LINCOLN — A Nebraska prison inmate has waived his right to an arraignment and agreed to forgo a preliminary hearing.
On Thursday, Jeremy Dobbe made his first court appearance since being charged with manslaughter in the death of Joyce Meeks. Meeks, 47, died June 25 when a state-owned van driven by Dobbe crashed into her minivan in Lincoln.
Defense lawyer DeAnn Stover declined to comment
Although Dobbe was imprisoned for methamphetamine possession, he was allowed to drive other inmates to work-release assignments and was doing so when the crash occurred.
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