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Month: February 2019

Macon – Two men were sentenced to prison Tuesday in the 2016 shooting death of Mercer University basketball player Jibri Bryan. Damion Deray Henderson, 37, of Riverdale, pleaded guilty to armed robbery and voluntary manslaughter during a Tuesday morning hearing in Bibb County Superior Court. As part of a plea agreement, Henderson was sentenced to…
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Macon – With Crisis Line & Safe House facing possible furloughs and a reduction in services during the government shutdown earlier this year, the Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office pledged to match donations up to $25,000 raised by Feb. 14. District Attorney David Cooke awarded Crisis Line & Safe House a contribution of $38,341…
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Macon – Beginning Friday, the Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office staff will have the aid of the nationally recognized Wargo French law firm in prosecuting civil forfeiture and racketeering cases. A judge swore in attorneys Arthur D. Brannan and 2018 gubernatorial candidate Stacey G. Evans Friday morning as Special Assistant District Attorneys. Wargo French…
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Macon –Three men charged in the 2014 fatal shooting of Arika “Lottie Dottie” Jarrell and Ralph Heard, and as part of a gang jail contraband ring, were sentenced to prison on Tuesday. Vincent Lewis, 41, pleaded guilty to two counts of voluntary manslaughter, two counts of racketeering and four counts of violating Georgia’s Street Gang…
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Macon – Two men pleaded guilty Tuesday to armed robbery and voluntary manslaughter in the 2016 shooting death of Rollie Bowden Vaughn on Macon’s Bethune Avenue. Jarodney M. Newberry, 24, and Rashad Deangelo Brown, 21, were sentenced to serve 30 years in prison. Twenty of the years must be served without the possibility of parole.…
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Macon – A Montrose man who shot a Macon man three days before Christmas in 2015 was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. Torrance Deon Rouse, 23, pleaded guilty to malice murder during a hearing in Bibb County Superior Court. Rouse won’t be eligible to be considered for parole until after he has served…
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