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Elkhorn man gets year in jail for collectible coins theft

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Gazette staff
January 22, 2011
— Gerald Bartelt Jr. of Elkhorn was sentenced to five years of probation and 12 months of jail on a criminal charge that he stole $13,000 in currency, including collectible coins from an Elkhorn man.

Bartelt pled guilty to a charge of theft and was sentenced this week. He was ordered to pay the owner the $13,000 in stolen currency that was never recovered.


The theft happened Sept. 20 at the home of the Elkhorn man who kept the cash in a cooler.



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