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West Georgia jail inmate killed in cell

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Muscogee County sheriff's officials have charged a county jail inmate with murder in the death of his 57-year-old cellmate. Sheriff John Darr says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-11-10/west-georgia-jail-inma
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...meeting with Columbus Mayor Bob Poydasheff. The powder was found in a letter that contained a threatening message, Muscogee County sheriff's Capt. Joe McCrea said. Superior Court Clerk Linda Pierce said the substance was being tested. Results are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/04/met_84059.shtml
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Ad transforms Georgia attorney general race

...after officers said they watched him leave a home that was staked out during a drug investigation. Video shows Muscogee County sheriff's Deputy David Glisson shooting Walker in the head, killing him. No drugs or firearms were found in the vehicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-07
Georgia Elections | Elections | Georgia Statewide | Elections
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...Columbus branch of the NAACP has said it will file a complaint with the U.S. Justice Department alleging that two Muscogee County sheriff's deputies used excessive force when they shot a man earlier this month. Quinta Marquis Randall, 23, was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/28/met_413728.shtml
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Chain e-mail makes police shooting national news

...disservice that more folks don't know about Kenny's death," Rembert said. Rembert wrote the e-mail after a Muscogee County sheriff's deputy shot Walker, who was unarmed, on Dec. 10. Police said they thought Walker, a 39-year-old black...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/13/met_404441.shtml
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Across the region

...local Rainbow/PUSH Coalition chapter, said Monday. Kenneth Brown Walker, 39, was fatally shot Dec. 10 by a Muscogee County sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop of a vehicle suspected of having armed drug traffickers inside. Mr. Walker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/14/met_400962.shtml
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Across Georgia

...have organized a rally, the second such event in a week prompted by the shooting of an unarmed black man by a Muscogee County sheriff's deputy. The Rev. Howard White, the pastor at Pierce Chapel United Methodist Church, said ministers, Columbus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/22/met_394132.shtml
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Across Georgia

...of Investigation has assumed control of the inquiry into the shooting of an unarmed man by a Muscogee County sheriff's deputy. Muscogee County Sheriff Ralph Johnson said Friday he almost has finished his own investigation of Wednesday night's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/14/met_391470.shtml
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Deputies have poor record

...deputy is at fault. In 1997, Richmond County deputies were at fault 43 percent of the time, the same as the Muscogee County Sheriff's Department -- the highest in the state for that year. In 1998, Richmond County deputies were the second-highest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/14/met_253317.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
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...pornography. Sgt. 1st Class Carl Dooley, 34, was arrested Wednesday after police raided his Columbus home, Muscogee County Sheriff Gene Hodge said. They found 16 explicit photographs of children involved in sexual acts. Sgt. 1st Class Dooley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/24/met_226677.shtml
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