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Guericke Motion to Continue in Gear Up Case Granted

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, May 11, 2018
CONTACT:  Sara Rabern (605) 773-3215     
 
PIERRE, S.D. - Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that 1st Circuit Court Judge Bruce Anderson has granted Daniel Mark Guericke’s Motion to Continue Jury Trial in the Gear Up case. As noted in the State’s Response to Defendant Guericke’s Motion to Continue Jury Trial, the State has opposed the motion on the grounds that “this matter has been significantly delayed and justice requires a resolution in this matter.” Over the State’s objection, the jury trial that was scheduled to begin on July 9, 2018 has been tentatively been scheduled for October 1-12th, 2018 in Sioux Falls.


The jury trial for Stephanie Hubers will commence on June 25, 2018, in Sioux Falls.
The three defendants were indicted on April 14, 2016, on the following charges:


Daniel Mark Guericke, 58, White Lake, 2 counts of falsification of evidence, class 6 felony, punishable by up to 2 years imprisonment in the state penitentiary and/or $4,000 fine, 4 counts of conspiracy to offer forged or fraudulent evidence, class 5 felony, punishable as a Class 6 felony, with a maximum sentence of 2 years imprisonment and/or $4,000 fine.


Stephanie A. Hubers, 43, Geddes, 1 count of grand theft, class 4 felony, punishable by up to 10 years in the state penitentiary and/or $20,000 fine, 2 counts of grand theft by deception, class 4 felony, punishable by up to 10 years in the state penitentiary and/or $20,000 fine, 3 alternative counts of receiving stolen property, class 4 felony, punishable by up to 10 years in the state penitentiary and/or $20,000 fine.


Stacy Lee Phelps, 42, Rapid City, 2 counts of falsification of evidence, class 6 felony, punishable by up to 2 years imprisonment and/or $4,000 fine, 2 counts of conspiracy to offer forged or fraudulent evidence, class 5 felony, punishable as a Class 6 felony,  with a maximum sentence of 2 years imprisonment and/or $4,000 fine.

State’s Response To Defendant Guericke’s Motion to Continue Jury Trial

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