Illinois Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Passing Counterfeit United States Currency and Attempted Passing Counterfeit United States Currency
United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that Barry Allman, age 22, of Hermosa, South Dakota appeared before U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange on February 5, 2013 and pled guilty to Escape. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 5 years in custody, a $250,000 fine, or both; 3 years of supervised release; and a $100 special assessment.
The conviction stems from an incident that took place on November 26, 2012 when Allman was released on a furlough from federal custody to attend a funeral. Allman failed to return as ordered and was on the run until he was apprehended on December 18, 2012.
The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Marshal Service. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Marie H. Ruettgers.
A presentence investigation was ordered and a sentencing date was set for April 1, 2013. The defendant was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal pending sentencing.