Thurow arraigned on child sex assault charges

Tuesday's caseload in Cheyenne County District Court included several high-profile cases. Here's a recap ...


Rob Langrell / Publisher of the Sun-Telegraph

Robert Thurow Jr. is escorted back to the Cheyenne County jail by Deputy Sheriff E.S. Falcon III on Tuesday morning at the courthouse.

A 49-year-old Sidney man was arraigned on a single count of sexual assault of a child in the third degree on Tuesday in Cheyenne County District Court.

An arrest warrant for Robert Thurow Jr. was filed on April 29, after which he was taken into custody.

If convicted, the IIIA felony charge carries a maximum of five years imprisonment and a possible $10,000 fine. There is no minimum prison sentence.

District Court Judge Derek Weimer said given the nature of the alleged offense, a conviction would also require registry on the sex offenders' list.

Thurow, who is currently in custody in lieu of...

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