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Macon – Bibb County grand jurors indicted defendants in four Macon murder cases Tuesday. An indictment is a charging document issued by grand jurors if the group determines probable cause exists for the case to move forward toward trial. Each defendant is presumed to be innocent unless and until he or she is proven guilty…
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Macon – A victim compensation fund has been established for alleged victims in a multi-jurisdictional timber fraud and elder abuse case, District Attorney David Cooke announced Tuesday. Cox Land and Timber Inc. filed for bankruptcy in November after being named as a defendant in criminal and civil actions filed by the Macon Judicial Circuit District…
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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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