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Columbia County court clerk accuses Augusta judge of violating records law

...book or proceeding belonging to the state can face a felony charge and between two to 10 years in prison.Augusta District Attorney Ashley Wright said there is "no current investigation" into Mason's claims.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-08/court-clerk-accuses-ju
Warrant canceled for former Burke County teacher charged with sexual involvement with student

...for arraignment and a bench warrant was issued for her arrest. That warrant has been lifted, according to Augusta District Attorney Ashley Wright."I am unaware of the reasons (why the warrant was lifted), as no explanation is contained...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-20/warrant-canceled-forme
Veterans court provides former military a second chance

...and Augusta Warrior Project, to admit only those diagnosed with substance abuse or a psychological disorder.Augusta District Attorney Ashley Wright is the gatekeeper for determining who qualifies for the free program, which meets at 4 p.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-12/veterans-court-provide
Commissioner: Discuss giving administrator authority to hire and fire

...meeting precedes a day of meetings delegation members will hold around Augusta, including sessions with the Augusta District Attorney's office, Department of Juvenile Justice, Augusta Technical College and Area Agency on Aging.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-07/commissioner-discuss-giv
Battle against youth homicide goes on

...an active role in church, from which Fryer is drawing inspiration for another program he hopes to work with Augusta District Attorney Ashley Wright to start.The two resumed talks this month for a program designed primarily for nonviolent felons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-04/battle-against-youth-h
A taxing problem

...state intervention to resolve the situation.The sheriff's office's files on the investigation were sent to Augusta District Attorney Ashley Wright's office on Friday.What an unseemly collection arrangement. If the law actually allows tax commissioners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-12-22/taxing-problem
Columbia County Commission to ask for governor's intervention in Kay Allen controversy

...Grovetown ? 2 percent of each city's property taxes.Sheriff's investigators turned over their files to Augusta District Attorney Ashley Wright's office on Friday, sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris said."After a complete and thorough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-20/columbia-county-commis
Volunteered information in police cars considered evidence

...confessions are admissible in court on certain grounds."Statements made in police cars can be used as evidence," Augusta District Attorney Ashley Wright said. "The questions are, was the defendant in custody at the time of the statement and if...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-13/volunteered-information-polic
Death penalty cases on decline

After Richmond County's most recent execution ? Mark McClain in 2009 ? Augusta District Attorney Ashley Wright noticed a trend taking shape in capital murder trials."Our juries are reserving the death penalty only for those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-07-14/death-penalty-cases-de
Theft charge against Columbia County public defender dismissed

...indicted on any charge. After her arrest, the case was transferred to the Middle Judicial Circuit because Augusta District Attorney Ashley Wright recused herself to avoid a conflict of interest.Altman said Thursday he was familiar with the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-07-03/theft-charge-against-c