By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
June 13, 2015
Milwaukee, WI - On Friday, David Thompson Jr., 20, a convicted armed robber was sentenced by Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge J.D. Watts to 64 years in prison for six felony counts, two for armed robbery (12 years in prison/10 years supervision), two for armed robbery with one use of force and the other threat of force (12 years in prison/10 years supervision), 1st-degree reckless endangering safety (5 years in prison/5 supervision) and felon with possession of a weapon (5 years in prison/5 supervision). Thompson will do 34 years in prison mandatory and 30 years of extended supervision, according to court records.
Thompson was convicted for four armed robberies between April and May in 2014. In each robbery, it involved Marquette University students.
According to the criminal complaint, Thompson enjoy putting a handgun in victims faces and temple. He liked to watch victims begged for their lives and would then suddenly run from the area. Thompson was previously charged in 2011 and sent to prison in 2012 for a armed robbery, but just two months after he was released he began to rob people again.
Johnny A. Sellers, 21, was Thompson's accomplice in the April and May armed robberies. Sellers is Thompson's cousin.
Sellers was charged in May 2014 with two felony counts for armed robbery with treat of force and pled no contest on April 2015. He will be sentenced on June 22. Sellers is facing up to 40 years in prison on each count and $100K in fines on each count.