Man Receives Life Sentence for Ridgeland Murder

For Immediate Release May 19, 2011 For more information, please contact Michael Guest at (601) 825-1472 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Robert Harvey, Jr. was sentenced to a life sentence, through a plea agreement, for the murder of Carmen Simone Sanders that took place in Madison County in 2010. Guest stated, “Harvey murdered an…

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Canton Man Receives Maximum Sentence for Voter Fraud

For Immediate Release May 17, 2011 For more information, please contact Michael Guest at (601) 825-1472 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Terrance Watts was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his illegal participation in two elections held in Madison County. In May and June, 2009, the City of Canton conducted the Municipal elections…

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Man Receives 15-Year Sentence for Identity Theft From a Member of our Armed Services

For Immediate Release May 5, 2011 For more information, please contact Michael Guest at (601) 825-1472 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Shawn Atkins received a 15-year sentence for stealing $380 through identity theft from a member of our armed services. Atkins entered into a plea agreement minutes before his trial. He was sentenced as…

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Man Receives Life in Prison for Murder Following A Three-Day Trial

For Immediate Release May 3, 2011 For more information, please contact Michael Guest at (601) 825-1472 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Greg Wilder was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Daniel Thomas, following a three-day trial. In the early morning hours of July 5, 2008, the Canton Police Department was contacted…

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