RELEASED EARLY

NEW CHARGES

Lionel Avant

Sentence miscalculated by 1 year


Avant was originally imprisoned on charges including Possession W/I Deliver Cocaine. After mistakenly being freed early, Avant was charged with two crimes:

Charge Date Status
DRIVE UNDER SUSP/BEFORE REINSTATED-STATE, Sept. 15, 2007 Convicted
MUFFLER REQUIRED/GOOD WORKING ORDER, Sept. 15, 2007 Charged, but not convicted
Miscalculation
1 year
Start
Oct. 28, 2004
Original release date
Jan. 16, 2007

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

  • Mark D Kuehn

    Miscalculation: 6 months

  • Robin C. Banks

    Miscalculation: 5 years

  • Jon M Larson

    Miscalculation: 6 months

  • James J. Tolston Jr.

    Miscalculation: 2 years, 6 months

  • Franklin L Mason

    Miscalculation: 5 years

  • Sean M Mclaughlin

    Miscalculation: 1 year

  • Gerald D Smith

    Miscalculation: 1 year

  • James M Monie

    Miscalculation: 3 months

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