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Jurors propose merging facilities

...County should consider closing its Walton Way jail and housing all inmates under...subcommittee said it found the 401 Walton Way jail was overcrowded, in poor physical...courts, he said. Whether the Walton Way jail closes is up to the city commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/17/met_422424.shtml
Metro
Contraband items disappearing from local jails

...said even if the objects are sharpened, they're almost too small to do any damage."Another problem at (the old Walton Way jail) was with visitors," Reeves said. "They would hide contraband under their seat."Now inmates are allowed only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-13/contraband-items-disap
Richmond County inmates have moved out of Walton Way jail

All of the Richmond County Jail inmates have been officially moved eight miles away to the Charles B. Webster Detention Center on Phinizy Road.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-04-03/richmond-county-inmate
Committee seeks fix for prison crowding

...to spend more money on fixing up the older downtown Walton Way jail or expand the rapidly filling, 5-year-old facility...Huffman said. "Building up is a dead end." The 401 Walton Way jail "lasted 10 or 15 years, and look at the millions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/22/met_390113.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Committee seeks fix for prison crowding

...to spend more money on fixing up the older downtown Walton Way jail or expand the rapidly filling, 5-year-old facility...Huffman said. "Building up is a dead end." The 401 Walton Way jail "lasted 10 or 15 years, and look at the millions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/21/met_389749.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Officials urge sheriff's office move

...water pipe drenched three offices in the deteriorating Walton Way jail, the men who control Richmond County Sheriff Ronnie...week, reminding them that any money spent fixing the Walton Way jail will reduce the money that can go into the new administration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-02-02/officials-urge-sheriff
Crime & courts | Government | Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission | Crime & Courts | Government
Voters to decide on bonds

...for a judicial center at James Brown Boulevard and Walton Way, jail pods at Phinizy Road to replace the jail tower, and...city's judges force them to do something about the Walton Way jail. "This is one time we can be proactive instead of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/02/met_449123.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Aiken shooting suspect transferred from hospital to jail

...hospital to the custody of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.Stephon M. Carter, 19, was booked into the Walton Way jail Monday and immediately transferred to the medical wing of the Charles B. Webster Detention Facility on Phinizy Road...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-01-02/aiken-shooting-suspect
Here's how to allocate SPLOST

...proposed November special purpose local option sales tax should be spent. Everybody knows the horrible status of the Walton Way jail - the building, workplace and inmate problems. Where is the architect who designed that nightmare, and why hasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/06/let_1015.shtml
Letters
Moves free up crowded facilities

...picked them up to ease the county's record overcrowding. By 5 a.m., inmates were lined up in the hallways at the Walton Way jail, chained together in pairs to be loaded onto a bus or van. Many carried Bibles as they were led to the vehicles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/30/met_361364.shtml
Metro