NEWS & EVENTS
January 15, 2019
Chris Connolly, Lauderdale Co DA
We have welcomed the new year full of optimism!
During the first week of the year, Veterans Court was launched in our circuit. We are excited about this court which focuses on the n...
November 7, 2017
Chris Connolly, Lauderdale Co. DA
On October 19, 2017, while standing before a jury delivering a closing argument, my colleague and friend, Jean Darby, collapsed. I, along with others in the courtroom, rushed to tr...
October 18, 2017
A WARRANT LIST of names, for those in Lauderdale County with past due fines and court costs, can now be accessed on the daconnolly.com website as a PDF for downloading and printing...
February 4, 2017
The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals upheld convictions in two cases from Lauderdale County in decisions released on Friday, February 3rd.
State v Jeremy Williams:...
August 24, 2016
Addi Whitaker (photo used with permission)
The manslaughter trial of Robert Chase Capley consumed this week. Capley was charged with manslaughter for recklessly causing the death of...
May 10, 2016
On Thursday, May 4th, Mark Montgomery entered a guilty plea to capital murder for killing Clo Stoner and JoAnna Strickland Butler in March 2014. He will be sentenced to Life Withou...
May 27, 2015
Investigator Jerry Pearson has Defendant demontrate his strangulation of Lula Addison.
The Death of Lula Addison (State v Eugene Jones):
Chief Assistant DA Will Powell and I spent...
April 4, 2015
Chris Connolly, Lauderdale County DA