Serving Baldwin, Greene, Hancock, Jasper, Jones, Morgan, Putnam and Wilkinson Counties of Georgia
Bank Robber sentenced in Baldwin County
February 15, 2019
Arthur James Shackleford entered his guilty plea today for armed robbery of a Milledgeville bank branch and resulting crime spree. District Attorney Stephen Bradley described to the Court how Shackleford robbed the bank then hijacked a car in the parking lot to lead law enforcement on a car chase. Judge Amanda Petty followed the State's recommendation and sentenced Shackleford to a total sentence of forty (40) years with twenty (20) years to be served in prison. The officers and victim were in court to watch the proceedings.