3 Johnson Men sentenced to Long Prison Terms for Home Invasion and Armed Robbery
Greenville, MS – In Greenville, Isaac, Meekco, and Trevontae Johnson have all now been sentenced for multiple charges involving a home invasion in 2013, District Attorney Dewayne Richardson announced today. After a full week of trial, a Washington County jury found Isaac Johnson, Meekco Johnson, and Trevontae Johnson guilty of assaulting and robbing a Greenville resident. The three men were convicted earlier this year of charges including Burglary of a Dwelling with Intent to Terrorize, Armed Robbery, and Kidnapping. Meekco Johnson faced an additional charge of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted felon. These defendants had been indicted by a Washington County Grand Jury in November 2013. The trial for the four men began on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 and ended that Friday night around 7:00 p.m. when the jury announced their verdicts for these defendants. All defendants in this case were cousins and were each represented by their own attorneys.
The charges stemmed from the victim, Wayne Barrett calling the Greenville Police Department and reporting that three individuals had forced their way into his home on Sarullo Circle displaying firearms and demanding money. Once inside the home the defendants assaulted and dragged the victim from room to room as they took personal property including computers, money, and 10 firearms. The Greenville Police Department subsequently arrested the listed defendants and recovered the property within two days.
Isaac Johnson, 24 years of age, was convicted of three charges including Burglary of a Dwelling with Intent to Terrorize, Armed Robbery, and Kidnapping. Judge Ashley Hines sentenced Isaac Johnson this week to a total of 93 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Johnson was sentenced to 25 years to serve for the Burglary of a Dwelling charge followed by 38 years to serve for the Armed Robbery conviction and finally an additional 30 years to serve for the kidnapping conviction. All sentences were to run after the other. Isaac Johnson has 2 prior felony convictions including Aggravated Assault and Attempted Sexual Battery. Isaac Johnson is currently in custody in a Federal Facility serving a 5 year prison sentence and after his release from Federal prison he will be transferred to the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
Trevontae Johnson, 23 years of age, was convicted of three charges including Burglary of a Dwelling with Intent to Terrorize, Armed Robbery, and Kidnapping. Judge Ashley Hines sentenced Trevontae Johnson on last week to a total of 93 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Johnson was sentenced to 25 years to serve for the Burglary of a Dwelling charge followed by 38 years to serve for the Armed Robbery conviction and finally an additional 30 years to serve for the kidnapping conviction. All sentences were to run after the other. Trevontae Johnson has been transferred to the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections to serve out his sentence.
Meekco Johnson, 25 years of age, was convicted of four charges including Burglary of a Dwelling with Intent to Terrorize, Armed Robbery, Kidnapping, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Judge Ashley Hines sentenced Meekco Johnson this week to a total of 103 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Johnson was sentenced to 25 years to serve for the Burglary of a Dwelling charge followed by 38 years to serve for the Armed Robbery conviction followed by an additional 30 years to serve for the kidnapping conviction and finally Meekco was sentenced to 10 years to serve for the Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon charge. All sentences were to run after the other. Meekco Johnson has 1 prior felony conviction of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor. Meekco Johnson was turned over to the custody of the Department of Corrections after his sentence.
Richardson added that, “the District Attorney’s office hopes that any individual considering committing a crime would think twice about their potential actions, because to every act there is a consequence. Now these three defendants have a very long time in prison to pay for the crimes that they committed.”
February 19, 2015
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