Judge Releases Seven Domestic Violence Defendants During Presentments

Six domestic violence defendants were released, one placed on the High-Intensity Supervision Program (HISP) and one was held during presentments on Aug. 20.

A total of  30 defendants were brought before Judge Renee Raymond

The held domestic violence defendant was charged with unlawful entry of private property, contempt, attempted stalking and misdemeanor attempted threats to do bodily harm. He is scheduled to return to court on Sept. 7.

The domestic violence defendant placed on HISP was charged with second-degree theft, simple assault and misdemeanor attempted threats to do bodily harm. Heis scheduled to return to court on Nov. 18. 

The six released defendants were charged with simple assault and misdemeanor attempted threats to do bodily harm. One was given a stay say away order and another was given GPS monitoring. They are scheduled to return to court on Nov. 19.

Two homicide defendants charged with first-degree murder while armed are in the hospital and are scheduled to come to court after being discharged.

Klein Lawrence allegedly shot Vanessa Brooks-Williams on the 5100 block of Fitch Street, SE, on July 10. Rondez Tibbs allegedly shot Malcolm Johnson on the  2400 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE, on July 21.