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Man sentenced for attempted burglary

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. …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jan 15, 2013 02:05AM Published Jan 15, 2013 02:04AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.