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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CHASATIE DULBAN sentenced to 20 years.

Today, Chasatie Dulabhan pled guilty to Robbery 2nd, Burglary 2nd, Assault 2nd, and Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling with 20-year sentences to run concurrently on each offense. In 2017, the defendant and her codefendant Joseph Heathcock unlawfully entered the home of 62-year-old U.S. Marine Corps veteran, Michael Irvins. During the incident, the victim was shot…

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LOCAL BARTENDERS FOUND GUILTY OF SERVING ALCOHOL TO A MINOR

Yesterday, a bench trial was held for 22 year old Christopher Brewer and 26 year old Olivia Lester.  During the trial, video evidence displayed that both individuals failed to check 19 year old Christopher Nelson’s ID while they served him multiple alcoholic beverages. Christopher Nelson has pending MANSLAUGHTER charges after leaving the bar and allegedly…

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Employee Spotlight: Kaila Williams

Every month the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office enjoys highlighting a standout employee! This month our employee spotlight is Kaila Williams. Our Youth and Family Services Director loves the fact that her career is centered around helping others. Her own personal struggles have allowed her to assess situations with first hand understanding and provided feedback…

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Parole Denied for Serial Killer Convicted of Murder in 1972

Last week, parole was denied for serial killer Charles Lee. The State has strongly opposed Lee’s release on numerous occasions due to his violent temperament and the threat he still poses to society.   On June 21st, 1972, Charles Lee confessed and was convicted of the brutal murders of Carolyn Burnett and Kit Harrington on…

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Deonte Moorer Sentenced to LIFE

  Deonte Moorer appeared in court today for sentencing on two charges: the MURDER of Cedric Hollinger and discharging a gun into an occupied dwelling. The defendant was tried in ABSENTIA on September 11, 2018 and a jury found him guilty on both counts. Assistant District Attorney ChaLea Tisdale presented a heart wrenching statement from…

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Deonte Moorer and Jason Massey BOTH convicted of MURDER.

Last week, a jury convicted co-defendants Deonte Moorer and Jason Massey of the MURDER of thirty-three year old Cedric Hollinger in 2015. The defendants were also convicted of shooting into an occupied dwelling on that same date. The victim, Cedric Hollinger, was murdered on October 27, 2015 while standing on the front porch of his…

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Steve Mason Press Release

MEDIA RELEASE STATE v. STEVEN MASON Today the Mobile County Grand Jury has reported an indictment of one count of Capital Murder against Steven Mason for the death of Ke’Lei Morris on February 2, 2015. The indictment reads as follows: The Grand Jury of Mobile County charges that before the finding of this indictment, Steven…

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