Aniah's law keeps Coley jailed

Man released early from prison charged with rape, sodomy and assault on same victim

In the first hearing of its kind in Escambia County (Ala.), a Mobile man charged with rape I, sodomy I, domestic violence assault II, domestic violence strangulation and interfering with a domestic violence call was ordered to be held without bond under Alabama's Aniah's Law.

Ronald Gregory Coley, 34, 207 Hillcrest Road, was charged with attacking the same woman that he assaulted that got him sent to prison. He was released from prison on March 28, 2023, under the state's early release program after being sentenced to 10 years in prison on March 8, 2021, on domestic violence charges against th...