NCCW inmate accused of assaulting seven prison workers on four separate occasions

YORK – Jessica Menke, 30, who is serving a prison sentence at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW) in York, has been accused of assaulting seven different prison workers on four separate occasions.

Four cases have been filed against her, with multiple counts in each case.

She was arraigned on Monday, March 11, in York County District Court.

In the first case she is accused of assaulting a sergeant and a corporal.

In the second case, she is accused of assaulting a sergeant and attempting to assault a caseworker.

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In the third case, she is accused of assaulting a corporal.

In the fourth case, she is accused of assaulting a corporal and a caseworker.

She has been charged with six Class 2A felonies, with carrying a possible maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, and one Class 3A felony, which carries a possible three-year prison sentence.

Menke appeared via teleconference for her arraignment before Judge James Stecker in York County District Court. She pleaded not guilty to all the charges filed against her.

A jury trial was set for late June.

She is currently serving a 3 ½-year prison sentence out of Hall County for attempted burglary, terroristic threats and violation of a protection order.

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