September 27, 2009
By Toni Stinson - The Caroline Progress

After three days of emotional testimony, the jury for John Wayne Peck's murder trial began their deliberations on July 22. The panel of nine women and three men would take more than four hours to arrive at their verdict: not guilty on all charges. When Circuit Court Clerk Ray Campbell read the verdict after 10:00 p.m. that evening, emotions erupted in the courtroom on both sides of the aisle. Peck sobbed embracing his attorney Jonathan David and repeated, "Thank God, oh thank God."

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A Stafford jury took about 20 minutes to find a man who had been facing a potential life sentence not guilty.

Ronzell D. Parker–Kimble, 20, was accused of stabbing 20-year-old Jeffrey Fleeton early on Aug. 17 outside a wild party on Longwood Drive in North Stafford.

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A woman who nearly cut off her then-boyfriend’s nose during a domestic altercation last year was cleared Tuesday by a Fredericksburg jury.

Brittany Nicole Carter, 23, of Fredericksburg was found not guilty of aggravated malicious wounding in Fredericksburg Circuit Court.

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A young man accused of stabbing another man multiple times at a party in Stafford County last year was cleared Tuesday after the victim claimed he didn’t remember the incident.

Devin Lamont Laiche, 19, of Bumpass had been charged with aggravated malicious wounding, which carries a penalty of 20 years to life in prison.

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April 21, 2010
By Nathaniel Cline - Westmoreland News

A Fredericksburg homebuilder was found not guilty last Thursday of a rape that allegedly occurred in the parking lot of the Riverboat in Colonial Beach.

In less than 25 minutes, a Westmoreland County jury found the defendant, not guilty of raping alleged victim Lutrisha Mussleman.

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All charges were dropped Thursday against a Ruther Glen man in connection with a drive-by shooting last summer.

The man prosecutors had said was the getaway driver, had been charged in Caroline Circuit Court with attempted murder, attempted malicious wounding, attempted malicious wounding while part of a mob, discharging a firearm in an occupied dwelling, conspiracy to commit murder and three firearms charges.

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