Sunday, March 15, 2015

Biggs gets less than a year in prison. Herrin pleads GUILTY

Devon Biggs
Serving Probation in 2013

U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller  of Sacramento, California sentenced 38-year-old Devon Gregory Biggs Jr. to 16 months in prison for his part in thefts of military equipment.

Tony Herrin

Judge Mueller also heard the guilty plea of 36-year-old Tony Herrin.  Herron admitted to stealing more than $ 400,000 worth of tasers and other items.  Herrin and Biggs worked as civilian employees at the Sierra Army Depot, U.S. Army base in Herlong, Lassen County, California.  Judge Mueller will sentence Herrin for May 27.

Judge Kimberly 

To this day, no supervisor or Army officer has been reprimanded, fired or charged with any crimes related to this case.  Where as the Whistleblowers have all been fired and removed from the Sierra Army Depot.

Christiaan Highsmith
Assistant United States Attorney

Biggs plead guilty in November and admitted a role in stealing machine gun components, night vision goggles, laser illumination technology and low-light video recording equipment from the Sierra Army Depot.  Judge Mueller ordered Biggs to pay restitution to the government of $200,000.

Crystal Meth

Assistant U.S. Attorney Christiaan Highsmith told Judge Mueller at the sentencing hearing that Biggs stole to buy methamphetamines.

Since his April 2013 arrest, Biggs has served four months in jail, which will count toward his 16-month sentence. In addition, good behavior could reduce as much as 54 days off his sentence.  He could be out in a year.


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