A 31-year-old Gering man who was arrested earlier this year in connection to a burglary of a local garage and shop where a dozen firearms were taken has been sentenced.
Aaron Rahmig was sentenced on Wednesday to three years of probation on convictions of Burglary and Possession of a Stolen Firearm.
Rahmig was identified as a suspect after a witness observed two suspicious people place items in a vehicle from a residential garage in the 2900 block of Avenue E on February 9th. The owner of the residence identified four rifles and eight shotguns plus a surveillance system valued at nearly $7,000 had been taken.
The main suspect in this case, 31-year-old Juan Godinez of Scottsbluff, is facing prison terms of 1 to 50 years for his conviction of Felon in Possession of a Firearm; as well as up to 20 years on the Burglary conviction when he is sentenced on June 22nd.