In what was a short two-day trial, a Pottawatomie County jury on Tuesday returned two guilty verdicts in a case involving the assault of a police officer.
Robert P. Lockner Sr., 49, stood trial on two felony count of assault and battery on a police officer.
Charges were filed in August 2017 and the trial began Monday.
After deliberations, the jury returned guilty verdicts for both counts.
Lockner also was sentenced Tuesday and received four years with the Department of Corrections for each count, after a former felony conviction.
Lockner is jailed in the Pottawatomie County Public Safety Center until his transfer to DOC.
Lockner's trial was the only criminal case expected for this week's jury term in Pottawatomie County District Court, although there could be some trials beginning next week. Several other local cases that were originally anticipated and scheduled term this term have been postponed and many were placed on the next disposition docket for October. Watch for updates.