A man was sentenced to 12 years for aggravated assault after a June fight where the victim wound up in a coma. Read more about this case and all felony criminal cases settled during the January court term. (February 19, 2015, Page 1A, 12A)
An Abbeville man charged with the murder of a Water Valley man in June 2013 won’t have to stand trial after prosecutors dismissed the murder charge during the October court term. (November 25, 2014, Page 1, 12)
Read the outcome of felony cases during the short January court term. (January 31, 2014, Page 1A, 9A)
A man who made a false bomb report threat directed as Ole Miss football players last year will serve four years on probation. Read about this case and all those settled during the July court term for the Lafayette County Circuit Court in today’s EAGLE. (August 14, 2013, Page 1, 6)
At least three cases involving crimes against children have been retired to the files during the October court term.
Third Circuit District Attorney Ben Creekmore said he could not comment on the individual cases but that in general, sexual-based crimes are prosecuted like any other crimes, however, just because there’s been an arrest, doesn’t necessarily mean there is always a conviction.
See these cases and other results from the October Court Term in today’s EAGLE. (November 18, 2010, Page 1)
Charges against a man who allegedly molested a minor under the age of 15 more than 20 years ago have been dismissed.
See all of July’s court term results in today’s EAGLE. (August 5, 2010, Page 1)
On Monday one of five men plead guilty in a theft ring that crossed several counties. Cheyenne Wayne Fine will serve 13 years with five years of probation. More have been sentenced as the court term continues through the month of July. (July 14, 2010, Page 1)