Neligh man sent to jail for 2020 crimes
August 31, 2023
Pepper W. Marchant, 25, of Neligh was sentenced to one and one-half years in the county jail when he appeared for resentencing on his original December 2020 conviction of four Class 1 misdemeanors, Count I, assault public safety officer with bodily fluid, counts II and III assault and Count V, obstructing a peace officer.
On Aug. 2, Marchant was found to be in violation of terms of a 24-month probation sentence ordered in February 2021 that had been extended by six months in June 2022 for violations.
Marchant tested positive for THC before his Aug. 16 sentencing. After hearing testimony fr...