Matthew Wood was sentenced to jail time Wednesday morning in Antelope County District Court.
In June, Wood pleaded not guilty to two charges: terroristic threats, a class 4 felony; and use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony, a class 1C felony.
Wood's charges stem from an April incident north of Orchard in which a 911 call was received due to two brothers fighting. Wood allegedly threatened his brother with a gun.
A plea agreement was reached in November and Wood pleaded no contest to two amended charges of assault, third degree, both class I misdemeanors.
The state, represented by Antelope County District Attorney Joe Abler, called for a short period of incarceration.
Wood's attorney Brad Montag addressed the court saying there was a "gray area" surrounding the showing of guns on one's own property.
"This shows me you have a hard time controlling your temper," Johnson said, "Unless you deal with your mental health issue, there's a strong possibility this could happen again."
Johnson told Wood that it was his choice to bring a weapon into a verbal argument, and that the probation office felt that Wood showed apathy toward his charges.
Wood was then sentenced to 2 years of probation for count 1, and 60 days in the Antelope County Jail for count 2.
The charges are to be served consecutively, and during probation he must abstain from the use of alcohol or controlled substances, and to not have in his possession any firearms. Johnson also instructed him to write a letter of apology to his brother, Luke Wood.