Category Archives: Criminal / RICO Trials

DA, defense agree Crawford Lewis should get probation

Should Crawford go to jail? … The debate continues… Read more here >> DA, defense agree Crawford Lewis should get probation By Rhonda Cook The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Though on opposite sides of on his guilt and innocence when former DeKalb … Continue reading

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Update on Crawford Lewis

The AJC is reporting per the DeKalb DA: Judge should accept Crawford Lewis plea agreement By Rhonda Cook – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The attorneys for former DeKalb County School Superintendent Crawford Lewis and the lawyers who prosecuted him agree that … Continue reading

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Thoughts for the new year

The following is taken from comments left by a regular DSW contributor. We think these are honest and hopeful and should be the kind of thoughts pondered by all of DeKalb’s residents going forward in 2014. Is there any way … Continue reading

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Are we on the road to a settlement with Heery Mitchell?

There is ‘talk’ of a settlement between DeKalb Schools and Heery Mitchell in the news media as well as the rumor mills. Since this case has been pending for so long, we thought we would share some history on the … Continue reading

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Guilty!

The jury handed down a verdict today about 4 PM rendering Pat Reid (FKA Pat Pope) and her ex-husband Anthony (Tony) Pope guilty of racketeering. By Rhonda Cook The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A DeKalb County jury convicted former school district chief … Continue reading

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