Former pastor Ken Adkins demanding new trial, claims prosecutorial misconduct on part of Jackie Johnson
Former church leader Ken Adkins, who was convicted at a trial in 2017 of child molestation and sentenced to 35 years in prison, plus life on probation, is demanding a Georgia court give him a new trial on his child molestation charges.
Probe sought into ex-Brunswick DA’s conduct in Ken Adkins case following indictment
One day after former Brunswick District Attorney Jackie Johnson turned herself in at the Glynn County Sheriff’s Office, pastors and community leaders are calling for a formal investigation into Johnson's conduct in another case she handled.
Attorney for pastor convicted of child molestation files motion for new trial
Ken Adkins new appeals lawyer has filed a motion for a new trial. In 2017, the Glynn County pastor was tried and convicted of molesting two teenagers and was sentenced to 35 years in prison. And Adkins new lawyer says a new trial is warranted because Adkins got ineffective counsel in the first trial. Specifically, the motion argues Adkins trial lawyer failed to contact witnesses who could have given Adkins an alibi for the times the sexual encounters took place. A hearing on the motion for a new trial is set for Aug. 14 in Glynn County Superior Court.