Judge deals with tardy, truant defendants
September 15, 2022
Five defendants showed up at the Antelope County courtroom in Neligh, either late or not at all for scheduled hearings in front of the Honorable Donna Taylor on Sept. 7.
Lisa M. Dugal, 56, of Neligh appeared approximately an hour late, for resentencing on a crime committed in 2019. Her court-appointed attorney, Kyle Peterson of Tilden, appeared at 11 a.m., the time Dugal was scheduled, and told the judge he had correspondence from his client that she would be in the courtroom in “nine minutes.” She arrived just before noon.
Taylor revoked probation ordered Feb. 3 for Dugal’s convicti...