News and Press Releases from the DA's Office

Below you will find information about the latest pleas, trials, and important developments in Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties. As an office, we are bound by the Rules of Professional Conduct for all North Carolina attorneys, and special rules for prosecutors. Therefore, we often only comment on cases after final disposition.

For all media inquiries and requests, for all three counties, please contact Nathan Key by phone: 828-695-6193 or email: Nathan.D.Key@nccourts.org.


Maiden Man Sentenced for Second-Degree Murder Conviction

Jeffrey Douglas Brittain, 26, of Maiden, will serve at least 18years in prison following his conviction for second-degreemurder during Catawba County Superior Court on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. The Honorable, William A. Long, Superior Court Judge from Iredell County, imposed an active term of 18 … Read More

Co-Defendant Sentenced in Double Murder

Brian Jerome Robinson will spend 28 to 35 years in prison following his conviction for two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon during Burke County Superior Court on Monday, April 12, 2021. Robinson, 37, of Connelly Springs, was given the active prison term by … Read More

Defendant Sentenced to Prison for Robbery, Kidnapping

A Lenoir man will serve six to nine years in prison following his conviction for multiple offenses during Caldwell County Superior Court on March 15, 2021. Aaron Wayne Douglas II, 25, was given an active prison term by the Honorable … Read More

Statesville Man Sentenced for Accessory to Murder

Tevin Jerome Davis, 28, of Statesville, will serve an active prison term of five to seven years following his conviction on Thursday, January 21, 2021, in Catawba County Superior Court for accessory after the fact to first-degree murder, robbery with … Read More

Lady Justice Statue

DA Names Chief Homicide Prosecutor

Assistant District Attorney Nancy Lee has joined the Catawba County District Attorney’s Office to serve as the chief homicide prosecutor for the largest of the three counties in the 36th Prosecutorial District. Lee’s primary role will include supervision of all … Read More