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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
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
Thursday closings, schedule changes

...per their usual scheduleAUGUSTA -- Richmond County schools and central offices will be closed Thursday.AUGUSTA -- District Attorney's Office will be closed Thursday.EVANS -- Columbia County Offices will operate on a delayed opening on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-12/thursday-closings-schedule-c
Georgia's DNA database trails neighbors in solving cases

...in the "Main tenance Man" rapes, which occurred in the late 1980s across several metro Atlanta counties.Augusta District Attorney Ashley Wright said her offices do not count the number of cases that come across their desks as a result of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-11-03/georgias-dna-database-
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
Judge grants bond for gravely ill murder suspect

...into his wife's room on the hospital's seventh floor and shot 59-year-old Tim Grooms, according to Augusta District Attorney Ashley Wright.Superior Court Judge William M. Fleming Jr. denied Gorrell's original request for bond Nov...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-11-21/judge-grants-bond-grav
Panel addresses gun violence issues

...included Dr. Richard Schwartz, chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Medical College of Georgia, Augusta District Attorney Ashley Wright, Superior Court Judge Danny Craig, U.S. Attorney Ed Tarver and others.Rondeau said he supported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-02-11/panel-addresses-gun-vi
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
Man convicted of child molestation in Columbia County released from prison

...Duncan Wheale resentenced Stulb under the First Offender Act, which eliminated his requirement to register.The Augusta district attorney's office appealed the resentencing, and in March 2009 the Georgia Court of Appeals ruled that Wheale did...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-01-11/man-convicted-child-mo