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  • Suspended Lawrence deputy Burns to have trial Thursd...

    Wednesday Jun 27 | via The Decatur Daily 

    A bench trial in District Judge Angela Terry's courtroom for Blake Landon Burns, 34, 910 Maud Road, Cherokee, is set for 8:30 a.m. Burns' attorney, Allie Renae Thompson, asked for a continuance from the original May 3 trial date, according to court records. Burns, who has been a full-time Lawrence County deputy since 2015, was arrested on the Class A misdemeanor third-degree domestic violence harassment charge on April 4, court records show.

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  • Lawrence County deputy's domestic violence case cont...

    Wednesday Jun 27 | via The Decatur Daily 

    The trial of a suspended Lawrence County Sheriff's deputy on a domestic violence charge has been continued, according to the Lawrence County District Attorney's Office. A bench trial in District Judge Angela Terry's courtroom for Blake Landon Burns, 34, 910 Maud Road, Cherokee, was set for 8:30 a.m. Thursday before the District Attorney's Office recused itself from the case, according to court records.

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    Related Topix: Lawrence County, AL, Cherokee, AL