Omaha Man Sentenced for Firearm Possession
United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that Todd Allen Torres, 32, of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced in Omaha today by United States District Judge Joseph Bataillon, to serve 48 months in prison, for being a felon in possession of a firearm, in violation of federal law. In addition to his prison term, he will serve three years of supervised release following his release from prison.
At 3:27 am on May 2, 2011, Torres was pulled over for speeding by Omaha Police. He quickly leaned back, pulled down the rear seat leading to the trunk, then stretched further back into the trunk. Officers could see an empty firearm holster on the passenger seat. Officers found a .32 caliber revolver in his pocket. They also located an SKS rifle and a high capacity magazine in the trunk where Torres had reached. Officers also located a .22 rifle at his home He was twice convicted of felony Theft by Receiving and once of felony Flight to Avoid Arrest.
This case was investigated by the Omaha Police Department.