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Prison worker accused of smuggling contraband

An Augusta State Medical Prison employee is facing charges after police said she accepted a fraudulent...exchange for smuggling marijuana and tobacco to inmates at the medical prison on Gordon Highway.Police said she used the credit card to buy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-23/prison-worker-accused-
Thora Elizabeth Fields Glover Casemere

...on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at her home in Augusta, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her mother...Casemere was a retired Corrections Officer with Augusta State Medical Prison, Augusta, GA. She leaves behind a loving husband, Warren...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173978195
Report details extent of violence in Georgia prisons

...recent stabbing death of an Augusta State Medical Prison inmate is one of 34 homicides...of Violence in Georgia's Prisons. It notes dozens of violent...an April 25 stabbing of an Augusta State Medical Prison inmate.According to an incident...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-05/report-details-extent-
Former Augusta State Medical Prison guard guilty of smuggling drugs

A former guard at Augusta State Medical Prison pleaded guilty Wednesday to...killed by fellow inmates at Augusta State Medical Prison.Myers told the judge investigators...contact with prison inmates in Augusta and at other state prisons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-23/former-augusta-state-m
Augusta State Medical Prison ranks high in assaults

Augusta State Medical Prison ranks high among...incident reports and state data from the Department...3, 2011, the medical prison ranked among the top five of the state's 31 prisons for...analysis by The Augusta Chronicle. It ranked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-11-06/augusta-state-medical-
Money needed for medical examiners, gang-proof prisons

...officials requested state budget increases for medical examiner salaries...indestructible prisons and a doubling of the state morgue.A subcommittee...neighboring states and stem the...crime labs in Augusta and Moultrie...most dangerous prisons, and $30 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-21/money-needed-medical-exa
Seven inmates charged in Augusta State Medical Prison stabbing

...with the Aug. 28 slaying of an Augusta State Medical Prison inmate.Antonio Wiley, born...by homemade shanks while in the prison yard, according to Mike Ayers...earlier that day, Ayers said.The state prisoners were placed in housing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-09-13/seven-inmates-charged-
Two inmates linked to Augusta State Medical Prison homicide involved in earlier stabbing

...linked to a homicide at Augusta State Medical Prison on Aug. 28 were involved...that corrections and medical staff were prevented...homemade shanks in a prison yard, according to...Jean Fortie "prevented medical and corrections staff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-09-16/two-inmates-linked-aug
Prison nurse faces contraband charge

An Augusta State Medical Prison nurse is facing charges after authorities say they caught her bringing...without permission.Police said Belangia provided an inmate at the medical prison, 3001 Gordon Highway, with tobacco and rolling papers that she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-15/prison-nurse-faces-con
Brutal beating reported at Augusta medical prison

...reported he was brutally beaten two months ago at Augusta State Medical Prison and left with 45 staples in his head and a black...behind while he was standing at a urinal, a report states. He said they hit him with their fists and with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-08-16/brutal-beating-reporte