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Warrenton bank robber sentenced to nearly eight years imprisonment

...maximum sentence. His prior crimes range from theft to sexual exploitation of a minor, according to Georgia Department of Corrections records. Once Ruff completes the prison term, he will have five years on supervised release.Ruff admitted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-19/warrenton-bank-robber-
Things to know about the upcoming execution in Georgia

...drug appeared "cloudy." EXECUTION DRUGGeorgia executes inmates by injecting them with pentobarbital. The Department of Corrections obtains the pentobarbital from a compounding pharmacy, the identity of which is classified as a "confidential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-27/things-know-about-upcoming-executio
First of Operation Mayday sex sting suspects pleads guilty in Richmond County court

...Assistant District Attorney Garon Muller.Driggers is a certified law enforcement officer who has worked for the Department of Corrections for a number of years, lately at the Richmond County Correctional Institute, said defense attorney Shawn Merzlak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-25/first-operation-mayday
Homeless man sentenced to life in prison, no parole in brutal beating death

...Because the Richmond County Superior Court jury found Bryant K. Willerson, 47, guilty but mentally ill, the Department of Corrections is required to ensure he receives mental health treatment during his prison sentence.On June 12, 2012, Willerson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-23/homeless-man-sentenced
Only woman on Georgia's death row gets new execution date

...Sept. 29 for Kelly Renee Gissendaner, 47, and Department of Corrections Commissioner Homer Bryson set her execution for...always cause pentobarbital to precipitate.The Department of Corrections does not currently have pentobarbital on hand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-21/only-woman-georgias-death-row-gets-
Columbia County teen's murder conviction affirmed

...is one of five teens in Georgia sentenced to life in prison without parole, according to a Sept. 1 Georgia Department of Correction's report. He and one other teen were the youngest sentenced to life without parole at 15. There are currently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-14/columbia-county-teens-
Better officer training among 50 recommendations for stemming domestic violence in SC

...fill out and uniform across the state. Victims are often overwhelmed and confused by the multiple forms, said Department of Corrections Director Bryan Sterling.? Eliminating the practice of officers prosecuting domestic violence cases handled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-31/better-officer-training-among
Eyewitness to Augusta State Medical Prison slaying comes forward

...testified, gangs ran the prison and they had no trouble in obtaining cellphones and shanks.King was part of the Department of Corrections emergency response team of officers whose job is to search prisons for weapons and other evidence after violent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-19/eyewitness-augusta-sta
1981 Ga. escapee found in Florida

...robbery after being convicted in Muscogee County, Georgia. He escaped Dec. 27, 1981. Officials say Georgia Department of Corrections investigators assigned to the Marshals Service's fugitive task force recently looked into the case and found...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-07/1981-ga-escapee-found-florida
Funeral at Columbia AME church for the Rev. Daniel Simmons, Charleston church shooting victim

...divinity from the Lutheran Seminary in Columbia.Simmons had worked as a counselor and teacher at the state's Department of Corrections and as a counselor with the Veterans Administration in Columbia. Speakers also recalled his varied days working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-02/funeral-columbia-ame-church-rev-dan