COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A
44-year-old Creston man has been given 30 to 36 months in prison for
physically abusing two of his girlfriend's children.
According to the Columbus
Telegram, Larry Einspahr Jr. last
week was given credit for 150 days already served.
Online court records show he'd pleaded no contest and was convicted of two counts of negligent child abuse.
girlfriend, 42-year-old Janelle Gertsch, has pleaded not guilty to five
counts of child abuse that officials say occurred over three months
Gertsch and Einspahr were accused of abusing Gertsch's 12-year-old son and 9-year-old daughter.
had adopted the two and another child but has since divorced the man
she was married to at the time. Officials described the abuse as