Jackson Resident Going to Prison for Aggravated Assault and Armed Robbery

> JACKSON— Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that a Jackson man is going to prison for aggravated assault and armed robbery.
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> Antonio Liddell, 32, pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of aggravated assault and five counts of armed robbery. Hinds County Circuit Court Judge Jeff Weill sentenced Liddell to a total of 23 years in prison, with five of those years suspended, leaving 18 years to serve, followed by five years of post-release supervision. Liddell must serve his sentence day-for-day without the possibility of parole.
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> On April 24, 2014, Liddell attempted to cause serious injury to JPD officers while he was being apprehended for the armed robbery of another man who was working at a gas station in Jackson. Later that year, Liddell robbed four victims at gunpoint in front of the MS Rubber Company in Jackson.
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> “This individual showed disregard for our law enforcement officers and his fellow citizens with his dangerous actions, and I appreciate the strong sentence handed down by Judge Weill,” Attorney General Hood said. “I’d also like to thank Jackson Police Chief Lee Vance and his officers for their assistance on this case and for their continuous efforts to protect the lives of the citizens in the Jackson community every day.”
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> The case was investigated by Miller Faulk of the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division with assistance by the Jackson Police Department. Prosecution was handled by Special Assistant Attorneys General Patrick E. Beasley and Lakeita Rox-Love.
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