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Mother gets a year incarceration for cruelty

...Sheriff's deputies sent for a safety check on the child on March 20 and discovered the filthy conditions, said Assistant District Attorney Melissa Bray. In 2011, deputies sent for a safety check on the then-10-month-old child and discovered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-20/mother-gets-year-incar
First defendant in Augusta gang battle case pleads guilty

...19-year-old Marquez Eubanks dead and Jeremy Whitehead wounded, he was not charged in the incident, said Assistant District Attorney Jared Williams.But Lovett, a member of the 23rd Street gang, was armed on June 30 when he and two others...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-20/first-defendant-august
Two Augusta men sentenced to 80 years for attempted robbery

...attack on Larry Germany during a burglary at Germany's home. Germany was shot in the arm during the attack.Assistant District Attorney Rex Myers offered a 20-year sentence to run at the same time as the sentence imposed Friday, but Brown rejected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-17/two-augusta-men-senten
Augusta man accused of setting wife on fire denied bond

...Cynthia Jones, Ronnie Lee Jones splashed gasoline on his wife, knocked her to the floor and set her on fire, Assistant District Attorney Titus Nichols said Friday.Cynthia Jones, who is still undergoing medical treatment for her wounds, was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-17/augusta-man-accused-se
Nine Columbia County candidates hold public forum

...a lot of things correct. We should be very proud of the county we call home."As for Taylor, the former assistant district attorney says building a hospital and trauma center is a top priority."I'm dedicated to bringing a hospital to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-16/nine-columbia-
Former DA responds to criticism on how office handled alleged sexual assaults

...diligent in his work.In a four-page letter to Georgia NAACP President Francys Johnson, Craig said then-Assistant District Attorney Bill Bowcutt was over the intake division that received about 2,500 investigation reports a year and was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-14/former-da-responds-cri
Sexual abuse leads to prison term

...Superior Court to two counts of felony sexual battery. Judge Daniel J. Craig imposed the maximum prison term.Assistant District Attorney John Markwalter told the judge that Chance's misdeeds with a young girl were uncovered after the victim's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-03/sexual-abuse-leads-pri
Teen held without bond in child rape case

...custody.Bond was denied Friday in Richmond County Superior Court for 15-year-old Deontrevious Williams. Assistant District Attorney Rex Myers said Williams and his 13-year-old brother, Brandon Wallace, both told a sheriff investigator...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-03/teen-held-without-bond
Maximum sentence imposed for murder and assault

...and Steve Smith were unarmed that night. They had mistreated Rickey Smith, and he wanted retribution, Assistant District Attorney Robert Homlar argued to the jury in his closing statement last month.Smith testified at his trial that he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-01/maximum-sentence-impos
Polygraph expert admits lying in Ga. murder trial

...the test indicated the Heinze was not being deceptive when he said he had not killed the eight victims.When Assistant District Attorney John B. Johnson III questioned Blackstone about his methods, Blackstone said he had sent the charts from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-11/polygraph-expert-admit