Arizona man sentenced to prison for Alabama car-jacking

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - An Arizona man was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in prison for a car-jacking in west Alabama.

Stacy Drake, 36, of Phoenix, Ariz., was sentenced to 22 years in prison Wednesday by U.S. District Judge R. David Proctor, according to U.S. District Attorney Joyce White Vance in a statement to FOX6 News. In addition, Drake was ordered to serve five years supervised release after the prison term is completed and pay $2,500 restitution to the victim for his car.

Drake was convicted in May on federal charges of car-jacking, felon in possession of a firearm, and brandishing a firearm during the car-jacking. According to court records, Gordo Police arrested Drake on Feb. 21 for holding a man at gunpoint outside a store in Reform and taking the man's wallet and 1993 GMC Sonoma truck. They made the arrest after DRAKE led the police on a high-speed chase down Pickens County Road 63 before wrecking the stolen car.

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