Child sex predator receives two life sentences to be served consecutively

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office on Thursday obtained a conviction against David Scott Batchelor, who stood accused of the long-term heinous sexual abuse of a daughter. The four-day trial was held in Upson County, and was prosecuted by Chief Assistant District Attorney Marie Broder and Assistant District Attorney Ashton Fallin. […]

Spalding man sentenced to 20 years for aggravated battery against baby

STAFF REPORT ::: A Spalding County jury on Friday morning convicted Versaches Evans of aggravated battery for fracturing his infant daughter’s ribs. The baby was only 12-weeks-old when her injuries were discovered. Evans was charged with additional counts, but the jury was unable to reach a verdict on those charges. For his conviction for aggravated […]