Former Police Officer Indicted, Arraigned on Obscenity Charge

An indictment is merely an allegation and is not evidence of guilt. A defendant is entitled to a fair trial in which it will be the government’s burden to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.


The transfer of obscene matter to another individual who has not attained the age of 16 years punishable by statutory penalties of up to 10 years in federal prison, 3 years supervised release and a fine of $250,000.


The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Denise M. Barton.


Acting United States Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch acknowledges and thanks the Nebraska State Patrol for their continued assistance investigating and preparing this matter for prosecution.




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