Sexual assault on a child charge.
Scott Tingelhoff, Saunders County Attorney, reports Richard Strenger was charged with 4 counts of Attempted 1st Degree Sexual Assault on a Child, a class II Felony, which has a maximum sentence of up to 50 years imprisonment on each count. 3rd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child, a class IIIA Felony, which has a maximum sentence of up to 5 years imprisonment, An Attempted 1st Degree Sexual Assault, a class III Felony, which has a maximum sentence of up to 20 years imprisonment, 1st Degree Sexual Assault of a Child, a class IB Felony, which has a maximum sentence of life imprisonment; and Possession of a Controlled Substance, a class IV Felony, which has a maximum sentence of up to 5 years imprisonment. He is scheduled to appear in the Saunders County Court for a Preliminary Hearing on July 24, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
An officer with the Cedar Bluffs Police Department received a report of a sexual assault on a child. After a lengthy investigation, the officer determined the juvenile was sexually assaulted at the Strenger home on a number of different occasions.
Additionally, deputies with the Saunders County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on Strenger’s house while investigating the sexual assault complaint. During the search of the residence, deputies located drug paraphernalia containing Methamphetamine. Strenger was placed under arrest after the discovery of the methamphetamine.