Brookhaven man sentenced in Jones Co.

Published 4:55 pm Monday, July 27, 2009

A 31-year-old Brookhaven man has been sentenced to serve 12 years following a habitual offender conviction in Jones County Circuit Court.

James May was convicted in a 2007 burglary in Jones County. Based on some other crimes he committed in the 1990s, District Attorney Tony Buckley said that May will have to serve his full sentence as a habitual offender.

May was charged with sexual assault and burglary in May 2008 when he allegedly entered the home of an 83-year-old Brookhaven woman.

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