Wilkinson's appeal moved to Nebraska Supreme Court
The Nebraska Supreme Court will hear former Sidney Police Chief B.J. Wilkinson's appeal of a misdemeanor conviction and 30-day jail sentence.
The court is set to hear oral arguments in the case on March 31 in Omaha.
Wilkinson pleaded no contest to a charge of obstructing government operations last July. The charge related to pulling a citation that had been issued to Sidney's then-public services director.
After being ordered to serve 30 days in jail, Wilkinson appealed the conviction and sentence. In September, a district court judge upheld the ruling. A month later, Wilkinson appealed to...