published Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Updated: Man may get 60 years for home invasion, pistol-whipping children in East Lake Courts

Frederick Anderson is seated on the right with defense attorney Donna Miller.
Frederick Anderson is seated on the right with defense attorney Donna Miller.
Photo by Todd South /Chattanooga Times Free Press.
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A 47-year-old man could spend 60 years in prison for a 2010 home invasion robbery and pistol-whipping children in East Lake Courts.

Frederick Anderson was found guilty of aggravated assault, aggravated robbery and burglary in the June 22, 2010, home invasion.

Today is his sentencing hearing in Criminal Court Judge Barry Steelman’s court.

The family whose home a 47-year-old Atlanta man invaded in 2010 has testified in his sentencing hearing that they still fear for their safety and have trouble sleeping since the attack.

Anderson has previously asked that Steelman recuse himself, claiming the judge is biased against him.

Private attorney Donna Miller is representing Anderson after the public defender’s office recused itself.

For more see Friday’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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