Orchard man fined for violating deer hunting regulations
January 27, 2022
The Honorable Donna Taylor presided over the Antelope County court in the Neligh courtroom last Wednesday, with a light criminal docket. Cases ranged from a hunting violation and driving offenses to accumulating junk. But one defendant left the courtroom after paying a fine, to meet an officer waiting with handcuffs and warrant in hand.
Connor A. Napier, 20, of Orchard appeared for arraignment on two counts, shooting wildlife from the roadway and violating deer regulations. Napier waived his right to counsel and initially pleaded guilty to both counts, before the case took an unexpected tur...