Convictions in Monroe County Trials
Towaliga Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorneys Leslie Tilson and Carolee Reed Jordan obtained convictions on two cases this past week. Billy Jones was tried and convicted of aggravated assault and was sentenced to 20 years to serve in the state penitentiary and Mack Rutland was tried and convicted of misdemeanor assault and was sentenced to serve 12 months in the county jail. Assistant District Attorney Steven Ouzts also handled several cases which resulted in penitentiary sentences, defendant Datrell Purdiman was sentenced for felony obstruction two counts, Larry Smith will be serving time for possession with intent to distribute marijuana and Barry Virden was sentenced for possession of cocaine. Additionally Steven handled the case of Clinton Henderson who was sentenced to serve 10 years in the state penitentiary for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.