Dion Gregory http://tspr.org en In The Tri States http://tspr.org/post/tri-states-48 <p>A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from May 2012.&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /><br />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.<br /> Sat, 02 Jun 2012 17:38:21 +0000 Rich Egger 16097 at http://tspr.org In The Tri States Gregory Sentenced to Jail http://tspr.org/post/gregory-sentenced-jail <p>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.</p><p>He will have to serve two months in the Hancock County Jail and two years of supervised probation, which includes sex offender treatment.</p><p>Gregory must also pay $9,600 in fines, fees and court costs.&nbsp;</p><p>He was found guilty in a stipulated bench trial before Associate Judge Richard Gambrell.</p><p>Gregory&rsquo;s wife and his victim, a juvenile male, each made an impact statement during the sentencing hearing.</p> Tue, 22 May 2012 04:26:27 +0000 Jason Parrott 15486 at http://tspr.org Gregory Sentenced to Jail Gregory Found Guilty of Sexual Abuse http://tspr.org/post/gregory-found-guilty-sexual-abuse <p>***SOME OF THE CONTENT IN THIS STORY MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN***</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Former Hamilton School Board member August Dion Gregory, 44, has been found guilty of sexually abusing a minor.&nbsp; His sentencing is scheduled for Friday, May 18<sup>th</sup> at the Hancock County Courthouse in Carthage.</p><p>Gregory was arrested in December and charged with multiple felonies involving a minor: criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual abuse and criminal sexual abuse.&nbsp; He was scheduled to go on trial this week.</p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 19:59:30 +0000 Jason Parrott 12092 at http://tspr.org Gregory Found Guilty of Sexual Abuse Trial Set for Former School Board Member http://tspr.org/post/trial-set-former-school-board-member <p>A trial date has been set for a Hamilton man accused of sexual abuse of a minor.</p><p>August Dion Gregory, 44, appeared before Judge Richard Gambrell, this morning, for a pre-trial hearing at the Hancock County Courthouse in Carthage.</p><p>Gregory&rsquo;s lawyer, Stephen Morris of Hamilton, used the hearing to request more time to review the evidence in the case.</p><p>Hancock County State&rsquo;s Attorney Jim Drozdz responded by saying the people were ready to proceed to trial.</p> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 18:44:11 +0000 Jason Parrott 10898 at http://tspr.org Trial Set for Former School Board Member