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Sex link gives Ga. credit card scam bizarre twist

...created the band of thieves while his accomplices faced prosecution. The three main conspirators were sentenced in federal court Jan. 4, effectively closing the case."This took one of the most bizarre turns in any case I've ever come across...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-01-30/sex-link-gives-ga-cred
Sprinter pleads guilty to charges

...performance-enhancing drugs," she told the judge. Jones was released on her own recognizance and was due back in court Jan. 11 for sentencing. It was a stunning fall from grace for Jones, once the most celebrated female athlete in the world...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/06/oth_146451.shtml
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Prosecutors crack down on steroids

...jury probe. She faces three counts of perjury and one count of obstruction of justice. Thomas was ordered to appear in court Jan. 5. Each count carries a maximum of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. She did not immediately return calls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/15/bas_108534.shtml
Baseball
Muslim boycotts cost Danish firms millions

...Rasmussen declines to meet with the ambassadors, saying "the offended party may bring such acts or expressions to court." Jan 30, 2006: In a statement on its Web page, Jyllands-Posten said it regretted it had offended Muslims and apologized...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/17/bus_57356.shtml
Business
For the record

...of the 1000 block of Grayling Court, Jan. 5: 30 days in jail, 12 months...of the 2200 block of Country Club Court, Jan. 5: one day in jail, 12 months...of the 500 block of Huntington Court, Jan. 13: one day in jail, 12 months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-04-07/record
Crime & courts | Richmond Neighbors | Crime & Courts
Odds and ends

...and charged Erling Goico, 40, with sixth-degree larceny. He faces a fine or community service when he appears in court Jan. 18. Goico, who has an unlisted phone number, could not be reached for comment. Police were shocked - and a bit impressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/14/biz_332833.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Family moves because of club

...music, according to police reports. A judge ordered the club's owner, Allen Curry, to pay a $200 fine in magistrate court Jan. 20 for violating the ordinance. But at his second court appearance a week later, a different judge said the noise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/07/met_281816.shtml
Metro
Florida State's Walker arrested

...squealing car tires stopped him, according to a police statement. Walker was being held on $500 bond. He is due in court Jan. 18 for a hearing. Three other Seminoles have had legal problems this year. Wide receiver Peter Warrick missed two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/25/col_279389.shtml
College
15-year-old charged with a crime for hockey hit

...answered the phone but declined to comment. The player charged was not arrested. He was summoned to appear in juvenile court Jan. 5. "Something terrible happened to a young boy, a terrible injury, a tragic injury," his lawyer said. "But that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/09/hoc_276975.shtml
Hockey
Judge followed law with hearing in DUI case

...charges in another state are punishable by death or life in prison, and Chief Magistrate Judge Jennings did that in open court Jan. 21. "They're welcome to all of them (extradition hearings), but in 12 years, I've never known the district...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/28/met_251540.shtml
Metro