Three Antelope County district court defendants accept plea deals
June 2, 2022
The Honorable Mark Johnson found three defendants guilty, when he presided over Antelope County district court Wednesday, May 25, in Neligh.
Andrew F. Sternberg, 32, of Creighton faced Johnson for pretrial hearing on two Class 2A felony counts, theft by unlawful taking, more than $5,000, and unauthorized use of a financial transaction device, more than $5,000. Sternberg pleaded guilty to Count II, pursuant to a plea agreement with Antelope County prosecutor Joe Abler, who dismissed the theft charge and agreed to recommend probation at sentencing, contingent on results of a presentence inves...