From news partner News Channel Nebraska.
A Brunswick man will be able to appeal his prison sentence after being found guilty of assaulting an officer and other charges.
Platte County District Court Judge Robert Steinke granted 43-year old Aaron White’s request for an appeal earlier this month.
White was sentenced to 25 to 30 years in prison in January of 2014, after his convictions of felony assault on an officer and criminal mischief in Antelope County.
White was arrested in 2012 by authorities after going on a rampage with a tractor, ramming buildings and vehicles and eventually crashing into a Nebraska State Patrol trooper’s car.
White’s appeal claims that his sentence was too lengthy and that he had ineffective counsel.
District judges James Kube and Mark Johnson have recused themselves from the case, and Judge Steinke was appointed to handle it last fall.
White’s evidentiary hearing will be held in Platte County District Court in Columbus on July 11th.