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Jason Assad

The State of Nebraska, represented by Cheyenne County Attorney Paul Schaub, continued its case against Jason Assad, 36, of Sidney, on Thursday.

Assad, represented by Steven Elmhaeuser, is charged with multiple crimes, including first-degree false imprisonment and use of a weapon to commit a felony, among other alleged offenses.

The second day of the trial began with a continuation of themes presented on Wednesday: Schaub calling law enforcement officers to testify about the events that unfolded on Sept. 14, 2014 – the day Assad was arrested – and Elmhaeuser calling attention to clerical...

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