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Man pleads guilty to assaults, gets life plus 20 years

...Dantzler quickly became a suspect because he had left a bookbag behind on the Paine College campus, said Assistant District Attorney Rex Myers. Inside the bag investigators found papers with Dantzler's name. Richmond County Sheriff investigators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-26/man-pleads-guilty-assa
'A naked abuse of power'

...faces up to 105 years in prison" betray the political vindictiveness directed against him by liberal Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, whose "Public Integrity Unit" was defunded by Perry in an attempt to remove her from office after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-22/naked-abuse-power
Murder trial begins for second suspect in 2013 Augusta homicide

...bullet passed through his hips from one side to the other.In her opening statement to the jury Monday, Assistant District Attorney Melissa Marks said Cooper's former co-defendant, 30-year-old Curtis Bonman, will testify about what happened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-18/murder-trial-begins-se
Drunken assault leads to prison term

...and three misdemeanor convictions, to serve two years in prison, followed by four years on probation.Assistant District Attorney Titus Nichols told the judge that on Jan. 12 Peninger became enraged with taxi driver Shavondrea Harris and hit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-21/drunken-assault-leads-
Defense asks evidence be suppressed in triple-homicide case

...State University majoring in health and physical education and was visiting his parents at the time of his death.District Attorney Ashley Wright said officers had probable cause to kick the door in because multiple family members were on their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-14/defense-asks-evidence-
Superintendent finalist comes from troubled system

...WSB-TV in Atlanta. Pringle and other school officials were cleared of wrongdoing. A request to the DeKalb County district attorney's office for records in the case was not immediately fulfilled.According to her superintendent application documents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-09/superintendent-finalist-c
Teen murder suspect's bond set at $2 million by North Carolina judge

...to bond, according to The Mountaineer newspaper of Waynesville, N.C.The Mountaineer reported that Assistant District Attorney Rachael Groffsky sought a bond of at least $1 million "because of the suspect's danger to the community, to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-07/teen-murder-suspects-b
Augusta teen pleads guilty to four counts of robbery

...began in January 2013 and culminated in the holdup of several teens playing basketball on a city court.Assistant District Attorney Hank Syms told the judge he believed the reduction in the number and severity of the charges was appropriate for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-08/augusta-teen-pleads-gu
Rants & Raves

...nothing compared to the professionals who sang and danced in Hollywood and around the country. THIS IS A RAVE TO the District Attorney of the Year, Ms. Wright. Congratulations on receiving your award and the way you handled the diamond ring situation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-07/rants-raves
Elderly man sentenced to prison in child molestation case

...accepted the plea and sentenced Miskelly to 10 years in prison, followed by five years on probation.Assistant District Attorney John Markwalter said if the case had gone to trial, testimony would prove Miskelly sexually molested two victims...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-05/elderly-man-sentenced-