In Georgia, the law requires prosecutors to initiate prosecution of misdemeanor offense within two years of the crime. The deadline for felonies varies based on the severity of the charge.
Our District Attorney was forced to dismiss over 10 cases because of her office’s failure to timely initiate prosecution activity.
State v. Krystal S. Wilson – Theft by Shoplifting
State v. Angela Celeste Fouche – Theft by Shoplifting and Deposit Account Fraud
State v. Avis Banita Clay – Theft by Shoplifting (x2)
State v. Dennis E. Hightower, III – DUI and Speeding
State v. Dustin Delgado – DUI, Driving While Licensee Suspended/Revoked, Hit and Run, Failure to Maintain Lane, and Expired Tag
State v. Irvin Chanz Wallace – DUI and Failure to Maintain Lane
State v. Kelton Bryan Christian – Violation of Family Violence Order
State v. Lashonda Sharay Johnson – DUI, Open Container, Failure to Maintain Lane
State v. Robyn Leigh Mcearchern – DUI, Distracted Driving, Failure to Maintain Lane
State v. Salvador Laguna – DUI, Driving Without Valid License
State v. Tacarus Maurice Favors – Theft by Shoplifting (x2)
State v. Ebony Nicole Clark – Theft by Taking and Simple Battery
State v. Mark Alan Frost – Theft by Shoplifting