surcharges.