PAPILLION – A former sergeant with the Cass County Sheriff’s Department who was also a volunteer member of a local rescue squad has been charged with third-degree sexual assault.
Shannon Fries of Murdock was arrested in Sarpy County after he was accused of improper touching of a female.
According Sarpy County Attorney Brandi Lang, an open court hearing has been set for 9 a.m. on Feb. 12. The time and the date may change before then, however, she added.
Fries has posted bond and the case is ongoing, said Lang.
Fries was a former member of the Ashland Rescue Department. He and his wife Kona were removed from the department last year, according to sources inside the department.