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Sex with teen leads to prison term for Augusta man

...biological father hasn't been identified yet, Blitch said. The girl and the baby are in foster care now.Judge Daniel J. Craig accept the plea negotiation in Richmond County Superior Court on Wednesday. He sentenced Green to five years in prison...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-12/sex-teen-leads-prison-
Brother of Augusta man involved in steroid investigation denied bond

...officers' possible illegal use of steroids was denied bond Tuesday on a charge of making terroristic threats.Judge Daniel J. Craig denied bond for Cameron "Ryan" Paquette, 34, finding he presents a threat to the community and to potential witnesses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-04/brother-augusta-man-in
City employee convicted of child molestation sentenced to prison term

...probation.Khalid S. Franklin, 43, will have to register as a sex offender once he is released from prison. Judge Daniel J. Craig found Franklin guilty of the crimes at the conclusion of a bench trial in Richmond County Superior Court.Franklin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-03/city-employee-convicte
Former Burke County teacher pleads guilty in student sex case

...guilty Thursday in Burke County Superior Court to two counts of sexual assault against a person in school. Judge Daniel J. Craig sentenced Ashe to the prison term to be followed by an additional eight years on probation.Ashe had sex with a 15-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-23/former-burke-county-te
Sexual abuse leads to prison term

...Chance Jr., 33, pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to two counts of felony sexual battery. Judge Daniel J. Craig imposed the maximum prison term.Assistant District Attorney John Markwalter told the judge that Chance's misdeeds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-03/sexual-abuse-leads-pri
Augusta man gets 13 years for pistol-whip attack

...Richmond County Superior Court to aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Judge Daniel J. Craig sentenced Lewis to serve 13 years in prison, followed by 12 years on probation. Lewis must also pay $15,829 in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-03/augusta-man-gets-13-ye
Justices hear arguments in private probation cases

...the justices should throw out the two class-action lawsuits because Augusta Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Daniel J. Craig stepped outside of legal procedure to give both cases class certification.Thompson went to the heart of the issue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-22/justices-hear-argument
State Court Judges' Council chooses to ignore ethical opinion to stay out of pending litigation

...County State Court.Sentinel has appealed the September 2013 rulings by Augusta Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Daniel J. Craig that held private probation firms are not empowered in Richmond or Columbia counties to seek the extension of any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-09/state-court-judges-cou
Georgia Supreme Court to hear arguments in the private probation lawsuits

...now before Georgia's highest court on appeal of a Sept. 16, 2013 order by Augusta Judicial Circuit Court Judge Daniel J. Craig.Craig ruled that the law that grants certain powers to state probation officers who supervise felony probation cases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-20/georgia-supreme-court-
Council of State Court Judges violated code of conduct, commission says

...it always follows the law and only ensures that court orders are carried out.In September, Superior Court Judge Daniel J. Craig ruled the private probation law is not unconstitutional on its face. But Craig also ruled the law does not allow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-03/council-state-court-ju