The Trial Court Administrator for the Third Judicial District has requested additional judicial resources in the functioning of the Gem County Grand Jury in the Third Judicial District and has asked this Court, pursuant to Rule 2.2 of the Idaho Criminal Rules, to appoint Magistrate Judge Tyler D. Smith as supervising district judge for this grand jury as there is no resident district judge in Gem County. Therefore, good cause appearing,
It is Hereby Ordered that Magistrate Judge Tyler D. Smith be, and hereby is, appointed as supervising district judge for the purpose of presiding over matters coming before the Gem County Grand Jury.
It is Further Ordered that the appointment pursuant to this Order shall be effective through the expiration of the current grand jury term in Gem County unless otherwise provided by Order of this Court.
It is Further Ordered that a copy of this Order shall be placed in the pro tem judge assignments file to be maintained by the District Court Clerk as a central register of all assignment orders and a copy served upon all parties as provided by Rule 2.2(e), Idaho Criminal Rules.
Dated this 13th day of September, 2013.
Signed by Thomas J. Ryan, Administrative District Judge
Copies: Hon. Tyler D. Smith
Shelly Tilton, Clerk of the Gem County District Court
Richard K. Linville, Gem County Prosecuting Attorney