Jim Sideras Trial Date Set For November

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Former Sioux Falls Fire Chief Jim Sideras appeared in court on Thursday. Sideras is facing 10 counts of possession of child pornography.

A Minnehaha County judge scheduled his jury trial for November 26th -30th. The judge also scheduled a motions hearing for November 5th.

Due to the high profile nature of the case, potential jurors will complete a questionnaire on November 19th, a week before official jury selection.

If convicted, Sideras could face up to 100 years in prison.

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