Man Charged with Capital Murder in Hinds County Receives Maximum Sentence for Possessing Twenty Pounds of Marijuana

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Christopher Craig Bennett received the maximum sentence of 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to possessing twenty pounds of marijuana, found during a routine traffic stop around County Line Road in Ridgeland. Bennett is also facing a capital murder charge in Hinds County for the death of Chivas…

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Four Defendants Involved in Counterfeiting Ring Receive 20 Year Sentences for Racketeering

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Tonnie Carroll, Brenda Cross, Sylvester Anderson and Andre McClain pled guilty to Racketeering for their involvement in a counterfeiting ring that was operating in the metro area.  Each defendant was sentenced to serve a term of 20 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections. In August…

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