The woman who, in June, pled guilty to shooting a Columbia County Deputy was sentenced on Tuesday.
A copy of the plea agreement, released earlier in the week, shows Tamika Bumpass, 23, was given a maximum of 40 years for the 30 counts she pled guilty to, including aggravated assault upon a peace officer and escape while armed with a dangerous weapon.
Under the agreement, she was sentenced to 20 years on each of thosecounts - under which the remaining 28 counts fall under. That time will be served consecutively.
The agreement also addresses the possibility of an appeal, by stating Bumpass waives her right to an appeal of her plea, conviction and sentence.
The sentencing ends a four month journey for Bumpass through the Columbia County legal system that began on April 16, when she was arrested on several fraud charges.
The 23 charges stemming from her fraud arrest were sentenced to run concurrently with the charges stemming from the shooting incident.
On April 19, while being transported from a Richmond County jail, Bumpass initiated a struggle with Transportation Office Glenda Shelton that saw Shelton get shot once in the upper left chest area and Bumpass escape. She was caught 12 hours later.
On May 30, Bumpass told a judge she was innocent of all charges, and officials on both sides said they would go about preparing for trial.
In late June, District Attorney Danny Graig said Bumpass' attorney told him the plea of innocent would be changed to guilty.
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