NELIGH, NE (KTIV/US92) - The third person is suspected of being involved in a cattle rustling scheme in Antelope County will be sentenced for his involvement in June.
Twenty-six year old Errik Dummitt pleaded no contest to a felony count of attempted theft in Antelope County District Court Wednesday as part of a plea deal. In return, prosecutors dropped a felony theft charge.
Prosecutors say Dummitt helped load cattle that had been stolen as part of a scheme devised by Rebecca Robbins of Lyons. Robbins arranged for the sale of cattle from an Antelope County farm that didn't belong to her to a Columbus couple.
Robbins was sentenced to 40 months to 10 years in prison for her involvement in December. Her ex-boyfriend, Benjamin Johnson, was sentenced to five years of probation for his involvement in February.
Dummitt faces up to five years in prison when he's sentenced in June.