• Rucker Convicted of Murder

    The Jonathan Rucker murder case was concluded with sentencing proceedings on Monday during which the defendant received perhaps the longest sentence ever imposed in a Douglas County courtroom.  Chief Assistant District Attorney Beau McClain sought thr...

  • Wachovia Bank Robber Gets 25 Years

    The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office prosecuted Roy Crawford for Malice Murder and Felony Murder for the November, 2005, murder of a 19 year old woman in her Waterford Club Apartment in Lithia Springs.  Crawford was convicted by a Douglas C...

  • Wachovia Bank Robber Gets 25 Years

    On March 10, 2008, the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office prosecuted Bernard Sutton for the Robbery of the Wachovia Bank off of Lee Road. Bernard Sutton pled guilty in front of Superior Court Judge David T. Emerson on Thursday, March 6, 200...

  • Suspects Plead Guilty To Efficiency Lodge Murder

    On February 14, 2008, the District Attorney’s Office prosecuted 2 co-defendants in the Efficiency Lodge murder from December 2006. Joshua Milsap and his brother, Alonzo Moon, of Austell, pled guilty in front of Judge David T. Emerson on Thursday...

  • Suspect Pleads Guilty To Child Molestation

    Two men entered guilty pleas and were sentenced this week in separate child molestation cases in Douglas Superior Court. On Thursday, May 29, 2008 Judge David T. Emerson sentenced John Joseph Kellat, 41, to a 15 year sentence for child molestation....

  • Man Gets 20 Years For Public Indencey

    On July 21, 2008, the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office prosecuted Leroy Jackson Brannon, Jr. for 4 counts of Public Indecency. Leroy Jackson Brannon, Jr. pled guilty in front of Judge David T. Emerson on Monday, July 21, 2008 to 4 count...

  • Repeat Offender Gets 40 Year Sentence

    Visiting Superior Court Judge William A. Foster sentenced a Cobb county man to 40 years, with 20 years to serve in prison, without the possibility of parole. Rebel Keith Lee was prosecuted by the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office and ...

  • Suspect Denied Bond In Vehicular Homicide

    Bond was denied today for Otuwa Otuwa, a 23 year old man, who is charged with Homicide by Vehicle, Serious Injury by Vehicle, Driving Under the Influence, Driving Too Fast for Conditions, and Failure to Maintain Lane. The incident occurred late Satu...

  • Suspect Pleads Guilty To Waffle House Robbery

    On December 4, 2008, the Douglas County District Attorneys Office prosecuted Logan Pierce White for the Armed Robbery of the Waffle House on Lee Road. Logan White pled guilty in front of Superior Court Judge David T. Emerson on December 4, 2008 ...

  • Ellis Pleads Guilty To Burglary At Hudson’s

    On December 4, 2008, the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office prosecuted Dewayne Thomas Ellis for the Burglary at Hudson’s Hickory House in Douglasville. Dewayne Ellis pled guilty in front of Superior Court Judge David T. Emerson on Thurs...

  • Defendants Found Guilty in Waffle House Armed Robbery

    Douglas County District Attorney David McDade reports a guilty verdict in the State’s case against Skylar Hawkins, Octavious Woods, and Cordell Ward for the Armed Robbery on February 26, 2008 at the Waffle House on Lee Road. “Jury trials are an imp...