Marquis Trevone Jackson was found guilty of the offenses of voluntary manslaughter and aggravated assault this afternoon in Jones County, Georgia. Jackson was sentenced by Judge William A. Prior, Jr. to twenty (20) years to serve in prison.
Yesterday, a Putnam County jury needed less than 15 minutes of deliberation to find James Mercer Blalock guilty of three counts of child molestation. Superior Court Judge E. Trenton Brown III sentenced Mr. Blalock to forty (40) years with the first twenty (20) years to serve in prison.
A Baldwin County jury convicted Andre Ray Williams of Aggravated Assault for a terrible beating that put the victim in the hospital for weeks and left her with permanent injuries. Judge Brenda Trammell followed the recommendation of ADA Len Myers and sentenced Williams to the maximum punishment of 20 years to serve.
Peyton Norman and Leslie Gayle Kidd pled guilty in Jones County, Georgia to exploitation of an elder person for the mauling of Norman's mother. Norman also pled guilty to multiple counts of financial exploitation of his mother. Both were sentenced to 20 years to serve in prison.