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‘Mountain Man’ burglary suspect gets 10 1/2 years in prison

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Posted at 10:41 AM, Jun 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-09 13:00:37-04

ST. GEORGE — The notorious “Mountain Man” burglary suspect, Troy Knapp, has been sentenced to more than a decade in prison.

During an appearance in U.S. District Court here, Knapp was sentenced to 10 1/2 years in federal prison on weapons charges, FOX 13’s Zach Whitney reports.

Knapp is due in 5th District Court later today where he is expected to strike a deal with state prosecutors on burglaries stemming across seven counties. He faces 45 counts.

Knapp, who gained notoriety for leading police on a lengthy cat-and-mouse game as he burglarized cabins, was arrested last year near Manti.

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