STATE OF TENNESSEE v. GEORGE LEE JONES - Articles

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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Aug 7, 2012

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Gregory D. Gookin, Assistant Public Defender (on appeal); and Roger Staton, Jackson, Tennessee (at trial), for the appellant, George Lee Jones.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Sophia S. Lee, Senior Counsel; James G. (Jerry) Woodall, District Attorney General; and Shaun A. Brown, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): GLENN

The defendant, George Lee Jones, was convicted by a Madison County Circuit Court jury of aggravated burglary, a Class C felony, and theft under $500, a Class A misdemeanor, and was sentenced to an effective term of ten years in the Department of Correction. On appeal, he challenges the sufficiency of the convicting evidence. After review, we affirm the judgments of the trial court.

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