Judge sentences former Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska treasurer to probationAssociated Press · November 6, 2017 at 9:04 pm OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A judge has sentenced a former treasurer of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska tribal council to five years of probation.The U.S. Attorney’s Office says U.S. District Court Judge Laurie Smith Camp on Monday sentenced 56-year-old Thomas Snowball, of Winnebago to the probation as well as 150 hours of community service. He also was ordered to pay $36,500 in restitution. Snowball had pleaded guilty earlier to theft from an Indian gaming establishment.From 2013 through September 2014, Snowball took unauthorized disbursements from the WinnaVegas Casino and Resort totaling $36,500.The charges were related to a conspiracy by nine former council members to steal more than $327,000 from the WinnaVegas Casino in Sloan, Iowa. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press.