Bradley Jason Richardson,
coonhunter

United States

#164 Apr 19, 2012
The prosecutor told us that if he is convicted of all charges then he will do a minimum of 30 years because there are actually 8 counts.. he was charged with one count especially aggravated kidnapping which carries by itself 15 yrs. then he has 2 counts of aggravated rape also carries 15 years on each count 3 counts aggravated assault which carries 6 to 10 years each count one count DUI which is also 6 to 10 years and one count of leaving the scene of an accident which carries 5 years. They said they will not accept them running all the counts together that some of them will have to be run consecutive. So if convicted we wont be seeing him for quite a while if he makes it in prison....
Thanks for the info

Blacksburg, VA

#165 Apr 20, 2012
Sounds like they mean business. I hope he does serve a long sentence. They let him get away with what he did to Becky and what he did to Amber was just as bad as murder in my opinion because that is exactly what he was trying to do to her. If they let him go someone around here will probably end up taking justice into their own hands. Either that or he will move and assume a new identity and I am afraid to think of what he will do to another woman. I noticed that every comment on here that is marked spam, mean, disagree, cluless, nuts. Are there really people who are backing him up? Rather than judge comments I would like to see what these people have to say? Why shouldn't he be sentenced to prison? Tell us what you think.
coonhunter

United States

#166 Apr 21, 2012
Everyone knows the person that is judging these comments is Carla... there isn't anyone else that will back him up because everyone knows that o matter what happened....NO ONE deserves to be beat to death... he doesn't and she didn't. If he was that unhappy with her or IF she did something to make him mad... break up with her PERIOD. They weren't married he could have stopped messing with her and have nothing else to do with her. Why is it in ths area men feel it is okay to beat on teir wives or girlfriends.. It is NOT ok for anyone to beat on another person PERIOD. also Carla has been making comments that 10 more minutes and Brad wouldn't be in this situation and younow what... unfortunately she is right 10 or 15 more minutes and Amber would not be alive..... they didn't think she would make the lifeflight to UT and did not expect her to be alive when Bobbie made it to the hospital.
April

United States

#167 Apr 25, 2012
If my son done the things the he done I would not condone it or defend him. His actions would break my heart but I would not want him free to hurt any one else. How could he be innocent in this? I am sure the girl did not do this to her self and the injuries she suffered were not caused by any accident. From what I read he claimed they had a car wreck and she suffered the injuries because she was leaned over. The car would have had to be completely totaled for that to be true. And he did not go to the hospital for weeks or even days. Strange this car accident nearly took her life and he walked away with a couple of scratches. And what about the condition of the place they were at? I guess someone else smashed everything in there while they were gone being involved in the car wreck. Anyone who would back him up is delusional and needs to have their head examined too, parent or not. Thank god this strong lady survived. justice will prevail.
April

United States

#168 Apr 25, 2012
What I was trying to say was no matter what excuse anyone can say to his defense it don't make sense. He did it and there is evidence of it, not just his word against anyone else. Anyone who wants to back him up has issues of their own
WOW

Redmond, WA

#169 May 3, 2012
thats brad's problem .carla she always got him out of trouble .she is from a family of abuse seems he would knw the pain instead of acting like brad is normal,he is not.he is an horror to any woman.i knew him. but hate to say it.i seen becky when she was pregant,pitful.she wouldnt even look up.had a hoodie on weight about 80 lbs.he deserves to rot for what he did to her.he and all his so called friends beat their g/f or wives.none of them are ralmen bunch chicken shitt men.want to thank coonhunter for keep us all up to date,noone else would do this. thank you.when does he go back to court??
WOW

Redmond, WA

#170 May 3, 2012
sorry for repeat,how can i get them off ,i mean what i said just not so many times
coonhunter

United States

#171 May 3, 2012
Ok here is the absolute latest on his case. On August 13th at 9:00 is his next court date. It will be his first appearance before the circuit judge except for his arraignment where the judge read his charges and officially accepted his plea. This court date is called a non-jury day, Brad will appear in court the prosecutor will tell him the amount of time he is seeking on these charges and then Brad has a chance to accept them or decide to take it to a jury trial. If the prosecution and Brad come up with an agreement on the number of years he will serve then he will be sentanced and sent off to prison otherwise he will sit in the county jail longer for a jury trial. The prosecutor just told me that he does not intend at this point to offer him less than a min of 30 years. He told me to make sure Amber was in court that day so in case there is any last minute issues he needs to discuss with her he can do it on the spot. The example he gave me was that Brad's public defender may say he will take 25 years, then he and Amber will have to get together and see if she is willing to accept the 25 year sentance and dispose of the case. If they dont come up with a settlement then he can request the trial in front of the judge that day and let the judge decide. His other choice is a jury trial which would then be set in October. Thanks for all the interest. If anyone wants to come this would be the day to do it. If they want to say something to the judge for him to consider before he imposes a sentance then this would be the first opportunity this MIGHT be done. If it goes to a jury MIGHT ean opportunity to voice this to the judge. If o agreementor hearing in from of a judge happens and it goes to a jury trial, then you all will have to wait until he is found guilty do speak at the sentancing hearing.
coonhunter

United States

#172 May 3, 2012
I know I shoudl have re-read this before posting the text... lol this paragraph below reads as:::
(in the above post)

"If it goes to a jury MIGHT ean opportunity to voice this to the judge. If o agreementor hearing in from of a judge happens and it goes to a jury trial, then you all will have to wait until he is found guilty do speak at the sentancing hearing."

It SHOULD have said this......

If it goes to a jury then you will have to wait until he is found guilty to speak with the judge at a senancing hearing... But this MIGHT be an opportunity to voice your opinion to the judge. It could determine if he is lienient with Brad or very strict with Brad and help determine if he accepts Brad's agreement or not.

Sorry for the typo's and incomplete sentances... my brain sometimes goes faster than my typing lol....
I do

Braxton, MS

#174 May 4, 2012
it all good coonhunter we thank u for the input and day by day update that for sure
a3wy6

Brentwood, TN

#175 May 5, 2012
He shouldn't get off with just 30 years for everything he has done to women and got away with. I hope he gets ass raped everyday for the rest of his life. he is a worthless piece of crap!!! and so is Carla!
wow

Redmond, WA

#176 Jun 25, 2012
yr a good man coonhunter thank for heling us al
coonhunter

United States

#177 Aug 15, 2012
For those who are following this...Brad's plea hearing resulted in nothing another hearing is scheduled for Nov 5th at 9:00 am maybe then we can put him away for life. Just wanted to keep you updated.
Thanks

Natural Bridge, VA

#178 Aug 21, 2012
Thanks for the info Coon Hunter
old family friend

Vinton, VA

#180 Aug 26, 2012
Amber honey, I'm not sure if you read these or not but this is directed just to you. I'll start by saying that I don't know you as a woman, I can only remember you as the little girl that I seen when I was friends with your parents many years ago. You were such a cutie and full of spunk! You didn't care to tell anyone what was on your mind or how you felt. Your mom used to get so frustrated over you being so outspoken but in the end, I do believe that your personality is going to be an advantage during this whole ordeal with Brad. I knew Brad as well. We used to hang out in the same circle of people and there were times he was around me and my friends. I never in a million years thought he was capable of doing the things that was done to you or to Becky. He always seemed so reserved and quiet...but that just goes to show that looks can be deceiving!
I know that you are upset that people are saying that you've given up on this case or that you're not pushing the charges....we all know this is not true. The people that are out there saying this are obviously NOT your true friends. These people are just gossipers who like to make the situation harder than what it already is. I can't imagine the pain and anquish that you are feeling. However, I do know what it's like to be in an abusive relationship. I was in one for 3 years.....far too long! My ex-husband is currently in jail due to the abuse and is scheduled to be released next year. I was choked unconcious twice and left to die the second time. Luckily, God had other plans for me and that wasn't my time to go. And the same for you, that horrible night, it just wasn't your time either! Please don't let the things that people say affect you in any way! Channel that anger and hatred into making sure that Brad never sees the light of day again! You are a strong lady! We all know this! You have real family and friends that support you and will back you up til the end. After this is all over, and I mean once Brad IS convicted and sent to prison, release that hatred and move on. I just wanted to let you know that there's alot of people out there that support you no matter what happens. God will make sure that Brad pays for what he has done to you and to Becky. I sincerely hope that justice is served for the Huffman family as well. I am so sorry that you had to go through this. My heart breaks for you and for everyone involved...including the children. I wish nothing but the best for you and I will continue to pray for everyone daily. Please stay strong and remember that you have support from all over the area. I don't even live in Wise County, I actually live in Lee County....and the people here are supporting you as well. Hang in there sweetie, this too shall pass!:)
coonhunter

Salem, VA

#181 Aug 26, 2012
old family friend wrote:
Amber honey, I'm not sure if you read these or not but this is directed just to you. I'll start by saying that I don't know you as a woman, I can only remember you as the little girl that I seen when I was friends with your parents many years ago. You were such a cutie and full of spunk! You didn't care to tell anyone what was on your mind or how you felt. Your mom used to get so frustrated over you being so outspoken but in the end, I do believe that your personality is going to be an advantage during this whole ordeal with Brad. I knew Brad as well. We used to hang out in the same circle of people and there were times he was around me and my friends. I never in a million years thought he was capable of doing the things that was done to you or to Becky. He always seemed so reserved and quiet...but that just goes to show that looks can be deceiving!I know that you are upset that people are saying that you've given up on this case or that you're not pushing the charges....we all know this is not true. The people that are out there saying this are obviously NOT your true friends. These people are just gossipers who like to make the situation harder than what it already is. I can't imagine the pain and anquish that you are feeling. However, I do know what it's like to be in an abusive relationship. I was in one for 3 years.....far too long! My ex-husband is currently in jail due to the abuse and is scheduled to be released next year. I was choked unconcious twice and left to die the second time. Luckily, God had other plans for me and that wasn't my time to go. And the same for you, that horrible night, it just wasn't your time either! Please don't let the things that people say affect you in any way! Channel that anger and hatred into making sure that Brad never sees the light of day again! You are a strong lady! We all know this! You have real family and friends that support you and will back you up til the end. After this is all over, and I mean once Brad IS convicted and sent to prison, release that hatred and move on. I just wanted to let you know that there's alot of people out there that support you no matter what happens. God will make sure that Brad pays for what he has done to you and to Becky. I sincerely hope that justice is served for the Huffman family as well. I am so sorry that you had to go through this.and the people here are supporting you as well. Hang in there sweetie, this too shall pass!:)
Thanks for saying all this. As far as I know she is not reading this but I will print it and make sure she see's it. Excellent words for sure. But what most people don't realize is that Amber IS NOT prosecuting Brad the State of Tennessee is... he was caught in the act it is not an allegation from Amber that has to be proven. The D.A. said that even if Amber didn’t testify (which isn’t happening by the way) they have enough that “he won’t be seeing Virginia for a long time maybe never”. So NO she isn’t giving up she has been at every hearing she is suppose to be at and cooperated with the investigators fully. If people think she is not thinking about this every day they are sorely mistaken. She has panic attacks and bad dreams nightly over this still… Just because you don’t see them does not mean they are not happening. Also I would like to say that I feel real bad for the Huffman’s and would love to see Brad in jail for the rest of his life for what he has done to ALL the women he has done this to. It hasn’t been only these 2 there have been more. But this case is not about Becky or what happened to her. I hope and pray this gives them some closure seeing him in prison. But this case isn’t about them or her it is still Amber’s case and we don’t want to do anything that will jeopardize her case. He deserves to be in prison for the rest of his life… For all the girls he did this to.
old friend

Blacksburg, VA

#182 Aug 26, 2012
Thank you very much! I just wanted her to know that she has support from people she doesn't even know. This is a terrible thing for her to deal with. I understand that this is Amber's case and hopefully the outcome will help shed some light on the other atrocious things he has done as well. Brad doesn't need to be free under any circumstances and Amber should never have to live in fear of this man. I really shouldn't call him a man because a real man would never do such horrible things to women like he has. It is so hard finding the right words to say to someone in this position, such as Amber. I only want her to know that people have NOT forgotten about this and that she is in our thoughts and prayers everyday. Brad will get what he deserves......
lovedherbrother

Charlottesville, VA

#183 Oct 25, 2012
how is ambers progress? her health? good i hope. may god bless her everyday!!!
wondering

Salem, VA

#184 Nov 4, 2012
lovedherbrother wrote:
how is ambers progress? her health? good i hope. may god bless her everyday!!!
She is having issues with her brain. She forgets a lot and is having of anger issues. It us really becoming a problem with her family. She still doesn't want to stay by herself at night and wakes up with night mares.
jen leigh

Norton, VA

#185 Nov 5, 2012
Please remember Amber...she has to go to court today over this situation.. love you Amber

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