Tamani Thompson Of Casper Found Guilty Of Aggravated Assault; Labeled As Habitual Criminal
The verdict is in for a Casper man accused of beating up his girlfriend.
A jury has found Tamani Thompson guilty on three of four counts of aggravated assault and battery, and one count of domestic battery third offense.
He also acknowledged his prior criminal record, and has been labeled as a habitual offender.
Investigators with the Casper Police Department say in early May, officers responded to a residence on Breck Avenue and met up with the victim who had various bruises on her face and hands.
The victim said she had been asleep when she was abruptly awakened by Thompson who started attacking her, stating he had found something on her cell phone that suggested infidelity.
Officers eventually found Thompson shortly after they received another call, that he was trying to re-enter the residence where the attack took place.
They noticed he had freshly dried blood on his hands and on his t-shirt.
Thompson refused to answer any more questions regarding what had happened.
Normally aggravated assault is punishable by up to 10 years in prison, however with the habitual criminal tag, Thompson could end up behind bars for 10-to-50 years.
His prior criminal history includes convictions out of Cheyenne for felony drug possession and domestic battery.
Thompson is being held without bond and will be sentenced at a later date.