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One Hundred Ninety Thousand Dollar Theft Receives 20 Year Sentence

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Steven Brooks Russell of Hinds County received a 20-year prison sentence for embezzlement. A jury convicted Russell of Embezzlement in an amount greater than $25,000. On February 7, 2017, Detective Lee Drake of the Richland Police Department was contacted by members of KLLM management, who reported a possible theft…

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Madison County Convicts Man of Second Degree Murder

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that following a two day trial Bruce Douglas Martin, Jr. of Brookhaven was convicted by a Madison County Jury of Second Degree Murder.  Martin was sentenced to serve 40 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections. In April 2016, the Ridgeland Police Department was called to Bridgeford…

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Career Criminal Receives 25-Year Sentence for Burglary

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Tarrius Donte Moore was sentenced to serve 25-years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections for burglary of a dwelling.  Moore plead guilty, and was sentenced as a habitual offender.  He will be required to serve the entire sentence without the possibility of probation, parole or early…

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Habitual Offender Receives 25 Year Sentence for Burglary of 82 Year Old Homeowner

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Wilbert Scott Brown received to a 25-year sentence for burglary of a dwelling.  Brown was convicted and sentenced as a habitual offender and he will be required to serve the entire sentence without the possibility of probation, parole or early release. On October 29, 2016, the Rankin County Sheriff’s…

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Madison County Jury Convicts Man of Sexual Battery of a Seven Year Old Child

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Marcus Wade McCammon was convicted by a jury of sexual battery involving a seven year old child.  McCammon was sentenced to serve thirty years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections.  The last ten years of his sentence will be suspended and McCammon will be placed on…

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Habitual Offender Receives Life Sentence for Shooting a Nine Year Old Child

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today, following a two day trial, Larry Carter IV was sentenced to serve life without the possibility of parole after being found guilty of shooting into an occupied dwelling and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. On October 5, 2016, at approximately 2:45 a.m. the Madison County Sheriff’s Department…

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Canton Man Convicted of Voyeurism involving Nine Year Old Child in Walmart

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Chad Harpole Dodds pled guilty to voyeurism of a child under the age of 16 and was sentenced to serve ten years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections.  The sentence will be served day-for-day without the possibility of probation, parole or early release.  Upon release from…

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Two Career Criminals Convicted of Home Invasion in Madison’s Wendover Subdivision

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Thaddeus LaThomas Jarvis aka “NO” and Gregory Ponell Trigg aka “Lucky”, were convicted of Armed Robbery, Kidnapping, House Burglary and Conspiracy. Trigg pled guilty and was sentenced to serve 30 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections.  Jarvis was found guilty following a two-day trial and…

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Madison County Serial Rapist Receives 55-Year Sentence for Sexual Battery and Burglary

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney Michael Guest announced today that Laddarious Keon Hobson pled guilty to Sexual Battery and Burglary involving two Canton women and was sentenced to serve 55 years in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections.  Hobson will be required to register as a sex offender once he is released from custody. On July 4,…

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