A rural Neligh man now admits that he violated his probation order.
Today, Doug Carpenter, 39, admitted the allegations were true in Antelope County District Court.
"One evening in September I went back to the victim's place, walked around the property and went inside because I didn't think anyone was home," Carpenter said. "She screamed and I left the property."
As part of his probation order for crimes associated with the same woman in 2011, he was ordered to have no contact with the victim. Carpenter was convicted of theft by unlawful taking, stalking, and two counts of intimidation by telephone, all class I misdemeanors. On May 31, 2012, he was sentenced to 180 days in jail and placed on probation for four years.
Carpenter withdrew his previous denial plea and entered a plea of admission. He is being represented by Ron Temple of Norfolk.
"I find that you committed acts contrary to the terms of your probation," Judge Mark Johnson said before ordering a pre-sentence investigation.
Carpenter's sentencing was set for Nov. 25 at 9 a.m. His bond will remain at 10 percent of $25,000 and he was remanded back to the custody of the Antelope County Sheriff. He has been ordered to have no contact, directly or indirectly, with the victim if he is released on bond.
Carpenter allegedly made comments to a Pierce County Deputy in which he allegedly admitted to driving a 4-wheeler across a pasture to the victim's home on September 5, and then looked into the windows of the home for 10 minutes before entering. According to the statements, Carpenter "didn't think anyone was home and entered because he was feeling lonely." The victim said she saw a man standing in her bedroom door, she screamed, and he ran off.
Amos Mosel, 29, of O'Neill, appeared in Antelope County District Court on Wednesday afternoon on charges of theft by receiving stolen property.
Mosel, who previously pleaded not guilt to the Class III Felony (less than $1,500), was represented by Ron Temple. His attorney requested a continuance due to related charges pending in Holt and Rock counties.
Mosel previously was released on 10 percent of a $50,000 bond.
Judge Mark Johnson set his pre-trial conference for Dec. 16 at 9 a.m.
Mosel was arrested in early August in connection with a multi-county burglary spree that resulted in about $40,000 in stolen property, according to the Holt County Attorney's office.