Court rerun judges oders warrant for Royal man's arrest
December 30, 2021
Matthew F. Brandt, 34, of Royal again failed to appear in the Antelope County court for sentencing Dec. 15. His attorney, public defender Melissa Figueroa, requested continuance, while Antelope County prosecutor Joe Abler objected, asking for a bench warrant.
The Honorable Donna Taylor again ordered a warrant for his arrest, less than a month after his arrest for failing to appear Oct. 20. Brandt bonded out of the Antelope County Jail after his Nov. 16 arrest, agreeing to appear for sentencing Dec. 15. Taylor set a new bond at $10,000, 10% cash.
Brandt was convicted in June of leaving the...