Gevin Prince received a life sentence plus 30 years in prison for pleading guilty but mentally ill today in court.
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Wednesday, February 6
Gevin Prince, 16, pled guilty but mentally ill today in court, according to WSBTV, and received a life sentence in prison, plus 30 years, for stabbing his great-grandmother to death with a samurai sword. Prince had been found competent to stand trial, according to a report from psychologists for the Georgia Department of Human Services. Prince is accused of stabbing his great-grandmother with a samurai sword on Aug. 15, 2011. Prince faced malice murder and aggravated assault charges stemming from the August 2011 attack, according to my foxatlanta.com. District Attorney David McDade says Prince started attacking his family members after his grandmother wouldn't let him play a video game on the computer. McDade says Prince attacked his …
Brandon Keenan Potts, 26, of Powder Springs, was a gunman who assaulted and terrorised a Douglas County family during a violent home invasion and robbery in August.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, January 13, 2012
Brandon Keenan Potts, 26, of Powder Springs, was sentenced to life in prison Thursday for being a gunman who assaulted and terrorised a Douglas County family during a violent home invasion and robbery last August. Potts pleaded guilty to three counts of Armed Robbery, one count of kidnapping, five counts of cruelty to children in the first degree and one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, according to a press release from Douglas County District Attorney David McDade. Potts was sentenced to a term of life in prison, plus an additional five years, for being one of four people accused of being involved with robbing a family on Aug. 9, 2011. The remaining three people face similar charges and are expected to …