Phillip Timmons of Delmar, Maryland was sentenced Monday in Virginia Beach Circuit Court. Timmons abducted a former girlfriend in December of 2015 and was arrested when Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel stopped his vehicle to get him to remove surfboards because of high winds on the bridge. The girlfriend alerted police and Timmons was arrested.

Timmons received a sentence of 13 years with 8 years suspended giving him 5 years to serve.