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Texas man bound over to district court on meth charge

Joaquin S. Echeverria, 28, of Brenham, Texas, (in custody) appeared in front of the Honorable Donna Taylor in the Antelope County courtroom in Neligh last week for preliminary hearing.

Escheverria is accused of a Class 1C felony, possession of more than 28 grams of methamphetamine, with intent to deliver.

Antelope County attorney Joe Smith called Nebraska State Patrol trooper Seth Miller to the stand. Miller testified that Escheverria possessed 74-76 grams of methamphetamine when he was stopped for speeding Feb. 19. Miller also testified that during a five-minute period, the defendant had offe...


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