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Zavogiannis unhappy with plea bargain
Zavogiannis(pictured) said a change in heart by Mr. Hale left prosecutors with problems going forward with trials.
With the victim changing his story, prosecutors revealed they were left with no option but to settle the cases against Brooke Hale and Jack Redmon, allowing them to go free on time-served for allegedly attacking and stabbing local businessman Mike Hale outside the VFW last year.“This office has always taken, and always will take, a stand against violence committed against the citizens of our district,” said District Attorney General Lisa Zavogiannis of the plea agreement reached Wednesday that netted Hale and Redmon no additional jail time for the knife attack of Mrs. Hale’s estranged husband, Mike Hale. “Sometimes we take this stand despite the wishes of the victims of such violence. This is such a case.”