Dion Gregory

May 2012
12:38 pm
Sat June 2, 2012

In The Tri States

A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from May 2012.   

During the month, former Macomb High School teacher and coach Daniel Watson and former Hamilton School Board member Dion Gregory both learned their sentences for inappropriate conduct with minors. A Burlington man was sentenced for starting a fire at a church in that town. Four young people from Burlington were killed when two boats collided on the Mississippi River.

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Avoids Prison
11:26 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Gregory Sentenced to Jail

Former Hamilton School Board Member Dion Gregory will not go to prison after being found guilty, in March, of felony Criminal Sexual Abuse involving a minor.

He will have to serve two months in the Hancock County Jail and two years of supervised probation, which includes sex offender treatment.

Gregory must also pay $9,600 in fines, fees and court costs. 

He was found guilty in a stipulated bench trial before Associate Judge Richard Gambrell.

Gregory’s wife and his victim, a juvenile male, each made an impact statement during the sentencing hearing.

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Sentencing May 18th
2:59 pm
Mon March 19, 2012

Gregory Found Guilty of Sexual Abuse

Dion Gregory, 44, has been found guilt of Criminal Sexual Abuse of a minor

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Former Hamilton School Board member August Dion Gregory, 44, has been found guilty of sexually abusing a minor.  His sentencing is scheduled for Friday, May 18th at the Hancock County Courthouse in Carthage.

Gregory was arrested in December and charged with multiple felonies involving a minor: criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual abuse and criminal sexual abuse.  He was scheduled to go on trial this week.

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Gregory Faces Multiple Felonies
12:44 pm
Mon February 27, 2012

Trial Set for Former School Board Member

Dion Gregory

A trial date has been set for a Hamilton man accused of sexual abuse of a minor.

August Dion Gregory, 44, appeared before Judge Richard Gambrell, this morning, for a pre-trial hearing at the Hancock County Courthouse in Carthage.

Gregory’s lawyer, Stephen Morris of Hamilton, used the hearing to request more time to review the evidence in the case.

Hancock County State’s Attorney Jim Drozdz responded by saying the people were ready to proceed to trial.

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