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Gregory Man Pleads to Burglary Charge

PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley and Gregory County States Attorney Amy Bartling announce that Jerry Roach, 57, pled guilty to his 6th felony yesterday in Sixth Circuit Court. He pled to 3rd degree burglary, class 4 felony, punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment and/ or $20,000 fine.

Roach decision to plead guilty, cut short his trial in Burke, which was scheduled for February 8-10th of this week. Roach pled guilty to 3rd degree burglary of the Gregory Lanes Bowling Alley. Roach admitted using forced entry to get into the bowling alley, after business hours, and stealing money out of the video lottery machine and ATM machine.

A sentencing date has been scheduled for April 19, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. (CST).

This case was investigated by the Gregory Police Department and the Division of Criminal Investigation and prosecuted by the Gregory County States Attorney and the Attorney General’s Office.