Scottsbluff man who threatened to shoot girlfriend gets prison term

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Posted: Thursday, October 24, 2013 12:00 am

SCOTTSBLUFF — A Scottsbluff man was sentenced in Scotts Bluff County District Court Wednesday to a maximum of 13 years in prison for threatening to shoot his girlfriend.

John Tharp, 48, was sentenced to seven to 13 years in prison after being found guilty by a jury in September on one count of terroristic threats, two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and one count of third-degree domestic assault.

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