Dupo man receives 62-year prison sentence for multiple crimes - KMOV.com

Dupo man receives 62-year prison sentence for multiple crimes

(KMOV) -- A 31-year-old man is sentenced to 62 years in prison for crimes involving kidnapping, drugs, weapons and extortion after being found guilty in August 2011.

Thomas Cureton was found guilty of distributing crack cocaine across from Franklin Elementary School in Belleville.  He was also guilty of kidnapping an 18-year-old woman and taking her to Washington Park where he bound and beat her while threatening her with a knife and a firearm.

Cureton also received a $100,000 fine, an $800 special assessment and 12 years of supervised release.

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