Man gets 20 years for gas station robbery, inmate assault

TWIN FALLS - A Tennessee man who robbed a Twin Falls gas station has been sentenced to at least 20 years for the robbery and other incidents in the county jail.

The Times-News reports that 26-year-old Cody William James Meade on Tuesday was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison after previously pleading guilty to robbing a gas station in May and several other felonies that occurred while he was in custody.

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Meade racked up close to 20 felony charges after he arrest while in jail. At one point, Meade took another inmate hostage with a broken mirror frame and a shard of glass. During another incident, he had to be restrained by eight deputies while he screamed at them calling for them to use a stun gun on him.

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