On May 30, 2019, Michael Thomas Day was convicted of two counts of Sexual Exploitation of Children. During 2 day trial, the State proved that the defendant had more than 28,000 images of prepubescent girls in sexually explicit poses and conduct. The jury emphatically rejected the defendant’s argument that this was not a problem for Jones County because these images were taken of nameless girls in a country far removed from Gray , Georgia. By returning their verdict in under 1
After a one day trial, a Baldwin County Jury returned a verdict of guilty on Willis Rozier for Aggravated Assault and Reckless Conduct for Rozier’s conduct when he shot his victim in the head with a .22 rifle. Rozier then plead guilty to one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. The Honorable Alison T. Burleson sentenced him to Twenty Years to serve in Prison.
The Georgia Supreme Court affirmed today the Hancock County conviction of Robert Moss. Moss was convicted for the 2010 shooting death of Rosa Mae Brown. We remember Rosa Mae and hope this brings some peace to her family.
A Baldwin County jury convicted David Renfro of Murder and Cruelty to Children for the murder of Rita Fay Henon in front of her grandchildren. We thank law enforcement for their excellent efforts. Our thoughts and prayers go with the family.
Carl Stanley Waller, who was scheduled to go to a jury trial in Putnam County next Monday, entered his pleas of guilty to Child Molestation and Reckless Conduct, felony grade. Judge Alison Burleson followed the State's recommendation of thirty (30) years, with the first twenty-five (25) years to be served in confinement.
After about one hour of deliberation today, a Hancock County Jury returned a guilty verdict on Jordan Jamal Turner for the offenses of Armed Robbery and Aggravated Assault. Honorable Amanda S. Petty sentenced Turner to life imprisonment on the Armed Robbery charge and twenty (20) years to serve on the Aggravated Assault charge; both charges are to run concurrently. Turner was also sentenced as a recidivist.