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Chico Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison

A Chico man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for charges related to a shooting and an assault while in jail.

Posted: Aug. 22, 2018 11:21 PM

Chico, Calif.-- Butte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey said on February 21st, 2018,22-year-oldd Dravenn Brannon-Thompson, fired multiple rounds from a handgun off Walnut and West 6th Streets when he spotted a man also driving in the area.

Ramsey said the victim was not hit.

As for the assault charge, that occurred when Brannon-Thompson was in custody at the Butte County Jail.

Ramsey said his admitted charges constitute two "strikes" under California's three-strikes law and the judge imposed the lengthiest possible term to serve in state prison.

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