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Good Old Days 08-14-15


Compiled By Delaney Uhrig

These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons.

50 Years Ago

'Policemen Face $10,000 Suit'

Aug. 16, 1965

Two Sidney police officers are defendants in a $10,000 assault and battery suit-filled Monday morning morning in Cheyenne County District Court.

Officers Gerald Brestel and John Bauer Jr. are accused of the assault on Clarence Bills, 1248 16th Ave.

The City of Sidney held a hearing on the alleged police brutality case, took 167 pages of transcript and deter...

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