Closing arguments ended the 3 day trial of a Broken Bow man for shooting up a Custer County Deputy's cruiser on March 18, 2012 in front of the deputy's home. Trent Esch was found guilty by a jury that deliberated briefly before handing down the verdic of guilty on both felony criminal mischief and using a weapon to commit a felony.
Esch has been held in Custer County jail since the shooting and his arrest soon after. Judge Karen Noakes will sentence Esch on March 21, 2013.
*Photo courtesy Custer County Chief - Broken Bow