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Sugar Camp man arrested for lying to police after his brother hit and killed motorcyclist Submitted: 08/31/2019
Sugar Camp man arrested for lying to police after his brother hit and killed motorcyclist
Story By Stephen Goin

ONEIDA COUNTY - Police arrested another man in the hit and run death of a motorcyclist on Hwy 17 Wednesday night.

Brian Liebscher, 54, of Sugar Camp has been charged with Obstructing Law Enforcement by Providing False Information about his brother's involvement in the fatal crash.

When police called Liebscher early Thursday, he did not disclose that his brother, Jeffery Liebscher, 53, had called him after the accident. He also failed to mention that he met his brother and drove him to Three Lakes following the hit and run.

Brian Liebscher is expected to appear in court on September 3.

Jeffrey Liebscher was arrested Thursday by Oneida County sheriff's deputies for Hit and Run Causing Death and Homicide by Negligent Use of a Vehicle. The Sheriff's Office identified the motorcyclist who died on scene as Sean Holtslander, 23, of St. Germain.

At a bond hearing Friday, it was revealed that Liebscher lied to police before admitting to the hit and run. His bond was set at $1,500 cash and he promised not to flee.

Leibscher's charges include a homicide charge and a hit-and-run charge. If convicted, he could face a prison sentence of up to 35 years.

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