Kenneth Movellan Gets More Prison Time Than He Thought For Interfering With a Police Officer
A Colorado man who led Wyoming state troopers on a wild high-speed chase in June, has been sentenced to prison after reaching a plea deal.
47-year-old Kenneth Movellan of Berthoud pleaded guilty to felony interference with a police officer.
Troopers chased Movellan from Interstate 25 to Interstate 80.
Then Movellan drove on the prairie and continued to flee on county roads, until his vehicle broke down.
He was also accused of trying to ram troopers' vehicles.
The plea agreement called for Movellan to be sentenced to be between one and three years.
But he told the judge that he didn't think that the punishment fit the crime, since no one was hurt.
The judge agreed that it wasn't appropriate and made the minimum sentence 1 1/2 years instead.