Vic Reynolds
,
District Attorney
70 Haynes Street
Marietta, GA 30090
(770) 528-3080
(770) 528-3030 fax
District Attorney
 
COBB JUDICIAL CIRCUIT 
 
 

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.

McCoy honored at annual YWCA tribute

 
 Kim McCoy, director of the Victim Witness Assistance Unit in the Cobb DA's Office, was recently honored by with the Pat Head Dignity Award, given by the YWCA of Northwest Georgia.
 
The award is named for former District Attorney Pat Head, who, with Holly Tuchman, executive director of the YWCA, and Head's wife, Beverly, helps select the recipients.

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Crime Victims' Rights Week 2014

 
 Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that this week is recognized nationally as Crime Victims' Rights Week, and the entire month of April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, as well as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
 
On Wednesday, April 16, the Cobb District Attorney's Office will partner with other law enforcement and community groups to present the Cobb County Awareness Vigil and Community Resource Fair. It will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Glover Park in the Historic Marietta Square. 

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Law-enforcement training opportunity

The Cobb District Attorney's Office is sponsoring training for law enforcement officers, animal-control officers and prosecutors regarding encounters with animals.
Officers will learn when lethal force may and may not be necessary when dealing with threatening animals, as well as alternatives to lethal force in such situations.
The class will also feature one hour on what prosecutors need in animal-abuse investigations.

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Employee Awards Presentation

Employees of the Cobb District Attorney’s Office recently gathered for an evening of fellowship and fun, as well as to honor several workerswho were selected by their peers. 

 

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Don Geary


Gov. Nathan Deal this week held a swearing-in ceremony for Don Geary, Chief Assistant District Attorney in Cobb, who is now also a commissioner on the Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission. District Attorney Vic Reynolds accompanied Geary to the Capitol for the ceremony. Geary's term on the GAEC, which is commonly known as the boxing commission, is for four years. He previously chaired the commission.

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Sam Olens


Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds was honored to introduce Georgia’s Attorney General Sam Olens at a recent Georgia Republican Party luncheon in Olens’ honor.

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Husband guilty of beating, choking wife to death


March 28, 2014 -- Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that a Smyrna man has been found guilty of beating and choking his wife in their Smyrna home in 2012.


Jurors took just over two hours on Friday to convict Derrick McLaurence Williams, 32, of malice murder, felony murder and two counts of aggravated assault in the Dec. 5, 2012, death of Finesse Dawson, 33.

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Judge to child molester: 'There is something terribly wrong with you'

March 28, 2014 ­-- Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that a Lawrenceville man has been sentenced to 40 years for molesting a young girl.

Adrian DeShawn Burney, 38, was convicted on March 7 of two counts of child molestation. Mr. Burney had lived with the victim at the time of the acts, which started when the girl was 8 years old and continued over four years.

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Guilty of armed robbery, man faces life without parole


March 28, 2014 -- Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces that a Marietta man faces a mandatory sentence of life without parole after being convicted as a recidivist of armed robbery and other charges.

Jurors deliberated just two hours on Thursday before finding Calvin Bernard Hill, 36, guilty of armed robbery, theft by taking, burglary and kidnapping in the Feb. 29, 2012 incident at a house on Wood Hollow Drive in Marietta. The crime scene is near Interstate 75 and Windy Hill Road.

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