Webb sentenced in Falmouth

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By Becky Barnes

After Bass Webb withdrew his withdrawal of a guilty plea Wednesday in Pendleton County, the judge sentenced him to 50 years in prison.
The sentence will be tacked on to a 15-year sentence already issued on Fayette County charges for 65 years.
Webb appeared in Pendleton County Circuit Court with Judge Jay Delaney presiding Wednesday afternoon for a ruling on Webb’s Aug. 15 motion to withdraw his July 18 guilty plea to the murder of Bryia Runiewicz.
Webb killed Runiewicz in her New Lair Road home on July 31, 2009, while her children were asleep in the home.
He then drove to the Bourbon County Detention Center where he tried to run down two jail officials with Runiewicz’s vehicle.
Police captured Webb on U.S. 27 between Cynthiana and Paris after the vehicle caught fire.
According to previous reports, Webb told police then that he had killed his ex-girlfriend.
Webb was convicted in Bourbon County on two attempted murder accounts and sentenced to 50 years.
His new jail time will run concurrent with the Bourbon County sentence.
It will run consecutively with a Fayette County conviction on charges of third degree assault and persistent felony offender. Those charges stem from an altercation at the Fayette County Detention Center where Webb was being held following his arrest on the Bourbon County charges.
Since his conviction in Fayette and Bourbon counties, he has been incarcerated at the Eastern KentuckyCorrection Center in West Liberty, Ky.

Webb will still stand trial in Montgomery County for the murder of Sabrina Vaughn, another former girlfriend.