District Court held in Custer County

CUSTER COUNTY—Guy A. Holloway, 48, of Superior, Neb. Appeared in District Court for arraignment. He has been charged with unlawful intrusion, a class IIA felony. He pled not guilty and a jury trial was scheduled for October.

St. Labory man Charles D. Swisher Jr., 52, pled not guilty to three counts: theft by unlawful taking (class IIA felony), criminal mischief causing damage more than $5,000 (class IV felony), and possession of methamphetamine (class IV felony). A motion to reduce his bond was denied by Judge Karin Noakes. Swisher Jr. was scheduled for jury trial in October.

Jill L. Janssen, 54, pled no contest as part of a plea agreement for a class IV felony of theft from the Pump & Pantry in Broken Bow. According to County Attorney Steve Bowers, the Broken Bow woman was seen on camera with deposits from the Pump & Pantry back in November. She allegedly used the money to go to a hotel, play keno, and drink, according to Bowers. Restitution in the amount of more than $5,800 was discussed and Judge Noakes found Janssen guilty. A presentence investigation was ordered and sentencing will take place on June 21.

Rickey G. McAlevy Jr., 30, of Broken Bow did not appear in court and a motion for depositions and phone records was continued to May 24 at 10 a.m.

Chapman man Zackery R. Husmann, 33, appeared for sentencing in two cases involving theft of cattle from 2013 to 2016. Judge Noakes ordered four years of probation and restitution to be paid; $1,520 to Dr. Tim Jones and approximately $38,900 to Dr. John and Tamara Allen.

Stephen C. Thomas, 31, of Broken Bow appeared for sentencing. Back in December, he has pled no contest to DUI third offense, a class IIIA felony aggravated. A PSI and alcohol evaluation has been previously ordered. Judge Noakes ordered four years of probation, 60 days in jail with work release (credit for one day served), court costs and fees, $1,000 fine, $225 restitution to be paid to the Custer County Sheriff’s Office for blood test, five years driver’s license revocation, and then allowance for an ignition interlock after 45 days of no driving.

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