DA Court Report: Seven Cases Reach Completion, Several Warrants Issued for No-Show Defendants

February 7, 2019 - In the 273rd Judicial District Court of Shelby County, Honorable James A. Payne Jr. presiding, on February 7, 2019, twenty-eight (28) felony cases were set on the docket for arraignment, status hearings, and other pretrial purposes. Shelby County District Attorney Stephen Shires finalized and resolved seven cases.  

A number of defendants did not show up for their arraignment at Court. They were: Brittney Benson, Dakota Howard, Samantha Hamilton, and Casey McKinney. As a result, warrants for their arrest have been issued. 

The cases that aren’t disposed by plea bargain are set on the May-June trial docket.