Austin Bronson

Austin Bronson

An Arlington man who helped burglarize an Arlington apartment in 2017 admitted to violating his probation Tuesday in Washington County District Court.

Austin Bronson, 24, was sentenced to three years probation in January 2018 after pleading no contest to burglary, a Class 2A felony.

Judge John E. Samson revoked Bronson's probation after he admitted to violating several conditions of the order, including testing positive for opioids, methamphetamine and marijuana. Bronson was also arrested and convicted of possession of a controlled substance in Dodge County.

Bronson could face up to 20 years in prison

Samson ordered a presentence investigation. Sentencing is set for May 21.

Bronson was arrested June 3, 2017.

According to an arrest affidavit, an Arlington resident reported that his residence in the 700 block of West Elm Street was burglarized between 5 and 8 p.m. May 10. A 12-gauge shotgun, 60-inch TV, tablet, smartphone and pocket knives — a total estimated value of $1,750 — were stolen.

Bronson, Nathan Gomez, 26, of Fremont and Monica Pavlik, 21, of Arlington were all charged.

Pavlik was sentenced to three years probation Oct. 3, 2018. Gomez was sentenced to probation Nov. 14, 2018.

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