Georgia Department of Corrections

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Name: Georgia Department of Corrections
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Rome transgender woman files suit against state DOC from prison

An incarcerated, trans gender woman from Rome has filed a federal lawsuit against Georgia’s Department of Corrections, claiming the DOC and prison officials failed to stop repeated sexual assaults against her.Ashley Diamond says in her suit that staff ... [Published RN-T.com - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Opportunity is calling - Georgia CALLS Non-Profit to Hold Grand Opening Ceremony on September 12th

- Sep. 12, 2014 - ATLANTA -- ATLANTA AND BUFORD, GA…will officially announce their partnership with the Governor’s Office of Transition, Support & Reentry (GOTSR), Georgia Department of Corrections, and Phillips Transitional Center in a Grand Opening ... [Published Prlog - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Cops: Woman cleaned up killing scene, then stole victim’s TV

After helping her cousin clean up after he stabbed a man to death, a Coweta County woman then helped herself to the dead man’s belongings, according to police.It is the second arrest in connection to the January killing in an east Cobb County home, according ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

BOC approves septic tank placement

VALDOSTA — The Lowndes County Commission gave unanimous approval to every item on its agenda during Tuesday's meeting.The commission unanimously approved two appointments – Commissioner Joyce Evans will be appointed to the Georgia Department of Behavioral ... [Published Valdosta Daily Times - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Officers find contraband care packages in prison yard

moultrieobserver.comMOULTRIE — A woman accused of leaving drugs, cigarettes and phones for prison inmates was arrested after she left a signed letter for her boyfriend in one of the packages.Andrea Patrice Stafford faces 11 felony charges in connection  ... [Published Moultrie Observer - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Athens nightclub murder suspect booked into Clarke County Jail

The Atlanta man who allegedly killed an innocent bystander during a shooting in May outside an Athens nightclub was booked into the Clarke County Jail Tuesday evening.Corey Antwan Blount, 33, had been in custody at the Fulton County Jail since his arrest ... [Published OnlineAthens - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Commission weighs zoning, more

VALDOSTA — Two appointments, zoning considerations, and a contract extension are on the agenda today for the Lowndes County Commission meeting.The items were previewed Monday morning during the commission’s work session.Two appointments were previewed ... [Published Valdosta Daily Times - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Parolee busted on cocaine charges in traffic stop on I-75

Andrew Lamar JohnsonMCDONOUGH — A Georgia man on parole since 2012 was arrested on drug charges during a traffic stop on I-75 near Locust Grove.Henry County police said Eric Damon Grier, 34, of West Patton Street in Lakeland was stopped for a traffic ... [Published Henry Herald - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Kay Jewelers robbery suspect arrested, extradited

BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) -The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office said a suspect in the May robbery of Kay Jewelers in Bluffton has been arrested and extradited from Georgia to Beaufort County.Curstation McRae is charged with armed robbery, possession of a weapon ... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Conyers women arrested for drug smuggl...

Two Rockdale County women are in custody and facing felony charges after being linked to a drug-related investigation that involved narcotics being transported into a state prison.Patti Green, 56, and Lisa Hall, 49, were discovered with more than 100 ... [Published Covington News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Local man convicted of beating wife, faces 30 years

Ricky Allen MARIETTA — A Marietta man has been convicted for the ninth time on charges of abusing his wife, and he now faces up to 30 years in prison.Ricky Allen, 39, was convicted Thursday of family violence battery, aggravated battery and false ... [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Armed felon flees from Athens police after running red light

Rucker is a career criminal who has served six separate prison terms beginning in 1992, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections. He went to prison for convictions in Athens-Clarke County for drug, burglary, firearms and other offenses.Rucker ... [Published OnlineAthens - Aug 22 2014]

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Reeder continued, "By equipping the population with the tools and support they need to succeed in the community, Georgia CALLS is working with the GOTSR to create safer neighborhoods within the community. At the same time, we are empowering individuals to make a successful life transformation and become the CEOs of their lives."
"There were at least four occupants to the house," Murphy said. "One had to be transported for smoke inhalation, but all injuries are minor."
"You plan for the worst and hope for the best," he said. "There could have been more (people) in the house. You just never know."
"His behavior controls her and makes her do things a normal person would not do. She believed she had to recant or her life would be in danger" said Figueroa

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Chattanooga man crashes plane and other news fr... [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Sep 15 2014]
Rome transgender woman files suit against state... [Published RN-T.com - Sep 14 2014]
Cops: Woman cleaned up killing scene, then stol... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 12 2014]
Opportunity is calling - Georgia CALLS Non-Prof... [Published Prlog - Sep 12 2014]
BOC approves septic tank placement [Published Valdosta Daily Times - Sep 11 2014]
Athens nightclub murder suspect booked into Cla... [Published OnlineAthens - Sep 10 2014]
Officers find contraband care packages in priso... [Published Moultrie Observer - Sep 10 2014]
Commission weighs zoning, more [Published Valdosta Daily Times - Sep 09 2014]
GUEST COLUMN: The Story of Bob and Kim Howe [Published Rome News-Tribune - Sep 09 2014]
Athens man indicted on charges he robbed, stran... [Published OnlineAthens - Sep 08 2014]
Parolee busted on cocaine charges in traffic st... [Published Henry Herald - Sep 05 2014]
Man charged in 2012 Athens home invasion in whi... [Published OnlineAthens - Sep 05 2014]
Out of prison 2 months, man charged with domest... [Published Moultrie Observer - Sep 05 2014]
Felon with history of public indecency arrested... [Published Henry Herald - Sep 04 2014]
Best Practices: Best Practices for Increasing A... [Published Psychiatric Services - Sep 02 2014]
Hearing delayed in parolee’s assault case [Published Henry Herald - Aug 29 2014]
Mayor Burke: ‘To my knowledge, none of them kne... [Published Clayton News Daily - Aug 29 2014]
Kay Jewelers robbery suspect arrested, extradited [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Aug 29 2014]
Georgia man arrested in connection with Bluffto... [Published Bluffton Today - Aug 29 2014]
Corrections to Host Military Career Fair at Dob... [Published Southeastgreen.com - Aug 27 2014]
One treated for smoke inhalation after suspicio... [Published Access North GA - Aug 26 2014]
Conyers women arrested for drug smuggl... [Published Covington News - Aug 26 2014]
Drugs found in home of woman suspected of trans... [Published Newton Citizen - Aug 25 2014]
Female inmates break free with music [Published Gainesville Times - Aug 24 2014]
Marietta man convicted of abusing wife [Published Examiner.com - Aug 24 2014]
Local man convicted of beating wife, faces 30 y... [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Aug 23 2014]
Grovetown police chief resigns [Published Columbia County News Times - Aug 23 2014]
Seasoned criminal and younger accomplice go on ... [Published OnlineAthens - Aug 22 2014]
Armed felon flees from Athens police after runn... [Published OnlineAthens - Aug 22 2014]
Cobb County man convicted 9th time of abusing wife [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 22 2014]
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