Nebraska man who threatened to kill US wildlife officer sentenced to just about 10 years in federal jail
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An jap Nebraska man who pleaded responsible to threatening to kill a U.S. wildlife officer and brandishing a gun throughout a violent crime has been sentenced to just about 10 years in federal jail.
Cody Cape, 24, of Blair, was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court docket in Omaha to 117 months in jail, the Omaha World-Herald reported. There is no such thing as a parole within the federal system.
Prosecutors mentioned Cape and a pal had been cited for a searching and fishing violation in October 2020 close to the DeSoto Wildlife Refuge. The pal later informed police that Cape drove by the house of the wildlife officer who had ticketed them and that Cape had compelled the pal at gunpoint to drive by an space the place he thought the officer could be. The pal additionally mentioned Cape defined how he might use explosives to kill the officer and his household.
Blair police arrested Cape on Christmas evening in 2020 throughout a visitors cease and mentioned they discovered a handgun and bullets in Cape’s car. A lady who was with Cape when he was arrested informed police Cape had mentioned he needed to kill the wildlife officer, prosecutors mentioned.