Georgia Department of Corrections

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Name: Georgia Department of Corrections
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Corrections to Host Military Career Fair at Dobbins Reserve Air Force Base

Public Safety Agencies to ParticipateThe Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) in conjunction with the Georgia National Guard will host several law enforcement and public safety agencies for a Military Personnel Career Fair on Thursday, August 28 from ... [Published Southeastgreen.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

One treated for smoke inhalation after suspicious fire

CLEVELAND - One person was taken for treatment and White County fire investigators are probing an early-morning blaze that destroyed a residence Tuesday morning.White County Public Safety Director David Murphy provided details."A neighbor called 9-1-1 ... [Published Access North GA - Aug 26 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 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Drugs found in home of woman suspected of transporting drugs to prison

CONYERS — The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office arrested a woman Thursday who is suspected of transporting drugs to a state prison.The RCSO SWAT team conducted a search of Patti Green’s home at 798 Little Fawn Trail Thursday morning after a months-long ... [Published Newton Citizen - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Female inmates break free with music

With a pick and some plucks, Wendy Fortner soared above her surroundings, figuratively speaking.She no longer noticed the guards, the barbed wire fences or the khaki jumpsuit stamped with the words “state prisoner.” Instead, she closed her eyes, swayed ... [Published Gainesville Times - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Marietta man convicted of abusing wife

A Cobb County man was convicted this week on his ninth charge of abusing and beating his wife, AJC reports.According to Cobb County court documents, 39-year-old Ricky Allen was convicted of aggravated battery, false imprisonment, and family violence battery. ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 24 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

Seasoned criminal and younger accomplice go on alleged spree of violence in Athens

Stevie Trountay Allen had a couple minor scrapes with the law in Athens two years ago when he was 19.Convictions on misdemeanor criminal trespass and obstruction charges in separate 2012 cases earned him a total of 29 days in jail.Now 21 and teamed up ... [Published OnlineAthens - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Criminal, Ransom, Police, Athens
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]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Throwing drugs from car adds to charges

A bag of meth was recovered from the side of the road after officers saw it tossed from the car. It does not appear that tossing illegal drugs out of a car is the best idea when being pursued by law enforcement officers.Jeremy Ross Gunnells and Chad ... [Published Jones County News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Cobb cops: Man stabbed 32 times in January homicide

With help from cell phone tracking, Cobb County police have identified the man accused of stabbing another man 32 times, causing his death in January.But Johnathan Allan Wheeler, 31, of Stockbridge, is already in jail in Macedonia, Ohio, on unrelated ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Deloach reports several arrests, other incidents

Sheriff Benny Deloach would like to report the following activity of the Appling County Sheriff’s Office.Aug. 1, the Appling County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Georgia Department of Corrections Parole Officers in a parolee residence search, which led ... [Published The Baxley News Banner - Aug 13 2014]

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"A neighbor called 9-1-1 to report the blaze at 735 Holiness Campground Road at 4:47 a.m." Murphy said. Arriving units found fire in the first floor of the house
"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
..." Lundbeck also states that it "adamantly opposes the distressing misuse of our product in capital punishment."

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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]
Throwing drugs from car adds to charges [Published Jones County News - Aug 21 2014]
Cobb cops: Man stabbed 32 times in January homi... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 21 2014]
Remaining murder defendants to appear in court [Published Statesboro Herald - Aug 17 2014]
Two men face armed robbery, kidnapping charges ... [Published OnlineAthens - Aug 16 2014]
Man Accused of Masturbating on Church Steps in ... [Published Opposing Views - Aug 15 2014]
Defendant now heading to prison for 7 years [Published Jones County News - Aug 15 2014]
Police: 16 arrested in probation sweep [Published NorthFulton.com - Aug 14 2014]
Deloach reports several arrests, other incidents [Published The Baxley News Banner - Aug 13 2014]
Man sought over domestic violence, other incidents [Published Moultrie Observer - Aug 12 2014]
Gainesville Legion to dedicate pavilion on Lanier [Published Gainesville Times - Aug 09 2014]
Macon prison inmates see their future in Braill... [Published Macon Telegraph - Aug 07 2014]
Parolee charged in chase 10 days after release [Published Henry Herald - Aug 07 2014]
Athens robber allegedly chokes elderly victim w... [Published OnlineAthens - Aug 07 2014]
Police arrest ex-con who doused west Athens hom... [Published OnlineAthens - Aug 07 2014]
Savannah-Chatham Stakeholders Meeting [Published Savannah Tribune - Aug 06 2014]
Sore loser robs players at gunpoint during Athe... [Published OnlineAthens - Aug 06 2014]
Athens ex-con with violent past investigated fo... [Published OnlineAthens - Aug 04 2014]
Athens police make arrest in Bethel Midtown Vil... [Published OnlineAthens - Aug 04 2014]
Black Inmate Population in Georgia Jails Hits 2... [Published Corrections Connection - Aug 04 2014]
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