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Schieber sentenced to nine months in jail

By Everett Brazil, III

The Newkirk Herald Journal

NEWKIRK — Former Kay County Commissioner Dee Schieber learned his fate Friday, March 6 when Katy County District Court handed down the sentence following being found guilty of six charges.

Schieber was originally charged on seven counts of Willful Violation of Law Regulating Official Conduct. Schieber was found guilty on the first six counts, but was found not guilty on charge seven, which involved allegedly selling county property without an official appraisal of the property, according to court documents.

Schieber received the sentence for the remaining six charges March 6.

For charges one, two, three, four and six, Schieber was sentenced to six months in the Kay County Detention Center (KCDC), with all time suspended, which also included a fine of $500 per charges, with all suspended, a VCA of $250 per charge, along with court costs, according to court records.

Per charge five, Schieber was sentenced to nine months in the KCDC, along with a $500 fine, $250 VCA and court costs. A restitution fee of $45,208 restitution fee is being imposed. Count five will  run consecutively with the other charges according to court records.

Schieber has the right to appeal.

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