Beck gets 10 years on gun conviction
SIOUX CITY - A Fort Dodge man who admitted to having a gun as a convicted felon will spend the next 10 years in federal prison.
Nickolas Beck, 20, Bremerton, Wash., was sentenced in federal court on Friday.
Beck had pleaded guilty in June to illegal possession of a firearm.
He admitted that, on April 3, he shot and seriously injured another man with a .22 caliber revolver. Beck said he had been convicted of willful injury causing bodily injury on Aug. 9, 2010 in Webster County District Court.
Beck also must pay a $100 special assessment and serve three years of supervised release when his term is finished.
Outlaw sentenced to 24 years
SIOUX CITY - A Fort Dodge man who pleaded guilty to carrying a gun as a convicted felon has been sentenced to 24 years in federal prison.
Lamar Outlaw, 36, of Fort Dodge, was sentenced Friday, almost nine months after admitting his guilt in federal court.
Outlaw pleaded guilty on Jan. 20 to being a felon in possession of a firearm. At his hearing, he admitted he had been convicted of second-degree burglary, willful injury and going armed with intent. He also admitted that he had the gun, a .45 caliber pistol, sometime between November 2010 and Jan. 22, 2011.
At Outlaw's hearing, prosecutors presented evidence that showed he had the gun with him during two shootings in Fort Dodge; one on Nov. 14, 2010 and one on Jan. 22, 2011, according to a press release from the United States Attorney's Office, Northern District of Iowa.
In addition to his 24-year sentence, Outlaw also was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment and five years of supervised release once he is done with his sentence.
OUT OF AREA
GUDDALL - Angie and Justin, Ankeny, a boy, Wilson Whittier Guddall, Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines. Grandparents are Bruce and Diane Whittier, Fort Dodge; and Lowell and Mary Guddall, Fort Dodge.
Interference with official acts - Justin J. Skogland, 29, 515 Third Ave. S., trial set for Nov. 7.
Disorderly conduct - Justin J. Skogland, 29, 515 Third Ave. S., trial set for Nov. 7.
Public intoxication - Jerod J. Olson, 31, Eagle Grove, $195.
Driving while barred, habitual - Vonique V. S. Gully, 22, 319 N. Ninth St., sent to District Court.
No insurance - Vonique V. S. Gully, 22, 319 N. Ninth St., continued 180 days.
Manufacturing over 5 grams of methamphetamine - Matthew M. Dillingham, 23, 3108 10th Ave. S., preliminary hearing set for Nov. 2.
Failure to pay registration fee - Joseph W. Freese, 45, 1430 Third Ave. S., $195.