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Omaha Man Sentenced for Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Nebraska

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Michael Stine, 33, of Omaha, Nebraska, was sentenced today to 46 months in prison by Senior United States District Judge Laurie Smith Camp for being a felon in possession of a firearm. There is no parole in the federal system.  Following his release from prison, Stine will serve 3 years of supervised release.

On February 22, 2019, officers observed a 2008 Jetta parked in a handicapped stall at America’s Best Hotel parking lot.  Officers ran a data check on the plates and determined that the plates belonged to another vehicle.  Officers made contact with the vehicle and observed four occupants.  The officer ran a data check and learned that Stine was a convicted sex offender who had a warrant out for his arrest out of Kansas. The officers attempted to remove Stine from the vehicle and he resisted.  A Taser was utilized and he fell out of the vehicle, dropping a short shotgun.  Stine has a prior felony conviction and is prohibited from possessing a firearm.  

This case was investigated by the Omaha Police Department.

Updated February 7, 2020

Firearms Offenses