Santa Rosa, CA – December 20, 2016 –
Ronnie Paul Threadgill, 24-years-old of Santa Rosa, was sentenced today
to 22 years in state prison by the Honorable Jaime Thislethwaite after having
pleaded no-contest in November to charges of attempted murder causing paralysis
with a firearm, and attempted robbery.
Attorney Ravitch stated, “This was a senseless crime by a selfish man.
The lives of the victim and her family are forever impacted, and the defendant
has only himself to blame for his future.”
resulted from an incident on July 10th, 2015 when the defendant
robbed his victim at gunpoint during an act of prostitution. The
defendant took $190 from the victim and as she attempted to flee the room, he
shot her in the leg and the back of the neck. As a result of the gunshot
wounds the victim was rendered quadriplegic.
The case was
prosecuted by Chief Deputy District Attorney Spencer Brady and Deputy District
Attorney Emily Malfatti, assisted by District Attorney Investigators Tim
Dempsey and Kris Allen. Rohnert Park Public Safety Department
headed the investigation.