A Michigan man involved in a scam at Walmart in Austin in March of 2017 that netted $5,000 worth of prepaid debit cards has been sentenced to supervised probation in Mower County District Court.
23-year-old Tyler Lamar Walker of Flint, Michigan was convicted and sentenced Thursday to five years of supervised probation, 80 hours in the sentence to service program and $660 in fines and fees for a felony charge of theft by swindle. Walker was granted a stay of imposition in the case where the defendant pleads guilty to a felony-level offense. If he or she successfully completes their probation, the conviction will be deemed a misdemeanor.
Walker first pleaded guilty to the charge on May 21st of this year.