Georgia Department of Corrections

Type: Organization
Name: Georgia Department of Corrections
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Update: Convicted killer charged in kidnapping, murder of DeKalb couple

Police have arrested a man in the kidnapping and murder of a DeKalb County couple that happened in August. And officials said the 40-year-old man was recently released from prison for killing a woman and an infant when he was only 15.Andre Cleveland Gay ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

New Deputy Warden Named at Lee Arrendale Prison

Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Brian Owens announced the appointment of Jodi Ford to Deputy Warden of Care and Treatment at Lee Arrendale State Prison effective October 1, 2014. The facility is located in Alto, Georgia. As Deputy Warden ... [Published Corrections Connection - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Gainesville man pleas not guilty to grandmother's stabbing death

A Gainesville man indicted in June in the death of his grandmother has pleaded not guilty, according to the Hall County district attorney’s office.Ronnie Quqomeki Rucker, 32, is accused of stabbing Lula Bell Howard, 70, on May 2 at her home. Rucker entered ... [Published Gainesville Times - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Preliminary hearing set for four accused in homicide

A preliminary hearing for four people accused of wrongdoing in the death of a Calhoun man is set for Oct. 10 at 9 a.m.The foursome is charged in connection with the alleged killing of John Wood Jr., who authorities believe died July 24 or 25 at the hands ... [Published Calhoun Times - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

A Transgender Woman Says She Was Locked In A Cell With Her Rapist

The odds were already against Zahara Green when she entered prison on May 10, 2012. Prisons have long been plagued by a culture of sexual harassment and assault, but Green was a transgender woman in an all-male facility — making her about 13 times more ... [Published BuzzFeed - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Floyd County sheriff: Warrant issued for state inmate accused of participating in phone scam

A warrant has been issued for a state inmate on a theft by deception charged regarding a recent phone scam.According to a Floyd County Jail reports:On September 24, 2014 a warrant was obtained charging, Christopher Dale Hudgins theft by deception with ... [Published RN-T.com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Grand jury indicts felon in 2010 shooting death

James Anthony WilliamsJONESBORO — A Clayton County grand jury has indicted a College Park man in the June 2010 alleged murder of a woman found inside his apartment.Indictments filed in Clayton County Superior Court allege that the identity of the suspect ... [Published Clayton News Daily - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Cobb homicide suspect nabbed by U.S. Marshals in Miami

U.S. Marshals in Miami have arrested the Cobb County man accused in a deadly shooting at an Austell-area apartment complex , police said Monday.Orain Patterson, 27, was taken into custody without incident in northern Miami, Sgt. Dana Pierce with Cobb ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Police charge Decatur man in car break-ins

Kenya Amin PollockMCDONOUGH — A Decatur man with a lengthy criminal record faces charges after being arrested for breaking into cars at two Henry County hotel parking lots.Kenya Amin Pollock, 34, is charged with entering autos and possession of tools ... [Published Henry Herald - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Missing LaGrange police dog found safe

The search for a missing LaGrange police dog came to a tail-wagging end Wednesday afternoon, more than two days after he was reported missing .Chico was found alive and appeared to be fine, the police department said. He was soon reunited with his handler ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Statesboro man arrested on drug charges

The passenger of car was arrested on drug charges after officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle Saturday, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office.When investigators with the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team stopped the 1994 ... [Published Statesboro Herald - Sep 18 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]

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`Jodi has risen through the ranks since joining the Department in 2002,` said Commissioner Brian Owens. ` "She will bring a wealth of knowledge that will truly impact the staff and inmates at Lee Arrendale State Prison." `
...is very complicated due to the large number of individuals involved and the difficulty of connecting specific individuals to specific crimes, " Caldwell said. "Usually when you get one it makes connecting the others that much easier. We anticipate that this warrant will enable the investigation to lead to together.”"
...Research, care and advocacy are the group's three main missions. "We realize there are responsibilities that..."
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."

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Update: Convicted killer charged in kidnapping,... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 30 2014]
New Deputy Warden Named at Lee Arrendale Prison [Published Corrections Connection - Sep 29 2014]
Man arrested in kidnapping and murder of DeKalb... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 29 2014]
Preliminary hearing set for four accused in hom... [Published Calhoun Times - Sep 27 2014]
Gainesville man pleas not guilty to grandmother... [Published Gainesville Times - Sep 27 2014]
Suspects in theft ring indicted on federal char... [Published Clayton News Daily - Sep 26 2014]
Floyd County sheriff: Warrant issued for state ... [Published RN-T.com - Sep 26 2014]
A Transgender Woman Says She Was Locked In A Ce... [Published BuzzFeed - Sep 26 2014]
Grand jury indicts felon in 2010 shooting death [Published Clayton News Daily - Sep 25 2014]
Nineteen Indicted for Cashing Stolen United Sta... [Published United States Department of Justice - Sep 24 2014]
Ga. high court denies appeal of murderer [Published Statesboro Herald - Sep 23 2014]
Cobb homicide suspect nabbed by U.S. Marshals i... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 23 2014]
New Details Involving Prichard Girl's Death [Published WSAV - Sep 22 2014]
Man gets 5 years in prison for recording 25 wom... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 22 2014]
TOWNSEND, Bobby Joe [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Sep 22 2014]
Former Grovetown chief a sheriff's deputy [Published Columbia County News Times - Sep 21 2014]
Hampton Lake Hosts 7th Annual Tiger Bass Race S... [Published WSAV - Sep 20 2014]
Recreation fee rate increases for Rockmart [Published Calhoun Times - Sep 20 2014]
Local Pastors and City Leaders Meet to Discuss ... [Published WSAV - Sep 19 2014]
Police charge Decatur man in car break-ins [Published Henry Herald - Sep 19 2014]
Coastal Sunrise Birthday and Anniversary Greeti... [Published WSAV - Sep 19 2014]
Felon accused in $10,000 trailer theft [Published Henry Herald - Sep 18 2014]
Statesboro man arrested on drug charges [Published Statesboro Herald - Sep 18 2014]
Missing LaGrange police dog found safe [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 17 2014]
UPDATE: Missing K9 found alive, healthy [Published LaGrange Daily News - Sep 17 2014]
Update: Manhunt nets convict [Published LaGrange Daily News - Sep 16 2014]
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]
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