Finally after a long nine months of anticipation justice has been served. Judge Beverly W. Snukals of the Richmond Circuit Court sentenced James E. Carr to fifty years in prison. The sentence includes 40 years in prison for murdering unarmed bail bondsman James W. Woolfolk III and will run consecutive to the 10 years that Carr had in Henrico County on a prior robbery conviction.
James W. Woolfolk, 39, was shot to death on March 6, 2008 while trying to arrest James Carr for skipping a court appearance on a felony drug charge. He was brutally shot three times from behind after finding Carr hiding in a bedroom closet.
James W. Woolfolk is the first bail bondsman killed in Virginia while on duty. Woolfoolk was a hard working bailbondsman and businessman. He was survived by his 14 year old daughter.
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