Ice Nor Snow Can Stop Custer County Court From Taking Place

CUSTER COUNTY— Court was plenty busy in Broken Bow with the full schedule beginning in the morning. David Alvarez, 25 of Broken Bow, was scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Monday, December 3 in Custer County Court.

Alvarez was also sentenced in conjunction with a plea agreement with the state. County Attorney, Steve Bowers, told the court that the plea agreement stated that if Alvarez admitted to the probation violation and also pled guilty or no contest to the DUI charge, the other charges would be dropped.

Alvarez did follow with the plea agreement and both parties moved forward with sentencing. Both Bowers and Alvarez’s attorney, Michael Borders, asked for Alvarez to be sentenced to 161 days and be credited for 161 days, already served. Judge Tami Schendt agreed to the plea agreement and Alvarez was sentenced to 161 days in the county jail with 161 days credited time served.

Larry King, 46, was arraigned on two separate charges of criminal impersonation from October 2016 and July 2018, both of which occurred in Custer County. Criminal impersonation is a class IV felony and carries a maximum prison sentence of two years and twelve months post release supervision for each count. Judge Schendt continued King’s bond of 10% of $50,000 and set the case for preliminary hearing on December 17 at 2:30 P.M.

Angeline Marsh and Gale Marsh appeared for preliminary hearing on identity theft and filing false financial information. Both also filed financial affidavits asking for court appointed attorney’s which was granted by Judge Schendt.

Gale Marsh was appointed Christopher Wickham and Angeline Marsh was appointed Trevin Preble. Both will appear for preliminary hearing on January 14 at 2:30 P.M.

Amber Mobley has had her case continued to February 4 at 10 A.M., Riley Royle has had his case continued to February 4 at 2 P.M., and Melissa Nienaber has had her case continued to February 4 at 2 P.M.

According to court records, Abbigail McKinzie has had her case dismissed as of November 30.