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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Nebraska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Omaha Man Sentenced for Felon in Possession of a Firearm

United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced today that on May 16, 2018, United State District Court Judge Robert F. Rossiter, Jr., sentenced Rodney Lillard, age 34, of Omaha, Nebraska, for his conviction for felon in possession of a firearm. Lillard was sentenced to a jail term of 30 months and was placed on supervised release for one year.

Defendant was arrested in May of 2017 for driving under the influence and possession of a handgun. At the time of the arrest, he had just been released from prison for another conviction for felon in possession of a firearm and was on supervised release for that crime. This is the defendant’s third conviction for possessing a firearm while a felon.

This case was investigated by Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office.

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Firearms Offenses
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Updated May 25, 2018