RELEASED EARLY

NEW CHARGES

Shanika L Rutherford

Sentence miscalculated by 1 year, 6 months


Rutherford was originally imprisoned on charges including Poss Cocaine W/I To Deliver. After mistakenly being freed early, Rutherford was charged with four crimes:

Charge Date Status
DOM ASSLT-3RD DEGREE, CLASS 1 MISDEMEANOR April 24, 2011 Convicted
DOM ASSLT-3RD DEGREE, CLASS 1 MISDEMEANOR May 29, 2012 Charged, but not convicted
DISTURBING THE PEACE, CLASS 3 MISDEMEANOR June 17, 2012 Convicted
DOM ASSLT-3RD DEGREE/PRIOR, CLASS 4 FELONY Sept. 9, 2012 Charged, but not convicted
Miscalculation
1 year, 6 months
Start
March 24, 2008
Original release date
Oct. 22, 2010

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

  • Laurie A Martinez

    Miscalculation: 1 year

  • David Gonzalez

    Miscalculation: 1 year

  • John P Morstorf

    Miscalculation: 1 year, 6 months

  • Alvin Long

    Miscalculation: 5 years

  • Gayle Sanford

    Miscalculation: 6 months

  • Samuel Garcia

    Miscalculation: 3 years, 2 months

  • James J. Tolston Jr.

    Miscalculation: 2 years, 6 months

  • Jon M Larson

    Miscalculation: 6 months

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