There were several criminal cases heard Wednesday that are currently in progress in the district court system.
Errik Dummit, who was sentenced last month of attempted theft in last summer's cattle rustling case near Neligh, did not appear to pay attorney fees with the consent of the court.
Dennis Statler pleaded guilty to one count of criminal attempt theft by unlawful taking. It is alleged that on April 13, he stole a side-by-side ATV and an Oldsmobile Aurora, the value of the two vehicles is over $1,500.
Statler said, "I wasn't in my right mind and I went out and stole two vehicles that morning. . . . I was mentally unstable."
His sentencing is set for September 30, 2015.
Jeremy W. Jones was in district court with motions for discovery and transcript; both were sustained. A transcript of the preliminary hearing will be provided to both parties. A request for the lowering of the bond from $75,000 to $25,000 was denied.
He is accused of assault on a peace officer, four counts of terroristic threats, resisting arrest, and obstructing a peace officer.
Pretrial is set for August 26 and the trial date is September 14, 2015.
Danielle Alt, 27, appeared in district court for arraignment. She pled not guilty to one count of consumption of methamphetamine, one count possession of marijuana, and one count possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use.
Alt pleaded not guilty to all three charges and will appear for trial on September 14.
Gordon Davidson was arraigned in court for two charges, theft by unlawful taking and operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. He pled not guilty to both charges. Davidson's attorney requested his bond be lowered from $10,000 to $5,000. County attorney Joe Abler objected to those terms but was overruled by judge, Mark Johnson.
Pretrial will take place August 26 and a jury trial is set for September 14.