State v. Cerros

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State v. Cerros

Case Number
S-21-0746
Call Date
March 30, 2022
Case Time
9:30 AM
Court Number
Platte
Case Location
Creighton
Court Type
District Court
Case Summary

S-21-0746 State of Nebraska (Appellee) v. Joel A. Cerros (Appellant)

Appeal from the District Court for Platte County, Judge Robert R. Steinke

Attorneys: Timoth P. Matas (Platte County Public Defender for Appellant) and Nathan Liss (Attorney General’s Office for Appellee)

Criminal: Plea: Attempted Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute, Revocation of probation, and sentencing.

Proceedings below: Appellant admitted to Attempted Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver, and he was sentenced to probation.  After his probation was revoked, the district court sentenced Appellant to one (1) to two (2) years in prison, which was to be served consecutively to a sentence imposed for a conviction in a different county.

Issues: Whether the district court abused its discretion by imposing an excessive sentence when it resentenced Appellant.

Schedule Code
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