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Grand jury returns indictment against Annette Bosworth

by Greg Belfrage

A Hughes County grand jury has issued an indictment against Annette Bosworth for violating election law.

Bosworth has maintained her innocence and claimed she was being unfairly persecuted by South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley.

This grand jury indictment blows the doors off Bosworth's flimsy claims that Jackley is out to get her. The full context of the news release appears below:

Grand Jury Issues Indictment Charging Bosworth for Election Law Violations

PIERRE, S.D Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that on Tuesday June 17th a Hughes County grand jury issued an indictment charging Annette Bosworth, 42, Sioux Falls. Bosworth was originally charged by complaint on June 4 has now been indicted by the grand jury on six counts of offering false or forged instrument for filing, class 6 felony punishable by a maximum sentence of 2 years imprisonment and/or $4,000 fine and six counts of perjury, class 6 felony, punishable by a maximum sentence of 2 years imprisonment and/or $4,000 fine. The case is being investigated by the Division of Criminal Investigation and prosecuted by a Deputy Attorney General. Bosworth is presumed innocent until such time as the state proves the allegations beyond a reasonable doubt. Pursuit to a state request, a summons to appear has been issued rather than a formal arrest. An appearance date is scheduled for June 23 at 10:00 a.m. at the Hughes County Courthouse. th, 2014, for election law violations. Bosworth is presumed innocent until such time as the state proves the allegations beyond a reasonable doubt. Pursuit to a state request, a summons to appear has been issued rather than a formal arrest. An appearance date is scheduled for June 23 at 10:00 a.m. at the Hughes County Courthouse.

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Greg Belfrage @belfrageshow is heard 6am-9am on KELO 1320 AM and 107.9 FM. Greg can be contacted at greg.belfrage@mwcradio.com.

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