Repeat Suspended Driver Sentenced


Repeat suspended driver gets prison time.

Saunders County Attorney, Scott Tingelhoff announces the following information for the attention of the media:

Scott Tingelhoff, Saunders County Attorney, reports Donald Wakefield was sentenced to serve a term of imprisonment of not less than 20 months nor more than 48 months following his conviction of Driving Under Supension-15 year Revocation.

After receiving a citizen’s report that Wakefield was driving while under suspension, and confirmation that Wakefield did have a suspended driver’s license, an officer from the Ashland Police Department observed Wakefield driving. Wakefield was arrested and booked into the Saunders County Jail.

In a separate matter, Wakefield was sentenced to serve 12 months in Department of Corrections for Possession of Controlled Substance in the Saunders County District Court. This sentence is to be served concurrently with the above sentence.

While conducting a search for Wakefield who had misdemeanor and felony warrants, a deputy with the Saunders County Sheriff’s Department observed a glass smoking device containing a controlled substance in Donald Wakefield’s possession. Wakefield was arrested and booked into the Saunders County Jail as a result of these charges and the outstanding warrants.


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