Man Who Assaulted Law Enforcement Officers Receives 30 Year Sentence

For Immediate Release May 19, 2008 For more information, please contact Michael Guest at (601) 825-1472 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Lee Vester Williams was sentenced to 30 years in prison, with twelve years suspended, for aggravated assault involving two law enforcement officials. In September 2007, a Madison County Sheriff’s Deputy was on patrol…

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Man Convicted of Statutory Rape Received 30 Year Sentence

For Immediate Release May 8, 2008 For more information, please contact Michael Guest at (601) 825-1472 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Linell Hawkins, Jr., of Canton was sentenced to 30 years for statutory rape. Fifteen years will be suspended. Hawkins will be required to spend day for day in prison for his crime and…

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