'Doomsday prepper' sentenced to prison time - FOX 13 News

'Doomsday prepper' sentenced to prison time

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ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) -

A St. Petersburg man who claimed to be preparing for "doomsday" was sentenced to more than eight years in prison.

Jason Thomas, 32, was arrested in February for having a house full of guns, ammo, and drugs. Police found 29 guns, bullet proof vests, cocaine and marijuana at his home on 37th Street North.

Thomas claimed he was a "doomsday prepper" who was stockpiling the items to prepare for the end of the world.

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