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Mother accused of abuse denied bond

...has pleaded not guilty in Richmond County Superior Court.Assistant District Attorney Jared Wil liams asked Judge J. David Roper to deny bond. On Feb. 10, a case worker with the Department of Family and Children Services visited the family and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-18/mother-accused-abuse-d
Augusta brothers plead guilty to shooting

...witness for the prosecution refused to cooperate, said Assistant District Attorney Melissa Bray in explaining to Judge J. David Roper the reasoning behind the plea negotiation.Once Fredrick Scott completes his prison term, he will serve 15 years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-07/augusta-brothers-plead
2 get 20-year sentences for 2014 crime spree

...prison sentence followed by 10 years on probation, a negotiated deal accepted by Richmond County Superior Court Judge J. David Roper.Both men could have faced life, and Assistant Dis trict Attorney Jared Williams said he was hesitant to negotiate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-04/2-get-20-year-sentence
Church worker guilty of child molestation

...guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to the charge that carries a five-year mandatory minimum prison term. Judge J. David Roper accepted the plea negotiation and sentenced Lane to five years in prison followed by five years probation.Assistant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-16/former-youth-minister-
Boyfriend gets kids over mom in custody battle

...lost her bid to sever the children's relationship with her former boyfriend.In orders signed Thursday, Judge J. David Roper awarded physical custody of the three children to Gary M. Hale, finding that they are unsafe in Shannon Baskin's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-24/boyfriend-gets-kids-ov
Augusta teen pleads guilty to child molestation

...charge Thursday.Keylan M. Baker, 16, pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to child molestation. Judge J. David Roper accepted a plea negotiation and sentenced Baker to five years in prison followed by eight years on probation.Assistant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-16/augusta-teen-pleads-gu
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF RICHMOND COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA TDGA, LL...

...GA 30307 an Answer to the Complaint within sixty (60) days of the order for publication. WITNESS, the Honorable J. David Roper, Judge of said Court. This the 14th day of April, 2015...

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Young men get life sentence for armed robbery

...multiple counts of armed robbery as well as hijacking a motor vehicle and weapon violations.On Thursday, Judge J. David Roper sentenced each to life in prison with a possibility of parole, plus an additional 35 years on probation.According...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-02/young-men-get-life-sen
Augusta man facing new assault charge

...accused of pointing a gun at a woman and threatening to kill her.On Thursday, Richmond County Superior Court Judge J. David Roper revoked Holt's remaining sentence of two years and two months. He will have to serve that time in prison instead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-19/augusta-man-facing-new
Men plead guilty to reduced charges in Harrisburg home invasion

...County Superior Court to reduced charges in exchange for sentences that meant each would be free from jail.Judge J. David Roper said he was reluctant to accept the negotiated plea deals, but because he understood the difficulties with the prosecution's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-02/men-plead-reduced-char