Donquarius Copeland, indicted by a grand jury on charges of killing 13-year-old Rayjon Gomez in a drive by shooting, was sitting in the Anoka County Jail on unrelated charges when police investigators connected him (allegedly) with the Gomez murder.
All this time, it appears, Copeland has been in Anoka County. However, yesterday Copeland was transferred to the Hennepin County Jail, according to info found today on the roster.
..."NPA" (No Permanent Address) as his home of record. His bail is a zillion billion dollars.
Well, OK, it's $2 million, or possibly $4 million. The figure "$2,000,000 is listed on 2 similar charges, so it's one or the other but AT LEAST 2 million dollars.
There was a hearing today on the murder charges, but I have not been able to access info about how the hearing went. However, I can tell you the charges in Anoka county now appear online.
On February 2, Copeland pled guilty to 2nd Degree Assault With A Dangerous Weapon. He received 5 years supervised probation, and a sentence of 1 year on the Anoka County jail, with credit for 168 days served since 9/2/11. Copeland still owes $285 on this criminal case.
The Anoka County case lists Copeland as living in the 55407 zip code. His attorney in the Assault case was...
Oh my word.
State Representative Bobby Joe Champion.
I did NOT see that one coming.
Unknown if Champion still represents Copeland in the Rayjon Gomez murder case.