published Monday, August 27th, 2012

High-profile Chattanooga gang leader back in court

A verified local gang leader sentenced to life in prison for ordering a 2006 murder in public housing returned to court today seeking a reduction in his sentence.

Michael “Mike Mike” Daniels is represented by Amanda Dunn in today’s post- conviction hearing before Criminal Court Judge Rebecca Stern.

Daniels and Timothy “Timbo” Evans were found guilty following a 2008 trial in the murder of Adrian Patton at Emma Wheeler Homes. Evans testified he shot Patton after Daniels, head of the “Skyline Bloods” street gang ordered the hit.

For more, see tomorrow’s Times Free Press.

about Todd South...

Todd South covers courts, poverty, technology, military and veterans for the Times Free Press. He has worked at the paper since 2008 and previously covered crime and safety in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Todd’s hometown is Dodge City, Kan. He served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq before returning to school for his journalism degree from the University of Georgia. Todd previously worked at the Anniston (Ala.) Star. Contact ...

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