19-year old Luis Giron was sentenced to 5years in prison Monday in Sioux County District Court for 3rd Degree Burglary a Class D Felony. Sioux County Attorney Coleman J. McAllister prosecuted the case on behalf of the State of Iowa.
The charges stem from an incident on March 13th, when the Radio Shack in Orange City was broken into. The following morning employees discovered that the back door of the business had been kicked in and the surveillance system had been stolen. The amount of stolen merchandise and damage to the business totaled $10,488.37.
Giron was arrested in Sioux City on May 20th. At the time of his arrest, Giron was on probation in Woodbury County, for previous offenses. As a result of his guilty plea in Sioux County on November 5th Giron's probation was revoked and a five-year prison term was imposed in the Woodbury County matter.
The Defendant was sentenced to five years in prison on the Sioux County burglary charge. This sentence will run consecutively with his prison sentence imposed out of Woodbury County, for a total indeterminate prison term not to exceed ten years. Defendant was also ordered to pay restitution to the victim.