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Athens cop faces child sex charge

...to set bond due to the severity of the charges and referred the case to Superior Court. Ward was returned to the Clarke County Jail.Authorities on Tuesday declined to discuss the allegations against Ward.Defense attorney Morris Wiltshire said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-13/athens-cop-faces-child-sex-charge
Clarke County jail starts using Tasers

...immobilize a subject so that force which could cause injury isn't required," said Brett Hart, the commander of the Clarke County jail. "In the last 45 days since it's been in use, we've seen a dramatic reduction in our use of force reports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/03/met_323520.shtml
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Clarke County officials react to wave of suicide attempts in jail

...wave of suicide attempts at the Clarke County Jail has forced officials to consider...mentally unstable prisoners. A Clarke County Jail prisoner attempted suicide Saturday...Hughes. Recent incidents at the Clarke County Jail began on Feb. 7, when 21-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/24/met_405643.shtml
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Officials study jail options

ATHENS, Ga. - Overcrowding at the Clarke County Jail is costing taxpayers millions of dollars, and it's...overcrowding Dozens of inmates can't fit into the aging Clarke County Jail, and now Sheriff Ira Edwards is asking the commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/29/met_149713.shtml
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Attorney says he will still file lawsuit over jail's phone system

ATHENS, Ga. -- The Clarke County Jail has fully complied with a court order to change a...judicial circuit did not go far enough because some Clarke County Jail inmates are represented by attorneys from outside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/06/met_427734.shtml
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Athens doctor arrested on rape charge

ATHENS, Ga. -- An Athens urologist is being held at the Clarke County jail after surrendering to authorities on charges of sexual battery and rape.Athens-Clarke County Police Capt. Clarence Holeman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-09-17/athens-doctor-arrested-rape-
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Former senator jailed in assault

ATHENS, Ga. - Former state Sen. Doug Haines turned himself in to the Clarke County Jail on a simple assault charge Tuesday after a Clarke County Magistrate Court judge found probable cause that he threatened and frightened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/07/met_430613.shtml
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Jury will examine jail death

...cause of death of a North Carolina slaying suspect whom local sheriff's authorities found hanging by a sheet in the Clarke County Jail last year. A five-member coroner's jury will meet at 9 a.m. in Clarke County Superior Court to inquire into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/01/met_330816.shtml
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Authorities call suspect paranoid schizophrenic

...suffers from paranoid schizophrenia, Athens-Clarke County police said. Raymond A. Stephens, 56, remained in the Clarke County jail without bond, charged with aggravated assault, aggravated battery and arson in the attack Friday on Raymond J...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/18/met_319364.shtml
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DNA matches suspect in 3 rapes

...The warrants were made public Monday in Clarke County Magistrate Court. Mr. Collins is being held without bail in Clarke County Jail. Mr. Collins is charged with three counts of rape, three counts of aggravated assault, two counts of false imprisonment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/22/met_302341.shtml
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