For The Record

Barneston Man Charged with Assaulting Police Officer in Beatrice Bar

A Barneston man has been charged with assaulting a police officer after an altercation in a bar in Beatrice.Adrian Newby, age 20, of Barneston, is charged with third degree assault of a peace officer, a class 3A felony punishable by up to three years in prison, plus nine to 18 months of post-release supervision. He is also charged with attempt of a class 3 or 3A felony, which is a class 4 felony; first offense resisting arrest, a class 1 misdemeanor; and minor in possession of alcohol, a class 3 misdemeanor.At approximately 2 a.m., Sunday, November 6, 2022, officers with the Beatrice Police Department were dispatched to Bigg’s Bar in Beatric...


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