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Busy burglar sentenced to prison

Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 3:53 PM
Last updated 7:24 PM
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Shortly after pleading guilty this year to attempted burglary in one case, a 20-year-old Augusta man continued his burglary spree.

On Monday, Desmond Thompson pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to new charges and received a prison sentence of 15 years followed by five years’ probation.

Thompson was caught May 1 in a stolen car he wrecked after breaking into two south Augusta businesses. A palm print connected him to a April 24 home burglary, and DNA connected him to a March 11 burglary and two other home burglaries in November. Thompson had to provide a DNA sample after he pleaded guilty in February to attempted burglary.

The judge also revoked the remainder of Thompson’s earlier sentence of four years on probation.

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nocnoc
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nocnoc 10/07/13 - 04:37 pm
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Pretty bad when the judge gives you a chance

and you waste it.

More surprisingly an ARC judge actually giving out hard time for burglary.

His Picture
http://augustacrime.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/imageDESMOND_THOMPSON...

His last crime for the next 10+ years
http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-05-01/trail-blood-le...

dichotomy
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dichotomy 10/07/13 - 08:13 pm
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Another one just living the

Another one just living the dream.

He should have gotten 10 years the first time around and all of those other crimes would not have been committed. Our liberal judges are placing all of US in jeopardy and THEY should be prosecuted for endangering the public.

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Swatbad 10/08/13 - 10:08 pm
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The truth is....

The truth is that this kid suffers from a traumatic brain injury received as a result of a car accident as a child. Not making excuses, but he has the mental function of a 10 year old. I know because I taught him.....Sadly I always new that this would likely be his future, if not death. Not sure what the answer is for those like him...the mentally ill.

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