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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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Byron – District Attorney David Cooke and State Representative Patty Bentley are hosting a Criminal Justice Clinic Saturday, Sept. 14, to offer help to those in our community who need help navigating the criminal justice system. Representatives from the Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office will be available to answer questions about record restriction. The…
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Macon – Two teenagers have been sentenced to prison in the 2018 fatal shooting and robbery of another teen near the intersection of Houston and Villa Crest avenues. Tajah Deshun Coleman, 18, pleaded guilty to felony murder on Tuesday just before his trial was set to begin in Bibb County Superior Court. A judge sentenced…
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