{{featured_button_text}}

A Jackson County jury found a Marion man guilty of multiple charges Friday after a two-day trial, according to a news release from Jackson County State’s Attorney Michael Carr.

Devin D. Brooks, 27, was found guilty of one count of unlawful use of weapons by a felon, one count of defacing identification marks of a firearm, one count of aggravated battery, and one count of obstructing a peace officer, the release states.

The release says that during the early hours of Jan. 11, Carbondale Police were dispatched to a store on East Walnut Street after receiving a report that a person had pulled a firearm on another person. While en route, an officer saw a male running away from the scene. After a foot pursuit, Brooks eventually gave up and was taken into custody.

Keep reading for FREE!
Enjoy more articles by signing up or logging in. No credit card required.

Unlawful use of weapons by a felon carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 2 to 10 years, while defacing identification marks on a firearm and aggravated battery each carry potential sentences of 2 to 5 years. Obstructing a peace officer is a Class A misdemeanor.

Brooks was remanded to the custody of the Jackson County Sheriff pending sentencing. A sentencing date has not yet been set.

— The Southern

Sign up for our Crime & Courts newsletter

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.
0
0
0
0
0

Load comments