The Johnston County District Attorney’s Office has been ranked the most efficient and effective prosecutorial district in North Carolina for disposing of felony cases in Superior Court. Based on statistics provided by the Administrative Office of the Courts from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016, Johnston County ranks first out of 44 prosecutorial districts for efficiently prosecuting felony cases.
Prosecutors in Johnston County Superior Court disposed of felonies within a median age of 114 days, which was significantly faster than the statewide median case age of 205 days. The staff ranked fourth best in the state for having the fewest number of total felony cases pending in Superior Court.
Prosecutors in Johnston County disposed of 793 Class H and I felony cases in District Court, which was the sixth most in North Carolina.
“I am extremely proud of my staff and how hard they have worked to dispose of cases in a timely manner while still achieving excellent results,” stated District Attorney Susan Doyle. “My office could not have been so successful without the help of law enforcement, judges and other courtroom personnel who all work together to get the job done with limited resources and jail space.”
“My staff works diligently with the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office in order to move these cases efficiently through the court system without sacrificing public safety,” Doyle added.