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Month: September 2019

Knoxville – A Crawford County man was sentenced to prison Friday in the 2018 beating of his then-wife while she was strapped to a chair in their Fort Valley home. John Franklin Underwood, 42, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, false imprisonment, hindering a 911 call and aggravated stalking. A judge sentenced him to serve 20…
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Macon – A Macon man was sentenced to prison Monday after he pleaded guilty to brandishing a gun while robbing the McDonald’s on Macon’s Gray Highway on Nov. 3, 2018. Donte Sherrod Grayer, 27, pleaded guilty to armed robbery and aggravated assault. A Bibb County Superior Court Judge sentenced him to serve 20 years. The…
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Macon – Bibb County jurors found a 49-year-old Macon man guilty of family violence-related aggravated assault and battery Thursday following a two-day trial. Shaundra Lamonte Danielly Sr. was sentenced to 20 years, with the first 10 years to be served in prison. He was banned from contacting his former girlfriend as a special condition of…
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Macon – A Macon man was sentenced to life in prison followed by an additional 20 years Tuesday in the 2017 shooting death of a 16-year-old killed while walking to school. Jury selection was held Monday in the trial for Wesley Jamison Holt, 21. Holt pleaded guilty to malice murder and violating Georgia’s Street Gang…
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Macon – The community is invited to attend Secrets & Stilettos: Sex, Scandals and Scars on Saturday, Sept. 28 to learn more about dating violence and available services to help domestic violence victims heal. The event is being hosted by the Georgia Legal Services Program and Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney David Cooke. “It’s vital…
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Macon – Bibb County jurors deliberated for more than an hour Friday before finding a Macon teenager guilty of murder and burglary. Aurie Mathis was found guilty of two counts of felony murder and one count of burglary in the first degree. A Bibb County Superior Court judge sentenced him to life in prison plus…
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