Brother of Oneida County hit-and-run suspect arrested in connection to crime

By Jalen Maki

Tomahawk Leader Co-Editor

SUGAR CAMP – The brother Jeffrey Liebscher, 53, of Sugar Camp, who was arrested on Aug. 29 in Oneida County for hit and run causing death and homicide by negligent use of a vehicle, has also been taken into custody in connection to the crime.

Brian Liebscher
Brian Liebscher

According to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, Brian Liebscher, 54, of Sugar Camp, was arrested on Friday, Aug. 30, for obstructing law enforcement by providing false information about his brother. When contacted in the early morning hours of Aug. 29, Brian did not inform law enforcement that he had been contacted by Jeffrey after the hit-and-run incident on Highway 17 that left motorcyclist Sean Holtslander, 23, of St. Germain, dead. Brian also didn’t tell authorities that he had driven Jeffrey to Three Lakes after the incident.

Brian Liebscher expected to appear in court Tuesday, Sept. 3.

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