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Month: May 2018

Macon – Jurors deliberated 30 minutes Thursday before finding an Acworth man guilty in the 2016 aggravated child molestation of a then-4-year-old girl. Dowridge Lamont Foster-Waithe, 21, was sentenced to life in prison. Chief Assistant District Attorney Nancy Scott Malcor and Assistant District Attorney Cara Fiore presented evidence during the Bibb County Superior Court trial…
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Macon – Representatives from the District Attorney’s Office, Public Defender’s Office, Bibb County Juvenile Court, Bibb County Schools, Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice and other government and community partners met Monday to make decisions about how to implement a School-Justice Partnership. The partnership, modeled on successes experienced by Clayton County’s schools…
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Macon – Jurors deliberated for less than an hour Tuesday before finding a Macon man guilty in the 2014 burglary of his neighbor’s home. Warren Jessie Ferguson, 58, was found guilty of burglary at the conclusion of a two-day trial in Bibb County Superior Court. He was sentenced to 20 years in prison without the…
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Macon – Staff from the Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office participated in four career day events this spring at Bibb County elementary and middle schools. Prosecutors, victim advocates and support staff volunteered to man information tables at Williams Elementary in March and at Heard Elementary and Ballard Hudson Middle schools in May. They answered…
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Macon – A Macon man pleaded guilty to robbery by sudden snatching Monday and was sentenced to 10 years, four of them in prison. Jaquize Mcgell Johnson, 25, entered his plea during a hearing in Bibb County Superior Court. If the case had gone to trial, prosecutor Jonathan Gordon would have presented evidence that Johnson…
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