Chris MaddoxFun ZoneDothan LivestockThe PlantDothan PCBill RobisonDothan PeriodonicsCherry & Irwin Personal Injury AttorneysTri-State ParkingKennedy Land & TimberMPIGreg FaulkHardwick FlooringDMGJohnny Small EngineBig PineFlowers HospitalMedia MechanicSolomonLloyds WreckerHouse of FlowersDustin Fowler
DSI



Longtime prosecutor Van Davis has passed away

Rickey Stokes

Viewed: 1924

Posted by: RStokes
[email protected]
334-790-1729
Date: Sep 05 2019 11:24 PM

Early on Wednesday morning, Pell City attorney William “Van” Davis died. He was age 66. Davis was the longtime District Attorney for both St. Clair and Blount Counties, later the two jurisdictions were split and he became the DA in just St. Clair County.


After Davis had retired and was in private practice in Pell City, he reentered public service as acting Attorney General in the matter of the investigation into then-Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard, R-Auburn. AG Luther Strange recused himself. It was Van Davis that made the decision that there was enough evidence to indict Hubbard. Davis acted as lead prosecutor in the trial in Lee County.


When Davis decided not to run for re-election as DA, the people of St. Clair County elected his Assistant District Attorney Richard Minor (R) as DA. Today, Richard Minor is a judge on the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals.


CLICK FOR FULL ARTICLE



Longtime prosecutor Van Davis has passed away

First Funeral

<- back



Big PineCherry & Irwin Personal Injury AttorneysBill RobisonMazdaDothan Pest ControlNantze SideGreg FaulkHarley DavidsonAuto SmartKnights WreckerFun ZoneFun ZoneFerhguson WreckerBuddyTeds TempsBuddysDMGWiregrass ElectricChris Maddox