Damion Yeargle, who is serving 36 to 72 years in New Hampshire State Prison for murder, says he only found out after his pleas of guilty that prosecutors had extended to his former attorney a plea deal with a minimum of 25 years to serve.
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LANCASTER — Former State Sen. Jeff Woodburn, found guilty by a jury of domestic violence in May, was sentenced on Tuesday to the state’s recommendation of 60 days to serve in jail after the judge concluded that the fully suspended sentence Woodburn’s attorney asked for did not take into account the seriousness of his crimes.
Sixty days in county jail - that’s what state prosecutors are recommending ex-state Sen. Jeff Woodburn serve for his convictions of domestic violence, simple assault and criminal mischief, and for contempt of court.
LANCASTER — After three days of witness testimony followed by four hours of jury deliberations on Thursday, a Coos Superior Court jury found ex-state Sen. Jeff Woodburn guilty of domestic violence.
LANCASTER — What was planned as a three-day trial for a former state senator accused of domestic violence has spilled into a fourth.
NORTH HAVERHILL — Seeking to have his pleas of guilty set aside and enlist new defense counsel, Damion Yeargle, who pleaded guilty in 2018 to being the trigger man in the killing of a police informant, is having a tough go of it.
NORTH HAVERHILL — Armed with a new defense attorney, a Littleton man who pleaded guilty last year to shooting to death a police informant has filed a formal motion to withdraw his plea of guilty and take his case to a trial based on what he says was a bad legal defense team.
LANCASTER — The domestic violence case against former state Sen. Jeff Woodburn took a new turn Thursday when the judge agreed to delay the trial following the prosecution’s argument that Woodburn’s attorney, Donna Brown, should be disqualified because she now has a conflict of interest.
After being bounced from Haverhill Circuit Court to Coos Superior Court and back to circuit court, the domestic violence case against former state Sen. Jeff Woodburn, D-Whitefield, is now back in superior court, with a tentative trial date in July.