An arraignment was held Wednesday in Fourth Judicial District Court of Sheridan County for 19-year-old Taran Schlegel of Banner. Schlegel pled “Not Guilty” to the charge of Felony Larceny for allegedly stealing a vehicle on March 9th and leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase through Sheridan and Johnson Counties. Schlegel crashed the vehicle and was apprehended by authorities in Johnson County after a short foot pursuit.
Schlegel is being held in the Sheridan County Detention Center on a $10,000 cash only bond. Felony Larceny is punishable by up to 10 years in prison, a $10,000 fine, or any combination of both.