A Carson City man originally arrested in March was sentenced Monday morning to five years of probation after he pleaded guilty in November to attempted burglary. The probation is part of a suspended sentence, for a year to three years in the Nevada prison system.
Kenneth Cummings, 44, was arrested on March 27 after he fraudulently gained store credit at Big 5 Sporting Goods and then attempted to use it.
The prosecution argued if the court were to give Cummings probation, it should be cautious about which liberties it allows.
"It should be a relatively short leash," the prosecutor said. …