Bond Hearing Held for Attempted Rape Suspect

Today, a bond hearing was held for Vincent Scott who was arrested earlier this week in connection to an assault and attempted rape in the McDonalds parking lot on Government Street. The State requested no bond due to the fact that the defendant is dangerous, a flight risk, and has failed to appear for court…

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Employee Spotlight: Linda Watson

Every month, The Mobile County District Attorney’s Office highlights one of its standout employees. This month we would like to introduce you to Linda Watson! Linda was born and raised on the Gulf Coast. She met the love of her life, Frederick Watson, when she was fifteen and they have been married for thirty-eight years!…

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Parole Hearing Results

Each week the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office travels to Montgomery to protest the early release of various inmates. These individuals have only served a fraction of their sentences and many times have incurred multiple disciplinary infractions while in DOC.   Jerel Anderson- This inmate was sentenced to 20 years after being convicted of Receiving Stolen Property…

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Get to know our Assistant District Attorneys: Madison Davis

Each month, the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office highlights some of its stand out employees and attorneys. This month we would like to introduce you to Assistant District Attorney Madison Davison! Madison has been with our office since 2016 and she has been a phenomenal addition. The Prattville native always knew she wanted to be…

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Parole Denied for Inmate Who Killed Two Deputies in 1975

A parole hearing was held for Jerre Chatom who is currently serving two LIFE sentences after causing the fatal shooting deaths of Deputy David Beck and Deputy Robert Stolz in 1975.   The incident began in 1975 when Sheriff Ronald Kelso began pursuing a speeding vehicle containing David Wilson and Jerre Chatom. During that pursuit,…

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DEFENDANT PLEADS GUILTY TO SHOOTING HIS COUSIN

  Yesterday, Phillip Withers pled GUILTY to Assault 1st and Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle. He was sentenced to 15 years split to serve 3 years with the balance suspended 5 years informal probation. On September 28, 2016, a verbal altercation ensued between the victim, Bruce Rogers, and the defendant, Phillip Withers. Both individuals were…

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