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Circuit Judge Coleman hears 59 cases during Motion Day hearings

McKinney’s murder case continued The court system continued the pretrial conference for Dianna McKinney until November 17, 2023, at 10 am. McKinney faces a charge of murder and also with tampering with physical evidence. Flener’s faces multitude of sex related charges Jeremy Scott Flener faces a multitude of sex related charges before the Hancock County…

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Coleman issues bench warrants for failure to appear

  Hancock County Circuit Court Judge Timothy Coleman issued bench warrants for several people that failed to appear at the January of 2023 motion day hearings at the Hancock County Judicial Center. The list of people cited for failure to appear includes David Lamar Johnson Jr., Janae Lewis,  John J. Nelson, Jessica Sacks, Donnie  Sorrell,…

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Hancock County Grand Jury returned seven indictments on Friday, Oct. 29

The Hancock County Grand Jury convened last week returning seven indictments on Friday, Oct. 29, for charges such as incest, wanton endangerment and drug-related offenses. Those indicted on a True Bill are: • John J. Nelson, of Hawesville, was charged with one count of first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine.) • Nathan E. Hill,…

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