Randolph Mayor Pleads Not Guilty to Abuse and Assault Charges

HARTINGTON, NE (KTIV) – The mayor of Randolph is pleading not guilty to multiple charges of child sexual assault.

Sixty-one year-old, Dwayne Schutt was arraigned in Cedar County Court Monday morning.

He faces four felony counts of third-degree sexual assault of a child and one count of intentional child abuse.

If convicted, Schutt would face up to five years in prison for each third degree felony.

His next court appearance is set for November 27th.

Schutt was arrested last month, accused of molesting a child age 14 or younger on four occasions between 2011 and 2013, according to court documents.

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