Judge offers defendant chance for lesser sentence

...marijuana from dealers in California and sold it to others.But when Angela, 53, appeared before Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet on Oct. 23, 2013,, John O'Neal, a prosecutor who has since left the district attorney's office, told...

Judge rules evidence admissible in Paine College rape case

...charges filed in connection with attacks on three women within a five-month period.Thursday, Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet ruled the prosecutor may present as evidence the statements Dantzler made after his March 7, 2013, arrest...

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...

James C. Tate Jr. gets prison term for near-fatal shooting

...pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet accepted the sentencing recommendation.

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...

Triple homicide suspect back in court for motion hearing

...procedures required whenever a prosecutor files notice of the intention to seek a death sentence.Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet asked the defense attorneys to notify the court within 30 days if they think a challenge to the composition of...

A nice coroner office

...trailer.The Augusta Chronicle's Sandy Hodson reports that Tuten even got chief Superior Court Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet to grant him court-approved authority over the vehicle.Some judicial oversight!Tuten, of course, is innocent...

Richmond County Coroner faces charges of theft and violation of oath of office

...an application to dispose of Thurston's car, stating it had been unclaimed for more than a year. Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet signed the order on July 9, 2012.Tuten made an application to dispose of Krajecic' pickup truck, stating...

FBI investigating whether coroner pocketed county funds

...to a trailer Tuten owned.Agents also tracked down a court order Tuten submitted to Superior Court Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet that gave Tuten the authority to retain, sell or discard the vehicle. The request was presented in July 2012...

FBI arrests Richmond County coroner

...Eve death scene.Charlena Graham was sentenced to seven years' probation under the First Offender Act. Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet also ordered Graham to pay $325 in restitution and $5,000 in fines.