Canton Man Receives 20-year Sentence for Aggravated Assault and Robbery

For Immediate Release November 19, 2008 For more information, please contact Michael Guest at (601) 825-1472 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Joshua Demarcus Boone was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the aggravated assault and robbery of a woman in a Canton church parking lot. Boone will be required to serve 85% of…

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Drug Dealer Receives 45-Year Sentence

For Immediate Release November 10, 2008 For more information, please contact Michael Guest at (601) 825-1472 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced that following a one-day trial, Robert Hilliard was found guilty of selling $200 worth of crack cocaine and was sentenced to 45 years. Though fifteen years was suspended, Hilliard will be required to serve 85%…

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