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State of Georgia v. Tritavious Malik Harris
Case Number: SU21CR0674
Judge: Lisa Lott
Court: Superior Court, Clark County, Georgia
Plaintiff's Attorney: Clark County District Attorney's Office
Description: Athens, Georgia criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with tempted rape, aggravated assault, robbery, and aggravated battery.
Tritavious Malik Harris, age 25, was charged with numerous felongies for attacking a 19-year-old woman early on Sept. 18, 2021, inside the North Campus Parking Deck off South Thomas Street, where she was beaten then body slammed so hard it knocked her unconscious.
The State claimed that Defendant admitted committing the crime."Western Circuit Assistant District Attorney Eric Whitmore argued the evidence shows Harris was a predator who followed his victim to the dark location. The assault resulted in the young woman having a brain concussion, a broken collar bone, bruises and skin scrapes, according to the state's case." Athens Banner-Herald
Outcome: Defendant was convicted of elony crimes of attempted rape, aggravated assault, robbery, and aggravated battery. Additionally, the jury convicted him of six misdemeanor counts ranging from simple assault to theft.