A-13-0241, State of Nebraska v. Trent R. Esch (Appellant)
Custer County, District Court Judge Karin L. Noakes
Attorney for Appellant: David W. Jorgensen (Nye, Hervert, Jorgensen & Watson, P.C.)
Attorney for Appellee: Jon Bruning, J. Kirk Brown (Attorney General’s Office)
Criminal Action: Criminal Mischief, Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony
Action Taken by Trial Court: A jury found Appellant guilty of the above offenses and determined the pecuniary loss was $7,500.
Assignments of Error on Appeal: The district court erred in (1) failing to sustain Appellant’s motion to dismiss or in the alternative motion for directed verdict, (2) allowing a witness to testify as to the value of the damaged vehicle, (3) finding that the evidence was sufficient to determine the pecuniary loss at $7,500, and (4) failing to give a proposed jury instruction.