RELEASED EARLY

NEW CHARGES

Manuel Cuevas

Sentence miscalculated by 1 year, 6 months


Cuevas was originally imprisoned on charges including Manu/Dist/Del/Disp Or Poss W/I. After mistakenly being freed early, Cuevas was charged with three crimes:

Charge Date Status
OPER LIC: CARRY & SHOW WHEN NEEDED, MISDEMEANOR Nov. 20, 2001 Convicted
VIOLATE STOP OR YIELD SIGN, INFRACTION Nov. 20, 2001 Charged, but not convicted
FAIL TO USE SEAT BELT, INFRACTION Nov. 20, 2001 Charged, but not convicted
Miscalculation
1 year, 6 months
Start
Sept. 14, 1999
Original release date
May 25, 2002

Other convicts charged with new crimes when they should have been in jail

  • Anthony Andretti

    Miscalculation: 5 years

  • Michael L Cloud

    Miscalculation: 6 months

  • Joseph Fitzgerald

    Miscalculation: 5 years

  • Lionel Avant

    Miscalculation: 1 year

  • Matthew J Pitzer

    Miscalculation: 2 years, 6 months

  • Clifford Brye

    Miscalculation: 1 year, 6 months

  • David Schrum

    Miscalculation: 5 years

  • Gerald D Smith

    Miscalculation: 1 year

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    Credits: Ben Vankat, Cody Winchester, Matt Wynn / Omaha World-Herald