Bench trial set for former Neligh man
October 27, 2022
Simon M. Beacom, 20, of Omaha appeared in front of the Honorable Donna Taylor in the Antelope County courtroom in Neligh last Wednesday for pretrial conference on two Class 3 misdemeanor counts alleged June 24, minor in possession of alcohol (age 19/20) and misrepresenting his age to obtain liquor, as well as a count of violating probation that was ordered for his conviction of similar offenses last spring.
On his behalf, his attorney, Martin Klein of Neligh, asked Taylor to set a bench trial date, indicating Beacom waived his right to jury trial. Taylor set the trial for 2:30 p.m., Dec. 7...