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Augusta woman sentenced to prison for vehicular assault



An Augusta woman who hit another woman with her car after the two exchanged words was sentenced to prison Monday, July 11.

Najya McCallum, 33, pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to aggravated assault, and entered an Alford plea — a plea in which the accused doesn’t admit guilt but ...

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  1. Love it when the accused person, facing a prison sentence, starts crying about being the sole caretaker for an ill relative, thinking they’ll get leniency. Why didn’t they think about that I’ll relative BEFORE they did their heinous crime??
    When we go out to a restaurant and I have a chance at having some sort of an alcoholic drink or two or three, I think about the legal repercussions if I were to get caught DUI…and I don’t do it.
    People need to think intelligently before they act foolishly.

  2. She tried to walk away? Where? To her car to run the victim down? If she was that afraid of a weapon she would have driven away. Just a bunch of defense attorney nonsense. She deserved the 10 years and more..

  3. McCallum should have asked for a bench trial in front of Judge Heath, where her lawyer could have referenced the O’Shields case and his client would have received 5 years or less in prison.

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