(Neb.)-Colorado Fugitive Convicted In Scotts Bluff County Court
GERING, Neb. (AP) - A Colorado fugitive has been convicted of firearm charges in a western Nebraska court.
Twenty-three-year-old Bruno Hernandez was found guilty this week in Scotts Bluff County District Court of two counts of being a fugitive in possession of a firearm.
Police say Hernandez, of Fort Lupton, Colo., was captured Dec. 15, 2011, at a Scottsbluff motel and that two rifles, ammunition and suspected drugs were found in his room.
A Colorado warrant for Hernandez charged him with failing to appear on charges of attempted first-degree murder, witness tampering and a weapons charge.
Hernandez faces up to 50 years in prison on each of his Nebraska convictions.
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