Defendant's son disrupts sentencing
August 24, 2023
Earlene F. Jensen, 81, of Royal faced the Honorable Donna Taylor in the Antelope County courtroom in Neligh on Aug. 16, for sentencing on a Village of Orchard ordinance violation - maintaining a dangerous building (105 North Windom Street), a Class 4 misdemeanor committed in November 2022.
The case was prosecuted by Orchard village attorney Joseph McNally of Neligh.
Jensen read from a list of repairs she and her son had completed. McNally testified he had visited the site that morning and found a "significant number of problems, including large holes in the roof...5 to 10% of the entire r...