Omaha man accused of rape, robbery faces new charges

November 15, 2017

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man accused of a home-invasion robbery and rape in Sarpy County has been ordered to stand trial, and more charges have been filed against him.

The Omaha World-Herald reports that 52-year-old Stephen Prior waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Tuesday on charges of first-degree sexual assault, false imprisonment, burglary, robbery and a weapons count. He is now also charged with possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, possessing or receiving a stolen firearm and making terroristic threats.

Prior’s next court hearing is scheduled for later this month.

His arrest came last month after a woman reported being robbed and raped in her home just southwest of Omaha by a masked man with a gun.

Prior’s attorney has said Prior plans to plead not guilty.


Information from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com

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