A 35-year-old man was found guilty in federal court this afternoon for four area armed robberies.
August Anthony Ford faces a 97-year minimum sentence for weapons-related convictions as a previous felon and a possible 20 additional years for the actual robberies.
Read more in Friday's Times Free Press.
Todd South covers courts, poverty, technology, military and veterans for the Times Free Press. He has worked at the paper since 2008 and previously covered crime and safety in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Todd’s hometown is Dodge City, Kan. He served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq before returning to school for his journalism degree from the University of Georgia. Todd previously worked at the Anniston (Ala.) Star. Contact ...