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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Mississippi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, January 6, 2020

Georgia Woman Sentenced to almost 20 Years in Prison for Aiding Armed Robberies during Violent Rampage

Jackson, Miss.– Sharae Threadgill, 21, of Georgia, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III to 238 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for aiding and abetting two business robberies and the use of firearms to facilitate the robberies, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Michele Sutphin with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Threadgill was also ordered to pay a $1500 fine.

On March 25, 2019, Threadgill aided another person in robberies of a Jimmy John’s restaurant in Meridian and of a McDonald’s in Brandon.  Threadgill drove the vehicle used during both robberies and provided a firearm used in both robberies.  She was subsequently arrested by Warren County Sheriff deputies in Vicksburg.

On April 16, 2019, Threadgill was charged federally  with aiding and abetting two business robberies and the use of firearms to facilitate the robberies.  She pleaded guilty before Judge Jordan on October 4, 2019.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case.  It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lynn Murray.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Updated January 10, 2020