HOWELL FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER
April 18, 2017 (Dalton) - Aaron Jerome Howell (28) was found guilty by a Whitfield County Jury for the offenses of murder, aggravated assault and aggravated battery in the December 22, 2014 death of Paul Guerrant (MORE...)
MIAMI MEN CONVICTED OF CARGO THEFT
March 31, 2017 (Dalton) - A Whitfield County jury today convicted three men, Yosvani Cordero (42), Yoandy Linares-Machado (32), and Alexander Rodriguez-Moreno (37), all of Miami Florida, under Georgia’s new Cargo Theft statute (MORE...)
COOPER SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS FOR VEHICULAR HOMICIDES
February 14, 2017 (Dalton) - Gary Robert Cooper (60), formerly of 2205 Jim Petty Road, Crandall, entered a guilty plea and was sentenced on two counts of vehicular homicide, driving under the influence and driving while license suspended (MORE...).
CASTRO FOUND GUILTY OF SECOND DEGREE MURDER
October 24, 2016 (Dalton) - Catarina Castro-Moran (22), formerly of 526 Whitener Drive, Dalton, was found guilty this morning of 2nd Degree Murder and 2nd Degree Cruelty to Children following a week-long trial that began last Monday (MORE...).
PONDERS SENTENCED TO TWENTY-FIVE YEARS FOR ASSAULTING OFFICER
October 4, 2016 (Dalton) - Cecil Andrew Ponders (36), formerly of 119 Fieldview Court, Chatsworth, was sentenced today to serve twenty-five years in prison without the possibility of parole on charges of aggravated assault on a peace officer, fleeing to elude a police officer, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of a drug-related object (MORE...).
KEVIN CAYLOR NAMED MURRAY COUNTY EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
September 6, 2016 (Chatsworth) - District Attorney’s Office Investigator Kevin Caylor was today named Murray County employee of the month by Sole Commissioner Brittany Pittman (MORE...).
As District Attorney, I represent the State of Georgia and the people of Murray and Whitfield Counties in all criminal cases in Superior Court as well as in delinquency actions in the Juvenile Courts of both counties. Through the efforts of my dedicated staff, the District Attorney’s Office prosecutes criminal conduct and defends the rights of victims while ensuring that everyone is treated fairly by the criminal justice process and while maintaining the highest standards of professionalism.
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