Teen sentenced for role in Augusta robbery, shooting gets 5 years

...23-year-old Fredrick J. Bolden, was the one who shot Eric Rowe when Rowe was unable to open a cash register.Judge Sheryl B. Jolly sentenced Scott to five years in custody followed by eight years probation under the First Offender Act. Last week...

Man who shot restaurant worker during robbery attempt pleads guilty

...the leg when he told the assailants he just started working and didn't know how to open the cash register.Judge Sheryl B. Jolly sentenced Bolden to 10 years in prison followed by five years on probation.Charges are still pending against Bolden's...

Augusta teen pleads guilty to four counts of robbery

...Detention Center. He is cooperating and participating in programs that have changed his attitude, Hawk said.Judge Sheryl B. Jolly sentenced Taylor to five years in prison followed by five years on probation.Two others involved in the crime spree...

Hephzibah man who used 7-year-old daughter as lookout in burglary pleads guilty

...delinquency of a minor.Ronald Jay Miller, 38, pleaded guilty July 10 in Richmond County Superior Court. Judge Sheryl B. Jolly imposed a sentence of 10 years' probation, with the condition Miller is to complete a drug-rehab program.Miller...

Augusta man sentenced to life in prison for child molestation

...had a spotless record, Christine said."I'm not a criminal. I don't belong in prison," Jones said to Judge Sheryl B. Jolly who presided over his trial.Contrary to what Jones and his family said Friday, Jones is not the victim, Assistant...

Judge accepts Amanda Neeley's insanity plea in shooting of boyfriend

A Hephzibah woman who shot her boyfriend was found not guilty by reason of insanity Thursday.Judge Sheryl B. Jolly accepted the plea in Richmond County Superior Court. Amanda Neeley, 30, will be committed and treated for her mental illness...

Bond set for Coroner Tuten

...hearing was needed because an indictment returned this week by the grand jury added charges against Tuten.Judge Sheryl B. Jolly, who is assigned to preside over the case, set a $30,000 bond for Tuten.District Attorney Ashley Wright told...

Teen sentenced to 10 years for robberies

...in prison.Rick Calloway, 19, is lucky to be alive and one day will be able to return to the community, Judge Sheryl B. Jolly told him during the sentencing hearing in Richmond County Superior Court. His cohorts weren't so lucky.Calloway...

Augusta man pleads to reduced charge of misdemeanor statutory rape

...and her parents were in support of the plea, but wanted Taylor to pay for the girl's counseling sessions. Judge Sheryl B. Jolly included that as a condition of Taylor's two-year probation under the First Offender Act.

Augusta teen denied bond over pizza robbery

...different restaurant for another delivery Nov. 1 but were arrested before that delivery was made, Smith said.Judge Sheryl B. Jolly declined to set bond.Wiggins and Martin are also being held without bond.