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An Antelope County Commissioner pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge on Wednesday.
Eli Jacob, 65, of Clearwater, pleaded not guilty to theft by unlawful taking, a class II misdemeanor, in Antelope County Court. He is being represented by attorney Jason Doele of Norfolk and Madison County Attorney Joe Smith has been named the special prosecutor in the case. The case is being heard by Judge Donna Farrell Taylor.
The charge stems from an incident that occurred between Jan. 1-31, 2019, according to a complaint filed by Smith on Feb. 22. The complaint is for property valued at $500 or less.
Jacob's pretrial conference was set for April 10 at 2 p.m. in Antelope County Court.