Get to Know Our Assistant District Attorneys: Megan Everett

Each month, the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office highlights one of our standout prosecutors. This month, we would like to introduce you to Assistant District Attorney Megan Everett. Megan was hired by MCDA in 2020 and is currently assigned to our District Court division. She loves many things about living on the Gulf Coast, especially…

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Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This day serves as a call to action for individuals, organizations, and communities to bring attention to the issue of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Here at the Mobile County District Attorney’s office, we have a wonderful team of victim service officers who are dedicated to helping victims and…

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Peter Gales Guilty of Murder

Today, a jury found Peter Gales GUILTY of Murder. In May of 2017, innocent victim Sheneice Sumpter was found in her car behind an abandoned house with a fatal gunshot wound. After a short investigation, it was determined that her boyfriend at the time, Peter Gales, was responsible. Sheneice was a family-oriented, single mother who…

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Emanuel McAlpine Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder X 3

Today, Emanuel McAlpine pled guilty to three counts of Attempted Murder. On 7/31/18 the defendant entered the Chevron gas station on Sage Avenue armed with a gun intending to rob the employees and shot three victims. The incident was recorded on the business’s surveillance system. McAlpine was sentenced to 3 concurrent life sentences. The conclusion…

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Laderrick Hopson GUILTY of Murder

Today, Laderrick Hopson was found guilty by a jury of his peers of the crime of Murder. In February of 2018, Hopson senselessly shot Rodney Martin six times at a gas station in Prichard, AL. The State was represented by Assistant District Attorney Coy Morgan who stated, “The guilty verdict returned today is about justice…

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Antonio Lang Pleads Guilty to Murder

Today, Defendant Antonio Lang pled Guilty to MURDER and was sentenced to LIFE for the death of DeLauna Anderson in 2016. In the early morning hours of October 18th, 2016, DeLauna Anderson was senselessly shot and killed on the way to work. After an extensive investigation by the Mobile Police Department, Israel Hall and Antonio…

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Cory Miller Enters Blind Plea for Murder

  Today, defendant Cory Miller entered a blind plea for the murder of Travis Puckett in 2016. Travis Puckett went missing around September 2, 2016, and his remains were found weeks later in a trash can on Cemetery Road in Wilmer. Through the investigation, Cory Miller was determined to be responsible for the death of…

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PROBATION FULLY REVOKED FOR DEFENDANT LANCE LUCAS

A probation revocation hearing was held on Thursday, April 1st, 2021, for defendant Lance Lucas who was found to be in violation of the terms and conditions of his probation by having an arrest for another horrific Domestic Violence Strangulation. In 2019, the defendant entered a blind plea to Domestic Violence Strangulation for an incident…

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Hero of the Month: Crystal Yarbrough

  Congratulations to Crystal Yarbrough for being named MCDA’s March 2021 Hero of the Month! Crystal’s passion for helping victims of human trafficking is evident in everything she does. She is currently the Alabama director for Eye Heart World and the director for the Rose Center located right here in Mobile, AL. The Rose Center…

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Baly Hobson Pleads Guilty to Murder, Robbery 1st, & Kidnapping 1st

  Today, Baly Denis Hobson pled GUILTY to Murder, Kidnapping 1st, and Robbery 1st. On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, the defendant assaulted and kidnapped his now-former girlfriend from her apartment at knifepoint and forced her to drive to Walmart. While at Walmart he robbed her of her vehicle. After leaving the parking lot, the defendant eventually…

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