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Shooting suspects turn selves in

Sunday, March 2, 2014 8:26 PM
Last updated Monday, March 3, 2014 12:32 AM
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Two men wanted for the armed robbery and shooting of a man at Richmond Villa apartments last month have turned themselves in, police said Sunday.

Marquese Demario Parrish, of Kennedy Drive, and Darrell Fitzgerald Hill Jr., of Richwood Road, turned themselves into the Charles B. Webster Detention Center about 2:44 p.m. with their attorneys by their sides, according to a statement from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

Neither man provided statements to police.

Parrish and Hill, both 22, have been charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, according to the statement. Parrish has also been charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

A third suspect, Kevin Mau­rice Hanna, 23, of Heph­zibah, was arrested last month and remains in the Richmond County jail.

Parrish has been arrested on drug charges on numerous occasions dating back to 2007. In April 2009, he was charged with carrying a concealed weapon without a permit and for possession of a pistol by a person under 18. In June 2010, he was charged with possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

Hill has faced charges of theft by receiving stolen property twice in the past year and was charged with carrying a concealed weapon without a license on two separate occasions in a three-year span.

Both men have numerous traffic violations dating back to April 2006, including charges of fleeing and attempting to elude police officers, reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and driving without a license.

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nocnoc
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nocnoc 03/03/14 - 06:32 am
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Enough time to lawyer up & get their story straight

With that said....
Here is a classic example of Gun Control laws.

While laws slow and impede citizen from ownership, it is clear they do not stop criminals from gaining access to firearms.

There are those that say we should totally Ban Firearms, and allow only the Government to have them. Because the above example also shows
that only Citizens would be without protection. Because criminals don't obey laws and would still find the tools of their trade.

As it has been said before and appropriate in this case:

"____ Living the Dream"

nocnoc
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nocnoc 03/03/14 - 06:38 am
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Report Travis Highfield - Kudos

Excellent article, Excellent background research.

Wished we saw more articles like this where good digging is done.

We, as readers, now have a wider picture and understand this was NOT a random incident given the previous criminal histories involved.

Marinerman1
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Marinerman1 03/03/14 - 10:54 am
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When Is Enough, Enough ??

I agree with 'nocnoc' -- lawyer up and let's get our story straight before they start the "interview" process of the investigation. But seriously, haven't we given Parrish more than enough "chances" to clean up his act ?? I think it is time to put him into a deep, dark SuperMax hole for the rest of his life. His mommy should be SO proud of her little angel. Seven years is long enough. He apparently cannot, or is not willing to become a contributing member of society.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 03/03/14 - 11:29 am
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Just stick a needle in all of

Just stick a needle in all of their arms and let's move on. There is no rehabilitation here. You know it, I know it, the prosecutor knows it, the judges know it. Why do we continue to play the rehabilitation game? Catch and release is good policy for bass fishing but it sucks as a policy for punishing criminals and protecting the public.

Marinerman1
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Marinerman1 03/03/14 - 03:00 pm
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@ dichotomy

I first posted along the same lines as you, but then decided to edit myself, for fear of getting gigged. I personally do not think we should have SuperMax prisons. If someone is bad enough to be in one, we should just stick a needle in them, and be done with it. Like Parrish here...

JesusismySuperStar
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JesusismySuperStar 03/03/14 - 06:47 pm
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Great!

it's always good news when one who is a sinner come to repentance whoo hoo! Now the only thing for them left it seems to be preached the Kingdom of God and forgiveness of His so that they would reconcile with God and their old life would be washed away and not end up in hell for the darkness they served. Good start for them. God bless all who turn away from wickedness<3 !

corgimom
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corgimom 03/03/14 - 08:10 pm
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Who says they are repentant?

Who says they are repentant?

More like, their families were being leaned on, and forced them to turn themselves in.

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jimmymac 03/03/14 - 10:18 pm
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Their lawyers convinced them that the lenient judges and lazy prosecutors in Augusta would allow them to plea down to something like disturbing the piece and credited with time served as a sentence.

lifelongresident
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lifelongresident 03/04/14 - 12:54 pm
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of course all we need to do
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of course all we need to do is look at the name...."marqeese" he's 22 yrs old and already A CONVICTED FELON.....but of course his sorry azz mammy going to make statements sayin "wat a guud boy mah son be, cause he black is why he be doin crimes"....and we all know the obvious...these thugs grew up in a "prah-jek" household supported by "de welfair and foo stamps" no father to be found and him and his sorry azz mammy have little or no education or employment skills happy to wait for the "guah-ah-buh-ment" to fulfill their every need, giving them food, money, a place to live and paying for their utilities..and the result is 2 more worthless and useless uneducated, ignorant, illiterate thugs who will spend the rest of their lives preying on society while their sorry azz mammies go back to doing what they do best and that is spending most of their waking hours on their backs and knees making and giving birth to child after child with man after man that they can't afford to raise and when it is all said and done they would have spend more time on their backs/knees making children than caring for the ones they already have...their sorry azz mammies are nothing more than welfare leeches, moochers, and parasitic broodmares......

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