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A Muscogee County Superior Court Judge sentenced a 20-year-old Columbus man involved in a shoe store robbery to 20 years in prison without the possibility of parole. Devin Harper’s sentencing came days after his co-defendant was acquitted of all charges in the case. According to a news report posted on the Ledger Enquirer Web site a jury […]

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Denver Broncos receiver Brandon Marshall says he is still frustrated that a dispute with his girlfriend had developed into a public spectacle. However, to Marshall’s relief, the charges of false imprisonment from a domestic dispute were dropped May 24, according to an article published in the Rocky Mountain News. Marshall was quoted as saying the arrest […]

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It was a long wait for Robert Clark, who spent 24 years in Georgia prisons for a crime that he did not commit. Clark finally got his compensation last week, according to an article published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue signed a resolution last week to pay Clark $1.2 million after he […]

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A joint effort by law enforcement officials from Georgia and Ohio led to the arrest of 70 suspected drug dealers last Wednesday, in Muscogee County. The undercover operation, set to become the largest in the last 20 years for the county, was led together by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Metro Narcotics […]

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A Piedmont Judicial Circuit Juvenile Court Judge has ruled that a 15-year-old high school student, who wreaked havoc on campus when he strolled into the office with what is believed to be an explosive device, will be tried as an adult. According to an Associated Press news report posted on the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s website, the judge reportedly […]

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Last week a Florida judge sentenced a 33-year-old woman to 15 years in state prison, the maximum sentence for a DUI Manslaughter charge. According to an article in The Tampa Tribune Nicole Harris Hall was reportedly drunk when she drove through a stop sign and hit the car Margaret L. Caouette was driving. Caouette, 75, who was driving home […]

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Rep. Ben Harbin was arrested and charged with a DUI on May 20 after he swerved off of an Atlanta street and ran into a pole, according to an article. According to police reports, Harbin smelled of alcohol, had slurred speech and had trouble keeping his balance soon after the incident. The House Appropriations Committee chairman kept […]

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Lindsay Lohan recently added to the seemingly never-ending list of celebrities arrested for driving under the influence. She was arrested early Saturday morning on DUI charges after crashing her Mercedes convertible on a Sunset Boulevard curb, according to an article. While Lohan was injured in the accident and admitted to a nearby hospital for treatment, the […]

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Camden police arrested a man and charged him with drunk driving after they observed he was slow to pick up his fast food at a drive-through lane at a McDonald’s restaurant, according to a news article in The Atlanta Journal Constitution. According to the police report, the arresting officer said he found 32-year-old Terrance Forte asleep inside the […]

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Authorities in New Orleans last week arrested an Augusta man on suspicion of impregnating his girlfriend’s teenage daughter, according to an article in the Augusta Chronicle. Police arrested 38-year-old James Wiley and extradited him to Georgia after charging him with one count of child molestation. Investigators say the girl was only 14 years old when the alleged […]