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Rosebud Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving Stolen Property

September 13, 2012
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Paul Ramsey Guerrero, age 23, of Rosebud, South Dakota, appeared before United States District Judge Roberto A. Lange on September 12, 2012, and pled guilty to Receiving Stolen Property.  The maximum penalty upon conviction is 1 year in custody, a $100,000 fine, or both.

The conviction stems from an incident that took place on February 4, 2012, when Guerrero agreed to receive stolen desktop computers from other individuals that had taken the desktop computers from Spring Creek Elementary School.

The investigation was conducted by Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Marie H. Ruettgers.

A presentence investigation was ordered, and a sentencing date was set for December 3, 2012.  The defendant was released on bond pending sentencing.




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