Deputy Cheyenne County Attorney arrested for drug possession

SIDNEY, NE — A member of the Cheyenne County Attorney's office will be in court this week, but not in his normal role. 

Cheyenne County deputy attorney Jackson Osborn was recently arrested for misdemeanor drug possession. According to court documents, he is charged with possession of marijuana over 1 ounce but less than one pound. 

Court documents say he was arrested in late April. Osborn will be arraigned Tuesday in Cheyenne County Court. 

A special prosecutor has been assigned to the case. 

According to the Cheyenne County website, Osborn has served as a deputy attorney in the county since 2019.