Assault leads to felony charge.
Scott Tingelhoff, Saunders County Attorney, reports Richard LaCroix was charged with 1st degree Assault, a class II Felony, which has a maximum sentence of up to 50 years imprisonment. He is scheduled to appear in the Saunders County Court for a Felony First Appearance on August 14, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.
An officer with the Yutan Police Department was dispatched to the Rusty Rooster for an assault. By the time law enforcement arrived, LaCroix had left the scene. The officer observed the victim to have been severely injured and needing medical attention immediately. After further investigation, the officer determined LaCroix was responsible for the assault.