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Judge rules on firearms held as evidence

The Honorable Mark Johnson, presiding from the bench of the Antelope County district court in Neligh on Jan. 26, ruled on a motion to dispose of two firearms, returning one to the lawful owner and ordering the second to be destroyed.

Antelope County attorney Joe Abler filed the motion Nov. 16, 2021, asking for a court order allowing the “disposition and/or lawful destruction” of firearms seized from Mason R. Siems, 21, of Tilden, when he was arrested following a gaming violation. Abler indicated the guns, a Rock River Arms LAR 15 rifle, and a Mossberg .270 caliber rifle, are no longer needed a...


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