Winnebago Man Sentenced As Habitual Offender
James Levering, 46, of Winnebago was sentenced today in federal court in Omaha for domestic assault by a habitual offender. The Honorable Robert F. Rossiter, Jr. sentenced Levering to 25 months’ imprisonment. After his release from prison, Levering will begin a three-year term of supervised release.
On April 22, 2018, on the Winnebago Indian Reservation, Levering struck his wife in the chest with a board. At the time of the assault Levering was the subject of no-contact orders protecting his wife from him. Prior to this assault, Levering had been convicted in South Dakota and Iowa of assaulting a domestic partner.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Winnebago Police Department.