Carl Bransford Hutcherson III: Case is Going Before theLynchburg Circuit Court
Carl Bransford Hutcherson III, son of the mayor, will be appearing Thursday in Lynchburg Circuit Court. He faces charges of Possess with Intent Marijuana - 1/2 oz. to 5 lbs. This is an advisement hearing.
The Lynchburg Prosecutors office offers this definition:
Advisement: a court hearing held before a judge to inform the defendant about the charges against him/her, and his/her right to have a lawyer, and a trial. If necessary, a lawyer is appointed during this proceeding to represent the defendant at future court events.
As the Grand Jury has began again its investigation of the mayor, we are saddened by the difficulity he also faces at home, with charges placed against his son. It should be a reminder to all of us, that drugs can affect the lives of virtually anyone in our community, and only leads to tradgedy.
Carl Bransford Hutcherson III could face up to ten years in jail if convicted.