RELEASED EARLY

NEW CHARGES

Lonnie L Obst

Sentence miscalculated by 2 years, 6 months


Obst was originally imprisoned on charges including Assault 2nd Degree. After mistakenly being freed early, Obst was charged with five crimes:

Charge Date Status
POSSESS (METH)AMPHETAMINE 28-139 GRAMS, CLASS 1C FELONY May 14, 2012 Charged, but not convicted
ESCAPE, CLASS 4 FELONY May 14, 2012 Charged, but not convicted
HABITUAL CRIMINAL, FELONY May 14, 2012 Charged, but not convicted
RESIST ARREST-1ST OFFENSE, CLASS 1 MISDEMEANOR May 14, 2012 Charged, but not convicted
DEL/INTENT TO DEL CONTR SUBS-SCH. 1,2,3, CLASS 3 FELONY Jan. 25, 2012 Convicted
Miscalculation
2 years, 6 months
Start
June 10, 2002
Original release date
Dec. 17, 2011

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

  • Barry D Mccroy

    Miscalculation: 5 years

  • Gerald D Smith

    Miscalculation: 1 year

  • Abejide Abejide

    Miscalculation: 6 months

  • Joseph Fitzgerald

    Miscalculation: 5 years

  • Miguel Astorga-Garcia

    Miscalculation: 1 year

  • Eric E Benson

    Miscalculation: 1 year, 6 months

  • Shanika L Rutherford

    Miscalculation: 1 year, 6 months

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