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Darryl Lierman's bond was reduced a second time, and the judge set numerous conditions upon him in Antelope County District Court on Wednesday afternoon.
Lierman, 49, of Neligh, who originally had his bond set at 10 percent of $500,000, now has a bond of 10 percent of $100,000. It had previously been lowered to $200,000.
Judge Mark Johnson stipulated additional conditions to the bond in the event Lierman is released from jail. If released, he is not allowed to have direct or indirect contact with the alleged victim in the case, nor anyone under the age of 18 years old, including his 14-year-old son. Lierman must live in a residence with no minors, be home by 9 p.m. each night and remain home until 8 a.m. each morning.
He faces 10 felony charges - three 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).
Lierman's court-appointed attorney said his client always appears for court and is "not a flight risk" when pleading for a bond reduction.
Antelope County Attorney Joe Abler objected stating he felt the bond was reasonable, considering the seriousness of the crimes and the fact that some of these alleged crimes occurred while Lierman was out on bond the last time he faced similar charges.
Numerous motions were entered by the prosecution and the defense during Lierman's pretrial conference on Wednesday. Some of the motions were striken and others taken under advisement; however, dates were set for an evidentiary hearing (Feb. 1, 3 and 5, 2016); the Attorney General's office was given approval as special prosecutor; and the motion to endorse was continued to Nov. 25.
Lierman was remanded to the custody of the Antelope County Sheriff, pending posting bond.
His pretrial conference was set for Jan. 27, 2016, and his trial date was set for March 14.