Burdick hands down sentences in Holt County
January 30, 2020
Michael Braband, 25, of Elgin faced the Honorable Kale Burdick Jan. 21, in the Holt County courtroom in O’Neill on a Class 2 misdemeanor count of issuing a bad check, less than $500. He entered a guilty plea per terms of a plea agreement reached with prosecutor Brent Kelly. Burdick sentenced Braband to pay a $50 fine, $34.01 restitution to First Stop in Atkinson and $50 costs. Braband wrote the check Sept. 4, 2019.
Rowdy J. Berger, 26, of O’Neill entered an amended plea of guilty to a Class 3 misdemeanor count of driving under suspension after reaching a plea deal with Kelly. He was fined $100 by Burdick and assessed $1 in costs. He had pleaded guilty to an infraction count of speeding in December, when he was fined $75 and $49 costs.