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Man sentenced to three years probation in copper wire theft

A 31-year-old Topaz Ranch Estates man, who owes more than half a million dollars restitution for a wildland fire, was sentenced Monday to three years probation for an unrelated burglary. District Judge Michael Gibbons told Steven Walter Cozad he would be released from Douglas County Jail on Aug. 8. “The court considered more jail time, but with that enormous amount you owe, you do need to get out and get a job,” Gibbons said. He sentenced Cozad to 36 months in Nevada state prison, suspended, and placed him on probation. He is subject to random search and seizure, and must …

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The Record Courier Updated Jul 30, 2013 05:54PM Published Jul 30, 2013 05:54PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.