Louisa Man Sentenced For Kidnapping, Domestic Violence

Louisa Man Sentenced For Kidnapping, Domestic Violence

Photo: WINA

A Louisa County man has been sentenced for kidnapping his estranged wife and sexually assaulting her in a West Virginia motel two years ago. 48-year-old Thomas Faulls (pictured) of Mineral was sentenced to nearly 25 years in prison during a hearing in Charlottesville federal court. The woman was able to get away after getting Faulls drunk at a nearby restaurant and being saved by two good Samaritans. Prosecutors say the marriage had ended after more than 20 years of domestic abuse. On top of the prison term, Faulls will have to register as a sex offender when he’s released, and he’ll be on supervised probation for 15 years.

Latest Stories

in Entertainment

We’ve reached the ‘future’ as it was envisioned in ‘Back To The Future’


We're still waiting on those flying cars ... but almost everything else was predicted in the '80s film franchise has come close to being true.

in National, World

Obama makes pitch to win support for Pacific trade pact


U.S. President Barack Obama kicked off a sales pitch for a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade agreement.

in Sports, Viral Videos

WATCH: Peewee footballers ‘Whip’ and ‘Nae Nae’ instead of playing


That moment when you're supposed to be playing football but your jam comes on ...