Man reaches deal in artifacts case

SALT LAKE CITY — Attorneys for a southern Utah math teacher facing multiple felony charges for the illegal trafficking of American Indian artifacts say they’ve reached a plea agreement with federal prosecutors.

David Lacy, of Blanding, was set for a six-day jury trial on July 11.

Lacy was one of 26 people indicted in Utah, New Mexico and Colorado in 2009 for artifacts looting and trafficking after an undercover investigation.

A hearing in Salt Lake City’s U.S. District Court was canceled late today after the sides worked out an agreement in principal.

Lacy’s attorney, Matthew Lewis, declined to discuss the deal. Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard McKelvie also wouldn’t comment on the details.

McKelvie says a change of plea hearing will be held in July.


COMMENTS

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.


TOP JOBS
  • Delivery Route

    BUSINESS OPPORTUNITYWould you like to deliver newspapersas an Ind...

  • Moa, Lpn, Or Rn

    Family Physicians of Western Colorado is seeking an for a full-time P...

  • Controller

    for Grand Junction Housing Authority. Key position responsible for high...

  • Healthcare Opportunities

    Mind Springs, Inc. is a growing not for profit company.We are adding new ...

  • Private Investigator

    Must be computer literate, pass background check, have valid drivers ...

  • Qa Analyst

    Quality AssuranceAnalyst(Real Estate)Asset Valuation a...

Search More Jobs





THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Sign in to your account
Information

© 2015 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy