State v. Johnson

James Edward Butler III

Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2010

Practice Area:Violent Crime

Outcome:guilty verdict

Description:Michael Eugene Johnson was initiating a prospective member of his gang by guiding him through the armed robbery of an older convenience store owner. When they ran, they didn't run far enough, and police caught them. Despite the adverse testimony of the would-be gang member, we proved at trial that Johnson had committed armed robbery. After a multi-day trial, the jury convicted him.