Flood Warning

PRISON TERM: Former Officer Sentenced

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Former Forest City police officer Thaddeus Ellenbecker was sentenced Tuesday on convictions for arson and burglary.

Ellenbecker will spend up to 10 years in prison for starting a fire at the Forest City police station and stealing a rifle from a squad car. During the investigation into the incidents Ellenbecker was shot during a struggle with DCI agents.

Ellenbecker was convicted of 2nd degree arson and 2nd degree burglary by a judge.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.