CUSTER COUNTY— It was a brief criminal court day in Custer County District Court on Thursday, February 6 with only two cases on the docket.
Travis Gregg, 29 of Burwell, appeared for arraignment on one charge of flight to avoid arrest (class IV felony). Following a plea deal, Gregg was accepted into the North Central Nebraska Problem Solving Court. Gregg’s, attorney Grady Erickson, informed the court that his client would plead guilty in exchange for being accepted into problem-solving court.
According to the factual basis read by Deputy County Attorney Kayla Haberstick, Gregg was arrested after attempting to flee police through Broken Bow. Officer David Taylor Broken Bow Police Department initiated the pursuit after being warned the vehicle was approaching Broken Bow at a high rate of speed.
Judge Karin Noakes informed Gregg that he would need to report to problem-solving court at 9 AM on February 27.
Dakota Hodges, 28 of Oxford, appeared in court as he is facing a motion to revoke probation on three different cases. According to Deputy County Attorney Haberstick, Hodges violated his probation by allegedly being arrested for theft. Hodges requested a court-appointed attorney where he was appointed public defender Michael Borders.
Hodges will now be back in court to admit or deny the charges on February 20 at 10:15 AM. Hodges was previously convicted in 2014 on three charges of burglary.