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Case Number: 4:19-cr-40056-KES
Judge: Karen E. Schreier
Court: United States District Court for the District of South Dakota (Minnehaha County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: Jeffrey C. Clapper
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Description: Sioux Falls, SD - The United States of America charged Gerald "Jerry" Eldon Gosmire with felon in possession of explosives.
A Hartford, South Dakota, man convicted of Unlicensed Receipt of Explosive Materials was sentenced.
Gerald “Jerry” Eldon Gosmire, age 60, was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison, followed by 2 years of supervised release, and a special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund in the amount of $100.
Gosmire was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 9, 2019. He pled guilty on November 1, 2019.
On November, 27, 2018, law enforcement officers searched Gosmire's property pursuant to a search warrant. During the search, 37 explosive devices were found. A permit was required to possess explosive devices of that nature and Gosmire did not have one.
This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office, and the U.S. Secret Service.
Gosmire was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.
Outcome: 01/07/2020 43 Minute Entry for proceedings held before U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier: Sentencing held on 1/7/2020 for Gerald Eldon Gosmire (1), Count 2s, 18 months imprisonment; 2 years supervised release; $100 special assessment; forfeiture ordered. (Court Reporter: Jill Connelly) (JLS) (Entered: 01/07/2020)
01/07/2020 44 JUDGMENT AND COMMITMENT as to Gerald Eldon Gosmire (1), Count 2s, 18 months imprisonment; 2 years supervised release; $100 special assessment; forfeiture ordered. Signed by U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier on 1/7/2020. (Attachments: # 1 Statement of Reasons) (JLS) (Entered: 01/07/2020)