BERDELL WILLIS, III SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS

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Greenville, MS – Berdell Willis, III, 22 yoa, of Greenville, was sentenced following his May 2022 guilty plea to the charge of Second Degree Murder in the November 2017 murder of Darrell Lafayette, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today.  Two days before Thanksgiving in 2017, officers of the Greenville Police Department were dispatched to Fairview Avenue where emergency medical personnel …

HURT SENTENCED TO MAXIMUM FOR CRIMES

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Greenville, MS— Romeo Hurt of Greenville pled guilty to Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm by Felon, and Possession of Narcotic Contraband in Washington County on Thursday, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today.   Hurt was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm in August of 2021 following law enforcement response to an incident that occurred in …

HIGH SPEED CHASE OF BURGLAR ENDS IN 20 YEAR SENTENCE

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Greenwood, MS—Marquellus Davis (21). of Greenwood was convicted of two house burglaries and one count of possession of a controlled substance in three separate cases in Leflore County following his guilty pleas on Monday, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. On September 15, 2021, an officer with the Greenwood Police Department observed a small black car traveling at a high …

LANDING GUNMAN PLEADS GUILTY

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Greenwood, MS – District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today that that on January 9, 2023, Sammionte Kent of Greenwood pled guilty to two counts of Aggravated Assault, Possession of Marijuana with a Firearm Enhancement, and Felony Fleeing in front of Leflore County Circuit Judge Carol White-Richard.            On May 7, 2020, Kent led Leflore County Sheriff Department deputies on a high-speed …

FORMER BOYFRIEND SENTENCED FOR MURDER

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Greenwood, MS – Roy Williams, Jr., 39 yoa, of Greenwood was convicted of Second-Degree Murder in Leflore County Circuit Court following his guilty plea on Monday of this week, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. On Thursday July 31, 2019, deputies of the Leflore County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene of a shooting at the intersection of Coleman and …

REGENCY INN MURDERER BROUGHT TO JUSTICE

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Greenwood, MS – District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today that Sean Massey, 46 yoa, of Greenwood was convicted of Second Degree Murder in Leflore County following his guilty plea in front of Circuit Judge Carol White-Richard on January 9, 2023. On May 27, 2021, patrol officers with the Greenwood Police Department responded to the Regency Inn in Greenwood in reference …

REPEAT ROBBER RECEIVES 20 YEAR SENTENCE

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Greenville, MS— John Jenkins, 36, of Greenville was convicted of Armed Robbery and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon in Washington County following his guilty pleas on Tuesday, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today.   On Friday, November 12, 2021, officers of the Greenville Police Department were called to the Double Quick gas station and convenience store located on …

WOODARD CONVICTED OF SEXUAL BATTERY & FONDLING

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District Attorney W. Dewayne Richardson announced this week that Larry Woodard was convicted on a multi-count indictment charging him with three (3) counts of Sexual Battery and one (1) count of Fondling.  With trial set to begin on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, before Judge Carol White-Richard in the Circuit Court of Washington County, Woodard chose instead to plead guilty to …

DRIVER SENTENCED TO MAXIMUM FOR SHOOTING EX, KILLING BABY

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Greenville, MS—Jonathan Driver of Etta, MS, was convicted of Second Degree Murder and Attempted Murder in Washington County following his guilty pleas on Monday, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. With his trial scheduled to take place in July, Driver pled guilty at the deadline Monday morning. Witnesses set to appear at the pending trial would have provided testimony that …

LEWIS AND DAVIS CONVICTED OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

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Greenville, MS – District Attorney W. Dewayne Richardson announced this week that Kelvin Lewis and Willie Davis pled guilty in this term of Washington County Circuit Court, each to two (2) counts of Aggravated Assault. With Senior Circuit Court Judge Ashley Hines set to preside over their jury trials, both Lewis and Davis chose to plead guilty to the violent …