Ex-city attorney gets 38 months

Thomson, formerassistant learn fate

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Posted: September 27, 2011

The Winchester Star

Ex-Winchester Commonwealth's Attorney Paul Thomson arrives, along with sons Sam, Gus and Jim, at federal court in Harrisonburg Monday to face sentencing for evidence-tampering and a drug conviction. He will serve 38 months in prison. (Photo by Joel Danoy)
Jim Thomson (from left) opens the door for his father, former Winchester Commonwealth's Attorney Paul Thomson, as other family members, sons Sam and Gus and wife, Anna, enter U.S. District Court on Monday in Harrisonburg. (Photo by Joel Danoy)

HARRISONBURG- A federal judge sentenced former Winchester Commonwealth's Attorney Paul Hampton Thomson on Monday to more than three years in prison for evidence-tampering and drug possession.


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