• Teen Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Burglaries

    A 19-year-old charged with breaking-in and stealing property from eight local businesses pled guilty in Superior Court Monday afternoon, announced Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Devante Winslow pled guilty to nine counts of Burglary...

  • Nicholas Turner Sentenced for Hit and Run

    A 20-year-old man charged with hitting a teenager with his vehicle and then fleeing the scene of the crime pled guilty in Superior Court Thursday morning, announced Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Nicholas Clayton Turner, of Winston,...

  • D.A.’s Office Presents 36 Cases to Grand Jury

    Prosecutors from the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office presented 36 cases to the Grand Jury Friday, according to District Attorney David McDade. Among the cases heard by the Grand Jury was the state’s case against Shirley Barker McManners, ...

  • DNA Links Defendant to 2007 Burglaries

      Douglas County District Attorney David McDade today announced the sentencing of Rory Razell Major, 21, for his role in a 2007 residential burglary case that was solved with DNA earlier this year. Major, of Atlanta, pled guilty in Superior Court e...

  • Velbert Smith Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison

     Press Release A 54-year-old man convicted of attempting to process a counterfeit check at a Douglasville bank and concealing the forged check in his mouth while being apprehended by authorities was sentenced in Superior Court Wednesday, announced ...

  • Burglar Sentenced 21 Years in Prison

    Press Release A Lithia Springs man was sentenced in Superior Court Tuesday morning for burglarizing a Douglas County home last year, announced Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. James Olav Barstad, 40, was convicted in October by a Dougl...

  • Twin Brothers Convicted of Robbery

    Press Release Twin brothers charged with robbing a woman at gun point in a Douglasville apartment complex in an attempt to obtain bail money for their older brother were convicted in Superior Court Monday morning, announced Douglas County District A...

  • D.A.’s Office Presents 50 Cases to Grand Jury

    Press Release Prosecutors from the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office presented 50 cases to the Grand Jury Friday, according to District Attorney David McDade. The following cases were presented to the Grand Jury on Friday, November 18th...

  • Defendant who chewed-up Evidence Found Guilty

    Press Release A 54-year-old man was convicted in Superior Court Thursday for attempting to process a counterfeit check at a Douglasville bank and concealing the forged check in his mouth while being apprehended by authorities, announced Douglas Coun...

  • Marvin Macon Sentenced for Public Indecency

    Press Release A 39-year-old man charged with fondling himself in public view at a Douglas County apartment complex was convicted in Superior Court Monday morning, announced Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Marvin Macon pleaded guilty t...

  • Natasha Searcy Sentenced for Death of a Mother and Child

    Press Release A 24-year-old woman charged with killing a mother and a child in a head-on collision pled guilty in Superior Court Wednesday morning, announced Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Natasha Angeline Searcy, of Lithia Springs, ...

  • Joseph Mauldin Convicted of Burglary

    Press Release A 39-year-old man charged with breaking-in and stealing property from a Douglas County residence pled guilty in Superior Court Wednesday morning, announced Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Joseph Mauldin pled guilty to Bu...

  • Jason Edwin Denson Convicted of Aggravated Assault

    Press Release A 29-year-old man charged with assaulting his former girlfriend pled guilty in Superior Court Monday morning, announced Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Jason Edwin Denson pled guilty to one count of Aggravated Assault, t...

  • Harmon Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Stabbing

    Press Release A 63-year-old man convicted of stabbing a Douglas County business owner during a violent argument was sentenced in Superior Court Tuesday morning, announced Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Ralph Mike Harmon, of Douglasvi...

  • James Barstad Guilty of Burglary

    Press Release A man from Lithia Springs was convicted of burglarizing a Douglas County home last year, announced Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. James Olav Barstad, 40, was found guilty of Burglary, Theft by Taking and Obstructing a L...

  • Over Sixty Years of Experience Leaving D.A.’s Office

    Press Release Chief Assistant District Attorney Jeff Ballew and Senior Assistant District Attorney Tom Weathers, who combined, have over 60 years of experience in practicing law, are scheduled to retire from the Douglas County District Attorney's Of...

  • District Attorney’s Office Presents 30 Cases to Grand Jury

    Press Release Prosecutors from the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office presented 30 cases to the Grand Jury Friday, according to District Attorney David McDade. The following cases were presented to the Grand Jury on Friday, October 28th: ...

  • Harmon Guilty of Aggravated Assault and Battery

    Press Release A Douglasville man was convicted of stabbing a Douglas County business owner during a violent argument, announced Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Ralph Mike Harmon, 63, was found guilty of Aggravated Assault and Battery fo...

  • Testimony Connects Cushenberry to Crime

    Press Release The trial of Christopher Cushenberry, a co-defendant charged with murdering a Douglasville man on May 11, 2010, continued in Superior Court on Monday, according to Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Cushenberry, 21, is charge...

  • Marvin Leonard Convicted of Aggravated Assault

    Press Release A 22-year-old charged with assaulting two Douglas County residents with a gun pled guilty in Superior Court Monday morning, announced Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Marvin Jonathan Leonard pled guilty to two counts of Agg...

  • State Continues Trial Against Ralph Mike Harmon

    Press Release The trial of Ralph Mike Harmon, a Douglasville man indicted for stabbing a Douglas County business owner over a disagreement, continued in Superior Court Thursday, according to Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Harmon, 63, i...

  • State Set to Begin Trial Against Ralph Harmon

    Press Release Opening statements in the trial of Ralph Harmon, a Douglasville man indicted for stabbing a Douglas County business owner over a disagreement, is expected to begin in Superior Court Wednesday morning, announced Douglas County District At...

  • State Begins Trial Against Marvin Leonard

    Press Release Opening statements and witness testimony in the trial of Marvin Leonard commenced in Superior Court Tuesday afternoon, announced Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Leonard, 22, is charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault...

  • Shoplifter Sentenced for Stealing Over $1500 of Clothes

    Press Release A man charged with stealing over $1500 worth of clothing at the Arbor Place Mall pled guilty in Superior Court Monday, October 17th, according to Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Monterio Kelley, 31, pled guilty to Theft by...

  • Douglasville Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Molestation

    Press Release A 72-year-old man charged with molesting two children was convicted in Superior Court Thursday, October 13th, according to Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Milton Donald Brooks pled guilty to two counts of Child Molestation...

  • Rapist Sentenced to Life in Prison After Break in Cold Case

    Press Release Mario Taiwan Marshall, 31, was sentenced to life in prison in Douglas County Superior Court on Thursday, October 13th, for a 2004 Rape case that was solved with DNA five years later. According to District Attorney David McDade, Marshall ...

  • Armed Robber Sentenced to 13 Years in Prison

    Press Release A teenager charged with robbing a Douglasville gas station clerk at gun point pled guilty in Superior Court Wednesday afternoon, according to Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Lederek Tresean Richey, 17, pled guilty to Armed...

  • D.A. McDade Announces Sentencing of Jeffery Brady

    Press Release A Douglasville man charged with joining his girlfriend on two occasions as she went on a $4,000 shopping spree using a stolen credit card pled guilty in Superior Court Tuesday, October 11th, according to Douglas County District Attorney ...

  • Suspect Gets Three Years After Guilty Plea

    Press Release A man charged with trying to burglarize a commercial property in Douglas County pled guilty in Superior Court Monday morning, according to Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Tavaris Rashun Adwater, 35, pled guilty to one co...

  • Burglary Ringleader Sentenced 150 Years in Prison

    Press Release Douglas County District Attorney David McDade today announced the sentencing of Tavero Woods, 31, to 150 years in prison for his involvement in a string of burglaries committed in Douglas County and several other counties in the metro ...

  • Former Law Enforcement Officer Convicted of Robbery

    Press Release A man charged with robbing a Douglasville bank pled guilty in Superior Court Monday morning, according to Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Charles Kennedy Ardister, 47, pled guilty to one count of Robbery. Judge William H...

  • District Attorney’s Office Presents 48 Cases to Grand Jury

    Press Release Prosecutors from the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office presented 48 cases to a Grand Jury Friday, according to District Attorney David McDade. Among the cases heard by the Grand Jury was the state’s charge against Gevin Pri...

  • Trial of Alleged Burglary Ring Leader Continues

    Press Release The trial of Tavero Woods, the alleged ringleader of a burglary crew charged in a string of Douglas County burglaries, continued Tuesday in Douglas County Superior Court, according to District Attorney David McDade. Woods, 31, is one o...

  • Trial Starts for Burglary Suspect

    Press Release The trial of Tavero Woods, a co-defendant indicted for Burglaries committed in Douglas County during June 2010, began Tuesday, September 13th, in Douglas County Superior Court, according to District Attorney David McDade. Woods, 31, on...

  • Douglasville Woman Convicted for Harboring Boyfriend

    Press Release Douglas County District Attorney David McDade today announced the conviction and sentencing of Gina Dilello, 31, for her involvement in assisting her boyfriend evade federal and state authorities on felony charges. According to McDade,...

  • Man Convicted on Child Porn Charges

    Press Release A Douglas County man was convicted of storing images and videos of child pornography on his laptop, announced District Attorney David McDade. Kyle Jameson McCullough, 30, was found guilty on five counts of sexual exploitation of childr...

  • Man Gets 20 Years for Check Scheme

    Press Release Douglas County District Attorney David McDade today announced the sentencing of Michael Travis Daniel, 36, to 20 years in prison for his involvement in criminal activities under the Georgia Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization...