JONES PLEADS GUILTY IN HOMICIDE COVER-UP

Dewayne RichardsonMississippi Delta DA 4th District

Greenville, MS— Shamarlon Jones, 24 of Greenville was sentenced to a decade in prison following his guilty plea on Monday, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. In October of 2020, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to Blaylock Road where deputies found the body of Kenneth Mason lying near the road. Investigators arrived on scene and immediately observed apparent gunshot …

FABULOUS CARTER SENTENCED TO THIRTY YEARS IN PRISON FOR THE MURDER OF LAQUINT “QUINT” JOHNSON

Dewayne RichardsonMississippi Delta DA 4th District

Greenville, MS— District Attorney W. Dewayne Richardson announced today the guilty plea of Fabulous Carter, 21, for the fatal shooting of LaQuint “Quint” Johnson. Instead of pursuing a trial on the charge of Capital Murder, Carter pled guilty to the lesser-included offense of Second Degree Murder recently in Washington County Circuit Court. Under the terms of the plea, Carter was …

MAYES FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER

Dewayne RichardsonMississippi Delta DA 4th District

Greenville, MS— Deshunrick Mayes, 28, of Greenville was convicted of Second Degree Murder and two counts of Attempted Murder yesterday, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. In the early morning hours of April 10, 2022, officers of the Greenville Police Department along with emergency medical personnel were dispatched to Abide Road in response to a shooting victim. They arrived on …

DENARIUS ROSCOE PLEADS GUILTY TO ARMED CARJACKING AND POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON

Dewayne RichardsonMississippi Delta DA 4th District

Indianola, MS—Denarius Roscoe, 29 yoa of Indianola pled guilty to Armed Carjacking and Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon charges arising out of an incident that took place on May 16, 2022 at the demolished furniture store off of Highway 82 in Indianola, MS. Testimony at the trial would have revealed that during the early morning hours of May …

SECOND SHOOTER SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS IN RIKO ROBINSON KILLING

Dewayne RichardsonMississippi Delta DA 4th District

Greenville, MS— Jamirrus Doby, 23, of Greenville was sentenced to thirty years following his guilty plea earlier in this term of court, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. On the night of April 5, 2019, officers with the Greenville Police Department were called to Lewis Street where they located the deceased body of Riko Robinson lying halfway out of a …

EDWIN TERRELL BROWN, DERRION ELOBY, AND CARLOS JONES CONVICTED OF CAPITAL MURDER & ARMED ROBBERY

Dewayne RichardsonMississippi Delta DA 4th District

Indianola, MS—Derrion Eloby and Carlos Jones, of Horn Lake and Edwin Terrell Brown, of Charleston, were convicted on Friday, February 2, 2024 by a Sunflower County Jury following a four-day trial, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. On August 11, 2012, deputies with the Sunflower County Sheriff Department were dispatched to Hunter Road in Drew, MS where they found the …

HARPER SENTENCED IN AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

Dewayne RichardsonMississippi Delta DA 4th District

Greenville – District Attorney W. Dewayne Richardson announced this week that Kenneth Harper has been convicted on charges of Aggravated Assault, Shooting into a Dwelling, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. On Monday, December 4, 2023, with his trial set before Judge Carol White-Richard, Harper chose instead to plead guilty to the charges brought against him.  For …

JOE SYKES’ KILLER BROUGHT TO JUSTICE

Dewayne RichardsonMississippi Delta DA 4th District

Greenville, MS— Frederick Pearson, Jr., 24 yoa, of Indianola was sentenced to thirty years in following his guilty plea on Monday, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. In June of 2019, officers of the Greenville Police Department responded to Sunflower Lane in reference to an unresponsive man lying on the side of the street. Upon their arrival, they discovered the …

SINGLETON PLEADS TO SECOND DEGREE MURDER OF COURTNEY “COREY” WILLIAMS

Dewayne RichardsonMississippi Delta DA 4th District

Greenville, MS—Akeem Singleton, 27 yoa, of Hollandale, pled guilty to Second Degree Murder on Monday for killing Courtney “Corey” Williams, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. In the middle of the night on or about January 11, 2016, emergency dispatch called for all units to report to the 700 block of Rosenwald Street in Hollandale, Mississippi regarding a shot victim …

SECOND JURY CONVICTS TERRICK WRIGHT, JR. OF CAPITAL MURDER

Dewayne RichardsonMississippi Delta DA 4th District

Greenville, MS—Terrick Wright, Jr., of Greenville, was convicted yesterday by a Washington County Jury following a three-day trial, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. During the early evening of Monday, September 16, 2019, officers of the Greenville Police Department were preparing to return to patrol service while leaving the then Delta Regional Medical Center following an earlier call for assistance …