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Man sentenced for crash that paralyzed child

...pleaded guilty in Columbia County Superior Court to two counts of vehicular injury and traffic offenses.Assistant District Attorney Robert Homlar said Turner's blood-alcohol level was 0.186 when he crashed head-on into the victims...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-21/man-sentenced-crash-pa
Plea deal reached in death of child hit while crossing road

...reconstruction officers couldn't determine Hancock's exact speed, but the speed limit on the road is 40 mph, said Assistant District Attorney Hank Syms. There was no indication of drugs or alcohol in Hancock's system, he said.But school buses are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-19/death-8-year-old-hit-w
Bond denied to defendants in sex sting operation

...for the 22 defendants on Saturday and Monday, presided over Tuesday's marathon session of bond hearings.Assistant District Attorney Natalie Paine laid out the facts of each case, although the basic scenario was that a law enforcement officer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-19/bond-denied-defenants-
Bond denied for Augusta man accused of killing neighbor

...Marion Utley was gunned down at his home on Norris Lane.On May 3, Johnson spent the day drinking beer, Assistant District Attorney Garon Muller said. He found his roommate's shotgun that afternoon and fired the weapon inside the house...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-15/bond-denied-augusta-ma
Judge denies bond for stabbing suspect

...Broome's release on bond, noting that he has been taking medication since his arrest in the Sept. 21 incident.Assistant District Attorney Pierce Blitch said he would consent to bond only for the limited purpose of having Broome taken to the hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-18/judge-denies-bond-stab
Teens make statement in anti-gun 5K

...goal for this 5K is to make teens think twice before they set foot in my office," said Jared Williams, an assistant district attorney for the Augusta Judicial Circuit. "They need to learn both the legal and moral consequences for picking up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-17/teens-make-statement-anti-gun
Mother accused of abuse denied bond

...and second-degree cruelty to children. She has pleaded not guilty in Richmond County Superior Court.Assistant District Attorney Jared Wil liams asked Judge J. David Roper to deny bond. On Feb. 10, a case worker with the Department of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-18/mother-accused-abuse-d
Gunman sentenced in 2014 drive-by shooting

...John's on Agerton Lane the evening of July 5. The teenage victim was shot in the right side of his chest.Assistant District Attorney Joshua Smith said the victim has recovered physically but still suffers mentally and emotionally.The teen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-18/gunman-sentenced-2014-
Man with a history of child molestation gets 35-year sentence

...exposing himself and showing her pornographic videos, progressing to fondling, oral sex and intercourse, said Assistant District Attorney John Markwalter. It continued until June 10, when the girl told her mother.She wasn't his first victim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-12/man-history-child-mole
Former caregiver pleads guilty to theft from 95-year-old

...a heart attack in August, family members who came to Augusta noticed irregularities in his finances, said Assistant District Attorney Joanna Mastny.Watts had applied for two credit cards and opened an account at The Home Depot in hers and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-11/former-caregiver-plead