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County judge sustains several requests to delay arraignment

Christopher L. Beltz, 33, of Plainview faced the Honorable Donna Taylor in the Antelope County court last Wednesday, Oct. 21, without counsel, on a Class 1 misdemeanor count of child abuse/neglect, alleged Aug. 17.

Beltz requested a continuance to allow retaining an attorney. Taylor granted the request and set further arraignment for Nov. 18. If convicted, Beltz faces a penalty of up to $1,000 and/or one-year incarceration, in addition to possible restitution.

Three Elgin men, who faced Taylor on charges stemming from a fight at 306 Pine Street in Elgin on Sept. 12, were also granted continuan...


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