District Attorney

Vic Reynolds

About Vic

Vic Reynolds was born and raised in Rome, Ga., and is a graduate of Floyd County public schools. In 1979 he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia Southern University, in Statesboro.

After graduating, Vic returned to Rome, where he was in law enforcement for four years. In 1986, Vic graduated from law school at Georgia State University and began prosecuting felony cases as an assistant district attorney in Fulton and Cobb counties. He was a prosecutor in Cobb when he was appointed as Chief Magistrate in 1994. Vic won election to a full term as Chief Magistrate in 1996, earning 72 percent of the vote. As Chief Magistrate, his duties included presiding over the Cobb County Drug Court. He left the bench in 1999 and began practicing criminal-defense law.

In July 2012, Vic was chosen by voters as the Republican nominee for District Attorney of the Cobb Judicial Circuit, and he won the office without opposition in the Nov. 6, 2012, general election.

He and his wife, Holly, who is also from Rome, have two daughters.

DA Vic Reynolds hosts monthly 'Gavel to Gavel' show

DA Vic Reynolds has resurrected the Cobb TV show "Gavel to Gavel" to help citizens understand the judicial systems in our county. The 30-minute videos feature a different guest each month.


ADA Chuck Boring honored as Faculty of the Year

July 9, 2015 --
Our own Chuck Boring was recently honored with the Faculty of the Year award by the Prosecuting Attorney's Council of Georgia. Chuck leads the Special Victims Unit in the Cobb DA's Office. This is a tremendous honor and we are so fortunate to have Chuck in Cobb County.

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April 20 rally to kick-off Crime Victims’ Rights Week

April 7, 2015 ­– April 19-25, 2015 is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, and Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds’ office has planned events that correlate with the theme of Engaging Communities, Empowering Victims.

At noon on April 20, DA Reynolds, along with Cobb Solicitor General Barry Morgan, Jinger Robbins of SafePath Children’s Advocacy Center, and Holly Tuchman of the Northwest Georgia YWCA, will host a community rally and kick-off celebration in Glover Park.

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Guilty verdict in 2013 murder at Milo’s Bar in Marietta

March 20, 2015 ­– Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that a Canton man has been convicted of killing another man inside a now-shuttered bar.

A Cobb jury on Friday found Dennis Lee Hampton, 43, guilty in the shooting death of Takilam Terrell, 34, of Sandy Springs.

The two were strangers, but both were inside Milo’s Bar, at 11 Garrison Road in Marietta, in the early morning hours of April 7, 2013.

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Jury quickly convicts man in 12-hour rape, assault

March 19, 2015 ­– Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that a Marietta man has been convicted of rape and other charges related to a prolonged attack against a woman he had dated.

A Cobb jury on Thursday took about an hour to convict David Martin, 55, of all charges, including rape, aggravated sodomy, false imprisonment, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during commission of a felony.

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Elder Abuse Task Force featured in East Cobber magazine

Feb. 19, 2015 -- This month's East Cobber magazine features an article on the Cobb Elder Abuse Task Force, which is chaired by Cobb DA Vic Reynolds. Elder abuse can take many forms, including financial, physical and emotional.

On April 21, DA Reynolds will be speaking more on the topic in the forum that is open to the public, though pre-registration is required. The forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Board of Commissioners meeting room at 100 Cherokee Street in Marietta. To register, call 770-528-5355.

Click to read the East Cobber magazine article.

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Ex-principal pleads guilty to sex acts against 3 boys

Jan. 5, 2015 – Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that a former school principal has pleaded guilty to aggravated child molestation and related charges.

Jack Duane Hibbs, 58, of Marietta, pleaded guilty today to eight counts related to acts committed against three boys between 2011 and 2013. His plea came as jury selection was to begin for his trial on the charges, which included four counts of aggravated child molestation, one count of sexual exploitation of children, and three counts of child molestation. Two counts of enticing a child for indecent purposes were dismissed.

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Drunk driver is sentenced to prison for five years

Dec. 19, 2014 ­–
Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that a Marietta man will go to prison for five years after being convicted of drunk driving, fleeing from police and related charges.

Last week, a Cobb jury found Charles Emerson Williams, 31, guilty of eight charges stemming from his actions in the early-morning hours of Feb. 11, 2014. On that morning, Mr. Williams, who was intoxicated, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado well above the speed limit and in the wrong direction on Austell Road.

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Life without parole for man who killed over a parking space

Dec. 12, 2014 ­– Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that a Powder Springs man has been convicted of murder after a dispute over a parking space.

A Cobb Jury deliberated nearly a full day today before finding Harold Antonio Parks, 42, guilty of malice murder, two counts of felony murder, aggravated assault, and firearms-possession charges in the death of Terrence Washington Jr., 27.

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Smyrna man is sentenced to 30 years in home invasion

Nov. 13, 2014 – Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that a Smyrna man has been convicted of multiple charges in a home invasion.

On Nov. 5, a Cobb jury quickly found Johnny F. Pineda, 20, guilty of two counts of armed robbery, aggravated assault and burglary. The evidence showed Mr. Pineda and Zyheed T. Roberts were armed when they entered a home in the 600 block of Windcliff Drive on Nov. 25, 2012, and robbed several juveniles in the home of laptops, jewelry, and other items. Mr. Roberts previously pleaded guilty in the case.

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