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Blood Gang Member Sentenced for Undercover Cocaine Sale

Posted: 09/14/2017

Prosecutors in District Attorney General Charme Allens Career Gang Unit obtained a fifteen-year sentence today against a man who sold cocaine to a Knoxville Police Department informant. Rashan Lateef Jordan, 36, was convicted of Sale and Delivery of Cocaine over .5 Grams in a Drug Free Childcare Zone. Judge Bob McGee sentenced Jordan to serve fifteen years in prison with the first twelve years to be served without the possibility of parole....more


DA Releases Statistics on Overdose Victims and the Criminal Justice System

Posted: 09/14/2017

As part of its involvement in the Drug Related Death Task Force, the District Attorneys Office has analyzed hundreds of cases looking for overdose victims with previous interaction with the criminal justice system. Because of the high number of individuals who fatally overdosed who had recent contact with the court system, the analysis suggests that opportunities for intervention exist in many cases and that such intervention could save lives....more


Drug Trafficker Sentenced to Twenty-Five Years for Heroin and Meth

Posted: 09/07/2017

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allens Felony Drug Unit obtained a twenty-five-year sentence against a drug trafficker caught in possession of approximately seven hundred units of heroin. Monty Wayne Fairchild, 33, was convicted of Possession with Intent to Sell Heroin, Possession with Intent to Sell Methamphetamine, and Evading Arrest. ...more


Career Offender Convicted after Shooting at Family Member

Posted: 09/07/2017

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allens Career Gang Unit obtained convictions against a career criminal who shot at his brother-in-law before a funeral for another family member. Daron Keith Hall, 42, was convicted of Attempted Voluntary Manslaughter, Aggravated Assault, Employing a Firearm During the Commission of a Dangerous Felony, and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon....more


Knoxville Man Convicted of Raping 15-Year-Old Girl

Posted: 08/30/2017

A jury has convicted Eric James Foster, 24, of the aggravated rape of a 15-year-old girl...more


Violent Crips Gangmember Nets 20 Years for Gun Possession

Posted: 08/29/2017

District Attorney General Charme P. Allens Career Gang Unit has sent a violent member of the Rollin 20s Crips street gang to prison for 20 years following his conviction of being a felon in possession of a handgun. ...more


Waiter Convicted of Stealing Customer Credit Card Numbers

Posted: 08/16/2017

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allens Career Gang Unit obtained a twelve-year sentence against a career criminal who stole customer credit card numbers while working as a waiter at several west Knoxville restaurants. David Carroll Masoner, 46, was convicted of three counts of Identity Theft. In a sentencing hearing today, Judge Scott Green sentenced Masoner to serve twelve years in prison....more


Bloods Gang Member Sentenced to Sixty-Eight Years in Prison

Posted: 08/08/2017

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allens Career Gang Unit obtained a sixty-eight-year sentence for a member of the Bloods street gang. Nathan Garfield Flemming, IV, 24, was convicted of two counts each of Attempted First Degree Murder, Especially Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Robbery, Carjacking, and four counts of Employing a Firearm During the Commission of a Dangerous Felony. Judge Bob McGee announced the sentence in an order filed this week....more


Gang Member Convicted of Possessing Firearm

Posted: 07/26/2017

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allens Career Gang Unit obtained a conviction today against a Crip gang member and convicted felon who threatened to shoot up the Austin Homes Homecoming. Antonio Demont Thomas, 36, was convicted of Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon. Judge Scott Green set the case for sentencing on September 9 where Thomas faces up to ten years in prison....more


Child Rapist Sentenced to 80 Years after Impregnating Child Twice

Posted: 07/20/2017

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allens Child Abuse Unit obtained the maximum sentence of eighty years against a child rapist who impregnated a child twice, once when she was ten and once when she was eleven. At a jury trial in June, Trendell Ray Brady, 34, was convicted of two counts of Rape of a Child. At a sentencing hearing today before Judge Steve Sword prosecutors sought and obtained the maximum penalty, eighty years in prison without the possibility of parole....more


Rocky Hill Drunk Driver Convicted

Posted: 07/13/2017

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allens DUI Unit obtained convictions against an impaired driver who could not maintain his lane while driving down Northshore Drive. Eric Lloyd Turner, 48, was convicted of Driving Under the Influence First Offense. When the jury returned its verdict, Judge Bob McGee sentenced Turner to serve forty-eight hours in jail and suspended his drivers license for one year....more


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