Prosecutors have filed new charges against two Aberdeen residents accused in an alleged witness-tampering case.
Former Brown County prosecutor Brandon Taliaferro and Shirley Schwab, a court advocate for juveniles and families, have pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to commit perjury and subornation of perjury, or getting another person to lie under oath.
The new charges replace a count of subornation of perjury that a judge dismissed in August because the indictment was not detailed enough.
Taliaferro and Schwab are accused in a case in which prosecutors say a sexual abuse victim was influenced to give false testimony. They also have pleaded not guilty to witness tampering.
Their trial is to begin January 7.
Most Popular Today
Presidential Proposal Would Expand Overtime Pay
- 2.Tourism, General
Splash Central Sees Success In Its Third Season
- 3.General, General
New Laws Bring Changes To Commercial Driver's Licenses
- 4.Retail & Restaurants
Microbrewery Joins Downtown Retail Incubator Program
Deadwood Ready To Gamble On New Games
Sioux Falls Building Permit Boom
- 7.Health Care
Health Care Company To Locate At Ellsworth Air Base
Farmers Hope Senate Bill Fixes Freight Car Backlog
- 9.Gas & Energy
MDU Seeks To Raise Electric, Gas Rates In South Dakota
- 10.Tourism, General
Tourism Numbers Look Strong In South Dakota