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Former Augusta juvenile inmate acquitted of assaulting guard

A jury deliberated about 15 minutes Wednesday before acquitting a former Augusta Youth Development Center inmate.The Richmond County Superior Court jury found Brandon S. Breedlove, 18, not guilty of obstruction of an officer and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-10/former-augusta-juvenil
Audit blames Juvenile Justice turnover on low pay, long hours

...together hold 138 juveniles or the one in Savannah with 99 children and teens. A 2012 beating death at the Augusta Youth Development Center brought to light the systemic problems within the agency.The high turnover rate costs taxpayers in extra hiring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-25/audit-blames-juvenile-ju
Injured YDC inmate released from hospital

The 15-year-old Augusta Youth Development Center inmate who was hospitalized Sunday after an assault from another youth has been released and is recovering from "cuts and bruises...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-07/injured-ydc-inmate-released-h
Sandersville YDC business manager arrested

...County sheriff's deputies have arrested the administrative operations coordinator of the Sandersville regional youth development center in connection with the theft of state funds.Avery D. Niles, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Juvenile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-03-26/sandersville-ydc-busin
Man credits ministry for his turnaround

...and go into ministry. Leading Bible studies and working part-time as a volunteer coordinator at the Augusta Youth Development Center, he saw first-hand the problems the kids were dealing with."They were dealing with real problems that needed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-11-08/man-credits-ministry-his
Boy testifies about accused baby-stroller shooter

...giving terse replies because he was eager to get off the witness stand and return home, or at least back to the Youth Development Center in Savannah where he is in custody.At one point, the judge said even he was confused by the questions.Dominique...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-08-21/boy-testifies-about-ac
Bill would make YDC abuse reports secret

...following the death of a teenager in the Augusta Youth Development Center. The resulting probe concluded another juvenile...up in the Department of Juvenile Justice's Youth Development Centers. It's there that SB 69 would stop disclosures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-26/bill-would-make-ydc-abus
Friends, family remember Dukes as 'miraculous person'

...said.Though Dukes trained as a cosmetologist early in life, she spent 15 years working with children at the Youth Development Center, 15 years as a dorm mother at Paine College and another 10 years as a dorm mother at Boggs Academy in Keysville...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-10/friends-family-remember-dukes
Augusta YDC among nation's worst for sex assaults

The Augusta Youth Development Center was one of four Georgia youth lockups with the most instances of inmates being victimized sexually, according to a federal report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-06-07/augusta-ydc-among-nati
John Robinson Jr.

...a native of Augusta, GA, a Navy Veteran and served during the Vietnam Era; retired from the Richmond Co. Youth Development Center as an Engineer for Maintenance after 30 years and was a member of Fairview Baptist Church where he served as...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000167679226