If you want the low-down on a prosecutor, you ask his natural adversary: the defense attorney.
And in this region, the tone among defense attorneys is favorable when you ask about John Threet, in his eighth year as prosecutor for the Fourth Judicial District, which includes Washington and Madison counties.
Here is what they say about Threet, 49, a Fayetteville resident and father of two teenagers, who descends from three generations of Baptist preachers: he’s effective, careful and fair.
“He takes it damn serious,” said local attorney W.H. Taylor. “John still believes that people are basically good, and that’s refreshing.”
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