Tag Archives: Sentencing

Daven Teeter

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A man has been sentenced to at least 47 years in prison for sexually assaulting and robbing a Charlotte woman twice within a two-year period. The first incident occurred in April 2010 when, officials say, 23-year-old Daven Lorenzo …Read More

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Paul Lunsford

VALDESE, N.C. – A Burke County man has been convicted of raping a child and will spend at least the next 12 years in prison. Twenty-five year old Paul Lunsford was sentenced to no less than 144 months and no …Read More

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Jasper Whitman

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — A Kannapolis man will spend the next 25 years in prison for killing his roommate. Jasper Whitman pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. Prosecutors say he stabbed Davis Gilyard to death in 2012 and then stuffed the man’s body …Read More

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Ariel Castro

CLEVELAND, OH (AP) – The man convicted of holding three women captive in a house he turned into a prison and raping them repeatedly for a decade was sentenced Thursday to life without parole plus 1,000 years. Ariel Castro, 53, …Read More

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Drug Team convicted four defendants this week in Mecklenburg County Superior Court. The defendants faced charges ranging from possession of drug paraphernalia to attempted trafficking in heroin. The proceedings were held before The Honorable …Read More

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DA’s Office: Three Murderers Sent to Prison After Pleading Guilty in Homicide Cases

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Homicide Team convicted three defendants today in Mecklenburg County Superior Court. The defendants entered their guilty pleas in courtroom 5350 before The Honorable W. Robert Bell, Superior Court Judge. Joseph Lloyd Rayfield, 43, pled …Read More

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Franklin Chisholm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Habitual Felon Team and Crimes Against Persons Team convicted five defendants during the trial week of March 4-8, 2013. The proceedings were held in courtroom 5150 before The Honorable W. Robert Bell, …Read More

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DA: Armed Robbers Among 41 Defendants Convicted

The Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Crimes Against Persons Team convicted 41 defendants February 25-March 1, 2013, in Mecklenburg County Superior Court. The defendants entered their guilty pleas in courtroom 5350 before The Honorable W. Robert Bell, Superior Court Judge. Among …Read More

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Twelve defendants pled guilty in Mecklenburg County Superior Court on February 19-20, 2013. Eleven of the defendants were habitual felons and were sent to prison. The defendants entered their guilty pleas in courtroom 5350 before The Honorable …Read More

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Jamie Knox

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Homicide Team convicted three defendants today in homicide cases in Mecklenburg County Superior Court. The defendants entered their pleas in courtroom 5350 before The Honorable W. Robert Bell, Superior Court Judge. Jamie …Read More

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Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for 2007 Murder of His Wife

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Today, a jury found Anthony Darrell Long, 40, guilty of first-degree murder and other offenses in connection with the 2007 murder of his estranged wife, 32-year-old Sonia Long. The trial began on February 11, 2013, in Mecklenburg …Read More

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Eric Perez-Yanez

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Drug Prosecution Team convicted 25 defendants during the week of February 11-15, 2013, in courtroom 5350 before The Honorable Hugh B. Lewis, Superior Court Judge. The convictions were for crimes that included possessing, …Read More

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