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Forced to drink toilet water, jailed cop tells judge

...policeman arrested earlier this week on numerous charges told a magistrate judge Friday that he's been forced to drink out of the toilet...court to hear the charges read and his rights reviewed by Magistrate Timothy Barton. Barton said he would not set bond on any...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-11/forced-drink-toilet-wa
Former DA responds to criticism on how office handled alleged sexual assaults

...agency secures a warrant for the arrest of a person when they can establish probable cause to the satisfaction of a judge or magistrate," Craig wrote. "No warrants were sought against Charles Smith by any investigation agency."Craig also said there was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-14/former-da-responds-cri
T.W. Josey students face charges after school brawl

...18; Ricco Scruggs, 17; and Ja'vonni Sturgis, 17, were charged with disorderly conduct and will face their charges in magistrate court.Five students who are 16 and younger will be charged with disorderly conduct and face charges in juvenile court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-01/tw-josey-students-face-ch
Mother pleads not guilty in international kidnapping case

...first court appearance after being extradited from Australia.Dorothy Lee Barnett, 54, entered the plea before U.S. Magistrate Bristow Marchant. Her attorney requested that her bond hearing be delayed.Barnett faces a count of parental kidnapping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-29/mother-pleads-not-guil
Handcuffed DeKalb inmate shoots cop

...police said. The gunfire happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday, on the steps leading to the building where DeKalb County Magistrate Court is held, DeKalb County Public Safety Director Cedric Alexander said. The detective was shot in the leg and wrist and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-03/handcuffed-dekalb-inmate-sho
Martinez slaying suspect has hearing

...to go over charges against you, advise you of your rights and answer any questions you may have through your attorney," Magistrate Jason R. Troiano said.Robinson acknowledged the judge's direction and said he wanted a public defender to represent him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-29/slaying-suspect-has-he
Augusta prostitution sting's 11 arrests fizzle in court

...it is 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-
Judson Bennett Sr.

...James Preston and Susan Bennett. He was Magistrate of Bamberg County from 1974 through 1986. He was appointed Chief Magistrate of Bamberg County in 1986 and retired in 1994. He continued to provide magistrate services part time for Bamberg County...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172629158
Jack Farmer

...Chemistry. He 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...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172683579
Roofer gets jail time in Columbia County for working without permits

...48, of Wrens, was brought before a magistrate judge in Columbia County on Wednesday...was dismissed Monday, according to Magistrate Court personnel, because prosecutors...Wednesday, . Columbia County Associate Magistrate Judge J. Grady Blanchard found Hughes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-21/roofer-gets-jail-time-