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Man, woman arrested after injecting drugs in North Augusta bathroom

...up story here A man and a woman were arrested on a charge of public drunkenness Wednesday. North Augusta Public Safety officers say they were...painkiller and injecting it; they were arrested on suspicion of public drunkenness.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-10-20/man-woman-arrested-aft
Penn State fans turn violent after loss

...State students - were arrested early Saturday on public drunkenness and other charges in the East Beaver Street area...at the Centre County Prison on charges including public drunkenness, disorderly conduct, failure to disperse and criminal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/25/nca_309683.shtml
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Savannahians clash on need for new laws

...to-go cups say the presence of alcohol outside bars and clubs contributes to various violations from littering to public drunkenness and public urination. But proponents of the cups say that's not the case, that the same violations will occur...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/30/met_321570.shtml
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First settlement reached in Sentinel Offender Services suit

...sentenced in October 2008 to 48 months probation and fined $270 plus surcharges for the misdemeanor offenses of public drunkenness and obstruction. Three months later, the court fines were converted to community service, which McGee said he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-07/first-settlement-reach
Trial date set for one of the civil cases against private probation firm

...sentenced in October 2008 to 48 months probation and fined $270 plus surcharges for the misdemeanor offenses of public drunkenness and obstruction. Three months later, the court fines were altered to community service, which McGee said he completed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-25/trial-date-set-one-civ
Mardi Gras revelry is intoxicating

...and stores also sell potty passes for their facilities or allow use if you make a purchase. Public urination and public drunkenness are two common reasons for arrests on Mardi Gras.SAFETY: Signs put up by French Quarter residents and businesses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-02-07/mardi-gras-revelry-intoxicating
Private probation civil rights case headed to trial this spring

...McGee's incarceration in 2010 stemmed from a no-contest plea he entered in October 2008 to misdemeanor charges of public drunkenness and obstruction of an officer. McGee entered the pleas in Richmond County State Court without the benefit of an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-15/private-probation-civi
High court denies Sentinel request for appeal; 13 lawsuits to proceed to trial

...McGee, who is mentally ill, knowingly waived his rights when he pleaded no-contest to misdemeanor charges of public drunkenness and obstruction of an officer in October 2008. The ruling meant McGee's convictions were voided.Within weeks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-11/high-court-denies-sent
Involuntary servitude

...to outsource oversight of misdemeanor cases since 2000. Such charges ? which can include traffic violations, public drunkenness, shoplifting and disorderly conduct ? rarely result in jail time, and carry fines less than $1,000.However...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-10/involuntary-servitude
Augusta should enforce public drunkenness laws on river

...the gates at the pumping station. Why not have local law enforcement stationed there to enforce the laws against public drunkenness? It's a shame that a few can ruin it for all. Derrick Newkirk, Augusta

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/08/let_343707.shtml
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