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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
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
College basketball
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
Metro
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
Rants & Raves

...in favor of this, either. The taxpayers should not be subsidizing sinful behavior like alcohol consumption and public drunkenness. Let's have buses to take people to church instead. MORAL COWARDS wearing judge's robes gave stays of execution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-04/rants-raves
Train-hopping hoboes' pets await reunion in Columbia County

...and criminal mischief and graffiti in Texas, Whitaker said.Willard and Tuck each have a past conviction for public drunkenness, while Ber mudez and Heilberg have no prior criminal offenses, Whit aker said.The six had gotten on a stopped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/pets/2013-03-22/train-hopping-hoboes-pets-awai
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
Letters
Aiken County Detention Center bookings

...Brandon Hogan Cliatt, 21, public drunkenness Antonin Jurica, 29, driving...36, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness Bruce Allan Davidson, 44...26, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness Antoine Davenport, 40, disorderly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/04/aik_28837.shtml
XXX Aiken
Police say man was drunk, ran into tree

...tree while trying to flee police.Eric William Lewis, 23, of the 200 block of Brooks Drive, was charged with public drunkenness, a county ordinance violation. He was released from the Columbia County Detention Center after posting a $500...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2011-07-07/police-say-man-was-dru