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Inmate escapes McDuffie County jail

A man in jail on an armed robbery charge escaped the McDuffie County jail through an unlocked door late Thursday, Sheriff Logan Marshall said. William Busbee, 29, escaped about 10:20 p.m., the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/23/met_153858.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Crime
Film star is charged with reckless driving

...Actor and comedian Chris Tucker spent time in the McDuffie County jail Sunday morning for speeding on Interstate 20. According to an official at the McDuffie County jail in Thomson, Mr. Tucker, 33, was booked into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/18/met_450636.shtml
Metro
Authorities still search for inmate who escaped

...searching late Friday for a man who escaped from the McDuffie County jail the day before. More than 100 lawmen from a dozen...29-year-old William Alan Busbee, who slipped out of the McDuffie County jail about 10:20 p.m. Thursday. "A door had to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/24/met_153987.shtml
Metro
Mrs. Annie Kendrick

...officiating. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery. Mrs. Kendrick, a native of McDuffie County, was a cook at the McDuffie County Jail. She was a member of Springfield Baptist Church. Her family said: "She was a kind, loving and friendly person...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/02/obi_260473.shtml
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McDuffie County jailer charged, fired for inappropriate contact with female inmate

THOMSON - A detention officer at the McDuffie County jail was arrested and fired after he had inappropriate contact with a female inmate this year, authorities said. He was the second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-03-12/mcduffie-county-jailer
Glascock County school bus driver charged with DUI

...traffic stop, the state patrol was called.Coxwell was charged with driving under the influence and booked into the McDuffie County jail. She was released the same day on a $1,050 bond.Coxwell told authorities she was taking a medication prescribed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-05/glascock-county-school
Former Thomson policewoman charged in bond theft

...Thomson Police Chief John Seay said officers are allowed to accompany a person to make a bond payment at the McDuffie County jail.He said an officer is required to fill out a bond form, which is then signed by all parties. That officer receives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-10-24/former-thomson-policewoman-c
2nd arrest in Thomson slaying

...stopped by Richmond County sheriff's deputies and Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents.Hutson was taken to McDuffie County Jail and has been charged with murder. The investigation is continuing and additional charges are expected, authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-11-26/2nd-arrest-thomson-sla
Man nearly hit by train in Thomson

...vehicle, Cabe said. The train was delayed for more than an hour.Berry was charged with driving under the influence, driving with an expired tag, reckless driving and criminal trespassing. He was being held in the McDuffie County jail.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-07-29/man-nearly-hit-train-t
Drifter finds redemption, travels the world to preach

About 25 years ago, Larry Price's life hinged on one phone call. With jailers looking on at the McDuffie County jail in Thomson, he used his call to the outside to reach a drug rehab counselor, the only man he knew living in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/16/rel_358923.shtml
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