Elnei Sentenced

An Alton man arrested in Storm Lake last August has been sentenced in Buena Vista County District Court.

Storm Lake Police alleged a motorist… 38-year-old Jimmy Elnei… was intoxicated. Police further allege his driving privileges had been barred by the State of Iowa. Elnei was charged with third-offense OWI, a class “D” felony… and driving while barred, an aggravated misdemeanor.

Elnei pleaded guilty to the OWI charge and was sentenced to a residential facility. He was given a five-year suspended sentence, placed on probation for three years, and ordered to submit a DNA sample. Elnei was also ordered to pay 44-hundred dollars in fines, surcharges, and court costs.