Two Lefore County Men receive 20 year sentences for Armed Robbery

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Greenwood, MS – In Greenwood, Joe Nathan III and Michael Garrett were sentenced to 20 years with the Mississippi Department of Corrections by Judge Ashley Hines, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. In July 2014, Joe Nathan III and Michael Garrett committed a series of Armed Robberies in Leflore County. On July 7, 2014 they robbed the Triple Stop on …

Defendants involved In Min Sang Robbery Convicted

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Greenville, MS – In Greenville, Three of the five defendants charged with robbing the Min Sang Grocery Store have been sentenced to serve time in the Mississippi Department of Corrections, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. Recently in Washington County Circuit Court Elton Harper, Richy Chillis, and Richard Bell were all scheduled to go to trial for the January 2014 …

Lazavious Smith sentenced to 20 years for House Burglaries and Car Theft

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Greenville, MS – Washington County resident Lazavious Smith pled guilty to several House Burglaries in Washington County Circuit Court, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. Richardson said, “Smith was scheduled to be tried in open court starting at 8:30 Tuesday morning, but instead he pled guilty.”  Lazavious Smith had been arrested and charged by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department for …

Jury finds Kevin Boston Guilty of Capital Murder

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Greenville, MS – In Washington County Circuit Court, a jury found Kevin Boston guilty of Capital Murder for killing Willie Dean, III on the grounds of Trigg Elementary School, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today.  Boston had recently been indicted by a Washington County grand jury in January 2015 for the charge of Capital Murder. The trial began on Monday, …

Marvin Titus sentenced to Life plus 10 years

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Greenville, MS – In Washington County Circuit Court, Marvin Titus, 44 yoa, was sentenced today following his May 20, 2015 conviction, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced.  Titus had been indicted by a Washington County grand jury for the charge of Murder as a Habitual Offender that stemmed from the January 18, 2013 shooting of Christopher Walls. After an hour and …

Murray and Johnson plead Guilty to Killing Lawrence “Shine’ Thornton

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Greenville, MS – In Washington County Circuit Court, Geblonski Murray and Edward Johnson pled guilty to killing Lawrence “Shine” Thornton, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today.  Both men had been indicted by a Washington County grand jury for Capital Murder and other charges stemming from crimes committed between October 17 and 18, 2013. On Tuesday, both Murray and Johnson pled …

Jury convicts Casey Birkley of Armed Robbery

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Greenville, MS – Washington County resident Casey Birkely was found guilty of Armed Robbery in Washington County Circuit Court, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. After only 32 minutes of deliberations, a Washington County jury announced their verdict in open court at 5:52 today.  Following one day of testimony, Casey Birkley was convicted for robbing the Exxon at 711 Reed …

Jury convicts Andrew Watson for House Burglary

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Greenville, MS – Washington County resident Andrew Watson found guilty of House Burglary in Washington County Circuit Court, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. After only 35 minutes of deliberations, a Washington County jury announced their verdict in open court at 5:55 today. Following one day of testimony, Andrew Watson was convicted for breaking into the home of a Greenville …

Several violent offenders recently sentenced to Prison

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Greenville, MS – In Washington County Circuit Court, several defendants have recently been sentenced for committing violent crimes within our community, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced. Damien Cooper, 22 yoa, was scheduled to stand trial earlier this month but he opted to plead guilty to his actions.  Cooper was facing a charge of 1st Degree Murder and he faced a …

Adrian Darby convicted for assaulting his neighbor

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Greenwood, MS – In Greenwood, Adrian Darby was sentenced to 18 years with the Mississippi Department of Corrections by Judge Carol White-Richard, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. On February 16 2014, Darby was arrested by the Greenwood Police Department for physically assaulting a Greenwood man. Officers charged Adrian Darby with threatening to shoot and violently beating Glenn Harris in …