Marietta man gets 10 years in domestic violence case
April 09, 2014 04:41 PM | 2431 views | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Roosevelt Woods
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A Marietta man with a history of domestic-violence arrests pleaded guilty this morning and was sentenced to serve 10 years in prison.

Just before closing arguments in his jury trial, Roosevelt Woods, 44, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for an attack on his wife that occurred in the pre-dawn hours of Dec. 24, 2012, at a Fairground Street apartment.

“The perpetrators of crimes of domestic violence often think that they can escape responsibility by manipulating their victims into recanting or abandoning the prosecution of these crimes. What this defendant found out is that we are going to stand up for those victims, even when they cannot stand up for themselves,” said Hannah Palmquist, the assistant district attorney who prosecuted the case for District Attorney Vic Reynolds’ office.

After accepting the non-negotiated plea, Cobb Superior Court Judge James Bodiford sentenced Woods to 20 years, with 10 years to serve in prison and the rest on probation.

Attorney J. Scott Anderson of Marietta represented Woods.

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April 10, 2014
And women face no punishment at all when they start arguments and fights with their partners. This man I agree is guilty but what about the men who never laid a hand on anyone and is judged for the rest of his life and then oppressed?
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