• Criminal Trial Week Sept. 2005

    The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office reports that the criminal trials held the week of September 12, 2005 in Superior Court resulted in two felony convictions.  “Most of the cases on the trial calendars resulted in guilty pleas, but the...

  • Criminal Trial Week Feb. 2006

    The Douglas County District Attorney’s Office had a busy week in Superior Court.  Assistant District Attorney Reid Thompson and Senior Assistant Jeff Ballew tried two separate major drug trafficking cases. “I am proud of these two convictions a...

  • Criminal Trial Week Aug. 2006

    On August 24, 2005 a Douglas County Jury took less than one hour to convict Michael Lewis McCoy on Child Molestation charges.  The jury, composed of nine men and three women, returned a verdict of guilty on two counts of Enticing a Child for Indecen...

  • Criminal Trial Week Aug. 8, 2005

    Criminal Trials were held the week of August 8 – 12, 2005 in the Douglas County Superior Court.  The result was three felony convictions.  “It was a busy week for the District Attorney’s Office with three of my Assistants working hard to ge...

  • DA McDade wins Victim Service Award

    (ATLANTA) – The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) recently presented awards for outstanding contributions in the field of victim services. Recipients were recognized at a reception during the National Organization for Victim Assistance...

  • SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS DEATH SENTENCE

    Douglas County District Attorney David McDade announced today that the Georgia Supreme Court unanimously upheld the conviction and death sentence of Gerald Patrick Lewis imposed by a Douglas County jury in March of 2003.  The Supreme Court issued ...

  • 2006 GENERAL ASSEMBLY WINS HIGH MARKS FROM PROSECUTORS

    Douglas County District Attorney David McDade praised the work of this year’s Georgia General Assembly.  “The focus of this year’s session was the protection of children and I believe that priority was accomplished,” stated McDade.  “I ...

  • MCDADE JOINS GOVERNOR PERDUE IN SIGNING OF SEXUAL PREDATOR LEGISLATION

    ATLANTA – Governor Sonny Perdue signed into law the sexual predator legislation (HB1059), Wednesday, April 26, 2006.  Douglas County District Attorney David McDade joined the Governor and the bill’s author House Majority Leader Jerry Keen alon...

  • CHILD ABUSE TRIAL: GUILTY ON ALL COUNTS

    On August 24, 2005 a Douglas County Jury took less than one hour to convict Michael Lewis McCoy on Child Molestation charges. The jury, composed of nine men and three women, returned a verdict of guilty on two counts of Enticing a Child for Indecent ...