Christopher GRACE a/k/a Christopher Lashawn Grace a/k/a Christopher Lashaun Grace a/k/a Chris Grace a/k/a Chris Lashawn Grace, Appellant
STATE of Mississippi, Appellee
Rehearing Denied October 29, 2019
OF JUDGMENT: 10/18/2017
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COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT, HON. LARRY E. ROBERTS, J.
ATTORNEY FOR APPELLANT: GEORGE H. SPINKS
FOR APPELLEE: OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL BY: SCOTT
CARLTON, P.J., LAWRENCE AND C. WILSON, JJ.
A Kemper County Circuit Court jury convicted Christopher
Grace (Christopher) of two counts of armed robbery and one
count of felony fleeing or eluding a law enforcement officer
in a motor vehicle. As a result of his conviction,
Christopher filed a motion for a judgment notwithstanding the
verdict (JNOV) and a motion for a new trial. The circuit
court denied the motions. Christopher appeals, asserting that
there is insufficient evidence to sustain his convictions and
that the jurys verdict is contrary to the overwhelming
weight of the evidence. We find no error and affirm.
AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY
On August 14, 2015, around 11:30 a.m., Christopher and his
uncle, LaBrandon Grace (LaBrandon), drove in LaBrandons
green Lincoln Town Car to the Citizens Bank of Philadelphia
in Scooba, Mississippi. They drove around the bank several
times waiting for bank ...