Today, in Howard County District Court, Judge Karin Noakes sentenced Timothy Larson to 20 months to 5 years in prison for sexual abuse of a child. Larson is 49 years old. He entered a plea of no contest to 3rd Degree Sexual Assault of a Child on June 28, 2016.
The victim’s grandmother acted as the victim's child care provider on occasion. While in her custody, the victim was assaulted by Larson who was the grandmother’s boyfriend at the time. The assaults occurred from May 2014 to April 2015, during which time the victim was between 2 years old and 3 years old. The Howard County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case.
Assistant Attorney General Sandy Allen and Howard County Attorney David Schroeder prosecuted the case. The Nebraska Central Child Advocacy Center assisted with the case.