First settlement reached in Sentinel Offender Services suit

...original legal actions filed against Sentinel Offender Service will be settled for...in January 2010 because he did not pay Sentinel $186 the company claimed he owed for...13 civil rights lawsuits filed against Sentinel in Richmond and Columbia counties. Those...

Augusta man indicted on new driving charges in near fatal crash

...Richmond County State Court to those charges Sept. 21, 2012. He was sentenced to 36 months on probation.In March, his Sentinel Offender Services probation officer filed for a probation violation warrant alleging Coleman had failed to pay fines and fees...

Bulls demolish Bucks to win series

...meeting Thursday with officials from the NBA team and others who have been working to reach a deal. But the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported there was no deal to finance the proposed $500 million downtown arena.Walker did not take questions after the meeting...

Augusta attorney reaches out to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder regarding lawsuits against Sentinel

...a monthly supervision fee of $35 to Sentinel Offender Services.Long is the lead...dozen civil rights lawsuits filed against Sentinel in Richmond and Columbia counties. While...friend of the court brief supporting Sentinel, a private, for-profit probation...

Trial date set for one of the civil cases against private probation firm

...of the original legal actions against Sentinel Offender Services is set for trial May...in January 2010 because he did not pay Sentinel $186 the company claimed he owed for...13 civil rights lawsuits filed against Sentinel in Richmond and Columbia counties. After...

Plaintiffs counter Sentinel's plea for state Supreme Court to reconsider recent ruling

Plaintiffs in the civil rights lawsuits against Sentinel Offender Services have fired off a counterattack to Sentinel's plea to the Georgia Supreme Court to reconsider.Sentinel argued last week that the Supreme Court's Nov. 24 ruling...

High court denies Sentinel request for appeal; 13 lawsuits to proceed to trial

...denied a motion for reconsideration filed by Sentinel Offender Services.Sentinel attempted again to convince the state's highest...Thirteen civil rights lawsuits were filed against Sentinel, a for-profit private probation company...

Sentinel files appeal for reconsideration of justices' unanimous decision in 13 lawsuits

...the for-profit private probation firm Sentinel Offender Services filed a motion Thursday...appeals of 13 civil rights lawsuits against Sentinel.In a 41-page opinion released Nov...Specifically, the Supreme Court ruled Sentinel's contract to provide misdemeanor probation...

Richmond County State Court Judge issues order freeing some from jail in wake of recent Sentinel Offender Services ruling

...filed against private probation firm Sentinel Offender Services has brought changes...said judges, the sheriff's office and Sentinel employees are pulling out probation cases...Mantooth (locked up for not paying Sentinel $103, which he did not owe) or Mr...

Legal challenge to private probation firms moves into federal court

...controversy over the use of private probation firms in Georgia was spurred in a large part by 13 lawsuits filed in the Superior Courts in Richmond and Columbia counties against Sentinel Offender services. Those cases are still pending.