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Winnebago Man Sentenced for Burglary

U.S. Attorney’s Office October 05, 2010
  • District of Nebraska (402) 661-3700

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg and the Federal Bureau of Investigations announce the following information for the attention of the media:

Event Triggering this Release:

Michael G. Aldrich, 27, of Winnebago, Nebraska was sentenced in the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska for burglary. The Honorable Laurie Smith Camp sentenced Aldrich to 24 months in prison. After his release from prison, Aldrich will begin a three-year term of supervised release.

On December 25, 2008, Aldrich broke into a residence on the Omaha Indian Reservation. Entry was gained by forcing open the front door. The residents were absent from their home. A 2005 Jeep Liberty and a can of gas were stolen from the garage. Personal items to include a cellular telephone and camcorder were also taken from the house.

Days after the burglary the residents recognized their stolen Jeep parked in front of a residence in Sioux City, Iowa. The recovery of the Jeep led law enforcement to Aldrich.

Name of Defendant: Michael G. Aldrich
Age: 37
City of residence: Winnebago, Nebraska
Crime(s) Charged and Potential Penalty (A CHARGE is merely an accusation and every defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty): Burglary of a residence within Indian Country; 20 years' imprisonment, $250,000 fine, three-year term of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment.
Specific Location of Alleged Crime: Winnebago, Nebraska
Location of Arrest: Winnebgao, Nebraska
Alleged Dollar Loss/Type and Quantity of Drug:
Others Charged in Same Scheme:
Relevant Dates:
Date of Alleged Crime: On and about the 25 day th of December, 2008.
Federal Arrest Date: May 7, 2010
Date Complaint Issued: N/A
Indictment Returned Date: April 21, 2010
Initial Appearance Date: May 7, 2010
Plea or Trial and Date(s): Pled guilty on July 6, 2010
Sentencing Date: October 4, 2010
Next Court Hearing Type and Date: N/A
Assigned Magistrate Judge: The Honorable F.A. Gossett
Held without Bond, or Released from Custody: Held without bond.
In Continuous Custody Since: May 7, 2010
Assigned District Court Judge: the Honorable Laurie Smith Camp
Initials of Assigned AUSA/Preparer of THIS Release: MPN

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