Felony Drug Case Bound To District Court; Arraignment Set For September

CUSTER COUNTY— The Broken Bow man who was charged with nine different counts relating to assault, obstruction, possession, and threats appeared in County Court on Thursday, August 30.

Tyler Sleicher, of Broken Bow, appeared with his attorney, Derek Mitchell, on charges of possession with intent to distribute-marijuana (class IIA felony), possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine (class IV felony), possession of a controlled substance-THC (class IV felony), terroristic threats (class IIIA felony), leaving the scene of an accident (class II misdemeanor), third degree assault by mutual consent (class II misdemeanor), disturbing the peace (class III misdemeanor), third degree assault (class I misdemeanor), and obstructing a peace officer (class I misdemeanor).

Sleicher waived his preliminary hearing on the felony charges and Judge Tami Schendt bound the case over to District Court, where Sleicher is set to appear on September 9 at 9:30 A.M., for arraignment. Judge Schendt then moved the misdemeanor cases to pre-trial, which has been set for October 15.

If found guilty of all charges, Sleicher could face concurrent maximum sentences of over 30 years in jail, as well as having over $10,000 in fines.