United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota, man and woman have been indicted by a federal grand jury for Second Degree Burglary and Larceny.
Jesse Phillip Clairmont, Jr., age 42, and Tera Jo Larvie, age 27, were indicted on March 9, 2020. Clairmont appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on April 13, 2020, and Larvie appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark A. Moreno on October 7, 2020. On those respective dates, both pled not guilty to the Indictment. Clairmont changed his plea to guilty on August 12, 2020.
The maximum penalty upon conviction is up to 15 years in federal prison and/or a $250,000 fine, 3 years of supervised release, and $100 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund. Restitution may also be ordered.
The Indictment alleges that on January 23, 2020, in Todd County, South Dakota, Clairmont and Larvie unlawfully entered a home and stole personal property valued at over $1,000.
The charges are merely accusations and Larvie is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Law Enforcement Services. Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael J. Elmore is prosecuting the case.
Larvie was released on bond pending trial. A trial date has not been set for Larvie. Clairmont was released pending sentencing set for November 2, 2020.