Child molestation brings 25-year prison term

...that report was made public, a second girl reported similar sexual abuse by Arceneaux had occurred in 2011, Assistant District Attorney Garon Muller told Judge James G. Blanchard Jr., who accepted the plea negotiation.

Prison sentence imposed for Augusta man who accidentally shot best friend

...11, 2013, when Sullivan took the magazine out of the gun, pointed at Smith and pulled the trigger, said Assistant District Attorney Rex Myers. Sullivan didn't realize a bullet remained in the chamber.According to an earlier report in...

Bond denied for Augusta man shot outside house during March 28 robbery attempt

...stranger had knocked on the door, telling her a story about Collins' vehicle breaking down, according to Assistant District Attorney Rex Myers.Collins returned to their Thomas Lane home, Myers said, and found Doby peeking into the windows...

Man pleads guilty to assaults, gets life plus 20 years

...Dantzler quickly became a suspect because he had left a bookbag behind on the Paine College campus, said Assistant District Attorney Rex Myers. Inside the bag investigators found papers with Dantzler's name. Richmond County Sheriff investigators...

Drunken assault leads to prison term

...forgery and three misdemeanor convictions, to serve two years in prison, followed by four years on probation.Assistant District Attorney Titus Nichols told the judge that on Jan. 12 Peninger became enraged with taxi driver Shavondrea Harris and...

Murder trial begins for second suspect in 2013 Augusta homicide

...fatal bullet passed through his hips from one side to the other.In her opening statement to the jury Monday, Assistant District Attorney Melissa Marks said Cooper's former co-defendant, 30-year-old Curtis Bonman, will testify about what...

Assistant district attorney reports handgun theft

...theft of a handgun from an assistant district attorney's vehicle, according...Sheriff's Office report.Assistant District Attorney John T. O'Neal told...Fogus, who also is an assistant district attorney.Police advised Fogus...

Augusta man sentenced to life without parole for killing innocent bystander

...his life in prison without the possibility of parole.What Murphy did was "a callous and cowardly act", Assistant District Attorney Hank Syms said in asking for the maximum penalty for Brown's murder.Murphy had previously been convicted...

Plea deal struck in 2013 Augusta restaurant robbery

...admission of guilt, but rather the acknowledgment of the sufficiency of evidence needed for a conviction.Assistant District Attorney Rex Myers said the plea agreement benefited the prosecution because the case against Jackson was not very strong...

Child abuse charge in toddler's death could be upgraded to homicide

...probable cause existed to bind over Mary Katherine Smith on a charge of cruelty to children in the second degree.Assistant District Attorney Shawn Merzlak, however, told the judge that his boss is working with the lead investigator to take a homicide...