On Monday, July 13, 2020, an investigation conducted by the Seward County Sheriff’s
Office resulted in the arrest of the Superintendent of Centennial Public School in relation
to charges involving a high school aged student.
Timothy Dewaard, 56, of Utica, NE was arrested for Child Abuse and 3rd Degree Sexual
Assault. Dewaard received a $50,000 bond and was released on bond 7/14/2020.
This is an on-going investigation being conducted by the Seward County Sheriff’s Office
with assistance from the York County Sheriff’s Office. Our office is working closely with
Centennial Public School officials, and their cooperation is appreciated during this time.
If you or someone you know has ever been a victim of abuse, please contact our office