RELEASED EARLY

NEW CHARGES

John P Morstorf

Sentence miscalculated by 1 year, 6 months


Morstorf was originally imprisoned on charges including Distribute Meth Near School. After mistakenly being freed early, Morstorf was charged with eight crimes:

Charge Date Status
COMMIT CHILD ABUSE NEGLIGENTLY/NO INJURY, CLASS 1 MISDEMEANOR June 18, 2006 Charged, but not convicted
COMMIT CHILD ABUSE NEGLIGENTLY/NO INJURY, CLASS 1 MISDEMEANOR June 18, 2006 Charged, but not convicted
POSSESS OR USE DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, INFRACTION Feb. 3, 2007 Charged, but not convicted
DATE IS 12/19/2006, MISDEMEANOR Dec. 19, 2006 Convicted
POSSESS OR USE DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, INFRACTION Dec. 19, 2006 Charged, but not convicted
POSSESS CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, CLASS 4 FELONY Feb. 6, 2007 Convicted
FORGERY-2ND DEGREE/OVER $300-UNDR $1,000, CLASS 4 FELONY Feb. 6, 2007 Charged, but not convicted
DRIVE UNDER SUSP/BEFORE REINSTATED-STATE, CLASS 3 MISDEMEANOR Nov. 13, 2006 Convicted
Miscalculation
1 year, 6 months
Start
Oct. 25, 2001
Original release date
Aug. 9, 2005

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

  • Clifford Brye

    Miscalculation: 1 year, 6 months

  • James J. Tolston Jr.

    Miscalculation: 2 years, 6 months

  • Kenneth R Wells

    Miscalculation: 6 months

  • Harold B. (Brown J) Stewart

    Miscalculation: 1 year, 6 months

  • Cesar A Medina

    Miscalculation: 1 year, 6 months

  • Laurie A Martinez

    Miscalculation: 1 year

  • Robin C. Banks

    Miscalculation: 5 years

  • Gabriel L Martinez

    Miscalculation: 5 years

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