Friday, May 15, 2015

130 years for Devine

It looks like Eddie Devine won't be carjacking anyone for the rest of his life.  WAPT reported:

Eddie Devine, 17, pleaded guilty to two counts of armed carjacking, three counts of armed robbery, three counts of kidnapping and two counts of sexual battery.

The charges stem from incidents reported on April 28, 2013, March 1, 2014 and April 19, 2014.

In the last case, Devine and Remy Harvey, who was 13 years old at the time, are accused of forcing a woman into her car outside a Jackson apartment complex and then driving around while one of the teens raped and assaulted her with an icepick, police said. The woman was able to escape when Devine and Harvey stopped for gas, authorities said.

“The daughter I got back after that incident is not the same girl that I brought into the world. She is not. She is afraid,” said the father of one of the victims.

While free on bond on the Jackson charges, Devine was arrested by Flowood police on Dec. 27, 2014, in connection with a carjacking outside Bed, Bath & Beyond. Devine, who police said was armed with a knife, is accused of threatening to kill the woman before stealing her SUV.

 Devine was sentenced in Hinds County to 30 years for armed carjacking, 30 years for sexual battery, 30 years for armed robbery (with 15 suspended) and 30 years for kidnapping. The day-for-day sentences will run concurrently, Judge Bill Gowan said.  Rest of article.

Kingfish note: Now Mr. Devine gets to face the Rankin County criminal justice system.  Good job, Judge Gowan.  

Earlier posts on Eddie Devine
Dear Judge Green, This isn't broken?
Devine prelim hearing postponed.
Judge: Devine "terrorized" the community.
Where have we seen this guy before?


Johnny Weir said...

I guess Schuler-Smith is beginning to feel the public pressure. Or, he might be reading some of Kingfish blogs. Hope Jackson doesn't turn into Ciraq (Chicago+Iraq).

Anonymous said...

I'm no lawyer, but how do you come up with 130 years given 4 counts at 30 years each less 15 years on one count when the sentences run concurrently and not consecutively?

Anonymous said...

So if they''re concurrent, it actually means he would get out in 30 years or less, before he even turns 50. Great. Rankin County better put him in jail for life for the case, there, or else we'll be seeing some more carjackings or rape from him in, oh, about 2045

Anonymous said...

He'll be out in six months.

dubya said...

To the metro civilians... Give this article a look see.

Anonymous said...

While not a great admirer of Smith, the fact his office got this guy to plead to 30 years, of which he will serve every day of, and avoid the victim having to relive that on the stand, he deserves some credit. That is not something that happens every day.

Now, Rankin will give him some time, but it will be consecutive. You won't see this fellow again, is my guess.

Anonymous said...

Since the sentences are to run concurrently, the actual sentence is 30 years to serve. So he actually is getting about 3 years for each violent crime. I don't think that's enough time and neither did the father of one of the victims. This is yet another defendant friendly plea deal.

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