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Woolery now faces 6 sexual assault charges

Case bound over to District Court


Prosecutors have charged Joshua Woolery, 26, of Sidney, with six felony charges relating to the alleged sexual assault of a minor between the ages of 12 and 16.

A County Court judge bound the case over to District Court on Monday, ruling it appeared the offenses were committed and that there was probable cause to believe Woolery committed them.

He is being held on a $500,000 bond.

Throughout the hearing, Woolery – who wore shackles and an orange inmate jump suit – sat with his head looking directly down. Twice, as law enforcement officers testified about interviews prior to the defendan...

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