Published - March, 8, 2006
The initial court date for Escambia County Sheriff Ron McNesby was a
McNesby, who was charged along with County Commissioner Mike
Whitehead last year for hunting violations during a Wisconsin hunting
trip, did not appear to enter his plea today in Richland County, Wis.,
His attorney, James J. Robb, appeared on his behalf, stood silent and
declined to have the charges read, said Richland County District
Attorney Andrew Sharp. The judge automatically entered a plea of not
guilty, a common sequence of events at an initial appearance, Sharp
said. A pretrial conference is set for March 27.
Whitehead is scheduled to enter his plea April 12.
McNesby is charged with hunting deer without a license, hunting deer
during the closed season and hunting deer over bait.
Whitehead is charged with hunting deer during the closed season and
hunting deer over bait.
--From staff reports
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