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Start over, judge tells Ga. jury

...trial of a Georgia man charged with killing his father and seven others inside a mobile home.Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett said Friday one of the 12 jurors in the trial of Guy Heinze Jr. had been excused and was being replaced by an alternate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-25/start-over-judge-tells
After 3 weeks, attorneys close to narrowing jury pool for Brunswick mobile home slayings trial

...their views on the death penalty and what they already know about the high-profile slayings.Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett, who had 1,500 jury summonses mailed out for the case, wants to have a pool of 70 qualified panelists from which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-04/after-3-weeks-attorneys-close
Jury reports deadlock in mobile home deaths

...sequestered they've had no access to TVs, computers or cellphones since Oct. 15.Glynn County Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett recessed court Thursday evening after telling attorneys the jury would return Friday at 9 a.m. So far, the jury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-24/jury-reports-deadlock-mobile-
Jury selection enters second week in trial of Georgia man

...attorneys for Heinze, 25, want to keep the trial in Glynn County despite years of news coverage. Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett had 1,500 summonses mailed out for the case and set aside a month to narrow down the jury pool.The judge and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-24/jury-selection-enters-second-
Georgia man gets life sentence in beating deaths of 8

...Heinze faced an automatic life sentence once the death penalty was off the table. The only thing Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett had to decide was whether the defendant would ever be eligible for parole.Heinze's attorneys, who have insisted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-31/georgia-man-gets-life-sentenc
Investigator says drugs, money are motive in killings

...prevent contamination of the scene."I have no evidence there was any cross-contamination of this scene. Is it possible? Yes," Daras said.Brunswick Judicial Circuit Judge Stephen Scarlett does not plan to hear testimony on Sunday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-19/investigator-says-drugs-money
Prosecution rests in mobile home slayings trial

...occurred.Also Monday, a sheriff's deputy tasked with watching over the sequestered jury told Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett that he heard one juror talking about the case - which the judge has ordered jurors not to do - as the deputy escorted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-10-21/prosecution-rests-mobile-home-slayi
Ga. judge faces aggressive driving charge

...woman driver for more than 10 miles.Glynn County Police Chief Matt Doering said Friday that Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett signed a special order moving the matter to the Savannah-based Eastern Judicial Circuit.Because Lakin is a judge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-09-10/ga-judge-faces-aggresi
Venue change costly in Ga. baby shooting

...lawyer, Newell Hamilton Jr., has never asked for a change of venue in the case. He told Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett Friday that outfall from defense tactics in the Elkins case may hurt the reputations of all defense lawyers.Heinze's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-08-17/venue-change-costly-ga
Judge wants fall trial in '09 mobile home slayings

...between attorneys over DNA tests and sharing of evidence have dragged out the case for years. Superior Court Judge Stephen Scarlett told both sides before hearing pretrial motions Tuesday that he intends to schedule jury selection for late August...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-23/judge-wants-fall-trial-09-mobile-ho