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NU regent arrested on witness tampering charge

University of Nebraska Regent Jack Stark
University of Nebraska Regent Jack Stark(Craig Chandler | University of Nebraska)
Published: Aug. 25, 2021 at 8:48 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - University of Nebraska Regent Jack Stark has been released on his own recognizance after he was arrested on a felony charge of witness tampering.

Douglas County Court documents state that Stark is facing one count of tampering with a witness, informant, or juror — a Class 4 felony. The alleged tampering happened almost a year ago; the documents indicate the charge is related to an Aug. 14, 2020, incident.

The documents also note that Stark is not to have contact with a specific individual.

Stark is slated to appear in court Thursday morning.

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