By Suzie Schottelkotte
The Lakeland Ledger
BARTOW, Fl. — A Lakeland man who tried to run down a Polk County sheriff's deputy during a chase through the yards of a Lakeland neighborhood in 2007 has been sentenced to life imprisonment.
A Circuit Court jury found Dennis Kirk Thompson, 61, guilty in March of armed robbery, armed burglary and fleeing police.
Fla. man gets life for trying to ram patrol car during pursuit