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Man arrested for home invasion, kidnapping sentenced for illegal possession of a firearm

Albert Mickulas | Photo Source: Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office
Albert Mickulas | Photo Source: Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office(KALB)
Published: Feb. 14, 2020 at 3:56 PM CST
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Albert Micklus III, the man arrested back in 2018 for breaking into a house, shooting a homeowner, kidnapping a woman, and then running from police for multiple days, was sentenced Tuesday to 100 months in prison and one year of supervised release, after pleading guilty on November 6, 2019, to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

During the execution of an arrest warrant on April 24, 2018, officers with the U.S. Marshal’s Service Task Force found Micklus hidden in a camper and in possession of a Smith & Wesson M&P 5.56mm AR-15 rifle that he admitted to stealing during a home invasion.

Prior to his arrest on April 24, 2018, Micklus’ criminal history included felony convictions for attempted entry of an inhabited dwelling and contributing to the delinquency of a minor (2009), simple burglary and criminal conspiracy (2012), and possession of a controlled dangerous substance (2017). At the time of his arrest, he had outstanding state arrest warrants for attempted first degree murder, aggravated kidnapping, home invasion, aggravated cruelty to animals, domestic abuse battery, and second degree battery.

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