Sheridan Man Arraigned on Two Felony Charges

An arraignment hearing was held in 4th Judicial District Court Thursday for 39-year-old Jack Kekich of Sheridan. Kekich is charged with two counts of aggravated assault and battery. He pleaded not guilty to both of the charges at Thursday’s hearing. District Court Judge Darci Phillips scheduled a #4 stack three-day jury trial for August 1. A pretrial conference will take place July 7 at 11 am in District Court.

According to court documents, Kekich was arrested and charged with the crimes for attempting to cause bodily injury to another individual with a knife and threatening the individual with a knife. The alleged crimes occurred on March 13 at a bar in downtown Sheridan. Each count of aggravated assault and battery is a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. 

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