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Defendant sentenced in district court PDF Print E-mail

Scott R. Petro, 41, was sentenced in District Court July 27 on two felony counts for which he pled guilty at the end of May.
The defendant was sentenced by District Judge Richard A. Birch to five years in the Nebraska State Penitentiary with 274 days credit for time served.
The defendant’s sentence will be served concurrently on both counts, Class III felony possession of a firearm and Class IV felony of failure to appear.
Prosecuting the cases were Perkins County Attorney Richard H. Roberts and Perkins County Deputy Attorney Joel W. Phillips.
The defendant was represented by Attorney Gregory Beal of Ogallala.