Two charged with contempt for delinquent restitution payments
April 6, 2023
Two defendants failed to appear for hearings in the Antelope County district court in Neligh last week on contempt motions filed by Antelope County attorney Joe Smith on Feb. 22, for alleged failure to pay restitution ordered at their sentencings. Both had made recent payments. The Honorable James Kube noted the women’s failure to appear and left the matters to Smith’s discretion whether to file affidavits for arrest warrants or to schedule show-cause hearings in April.
Megan Brandt, 37, of Oakdale was convicted in 2015 of theft by unlawful taking and, in addition to a prison sentence,...