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Jeronimo sentenced to 180 days in jail, 5 years probation


Abel Domingo Jeronimo

Abel Domingo Jeronimo was sentenced in Cheyenne County District Court on Wednesday afternoon to 180 days in jail and five years of intensive supervised probation for leaving the scene of a fatal traffic crash last spring.

The 39-year-old Sidney man's driver's license was also revoked for 15 years – the maximum possible term, Judge Derek Weimer said – as part of a long list of probation terms.

Explaining the sentence, Weimer said probation would allow the court to monitor Jeronimo longer than a prison term would.

Because of mandatory release dates, the days Jeronimo served in jail foll...

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