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Augusta man who stole homicide victim’s vehicle night of killing walks on probation



An Augusta man who stole a vehicle from an acquaintance the day someone bashed in the man’s head, killing him, and setting his house on fire, was released on probation after pleading guilty to theft earlier this month.

Jody Johnson, 31, admitted he “took” the 2002 GMC Sierra truck owned by 77-ye...

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  1. So the house was locked and he had the keys to the truck and I bet the house keys were on that ring. The long criminal history and considering some of those were violent charges this man should be in prison. I hope I never have to rely on the DA in Augusta as a victim. Voting has consequences and Augusta is a lot less safer with this clown as your DA..pathetic..

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