Former Pierre business leader pleads not guilty to felonies

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - A former downtown business leader in Pierre has pleaded not guilty in state court to felony charges of theft and forgery.

The Capital Journal reports that 37-year-old Jeanine Maskovich is a former president of the Historic Pierre Street Association. She's accused of forgery and theft of $3,122 while working for Pierre Monument Company.

She faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted on both charges.

(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)