Prison Ordered After Nebraska City Hatchet Attack

NEBRASKA CITY – District Judge Julie Smith sentenced a 23-year-old Nebraska City man to prison Wednesday for a hatchet attack on April 22.

Chad Swigart was sentenced to 6 to 9 years in prison for use of the hatchet to commit a felony and five to seven years for assault of Bob Guhde on April 22.

Guhde told News Channel Nebraska he was injured while trying to defend a woman who had a protection order out against Swigart.

His arm received multiple stitches.


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