Hotes appears in court
Dale Hotes appeared in Cheyenne County district court with his lawyer Don Miller in front of Honorable Judge Weimer Wednesday.
Hotes has been charged with attempted assault on a police officer, a Class IV felony, and terrorist threats, which is a Class III felony. If found guilty on all charges Hotes will face up to six years in prison.
An application was previously submitted to the court for a competency evaluation to be performed on Hotes to determine if he was competent enough to stand trial. After being evaluated in Lincoln by an expert, it was determined that Hotes is competent to sta...