Man who attempted to sexually assault neighbor granted conditional release

David Paul Gallant (Photo courtesy Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail)

A 62-year-old man found not guilty by reason of insanity was granted conditional release from Eastern State Hospital Wednesday morning after undergoing two years of psychiatric treatment. David Paul Gallant was found not guilty by reason of insanity after breaking into a neighbor’s home in Williamsburg and attempting to sexually assault her in February 2014. […]

Man found guilty of raping William & Mary student

The Williamsburg-James City County Courthouse. (Staff Photo)

A former William & Mary student has been found guilty in Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court of the 2013 rape of a fellow student. Jaiven Treyvon Knight, 20, of Durham, N.C., was found guilty last week at the conclusion of a two-day jury trial, according to court records. His sentencing has been set for July 13. […]

Williamsburg man sentenced for embezzlement

Chad Lee Ledford (Courtesy Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail)

A Williamsburg man will serve six months in jail for embezzling more than $26,000 from the Quality Inn on York Street in Williamsburg. Chad Lee Ledford, who pleaded guilty in March to one felony count of embezzlement, was sentenced Wednesday in Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court Wednesday. Judge Michael McGinty imposed a five-year prison sentence, […]

JCC Man Found Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity in Attempted Assault, Abduction

The Williamsburg-James City County Courthouse. (Staff Photo)

A James City County man was found not guilty by reason of insanity on two charges after he allegedly chased a 12-year-old girl and attempted to abduct a 9-year-old girl. Christopher Andrew Lee, 18, had received five criminal charges but three were dropped in exchange for two that were heard in WJCC Circuit Court on […]

Two Men to Serve Jail Time for Norge Larceny

Ronnie Terrell Berkley (left) and Qua’juan Antonio Graves (Courtesy James City County Police)

Two men involved in a larceny in Norge last April were sentenced in Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Ronnie Terrell Berkley and Qua’juan Antonio Graves were accused of entering an apartment at the Station at Norge on Croaker Road and stealing an Xbox game console, a Playstation and $40 in cash from one of its inhabitants. […]