A Rapid City man appeared in Pennington County Court Monday and pleaded not guilty to charges alleging he threatened a man with a knife at his home in March.
Marcus McBride, 29, pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and threatening a law enforcement officer.
The state alleges he threatened a man with a knife at the victims home on Berniece Street around 7:30 a.m. March 30. When officers arrived on scene, McBride came out of a nearby residence and the victim identified him as the assailant. McBride allegedly made threatening statements towards law enforcement during his arrest.
If convicted of the charges, McBride faces a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison and up to a $30,000 fine for the aggravated assault, a class 3 felony. Threatening a law enforcement officer is a class 1 misdemeanor with a maximum sentence of one year in the Pennington County Jail and up to a $2,000 fine.
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McBride posted a $2,000 cash bond April 3 and must stay away from the alleged victim while he is out.
He is scheduled to appear in court for a status hearing at 10:45 a.m. on June 26.
(Editor's Note: this story has been updated to correct the gender of the victim.)
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