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11.30.16: Defendant Convicted for Murder of Infant

Damian Porter was convicted by a jury of the second-degree murder of Graeson Byrd and assault on a child resulting in death. …

11.29.16: Defendants Convicted for Liquor Store Robberies, Shooting

Demetrius Johnson and David Bell were convicted by a jury of three counts of robbery. The jury also found true allegations t…

11.23.16: Defendants Convicted in Crime Spree Involving Multiple Robberies and Rape

Anthony Cotton was convicted by a jury of kidnapping for purposes of robbery, first-degree residential robbery, second-degree…

11.22.16: Defendant Convicted for Abusing, Killing Dog Found in BBQ

Jesse Tom was convicted by a jury of felony animal abuse, resisting arrest, and attempted arson. The jury also found true th…

11.18.16: Defendant Sentenced for Series of Car Thefts, Purse Snatchings

The Honorable Marjorie Koller sentenced David Ferris to 23 years and 4 months, plus 25 years to life in prison. On June 13, …

11.17.16: Woman Convicted for Murder of 84-Year-Old Man

Tiana Smith-Anderson was convicted by a jury for the second-degree murder of Singh B. Singh. The jury also found true that S…

11.16.16: Repeat DUI Offender Sentenced for Gross Vehicular Manslaughter

The Honorable Geoffrey Goodman sentenced Joseph Short to 15 years to life in prison. On October 13, 2016, Short pled to gros…


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