RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Rapid City lawyer and a former chief deputy of the Pennington County state’s attorney office has been sentenced to three months in federal prison for failing to pay more than $300,000 in taxes.

Gregory Sperlich was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to two counts of willfully failing to pay taxes. He could have been sentenced up to two years in prison. He was also ordered to pay back nearly $228,000 to the Internal Revenue Service.

Sperlich worked at the state’s attorney office from 1997 to 2004.

Recently Played

Out In The MiddleZac Brown Band And Blake Shelton
3:16pm
One MargaritaLuke Bryan
3:09pm
You Should Be HereCole Swindell
3:06pm
Going Going GoneLuke Combs
3:03pm
Where The Green Grass GrowsTim Mcgraw
2:57pm