Get to Know Our Assistant District Attorneys: Jessica Catlin

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 Jessica Catlin. ADA Catlin was born and raised in Sylvan Springs, Alabama, and moved to Mobile to attend the University of Mobile where she met her husband, Blake. She…

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Tavoris Carlisle GUILTY of Arson 1st & Criminal Trespassing

Mobile, AL, March 16, 2021—Today, a jury found Tavoris Carlisle GUILTY of Arson 1st and Criminal Trespassing. On 3/29/17, the defendant arrived at the victim’s residence and knocked on the door to gain entry. When the victim did not answer the door the defendant set the victim’s apartment on fire. The victim, her one-year-old child,…

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Roderick Williams Enters Blind Plea to 1998 Rape

  On March 8, 2021, defendant Roderick Williams entered a Blind Plea in front of Judge Youngpeter to Rape 1st Degree in relation to a sexual assault that happened in October 1998. A presentence report has been ordered and the sentencing will be held on April 28, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. This case is part…

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March Employee Spotlight: Josie Sheaffer

Each month the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office spotlights one of our fantastic staff members. This month we would like to introduce you to Josie Sheaffer. The Navarre, Florida native moved to Mobile to attend the University of South Alabama and has worked for our office for over three years. She is currently a Murder…

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Tonickiya Anderson Found Guilty of Sodomy 1st

On March 10, 2021, a jury found defendant Tonickiya Anderson guilty of Sodomy First Degree of a child less than 12. Following the verdict, Assistant District Attorney Jessica Catlin stated, “Today would not have been possible if the child in this case and his family were not brave enough to stand up for what was…

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MCDA’s Officer of the Month: Trooper Johnathan Harris

  Congratulations to Trooper Johnathan Harris for being recognized as Officer of the Month for the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office. Trooper Harris has been in law enforcement for 3 years and is currently assigned to the Mobile Post, Highway Patrol Division as a Senior Trooper. Although law enforcement was not his initial career path,…

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Get to Know our Assistant District Attorneys: Johana Bucci

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 Johana Bucci. Johana’s journey with our office started when she interned for us in 2012. She was hired on full-time in 2016 and is currently a Circuit Court prosecutor.…

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February Staff Spotlight: Trial Coordinator Danielle Ellis

MCDA’s staff spotlight this month is Trial Coordinator Danielle Ellis. Danielle was born and raised right here in Mobile, Alabama and she loves going to the beach, being out on the water, and working out. Danielle also enjoys spending time with her amazing boyfriend, her two wonderful teenagers, and her dog Dart! She has worked…

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MCDA’s February Officer of the Month: Detective Tomatra Johnson

Congratulations to Detective Tomatra Johnson for being named MCDA’s February Officer of the Month. Detective Johnson has been an officer with the Mobile Police Department for over 23 years and currently works for Precinct 4 in Investigations. When he is not keeping our community safe Detective Johnson enjoys spending time with his loving wife and…

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Get to Know Our Assistant District Attorneys: Chris McDonough

Each month the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office highlights one of its standout prosecutors. This month we would like to introduce you to Assistant District Attorney Chris McDonough. The Mobile native has been a prosecutor with our office for over 19 years and has worked in District Court, Juvenile Court, Circuit Court, and the White…

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