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Mecklenburg DA office convicts 48 defendants

Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Crimes Against Persons Team convicted 48 defendants during the week of July 22. Defendants entered their guilty pleas before the Honorable Robert C. Ervin, Mecklenburg County Superior Court judge.

Among those convicted were:

Terrell Burgman, 19, who pled guilty to robbery with a dangerous weapon. In February 2013, the victim arranged to sell two pairs of Nike shoes through a Facebook page known as “Carolina Sneakerheard Society,” according to the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office. When the victim went to the gas station where the transaction was to take place, a car with four people arrived. One person in the car pulled out a handgun. Then Burgman, who was also in the car, took the victim’s shoes, according to the attorney’s office. The car drove away. Later, during an interview, Burgman confessed to taking the shoes and throwing the gun out of the car window, according to the attorney’s office. Burgman was sentenced to 38 to 58 months in prison.

Jose Santos Lopez, 26, who pled guilty to attempted second-degree rape. Lopez was sentenced to 51 to 74 months in prison.

Henry Dozier, 64, who pled guilty to failure to register as a sex offender. Dozier was sentenced to 26 to 41 months in prison.

Willard Grier, 34, who pled guilty to common law robbery. Grier was sentenced to 19 to 32 months in prison.

Mitchell McCasland, 23, who pled guilty to conspiracy to commit assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. McCausland was sentenced to 15 to 27 months in prison.

Delasio Mobley, 20, who pled guilty to attempted second-degree kidnapping and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Mobley was sentenced to 15 to 27 months in prison.

Joseph Banks, 22, who pled guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and attempted sale of marijuana. Banks was sentenced to 12 to 24 months in prison.

Darquarius Watson, 22, who pled guilty to common law robbery. Watson was sentenced to 10 to 21 months in prison.

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