Appeal denied for man sentenced in freeway shootings - WNEM TV 5

Appeal denied for man sentenced in freeway shootings

Posted: Updated:
Raulie Casteel Raulie Casteel
LANSING, MI (AP) -

The Michigan Supreme Court has denied an appeal from a man who kept a swath of southeastern Michigan on edge for weeks by shooting at two-dozen vehicles along a busy highway corridor.

The Livingston Daily Press & Argus reports the state's high court announced its decision on Wednesday, affirming the 2014 conviction of Raulie Casteel on a combination of terrorism and weapons charges. The state's appeals court last year upheld the conviction by a Livingston County jury.

Casteel was sentenced in March 2014 to 18 to 40 years in prison, adding to the six-plus-year sentence that stemmed from a related case in Oakland County. His earliest chance for parole is November 2030.

Casteel's attorney argued his client was troubled but not a terrorist.

Copyright 2016 Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly
WNEM
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2017, WNEM; Saginaw, MI. (A Meredith Corporation Station) . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.