Final sentence in Franklin County burglary

Jason Riggan

Authorities say three men stole a gun safe from a rural home.

Posted: Dec 7, 2017 3:00 PM

HAMPTON, Iowa – The final defendant in a Franklin County burglary has been sentenced.

20-year-old Jason Riggan of Charles City has been ordered to spend one year on supervised probation and pay a $315 fine. He pleaded guilty to 4th degree theft for being one of three who broke into a rural Hampton home in late December 2016 and stealing guns, ammunition, and a gun safe.

Nicholas Howe

Christian Carstens

20-year-old Nicholas Howe and 20-year-old Christian Carstens, both of Waukon, previously pleaded guilty to 3rd degree theft. Each was sentenced to two years of probation.

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