Monday, December 6, 2010

Richard Troy Jones gets 25 years in prison, 15 years suspended

Circuit Judge Samac Richardson sentenced Richard Troy Jones to 25 years in jail with 15 years suspended for driving under the influence at 79 mph on Hwy 463 in 2009. Mr. Jones had a BAC of .16 and struck a car driven by Henry Fox in a head-on collision. Mr. Fox is blinded for life, suffered over twenty facial fractures, and is forced to live in a nursing home apart from his wife and minor children. Mr. Jones and Assistant District Attorney Rebecca Mansell agreed to a plea bargain. Judge Richardson accepted the agreement today.

A somber Mr. Jones sat in the courtroom as his sentenced was pronounced. Hanging onto his arm was Susan Travis Ridgway. Ms. Ridgway was a passenger in Mr. Jones's car when the accident occurred. The accident report stated she was undressed and admitted to performing oral sex on Mr. Jones while he was driving (See link below.). Ms. Ridgway has not been charged with a crime by the District Attorney. Sources inform JJ the D.A. Has asked the Attorney General for an opinion on whether to prosecute Ms. Ridgway. Mr. Jones was taken into custody when the hearing ended. He mouthed the words "I love you" to Ms. Ridgway as he left in handcuffs.

Earlier posts:
Susan Travis Ridgway answers bankruptcy fraud allegation
Here is file on Richard T. Jones case
Foxes accuses Ridgway of committing bankruptcy fraud
Richard Troy Jones pleads guilty. Accident report reveals couple was having "sex" right before accident while driving.

18 comments:

Anonymous said...

Surprisingly (not!) that entire second paragraph of information was left our of the C-L story that just got posted, written by Jimmie E. Gates.

If it was rumor and hearsay I could unserstand but if it's in the police report I an only speculate about selective reporting in an effort to slant the news - glad I dropped my sub a year ago. Now if I could only get them to stop leaving the freebiesi n my driveway :-(

Anonymous said...

Maybe Ms. Ridgway road to the courthouse with Jimmie Gates.

Kaptain Kangaroo said...

Musa, mihi causas memora

Anonymous said...

Whatever happened to that lady from the newspaper in the Clarksdale area who nearly killed that guy in a head-on collision back in late 2003? Was that case dismissed? Did she just get off for trying to kill the guy?

Anonymous said...

VIRGIL! thank you. don't run across latin much any more.

Anonymous said...

Hope it was one mind-blowing blow job.

Anonymous said...

Nothing like the ones he's gonna get in prison.

Anonymous said...

6:52, prison rape is not funny. No one who is sentenced to prison deserves the additional punishment of being sexually assaulted.

Kingfish said...

Actually, George Bell does. He earned it fair and um, square.

Anonymous said...

Where will Mr. Jones be incarcerated?
State prison or federal prison? Was he taken into custody yesterday?

Anonymous said...

Don't know if he was taken into custody, but it would be a state prison. First they all go to Rankin County and from there on to one of the other facilities. You can go to www.mdoc.state.ms.us and do an inmate search to see where he is once he enters the system.

Anonymous said...

Was Mrs. Fox in the courtroom yesterday?

Anonymous said...

How many of those ten years will he actually have to serve?

Anonymous said...

Mr Jones left the courtroom in Handcuffs and was taken into custody immediately. He is currentoly in Madison County Jail and will have to serve at least 85% of his sentence. I am sure he will be moved to a state facility once their is room for him. DOn't know if the Foxes where in t courtroom. Ms Trais-Ridgeway has since called off her relationship with Mr Jones after discoverory of several other women in his life. So his Sugar Momma is no gone. Where will he turn? Who actually cares, he is getting everything he deserves and should have gotten much more.. Have fun for the next 8.5 years, I doubt anyone will really remember you when you come back, when you come back as this chapter is closed. Just wonder how bad he has messed up the lives of the others involved...

Kingfish said...

Yup. Not in state facility yet. If Ms. Ridgway called off her relationship, she certainly gave a good imitation of one in the courtroom this week.


When does Michael Guest prosecute her?

Anonymous said...

What's the status of the alleged (cough, cough) fraud in her bankruptcy application?

Anonymous said...

Once again, thanks to the Kingfish for these accurate and detailed updates.

Like an old-fashioned Town Crier, perhaps public humiliation is the only way to prevent the drunken rich folks of North Jackson from killing and maiming people (or, at least, help in insuring justice)

Please, keep it up! If the D.A. knows it has the public's support perhaps he will, at least, investigate Ridgway as well.

Anonymous said...

According to their website, Richard Troy Jones new address is the Central MS Correction Center in Rankin County.

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