Omaha Firefighters union president Steve LeClair has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of assault and disorderly conduct.
The charges stem from claims by a woman who told police LeClair had punched her in the back at a bar, knocking her out of her chair and onto the bar. The woman also claimed LeClair made a racist remark while inside Tiger Tom's bar
LeClair was fired from his job as a firefighter on February 22nd following an investigation. He initially pleaded not guilty. Each offense is punishable by up to six months in jail, a $500 fine or both.
Sentencing is scheduled for June 13.