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Man Charged with Multiple Bank Robberies Including Prattville Bank Sentenced to Over 12 Years

On Tuesday, February 2, Monte Clayton Lynch, 50, of St. Louis, Missouri, was sentenced to 151 months in prison after pleading guilty to multiple bank robberies in Alabama, Missouri, Tennessee, and Georgia, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. Lynch was also ordered to serve three years of supervised release after he completes his prison sentence and will be…

Montgomery Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Manslaughter

A Montgomery man has been sentenced to 20 years behind bars for manslaughter. Montgomery County District Attorney, Daryl bailey made the announcement Thursday. Michael Eason struck Carwin Purifoy who had stopped to help two people whose car was stuck in the median on troy highway in December 2017. Authorities determined Eason was driving under the influence when he hit Purifoy….

Montgomery Woman Sentenced to 11 Years for Her Role in Armed Robbery Spree

On February 12, Diamond Markayla Mathis, 24, of Montgomery, was sentenced to 132 months in federal prison for her role in committing multiple armed robberies and violating federal firearms laws, announced U.S. Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr., FBI Special Agent in Charge James Jewell, and Montgomery Police Chief Ernest Finley.  Following her 11-year prison sentence, Mathis will be on supervised…

Two Former Employees of Montgomery Doctor Sentenced on Drug Distribution Charges

Two Montgomery area women were sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute controlled substances by forging prescriptions, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. and DEA Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge Clay A. Morris. On December 10, 2019, Tracy Lynn Giddens, 46, of Millbrook, received a 63-month sentence for her role in the scheme. Subsequently, on…

Platinum Rapper Kodak Black Sentenced to Over 3 Years in Federal Prison on Gun Charges

Rapper Kodak Black has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to weapons charges stemming from his arrest just before a scheduled concert performance in May. The 22-year-old Black admitted in August that he falsified information on federal forms to buy four firearms from a Miami-area gun shop on two separate occasions. Black also…

CEO of Montgomery Steel Company Sentenced for Bankruptcy Fraud

Kennon W. Whaley, 51, from Auburn, was sentenced to 72 months in federal prison on August 3, 2016. In May, Whaley was convicted by a federal jury of two counts of concealment of bankruptcy assets while his company, Southeastern Stud & Components, was in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. The evidence at trial showed that during the bankruptcy process Whaley redirected a $260,000 insurance payment…

Montgomery Woman Sentenced to 125 Days for Animal Cruelty

A Montgomery woman has been sentenced to 125 days behind bars for the death of her 3-month-old puppy last month. Court records show 23-year-old Jessica Pruette was found guilty last week of cruelty to animals. Montgomery Humane Society Officer Robert Bryant said he went to Pruette’s home June 1 after receiving a tip about a dead puppy in a backyard….