Sex Offender Receives Twenty Five Years for Sexual Battery Involving Minor

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced today that Leonard Prevost Foster was sentenced to 25 years for Sexual Battery by Circuit Court Judge John H. Emfinger. Foster, 64, will serve 20 years of his sentence in prison and then be placed on supervised probation for 5 years. He must register … Read more

Pearl Man Receives Twenty Year Sentence for Sexual Battery Involving 11 Year Old Girl

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced today that Anthony Wayne Atkinson was sentenced to serve 20 years for Sexual Battery by Circuit Court Judge John H. Emfinger. The time will have to be served day for day without the chance or early release or parole. Atkinson will have to register … Read more

Man Previously Convicted of Kidnapping and Armed Robbery Receives Maximum for Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced today that Parviz Deangelo King, of Yazoo City, was sentenced to the maximum punishment allowed by law for the crime of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon by Circuit Court Judge Steve Ratcliff. King was a habitual offender which means he had … Read more

Tyrone Body Found Guilty of House Burglary After Breaking into Canton Home

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced today that Tyrone Body was found guilty after a trial for the crime of burglary of a dwelling.  He will be sentenced November 4, 2019. He is an habitual offender and faces up to twenty-five years without eligibility for parole or early release. During … Read more

Byron McBride Pleads Guilty to Capital Murder in Killing of Kingston Frazier

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced today Byron McBride pled guilty this afternoon to capital murder in the 2017 shooting death of Kingston Frazier.  He was sentenced to life in prison without parole. During the early morning hours of May 18, 2017, McBride, along with the two other individuals, went … Read more

Thomas Ball, Jr. Receives Twenty-Five Years for Armed Robbery of Canton Woman

 Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced today Thomas Ray Ball, Jr., of Clinton, was sentenced to twenty-five years without the chance of early release or parole for the armed robbery of a Canton woman. On September 18, 2017, a woman went to a Vicksburg Casino where she won a large … Read more

Man Charged with Killing Three in Pawnshop in Jackson Sentenced to Life in Prison

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced that Joshua Garcia pled guilty, July 30, 2019, mid-trial, to attempted escape as a violent habitual offender.  Yesterday, August 5, 2019, Garcia was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of early release or parole. Garcia is also currently charged with the homicide … Read more

Canton Mother Receives 30 Year Sentence for Felony Child Abuse

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced today Latasha Leonard was sentenced to serve 30 years for Felonious Abuse of a Child by Circuit Court Judge Steve Ratcliff.  The case was a combined investigation of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, Canton Police Department, and Child Protective Services. In 2017, Madison County … Read more

Camden Man Receives 60 years for Violent Crime Spree

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced today Joshua Olive was sentenced by Judge Steve Ratcliff to serve 60 years for two counts of home invasion and two counts of aggravated assault that occurred at a home in rural Madison County near the Leake County line.  On January 1, 2019, Olive … Read more

Man Charged with Killing Three in Pawnshop in Jackson Pleads Guilty to Escape in Madison

Madison and Rankin Counties’ District Attorney John K. Bramlett, Jr., announced today that Joshua Garcia pled guilty today, mid-trial, to attempted escape as a violent habitual offender.  Garcia is also currently charged with the homicide of three employees of a Jackson pawnshop that occurred in December 2016. He fled the Jackson area after the murders … Read more