Samsel Sentenced

A Meriden man… charged last August by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office in connection with an incident at the Mill Creek Fest campground on August fourth… has been sentenced.

According to the department, 41-year-old Kyle Samsel on August tenth was charged with willful injury, a class “D” felony… assault while displaying a dangerous weapon, an aggravated misdemeanor… assault causing bodily injury, a serious misdemeanor… and reckless driving, a simple misdemeanor.

Samsel was convicted of assault while displaying a dangerous weapon. He received a two-year suspended sentence and was placed on probation for two years. A 625-dollar fine was suspended. Samsel was ordered to pay seven-thousand dollars restitution and court costs.