Burke County man sentenced in sexual assault case

...plea negotiation requested by the victim and her mother, said Assistant District Attorney John Markwalter.Judge Daniel J. Craig sentenced Daughtry to serve 12 years in prison followed by eight years on probation. Daughtry must register as a...


...30907 an Answer in writing within sixty (60) days of the date of the order for publication. WITNESS, the Honorable DANIEL J. CRAIG, Judge of this Superior Court. This the 17th day of APRIL, 2015. ELAINE C. JOHNSON Clerk, Superior Court April...

Evidence of prior fatal crime can be used during murder suspect's trial

...Tiraboschi's character and to show a propensity to commit crimes _ reasons such evidence would not be admissible.Judge Daniel J. Craig sided with the prosecutor, ruling the evidence can be presented at trial.

First settlement reached in Sentinel Offender Services suit

...case back to Richmond County Superior Court for disposition.In December, McGee's case was reassigned to Judge Daniel J. Craig, who is assigned to 13 civil rights lawsuits filed against Sentinel in Richmond and Columbia counties. Those cases...

Trial date set for one of the civil cases against private probation firm

...Appeals sent the case back to Richmond County Superior Court.In December, McGee's case was reassigned to Judge Daniel J. Craig who, through the random case-assignment system, was assigned the first of 13 civil rights lawsuits filed against...

Bond denied for robbery suspect tied to fatal 2002 kidnapping

...Conrad and Marcus T. McCord pleaded guilty in Columbia County Superior Court in 2003 to kidnapping and burglary. Daniel J. Craig, then the district attorney before becoming a judge, negotiated a prison sentence of 10 years followed by five years...

Florida demands extradition of Augusta woman

...private probation company Sentinel Offender Services.The state's highest court agreed with Superior Court Judge Daniel J. Craig's finding that substantial delay in prosecuting probation violation warrants in misdemeanor cases is a violation...

Attorneys seeking fourth trial for man convicted of killing estranged wife, stepdaughter

...an affidavit by the doctor stating he told Wright, who was second chair to then district attorney and now-Judge Daniel J. Craig, the defense asked for a continuance in order to call the doctor as a witness.

Private probation legislation returns

...lawsuits filed in Richmond and Columbia counties. The Georgia Supreme Court upheld a 2013 ruling by Superior Court Judge Daniel J. Craig that said probation sentences can't be indefinitely extended, a practice known as tolling.The high court decision...

Judge orders local attorney Christopher Nicholson's involuntary commitment to mental hospital

...involuntary commitment to a state mental hospital Tuesday.A day earlier, in Richmond County Superior Court, Judge Daniel J. Craig agreed to recess the contempt-of-court hearing to allow Nicholson to undergo an inpatient psychiatric evaluation...