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North Augusta man accused of sex offense back in custody after fleeing

...out $20,000.Russell Benjamin will be incarcerated until the criminal case against him is disposed of, U.S. Magistrate Judge Brian K. Epps ruled Wednesday, and Benjamin must forfeit his $20,000 bond.Epps set the bond May 29 for Benjamin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-22/north-augusta-man-accu
Forced to drink toilet water, jailed cop tells judge

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A policeman arrested earlier this week on numerous charges told a magistrate judge Friday that he's been forced to drink out of the toilet at the Glynn County Detention Center and he wants to be moved.Officer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-11/forced-drink-toilet-wa
Augusta prostitution sting's 11 arrests fizzle in court

...going to be very difficult to present the case because of "complications with language."He asked Richmond County Magistrate Judge William Jennings III on Tuesday to decline prosecution charges against Yang, just as the court had done for her accused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-07/augusta-prostitution-stings-
Jack Farmer

...was a textile executive with King Mill, before establishing his own real estate company. He ended his career as a Magistrate Judge in Columbia County. He was also a founding member of West Acres Baptist Church. He is survived by his son; David...

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Across the region

...pre-trial diversion program, which includes an alcohol and substance abuse assessment.Fulton County State Court Chief Magistrate Judge Stephanie Davis on Friday allowed Fuller, 55, to enter the program and ordered him to report back to the court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-05/across-region
Federal judge who was arrested on domestic violence charges continues receiving $200,000 salary

...of the American Judicature Society at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.John Carroll, a former federal magistrate judge and dean of Cumberland Law School at Samford University, agreed.Each federal court circuit has a chief judge and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-15/federal-judge-who-was-arrested-dome
Battle over vacant buildings in downtown Augusta could go to court

...fighting over property that hasn't received much attention in more than a decade.Last week, Richmond County Magistrate Judge H. Scott Allen gave Bonnie Ruben and the city of Augusta 30 days to reach an agreement on whether a former department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-29/battle-over-vacant-buildings
Ruben given last shot on downtown Augusta buildings

With Bonnie Ruben a no-show in court Thursday, Richmond County Magistrate Judge H. Scott Allen gave the Augusta businesswoman one last chance to repair a former department store and burned-out nightclub she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/ruben-given-last-shot-down
Roofer gets jail time in Columbia County for working without permits

...County.Hughes, 48, of Wrens, was brought before a magistrate judge in Columbia County on Wednesday on multiple violations...matter.On Wednesday, . Columbia County Associate Magistrate Judge J. Grady Blanchard found Hughes guilty of two violations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-21/roofer-gets-jail-time-
Goodale House owner gets 60-day extension before trial

...clock is ticking on Augusta's historic Goodale House, one of Georgia's oldest surviving homes.Richmond County Magistrate Judge H. Scott Allen gave the owner, Wes Sims, 60 days to begin restorations on the 215-year-old Federal-style...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-22/goodale-house-owner-gets-60-d