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Sentencing postponed on July 4, 2023, crimes

The Honorable James Kube saw an abbreviated criminal docket when he presided from the bench in the Antelope County district courtroom in Neligh last week.

Sentencing for Rider Short, 24, of Oakdale is continued to July 31, on a motion of the prosecution, due to a witness being out of state. Bond posted July 5, 2023, in the amount of $20,000, 10%, is continued.

Short was convicted of felony flight to avoid arrest and unauthorized use of a vehicle, stemming from a July 4, 2023, escapade in downtown Neligh following the annual holiday parade.

Short is represented by Frederick Bartell of Norfolk.

Christopher B. Brady, 33 of O’Neill pleaded not guilty to third-degree domestic assault, second offense, a Class 3 felony alleged May 13 in Elgin. Pretrial hearing set July 31, with jury trial Aug. 19.

Bond posted June 6, in the amount of $10,000, 10% cash, is continued, with conditions of bond amended to allow indirect contact with the victim regarding the couple’s child only. Bond conditions also include a clause prohibiting consumption of alcohol when he’s with the child, along with a provision utilizing a third party when exchanging custody of the child.

Brady is represented by Antelope County public defender Pat Carney.


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