This morning in Baldwin County, Johnathon Chuck Edwards was sentenced to 30 years with the first 15 years to be served in the Georgia Department of Corrections for inflicting injuries on his 9 month old daughter. The Defendant entered a guilty plea to aggravated battery, theft by taking, and hindering emergency telephone call. Special thanks to Baldwin County Sheriff's Office and Inv. Chris Burrell for their work on the case.
On June 23, 2021, a Putnam County jury returned a verdict of guilty for three (3) counts of Aggravated Child Molestation, Rape of a Child under 10 years, Incest and Child Molestation against Edward Hensley. The painful and disturbing testimony of a 7-year-old and 5-year-old were sufficient to convince the jury of the crimes committed by the Defendant. The Honorable Brenda H. Trammell sentenced the defendant to Life without the possibility of Parole. The case was prosecut
This afternoon, Chad Louis Haufler, Sr. was convicted by a Greene County jury of 2 counts of Malice Murder, 2 counts of Felony Murder, Possession of Firearm during the Commission of a Felony, Aggravated Assault, and Aggravated Battery. This incident stems from the August 28, 2018 shooting where Marc Dimos was shot and killed by Haufler. After being convicted, the Defendant was sentenced by Honorable Brenda H. Trammell to life, with the possibly of parole, plus 5 years to ser
A Baldwin County jury deliberated less than a hour before convicting Timothy Ivester McClendon of 3 counts of child molestation on an 11 year old victim. The verdict followed a 4-day trial which included testimony from a teenaged victim who had accused McClendon of sexual abuse back in 2014 in Chattooga County, Georgia. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison, followed by 30 years of sex offender probation and banishment from Baldwin County. The case was prosecuted by Assist