Judge denies motion for Craft

...Bruce Craft to be free on bond pending appeal Wednesday. In Richmond County Superior Court, attorney William Davison asked Judge Carl C. Brown Jr. to grant Dr. Craft a new trial on 99 felony counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, 15 felony...

Judge grants bond to Californian

...hearing, Assistant District Attorney John Markwalter asked Judge Carl C. Brown to deny bond. Mr. Markwalter said Mr...criminal record, both attorneys said when Judge Brown asked. Judge Brown, noting the purpose of bond is to ensure a person...

Minister sentenced to prison term for child molestation

...They expressed their concerns Underwood wouldn't be able to survive a prison term.Defense attorney Clayton Jolly asked Judge J. David Roper to consider all the good Underwood had done in his life and his serious health problems.Underwood...

Attempted online enticement of minor results in long prison term

...phony name and age ? to initiate contact with a 17-year-old whom he later married.Defense attorney Travis Saul asked Judge J. Randal Hall to consider a sentence at the lower end of the sentencing range. He cited Syed's lack of any criminal...

Augusta death penalty trial reset for Jan. 6 for Adrian Hargrove

...his wife, Sharon Hartley, 46, and her daughter, Allyson Pederson, 18.On Wednesday, Hargrove's defense team asked Judge James G. Blanchard Jr. to reconsider a ruling he made earlier or allow the defense to take the issue to the Georgia...

No bond for man charged with beating woman with fists, bat

...beating, Tutt took the bat and used it to hit the woman and her daughter.Assistant Public Defender Todd Mitchell asked Judge Michael N. Annis to set bond for Tutt, who needs treatment for cancer. The judge denied bond but told Mitchell he...

Augusta man pleads guilty to aggravated assualt in domestic violence incident

...Natalie Paine said to the judge in seeking the maximum prison sentence possible, 45 years.Defense attorney Victor Hawk asked Judge Sheryl B. Jolly to give Taylor a chance to regain a place in the community through rehabilitation. Though there was...

Augusta teen accused of shooting at Richmond County sheriff's officer to be tried as adult

...who fired three more shots at the officer, according to the incident report.Assistant Public Defender Alexia Davis asked Judge Michael Annis to transfer Howard's case back to juvenile court. Although Howard does have a record of delinquency...

NASCAR wants Mayfield ruling reversed

...Jeremy Mayfield's indefinite suspension for failing a random drug test. The motion filed in U.S. District Court asked Judge Graham Mullen to reverse the injunction he issued Wednesday that cleared Mayfield to return to competition. NASCAR...

Men plead to lesser charges in sexual assaults

...Reese Jr. received sentences of four years in prison followed by four years on probation. Mr. Reese's attorney asked Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet to reconsider the prison time since Mr. Reese had no criminal conviction before Thursday's...