District court trials set
February 3, 2022
Aaron White, 47, of Coleridge faced the Honorable Mark Johnson for arraignment in the Antelope County district courtroom in Neligh last Wednesday, Jan. 26.
White is accused of a Class 3A felony, making terroristic threats, alleged Nov. 19. He pleaded not guilty. Pretrial conference is set Feb. 23, with a jury trial set March 21.
The defendant requested bond reduction. Antelope County Attorney Joe Abler objected, providing testimony by Antelope County sheriff Robert Moore. Johnson granted White’s request, reducing bond from $100,000, 10%, to $75,000, 10%. He was ordered to have no direct nor indirect contact with the Brozek family or Katherine Brozek, and to not to be on the Katherine Brozek property for any reason. Johnson advised White of the possible consequences of failing to comply. White, who is represented by Antelope County public defender Pat Carney, was remanded to Moore’s custody, pending posting of bond.
Justin M. Golter, 46, of Orchard appeared for pretrial hearing on charges alleged Aug. 20, 2020 – Count I, possession of methamphetamine, with intent to deliver (two ounces), a Class 1D felony; Count II, possession of meth, a Class 4 felony and counts III and IV, theft by receiving stolen property, $1,500 to $5,000, Class 4 felonies. A defense motion for continuance was granted. Pretrial conference is continued to March 30, with jury trial continued to May 16. Bond, in the amount of $50,000, 10% cash is continued, with conditions - if he refuses drug test or tests positive, bond will return to $100,000, 10%, and he must be at his mother’s residence between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. daily. Golter is represented by Carney.
A status hearing was held for George M. Kelly, 28, of Topeka, Kansas, who is charged with two Class 3A felony counts of violating requirements of the Sex Offender Registration Act. Carney appeared on behalf of Kelly, who was not present. The matter will stand as scheduled for a March 29 bench trial; $5,000 personal recognizance bond is continued, with conditions allowing him to reside and work in Kansas.