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Month: February 2019

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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Macon – A Macon man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday, a day after the two-year anniversary of his victim’s shooting death. Robert Dewitt Cummings III, 57, pleaded guilty to malice murder during a hearing in Bibb County Superior Court. Cummings must serve at least 30 years before he can be considered for parole.…
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