Hinds County Circuit Judge Tomie Green sent Blessed Adams back to prison last Thursday. Ridgeland police arrested him in January for strong-armed robbery, possession of marijuana, failure to yield to the police, and simple assault after he maced a clerk and then stole money from Old Canton Liquor and Wine. Ridgeland Police Chief John Neal called him a "serial robber".
Serial thug is indeed the better description for Blessed. He was indicted for two counts of armed robbery that were committed in December 2014. He used a gun to rob both the Family Dollar Store on Raymond Road and the Dollar General Store on West Northside Drive. He was convicted of both armed robbery charges on August 30, 2016.
However, Hinds County Circuit Judge Tomie Green blessed Blessed and turned him loose to go back on the prowl. She sentenced him to fifteen years in prison but suspended all fifteen years and ordered him to be released immediately. She placed him on supervised probation for three years. She justified this treatment by stating in her order that he had completed the RID program.
Judge Green ordered him to serve ten years in prison and three years of supervised probation. He currently awaits trail in Madison County for his Ridgeland rampage.
Kingfish note: Judge Green has received her share of criticism on this website so she will receive a thank you for putting him back in jail. Thank you Judge Green.