Tag Archives: District Attorney

Decatur County Man Convicted in Infant Assault Case

A Decatur County man was convicted this week of aggravated assault on a 6 month old infant after doctors diagnosed the child with symptoms consistent with Shaken Baby Syndrome. The assault occurred in June 2015 (read the original story here) and was tried in the Superior Court of Decatur County under Judge Heather Lanier.  This was the first trial… Read More »

Bainbridge State Police Chief receives 2015 Justice Award

This past weekend, Bainbridge State College interim Executive Vice President, Shawn McGee received a phone call from South Georgia District Attorney Joe Mulholland, about one of BSC’s employees being honored with a special award. With a surprise presentation ceremony held at the Kirbo Center on Tuesday morning, BSC Police Chief James E. Spooner, Jr., was awarded the 2015… Read More »

Decatur County man sentenced to 15 years in jail after conviction on child molestation and 10 other charges

News Release from the office of South Georgia District Attorney Joe Mulholland The week of Decatur County trials for the adjourned November term of Superior Court consisted of approximately 85 criminal cases. One case of significant note was the case of Kenneth Wayne Meredith. Mr. Meredith was charged with one count of Felony Child Molestation, Criminal Attempt to… Read More »

Text of indictments sheds light on what four deputies are charged with doing

A review of the seven-count federal grand jury indictments filed against two current Decatur County Sheriff’s deputy, one former Decatur County Sheriff’s Deputy and one former Grady County Sheriff’s deputy sheds more light on what specifically they are accused of doing. As stated in the U.S. Department of Justice‘s press release accompanying the unsealing of the indictments: “An… Read More »