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Traveler sentenced to 5 years

...repay his victims, most of whom were elderly women in the Atlanta area. As part of a plea agreement with the DeKalb County District Attorney's office, Patrick "Mug" Sherlock, 53, received five years in prison and five years' probation on each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/09/06/met_199452.shtml
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Ga. woman convicted of perjury in husband's death

...felony murder and aggravated assault, and other charges.But on July 26 ? the eve of jury selection ? DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James took the unusual step of asking the judge to dismiss the murder and aggravated assault charges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-08-19/ga-woman-convicted-perjury-husbands
Across the region

...prison without the possibility of parole in the killing of two DeKalb County police officers in 2008.The DeKalb County District Attorney's office says William Woodard was sentenced Friday in the deaths of police officers Eric Barker and Ricky...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-19/across-region
Ex-Georgia teacher sentenced for student sex

...after he was accused of having sex with a 14-year-old student while employed at Tucker Middle School. The DeKalb County District Attorney's Office said Thomas pleaded guilty to charges of child molestation, statutory rape, sexual battery and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-05/ex-ga-teacher-sentenced-stude
Widow of slain Georgia businessman charged in killing, 4 months after gunman convicted

...charged with malice murder, criminal attempt to commit murder, racketeering, perjury and other charges, DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James said.He declined to answer questions about the case, but the indictment alleged Sneiderman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-02/widow-slain-georgia-businessm
Georgia Supreme Court reverses murder conviction, life sentence in 2008 killing

...have told jurors they could consider the less serious charge of voluntary manslaughter.It is now up to the DeKalb County district attorney to decide whether to retry the case in the 2008 killing. The district attorney's office did not immediately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-05-29/georgia-supreme-court-
Georgia lawmakers OK crackdown on so-called pill mills

...receiving what pills," said Sherry Green, the CEO of the National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws.DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James, who has made prosecuting rogue pain clinics a priority, said the easy access in Georgia also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-21/georgia-lawmakers-ok-crackdow
Ga. man who fled trial gets life in prison

...County trial last week has been sentenced in absentia to life behind bars. Orzy Theus, spokesman for the DeKalb County District Attorney's Office, said 40-year-old Vincent Barber was sentenced Monday to life without parole, plus 20 years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-07-19/ga-man-who-fled-trial-gets-l
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Perdue names 2 investigators to cheating probe

...investigators to look into allegations of test cheating in two school districts.Perdue said Friday that former DeKalb County district attorney Bob Wilson and former attorney general Mike Bowers will launch a probe into accusations that educators changed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2010-08-20/perdue-names-2-investigators-cheati
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Atlanta home invasion suspect mistakenly released

...aggravated assault and robbery charges in a 2009 incident in which the victim was tied up and pistol-whipped.DeKalb County District Attorney's office spokesman Erik Burton says Priest was being held there but was taken to Atlanta in October to face...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-18/atlanta-home-invasion-suspec
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