Two Neligh residents were arrested and taken into custody this afternoon, according to the Nebraska State Patrol.
Captain Paul Hattan confirmed two arrest warrants were served at 508 W 10th St. in Neligh and two individuals were taken into custody. Antelope County Attorney Joe Abler filed a motion Tuesday for an arrest warrant for both Darryl Lierman and Julie Lierman of Neligh, according to court documents.
The affidavit alleges "inappropriate touching and sexual grooming behaviors" by Darryl Lierman, 49, toward a juvenile female. Julie Lierman is alleged in the affidavit to have been in the residence at the time of the alleged assaults.
According to a release from Abler, Darryl Lierman was arrested pursuant to an arrest warrant charging him with eleven felony charges - four counts of first degree sexual assault of a child (class 1B felonies), three counts of third degree sexual assault of a child and four counts of child abuse (class IIIA felonies).
Julie Lierman was arrested for child neglect (class I misdemeanor).
The Nebraska State Patrol SWAT team and other officers Nebraska State Patrol were utilized in the execution of the warrant. Hattan said no injuries were reported.
The affidavit alleges sexual abuse of multiple victims.