Former Canton Police Officer Receives 15-year Sentence for Gratification of Lust

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Lester Calvin Williams was sentenced to serve 15 years for gratification of lust involving a young girl. Williams will be required to serve the fifteen years of his sentence without the possibility of probation, parole or early release. On June 16, 2013, the Madison Police Department was contacted by…

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Former Alderman Candidate Sentenced to Five Years for Voter Fraud

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Cobby Williams was sentenced to five (5) years in prison for his participation in knowingly registering a convicted felon to vote. In May, 2013, the City of Canton was conducting the Municipal elections for Mayor and Aldermen.  Williams was a candidate for one of the Alderman posts.  He had…

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