Menominee man sentenced for breaking and entering

MENOMINEE COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - A man arrested for crashing into a utility pole, fleeing police and stealing a car was sentenced Friday in Menominee County Circuit Court.

Daniel Nicklaus, 40, entered a no contest plea to breaking and entering with intent November 9. He received 8 months in jail with credit for 57 days.

The court found him guilty of the charge. He was originally charged with unlawful driving away of a vehicle and malicious destruction of property.

Nicklaus crashed into a utility pole in Menominee causing power outages around the city. He then fled the scene and broke into the Wisconsin Public Service building and stole a WPS vehicle.

He crashed that car a short time later and police found him unconscious behind the wheel.

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