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Wendell Blount sentenced to 120 months in cyclist death

The sentence is concurrent with another sentence he is serving (the 21 months for jumping bail).

Prior coverage of his case here and here, and also, here, of his unsuccessful attempt to join the bird gang.

Wendell Blount, nabbed in Baton Rouge

Months after he took flight after he was convicted but before being sentenced in federal court, Wendell Blount got nabbed by federal officers in Baton Rouge.  Patsy Brumfield writes:

Former Calhoun County businessman Wendell Blount is back in custody after six months on the run from prison time.

U.S. Marshals said Friday they arrested […]

More on U.S. v. Blount

A couple of updates on the Wendell Blount case.  The Daily Journal reports that David Hill of Oxford is going to be Blount’s lawyer in the case.  Patsy Brumfield’s story reports some of Blount’s history:

Blount has been in and out of the legal system over the years. Federal court records show he was […]

Wendell Blount of Calhoun Cty indicted for vehicular homicide

Wendell Blount, one of the more colorful characters in Calhoun County, has been indicted for vehicular homicide– he is accused of having been under the influence of morphine, driving on the Natchez Trace, when he ran over a bicycling Dutch tourist/journalist April 22nd.

I’m quite familiar with Mr. Blount– my firm held a six […]