LEXINGTON — A Cozad man has pleaded no contest to a sixth driving below the affect offense.
Anthony Kappes, 31, was charged with driving drunk, a Class 2A felony, driving whereas revoked from a DUI, a Class 4 felony and leaving the scene of an accident, a Class 2 misdemeanor.
He has been sentenced for 5 prior convictions, these occurred in Dawson County, in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2015 and Buffalo County in 2019.
On July 23, Kappes appeared in Dawson County District Court docket earlier than Choose James Doyle. He pleaded no contest to the DUI cost, whereas the court docket dropped the opposite two expenses.
A no contest plea is neither an admission nor denial of guilt, however the plea is handled the identical as a responsible plea.
Sentencing was set for Oct. 4, at 8:30 a.m.
On Thursday, Feb. 18, at 11:29 p.m., a Cozad police officer responded to Large E’s Bar because of the report of a combat. A witness instructed the officer Kappes had allegedly struck a pole together with his automobile after which left the world, in response to the possible trigger affidavit.
The officer then noticed a white truck with a broken tail gentle leaving the world. When the officer performed a visitors cease, Kappes was discovered sitting within the passenger seat, however he was the lone occupant of the automobile, in response to the affidavit.
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