By: Jordan Onwiler
A Kearney woman faces up to 10 years in prison after being charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.
United States Attorney Deborah Gilg announced Thursday that on July 31, an indictment was unsealed charging Shannalee Rodriguez, 40, of Kearney, with being a felon in possession of a firearm in April 2010.
Rodriguez appeared in federal court in Omaha on Aug. 1. She was denied bond and her trial is scheduled to begin Oct. 9 in Lincoln.
She faces up to 10 years in prison, a fine of up to $250,000 and up to three years probation.
The case was investigated by the FBI, the Lexington Police Department and the Nebraska State Patrol.