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Tue November 12, 2013
Chavez Sentenced To 30 Months For Planned Bartlesville Attack
A 19-year-old has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for planning an attack at Bartlesville High School that was never carried out.
The Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise reports Sammie Eaglebear Chavez was sentenced Tuesday by Washington County District Judge Curtis DeLapp.
He was convicted in September of planning a mass shooting and bombing, though no attack was carried out. The jury recommended the 30-month sentence.
Chavez testified that he was joking about an attack, calling it a misunderstanding.
He sat quietly in handcuffs during Tuesday's hearing, speaking only to confirm that he understood the sentence.
The teen was arrested Dec. 14, 2012, the same day as the deadly shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn.
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