Two local district court cases resolved by plea deals
September 2, 2021
Hope M. Petite, 27, of Orchard appeared in the Antelope County district court last Wednesday, Aug. 25, alongside her court-appointed attorney, Martin Klein of Neligh, for pretrial hearing on five counts. Charges included, Count I, second-degree assault, a Class 2A felony; Count II, third-degree assault, a Class 1 misdemeanor; Count III, leaving scene of property- damage accident, a Class 2 misdemeanor and counts IV and V, willful reckless driving, Class 3 misdemeanors. Klein announced a plea agreement.
In return for Petite’s guilty pleas to counts II-V, Antelope County attorney Joe Abler...