Georgia woman found not guilty in 2017 Northport gas station robbery

TUSCALOOSA, AL — A Tuscaloosa County jury on Wednesday found a Georgia woman not guilty of first-degree robbery in a 2017 case, according to a press release from the Glasscox law firm.

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Lisa Devochea Gaines was charged along with two others after an April 2017 robbery at the Chevron gas station at 7000 McFarland Boulevard in Northport. However, her attorneys pointed to evidence in court involving the other two, who had already been found guilty of the robbery the state had indicted Gaines.

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Robert Bryant Jones of Coaling and Cadarious Jemells Gaines of Tuscaloosa were the other two suspects previously found guilty of robbery before Lisa Gaines’ trial.

“My client is eternally grateful that the jury came together and gave Ms. Gaines her life,” said Tuscaloosa-based attorney Elizabeth Glasscox.

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She also pointed out that if Gaines had been found guilty, her life in prison could have been threatened.

“We are so grateful that the jury, when confronted with the fact that others were actually found guilty of doing what they said Ms. Gaines did, did the right thing and honored Ms. Gaines to her family and hers children back,” said Stan Glasscox, one of her attorneys. “The jury got it right; the jury agreed with everyone involved.”

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Georgia woman found not guilty in 2017 Northport gas station robbery

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