Prison sentence imposed for Augusta man who accidentally shot best friend

...Dominique Sullivan also pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to two weapon violations. Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet sentenced Sullivan to serve eight years in prison, followed by five years on probation.Sullivan and 18-year-old...

Bond denied for Augusta man shot outside house during March 28 robbery attempt

...concealed weapon.In South Carolina, he has two convictions for assault and battery, Myers said.Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet denied Doby's request for bond, finding he posed a danger of committing additional crimes if released.Collins...

Man pleads guilty to assaults, gets life plus 20 years

...County Sheriff investigators soon made the connection between Dantzler and the two earlier crimes.Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet accepted the plea negotiation and sentenced Dantzler.

Longtime court administrator passes the torch

...operations of trial courts under 30 judges in 21 counties. When he retired in 2009, Superior Court Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet decided to have one administrator for the entire circuit and enlisted Gunnels as its first."Tom is a professional...

Defense asks evidence be suppressed in triple-homicide case

...after his arrest, like his inquiry about his belongings at the hotel, should also be suppressed.Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet asked the state and the defense to file proposed orders within 30 days for him to consider.

Plea deal struck in 2013 Augusta restaurant robbery

...a conviction was too high considering the possibility of a sentence of life in prison, she said.Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet accepted the plea negotiation and sentenced Jackson to five years probation under the First Offender Act. Jackson...

Keep Overstreet on bench

...election July 31 involving Superior Court Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet is of major importance.Judge Overstreet is a...practiced law since 1970.I commend Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet to the voters of the Augusta Judicial Circuit...

Jury delays its verdict in slaying case

...12-member panel informed Superior Court Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet it would not reach a verdict Wednesday night...alone while he awaits trial. Superior Court Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet presided over this week's trial. Staff Writer...

Commission authorizes $565,000 construction change at municipal building

...second floor "just before we opened up this space" and they were pleased.Later, Chief Superior Court Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet "got involved, and he wants to start having some jury trials here," White said.Once the clerk moves, a...

On the Move

...L. Huguenin, P.C., Attorneys at LawWork experience: He is the former law clerk to Superior Court Judges J. Carlisle Overstreet and Carl C. Brown.Education: Juris doctor, John Marshall Law School.WINSER SCARBARYNew job title: Assistant...