RELEASED EARLY

NEW CHARGES

Eric E Benson

Sentence miscalculated by 1 year, 6 months


Benson was originally imprisoned on charges including Poss W/I Deliver Crack Cocaine. After mistakenly being freed early, Benson was charged with three crimes:

Charge Date Status
DRIVE UNDER SUSP/BEFORE REINSTATED-STATE, CLASS 3 MISDEMEANOR April 6, 2011 Convicted
DRIVE UNDER SUSP/BEFORE REINSTATED-STATE, CLASS 3 MISDEMEANOR Feb. 6, 2013 Convicted
NO PROOF OF INSURANCE, CLASS 2 MISDEMEANOR Dec. 12, 2012 Convicted
Miscalculation
1 year, 6 months
Start
May 28, 2008
Original release date
Jan. 26, 2012

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

  • Robert Trosper

    Miscalculation: 1 year, 6 months

  • John P Morstorf

    Miscalculation: 1 year, 6 months

  • Christopher Lohman

    Miscalculation: 10 years

  • Bernard L Arneson

    Miscalculation: 3 months

  • Casey W Gullicksen

    Miscalculation: 5 months, 1 week

  • Jon M Larson

    Miscalculation: 6 months

  • Lionel Avant

    Miscalculation: 1 year

  • James J. Tolston Jr.

    Miscalculation: 2 years, 6 months

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