Trial Docket / Prosecutions

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JURY TRIALS:

Week of August 16, 2021

NOTE:  Jury trials were cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Cases of note that settled:

Jonathan Keith - Pled guilty to Robbery in the first degree. Sentenced to 20 years in prison by Judge Powell.

Charles Bradley Montgomery - Pled guilty to manslaughter of his father. Agreed upon sentence - 20 years. Formal sentencing set in October.

Verde Beede - Pled guilty to sexual misconduct; Sentence includes a lifetime Protection from Abuse Order and lifetime sex offender registration. Sentenced by Judge Ben Graves.

 

Week of February 10, 2020

Judge Ben Graves

 

State v Tamra Sharp

Charge:  Manslaughter (2 counts)

Prosecutors:  Chris Connolly

Defense Attorney:  Brad Phillips

Result:  GUILTY pleas - as charged to two counts of manslaughter

Sentence:  10 years, split to serve 2 years in prison

Week of October 21, 2019

Judge Ben Graves

 

State v Timothy V Murphy

Charge:  Attempted Murder of Deputy Randall McCrary

Prosecutors:  Chris Connolly and Will Gieske

Defense Attorney:  Jim Engelthaler

Result:  GUILTY as charged

Sentence:  On November 8, 2019, Judge Ben Graves sentenced Murphy to 99 years in prison.

 

Week of September 9, 2019

 

State v Khadedryck Todd (Victim:  Anthony Coleman)

Charge:  Murder

Prosecutors:  Angie Hamilton

Defense Attorney:  Tim Case

Result:  GUILTY Plea to Manslaughter

Sentence:  Twenty (20) Years; split to serve 5 years in prison

The family of Anthony Coleman requested that the case be resolved in this manner after the jury was selected.

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Week of October 15, 2018

Judge Wil Powell

 

State v Zachariah Reeves

Charge:  Sodomy 1st and Attempted Sodomy 1st

Prosecutor: Angie Hamilton

Defense Attorney: Jamey Poss

Result:  GUILTY Plea to Attempted Sodomy 1st

Agreed Sentence:  Fifteen(15) years; split to serve 18 months in prison.  Lifetime Sex Offender Registration

 

Week of October 15, 2018

Judge Ben Graves

 

State v Daniel Keen

Charge: Sex Abuse 1st

Prosecutor:  Angie Hamilton

Defense Attorney:  Temberly Sledge

Result: GUIILTY plea

Agreed Sentence:  Ten(10) years, split to time served.  Lifetime Sex Offender Registration

 

week of June 11, 2018

Judge:  Gil Self

 

State v Steven Chase Stanfield 

Charge(s):  Capital Murder (2 counts - murders of Mike Linville and Marguerite Garcia)

Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly and Angie Hamilton

Defense Attorneys:  Jeff Austin and Melinda Morgan Austin

Result: GUILTY PLEA to two counts of murder

Sentence:  25 years in prison on each count to run concurrently

 

week of February 12, 2018

Judge Gil Self

 

State v Daryl Raymond Jr.

Charge(s):  Sexual Abuse of Child Under 12 -6 charges

Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly and Rennie Moody

Defense Attorney(s): Jim Engelthaler

Result:  GUILTY Pleas to Attempted Sex Abuse of a child under 12 (2 charges)

Agreed Sentence:  20 years; split to serve 4 years in prison followed by lifetime Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification

 

State v Warren Nicholas Hoffman

Charge(s):  Assault 1st - 2 charges

Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly and Rennie Moody

Defense Attorney(s): Jenny Behel-Thigpen

Result: GUILTY Plea as charged

Agreed Sentence:  126 months; split to serve 36 months in prison

 

State v Devin Harrison

Charge(s):  Manslaughter, Assault 1st, Assault 3rd

Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly

Defense Attorney(s):  Chris Smith

Result: Guilty Pleas to Criminally Negligent Homicide while impaired; Assault 1st

Agreed Sentence:  10 years, split to serve 24 months--with 12 months in prison followed by 12 months in work release

 

week of February 12, 2018

Judge Will Powell

 

State v Chris L. Liles

Charge(s):  Rape 1st - 3 charges and Sexual Abuse 1st - 3 charges

Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly

Defense Attorney(s):  Maurice McCaney

Result:  GUILTY Pleas - Sexual Abuse 1st degree - 2 charges

Agreed Sentence:  15 years in prison followed by lifetime Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification

 

week of December 11, 2017

Judge Ben Graves

 

State v Kenneth Lawson

Charge(s): Promoting Prison Contraband & Attempt to Distribute Controlled Substances

Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly and Rennie Moody

Defense Attorney(s): Tim Case

Result:  GUILTY Plea to Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substances

 

State v Jerry Minton

Charge(s): Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (meth)

Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly and Rennie Moody

Defense Attorney(s): Jared Bevis

Result:  Defendant failed to appear for trial. Bench Warrant issued for his arrest.

 

week of November 13, 2017

Judge Gil Self

 

State v Corey A. Davis

Charge(s): Rape, Human Trafficking

Prosecutor(s): Angie Hamilton

Defense Attorney(s): Marty Newell

Sentences:  Life in prison x2

 

week of October 16, 2017

Judge Gil Self

 

State v Alphonzo Ramon Jarmon

Charge(s): Murder of Charles Hugh Perkins

Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly and Rennie Moody

Defense Attorney(s): Jean Darby

Verdict:  GUILTY, as charged

Sentence:  Life in prison

 

week of December 11, 2017
Judge Ben Graves
 
State v Kenneth Lawson
Charge(s): Promoting Prison Contraband & Attempt to Distribute Controlled Substances
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly and Rennie Moody
Defense Attorney(s): Tim Case
Result:  GUILTY Plea to Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substances
 
State v Jerry Minton
Charge(s): Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (meth)
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly and Rennie Moody
Defense Attorney(s): Jared Bevis
Result:  Defendant failed to appear for trial. Bench Warrant issued for his arrest.
 
week of November 13, 2017
Judge Gil Self
 
State v Corey A. Davis
Charge(s): Rape, Human Trafficking
Prosecutor(s): Angie Hamilton
Defense Attorney(s): Marty Newell
Sentences:  Life in prison x2
 
week of October 16, 2017
Judge Gil Self
 
State v Alphonzo Ramon Jarmon
Charge(s): Murder of Charles Hugh Perkins
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly and Rennie Moody
Defense Attorney(s): Jean Darby
Verdict:  GUILTY, as charged
Sentence:  Life in prison
week of April 10, 2017
Judge Ben Graves
 
State v Timothy Murphy
Charge(s): Attempted Murder (Victim: Deputy Randall McCrary)
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly and Angie Hamilton
Defense Attorney(s): Vicky Willard
Verdict:  GUILTY as charged
Sentence:  99 years in prison
 
week of March 6, 2017
Judge Gil Self

 

State v Gary Weeks

Charge(s): Attempted Assault 1st; Attempting to Elude Law Enforcement
Prosecutor(s): Angie Hamilton
Defense Attorney(s): None - Defendant opted to represent himself
Verdict:  GUILTY as charged
 

week of April 10, 2017

Judge Ben Graves

 

State v Timothy Murphy

Charge(s): Attempted Murder (Victim: Deputy Randall McCrary)

Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly and Angie Hamilton

Defense Attorney(s): Vicky Willard

Verdict:  GUILTY as charged

Sentence:  99 years in prison

 

week of March 6, 2017

Judge Gil Self

 

State v Gary Weeks

Charge(s): Attempted Assault 1st; Attempting to Elude Law Enforcement

Prosecutor(s): Angie Hamilton

Defense Attorney(s): None - Defendant opted to represent himself

Verdict:  GUILTY as charged

 

week of January 9, 2017

Judge Gil Self

 

State v Shannon Johnson

Charge(s): Murder of Keith Barnett

Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly and Angie Hamilton

Defense Attorney(s): Chris Childers

Jury Verdict:  GUILTY of murder as charged.

Sentence:  Life in Prison

 

week of November 14, 2016

Judge Gil Self

 

State v Patrick Sherwood

Charge(s):  Financial Exploitation of Elderly 1st Degree

Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly

Defense Attorney(s):  Chuck Warren

Jury Verdict:  GUILTY as charged

 

week of October 17, 2016

Judge Mike Jones

 

State v Danny Robinson, Jr.

Charge(s):  Trafficking in Meth; Carrying Pistol without Permit; Promoting Prison Contraband

Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly

Defense Attorney(s):  Jamy Poss

Jury Verdict:  GUILTY as charged

 

State v Mandy Hays

Charge(s):  Theft 2nd Degree (Shoplifting at Belks)

Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly

Defense Attorney(s):  Tim Case

Result:  GUILTY plea to Theft 2nd Degree, as charged, after jury was selected

 

week of September 12, 2016

Judge Gil Self

 

State v Jeremy D Martin

Charge(s):  Manslaughter (Death of Heath Atkisson)

Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly and Angie Hamilton

Defense Attorney(s):  Tim Case

Result:  GUILTY Plea to Criminally Negligent Homicide (while impaired)

Sentence: 20 years; split to serve 5 years in prison

 

week of August 15, 2016

Judge Mike Jones

 

State v Robert Chase Capley

Charge(s):  Manslaughter

Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly

Defense Attorney(s):  Darryl Moon

Verdict:  GUILTY as charged

week of June 13, 2016
Judge Gil Self

 

State v Matthew Ray Tidwell

Charge(s):  Manslaughter; Assault 1st x 2
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s):  Dustin McCown
Settlement:  Defendant pled guilty to Manslaughter, as charged; Assault 3rd x2
Sentence:  Prison - 126 months; split to serve 33 months in prison; 12 months on each assault consecutive with each other, concurrent with 33 months prison sentence.
week of May 16, 2016
Judge Mike Jones

 

State v Brian Peden

Charge(s):  Manslaughter (Death of Shirley Brannon)
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s):  Tim Case
Verdict:  GUILTY of lesser offense - Criminally Negligent Homicide (misdemeanor)
Sentence:  Serve 12 months in Lauderdale County Detention Center
week of March 14, 2016
Judge Mike Jones

 

State v Terrance Garrett

Charge(s):  Burglary 1st, Robbery 1st, Attempted Murder, Shooting into Occupied Dwelling
Prosecutor(s):  Angie Hamilton
Defense Attorney(s):  Jim Engelthaler
Verdict:  GUILTY of Burglary 1st and Assault 2nd
week of February 8, 2016
Judge Gil Self

 

State v Shannon Ray Johnson

Charge(s):  Perjury in the 1st Degree
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s):  Chris Childers
Verdict:  GUILTY as charged
Sentencing:  Scheduled for March 9, 2016
week of January 11, 2016
Judge Mike Jones

 

State v Stephen D Parker

Charge(s):  Criminally Negligent Homicide by DUI (Death of Jamie Green); Assault 1st by DUI (Serious Injuries to Mannon Rogers)
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s):  Tim Case
Verdict:  Criminally Negligent Homicide
Assault 2nd
Conviction Upheld by Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals in decision released February 3, 2017 (to view the court's written memoradum opinion, click here).
 
week of December 7, 2015
Judge Gil Self

 

State v Timothy B Standfield

Charge(s):  Bank Robbery (1st Degree Robbery)
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly and Angie Hamilton
Defense Attorney(s):  Jim Engelthaler
Result:  GUILTY plea to 1st Degree Robbery with agreed sentence of 20 years in prison consecutive to 
an 11 year federal sentence for bank robbery
 
week of November 16, 2015
Judge Mike Jones

 

State v Jeremy Williams

Charge(s):  Capital Murder (Victim:  Brioni Rutland)
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly & Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s):  Chris Childers & Charlie Bottoms
Verdict: GUILTY of Murder
Sentence:  Life in Prison
Conviction Upheld by Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals in decision released February 3, 2017 (to view the court's written memoradum opinion, click here).
 
week of September 14, 2015
Judge Mike Jones

 

State v Ryan Wilkes (death of Landon Letsinger)
Charge(s):  Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance (NBomb)
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s):  Ralph Holt
Summary:  Ryan Wilkes pled guilty to Unlawful Distribution of a controlled substance to 17 year old Landon Letsinger. Landon lost his life due to ingesting the drugs supplied by Wilkes. The drug, NBomb, is a synthetic hallucinogenic substance. After much consultation with Landon's parents, we agreed to settle this matter with Wilkes pleading guilty to supplying the substance to Landon and receiving a 10 year sentence, split to serve 2 years in prison, followed by 1 year in our community corrections program on an ankle monitor. He is in the county jail awaiting a formal sentencing hearing, which is set for October 29, 2015.
 

State v Donnie Green

Charge(s): Theft 2nd degree

Prosecutor(s):  Will Powell

Defense Attorney(s):  Chuck Warren

Verdict: GUILTY of Theft 3rd degree

 

State v Ryon O'Neal Russell

Charge(s):  Bail Jumping 1st degree

Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly

Defense Attorney(s):  Tim Case

Result: GUILTY plea to Bail Jumping 1st degree – agreed sentence:  25 years to prison

 
week of June 15, 2015
Judge Mike Jones

 

State v Jeffery Taft Lee
Charge(s):  Manslaughter (Death of Gary Fields)
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s):  Jenny Behel Thigpen
Result:  GUILTY plea to Manslaughter with agreed 15 year sentence
 
State v Scott B. Jones
Charge(s):  Manslaughter (Death of Gavin Gray)
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s):  Chuck Warren
Result:  GUILTY plea to Criminally Negligent Homicide with agreed sentence of 10 years, split to serve two years in prison, followed by 60 months probation
week of May 18, 2015
Judge Gil Self

 

State v Eugene Jones
Charge(s):  Murder of Lu La Addison
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly and Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s):  Dustin McCown
Jury Verdict:  GUILTY of Manslaughter
week of April 13, 2015
Judge Mike Jones

 

State v Donald Housman
Charge(s):  Receiving Stolen Property
Prosecutor(s): Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s):  James Irby
Jury Verdict:  GUILTY
 
 
week of November 17th
Judge Mike Jones
 
State v Shannon Paul Brewer
Charge(s): Capital Murder, Assault 1st degree, Theft 1st degree
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly and Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s): Jeff Austin and Melinda Morgan Austin
Verdict:  GUILTY PLEA to Murder, Assault 1st, Theft 1st; Plea was entered into after discussions with the victim’s family and was approved by the victim’s family.
Agreed Sentence:  25 years for Murder, 20 years for Assault 1st, 20 years for Theft 1st
week of November 17th
Judge Gil Self
 
State v Jeremy Rose
Charge(s): Home Repair Fraud
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s): Dustin McCown
Verdict:  GUILTY of Home Repair Fraud
week of October 20th
Judge Mike Jones
 
State v Mark Whisman
Charge(s): Burglary 3rd
Prosecutor(s): Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s): Dustin McCown
Verdict:  GUILTY as charged
week of September 15th
Judge Gil Self
 
State v Raymond Clemmons
Charge(s): Capital Murder – death of Jerry Ivy
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly and Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s): Jean Darby and Vicky Willard
Verdict:  GUILTY of Felony Murder
Sentence:  (November 5, 2014) 20 Years
week of August 11th
Judge Mike Jones
 
State v Jeremiah Thompson
Charge(s): Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance (Crack Cocaine)
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s): Jamy Poss
Verdict:  GUILTY PLEA (after jury selection)
Sentencing Set:  September 24, 1014
 
State v Richard Patton
Charge(s): Robbery 1st and Burglary 1st
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s): John Odem
Verdict:  GUILTY PLEA to Robbery 2nd and Assault 1st
Sentence:  Agreed upon sentence of 20 years for Robbery and 5 years for Assault
to run consecutively, for total sentence of 25 years.
 
State v Christopher Phillips
Charge(s): Sexual Abuse of Child
Prosecutor(s): Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s): John Mays
Verdict:  GUILTY as charged to Sex Abuse of child under 12
Sentence:  Set Sept 24, 2014
week of May 12th
Judge Mike Jones
 
State v Robin Horton
Charge(s): Sexual Abuse 1st degree
Prosecutor(s): Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s): Dustin McCown
Verdict:  GUILTY PLEA as charged. Sentence:  6 years.
The victim was consulted and approved this settlement.
The Defendant will be required to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.
 
State v Andrew Hamer
Charge(s): Armed Robbery (Robbery 1st degree)
Prosecutor(s): Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s): Johnny Franks
GUILTY PLEA as charged. No agreement regarding sentencing.
The Defendant will be sentenced by Judge Jones in June 2014.
week of April 14, 2014
Judge Gil Self
 
State v Joseph L Thomas
Charge(s): Sexual Abuse of Child & Sodomy 1st degree
Prosecutor(s): Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s): Dustin McCown
Verdict:  GUILTY as charged
 
week of April 14, 2014
Judge Mike Jones
 
State v Kenneth Durley
Charge(s): Unlawful Distribution of Cocaine (2 counts)
Prosecutor(s): Angie Hamilton
Defense Attorney(s): Tim Case
GUILTY PLEA to one count of Unlawful Distribution of Cocaine
 
week of March 10, 2014
Judge Mike Jones
 
State v Ryan Russell
Charge(s): Drug Trafficking, Unlawful Distribution of Cocaine
Prosecutor(s): Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s): Jamy Poss
GUILTY PLEA Unlawful Distribution of Cocaine (3 counts); Sentence:  25 years
 
State v Jasmon Foster
Charge(s): Unlawful Distribution of Cocaine
Prosecutor(s): Angie Hamilton
Defense Attorney(s): Peter Davis
GUILTY PLEA Unlawful Distribution of Cocaine; Sentence: 10 years, split two to serve
 
State v Tim Phillips
Charge(s): Criminal Solicitation, Receiviing Stolen Property
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s): Tim Case
GUILTY PLEA Receiving Stolen Property 3rd Degree; Sentence:  12 months supervised by Community Corrections
week of November 18, 2013
Judge Mike Jones
 
State v Autumn Woods
Charge(s):  Murder of Brooklyn Hollins
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly and Angie Hamilton
Defense Attorney(s):  Jeff Austin
GUILTY PLEA to Manslaughter; Sentence: 10.5 years in prison
 
week of October 21, 2013
Judge Gil Self
 
State v Kyle McCain
Charge(s):  Attempted Murder, Robbery 1st, Burglary 1st
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s): Tim Case
RESULT - Settlement reached while jury deliberated.
GUILTY - Robbery 2nd and Assault 1st
SENTENCE - 25 year sentence with waiver of first parole hearing
 
week of August 19, 2013
Judge Mike Jones
 
State v Phillip Quinn
Charge(s):  Disarming a law enforcement officer; Assaulting a law enforcement officer
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s): John Odem
Jury Verdict: GUILTY - Assaulting a law enforcement officer
and Attempted disarming a law enforcement officer
 
week of August 19, 2013
Judge Gil Self
 
State v Jonathan Nipper
Charge(s):  Assault
Prosecutor(s):  Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s): Patti Miles
GUILTY PLEA as charged prior to jury selection
 
State v Brad Siner, Sr.
Charge(s):  Breaking and Entering Motor Vehicles
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s): Charlie Bottoms
GUILTY PLEA as charged prior to jury selection
 
State v Shannon Ray Johnson
Charge(s):  Escape 3rd
Prosecutor(s): Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s): Jeff Austin
Jury Verdict: GUILTY - Sentencing set for September 4th
 
State v Jeffery Joseph Hernandez
Charge(s):  Attempted Rape 1st
Prosecutor(s): Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s): Tebra Geiske
GUILTY PLEA to Attempted Rape 2nd prior to jury selection
 
week of June 10, 2013
Judge Mike Jones
 
State v Jeremy Thrasher
Charge(s):  Unlawful distribution of controlled substances
Prosecutor(s):  Angie Hamilton
Defense Attorney(s): Tim Case
GUILTY: Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances (2 counts)
 
State v Lametricia Wess
Charge(s):  Assault 1st Degree
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s): Jean Darby
GUILTY: Assault 3rd and Criminal Mischief 2nd
 
week of May 20, 2013
Judge Gil Self
 
State v Bradley Siner, Sr.
Charge(s):  Breaking and Entering Motor Vehicles
Prosecutor(s):  Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s):  Charlie Bottoms
Update: BENCH WARRANT ISSUED after Defendant failed to appear for trial.
 
State v Jimmy Alan Hall
Charge(s):  Theft of Property - first degree
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s):  Stacey Hooper
GUILTY PLEA: after jury selection
 
week of April 15, 2013
Judge Mike Jones
 
State v Brian Beckwith
Charge(s):  Sexual Abuse of Child under age 12
Prosecutor(s):  Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s):  Temberly Sledge
Verdict: GUILTY of attempted sodomy of a child under age 12
 
State v Stanley Rickard
Charge(s):  Manslaughter
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s):  Jamy Poss
GUILTY PLEA: Manslaughter - agreed sentence 15 years, split 30 months to serve
 
State v Danny Ray Robertson
Charge(s):  Escape 1st
Prosecutor(s):  Angie Hamilton
Defense Attorney(s):  Roger Copeland
GUILTY PLEA: Escape 1st - sentence to 15 years in prison
 
week of February 11, 2013
Judge Gil Self
 
State v Shawn Johnson
Charge(s):  Murder of Keith Barnett
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly and Angie Hamilton
Defense Attorney(s):  Dustin McCown and Jamy Poss
Verdict: GUILTY OF MURDER
 
week of January 14, 2013
Judge Gil Self
 
State v Glen Marvin Hanback, Jr.
Charge(s):  Theft in the first degree; Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (cocaine)
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s):  John Odem
Verdict: GUILTY
 
week of December 3, 2012
Judge Mike Jones
 
State v Vincent Ingram
Charge(s):  Trafficking in Cocaine
Prosecutor(s):  Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s):  Jeff Austin
Settlement reached after trial began.
GUILTY of Possession of Controlled SubstanceSentence: 14 years to prison
 
State v Eric Franklin Jones
Charge(s):  Burglary 3rd
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly
Defense Attorney(s):  John Odem
Settlement reached after jury selection.
GUILTY of Criminal TrespassingDefendant to pay full restitution to victim andbe sentence to 12 months, suspended for 24 months.
 
week of October 29, 2012
Judge Gil Self
 
State v Richard Ray Russell
Charge(s):  Manslaughter
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly and Will Powell
Defense Attorney(s):  Heath Trousdale
Verdict: GUILTY
Sentence: 18 years
 
week of August 13, 2012
Judge Gil Self
 
State v Tony Woods
Charge(s):  Capital Murder (Murder of Tammy Woods)
Prosecutor(s):  Chris Connolly, Will Powell and Angie Hamilton
Defense Attorney(s):  Melinda Morgan Austin and Jeff Austin
Verdict: GUILTY of felony murder
Sentence: Life in Prison
 
week of May 14, 2012
Judge Mike Jones
 
State v Vincent Ingram
Charge(s):  Murder of Harold Rudolph Stanback
Prosecutor(s):  Chief Assistant Will Powell and Angie Hamilton
Defense Attorney(s):  Melinda Morgan Austin and Jeff Austin
Verdict: GUILTY of manslaughter
Sentence: 40 years

Rudi Stanback,

Victim of Manslaughter

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