Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Bennett Sentenced to 25 Years

Mugshot of Aaron Bennett

Aaron Bennett was found guilty of Burglary of a Habitation after a two day trial held in the Leon County Courtroom. District Judge Michael Davis presided over the trial that began October 28th, and ended October 29th with the six man six woman jury finding the defendant guilty.

The same jury returned to the courtroom on the morning of October 30th, to complete the punishment phase of the trial. The jurors heard an appeal from Attorney Raymond Sanders who asked the jurors for leniency for his client. And from Leon District Attorney Hope Knight who asked for a 50 year sentence.

The jury returned just before noon and rendered their decision for punishment and...

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