Madison County Drug Dealer Receives 120-Year Sentence

For Immediate Release June 30, 2010 For more information, please contact Michael Guest at (601) 825-1472 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Jermaine Mitchell was found guilty of selling drugs within 1500 feet of a school by a jury of his peers and was sentenced to 120 years in Jail. On August 1, 2009, the…

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Florence Woman Receives 20-Year Sentence for Manslaughter

For Immediate Release June 22, 2010 For more information, please contact Michael Guest at (601) 825-1472 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Tammy Lynn Burchfield received a 20-year sentence, through a plea agreement, for manslaughter in the death of Ruth Griffin. On May 28, 2010, Rankin County law enforcement officials were called to 152 Oak…

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Ridgeland Cocaine Dealer Receives a 60-Year Sentence

For Immediate Release June 3, 2010 For more information, please contact Michael Guest at (601) 825-1472 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that William Thornton Harper received a 60-year sentence for selling cocaine in Rankin and Madison Counties. Harper also pled guilty to a 2001 charge of stealing a law enforcement vehicle in Madison County. Through…

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Attempted Purse Snatcher/Lawn Mower Thief Receives 15-Year Sentence

For Immediate Release June 1, 2010 For more information, please contact Michael Guest at (601) 825-1472 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Zachery Dwayne Clanton received a sentence of 15 years to serve for robbery and a sentence of 10 years to serve for grand larceny through a plea agreement. The sentences will run concurrently.…

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