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Column: Augusta Fire Dept. sets up smoke screen in dragging incident



Despite numerous requests, the Augusta Fire Department will not provide the toxicology results from Lieutenant Gregory Hartshorne after he ran over and dragged a dead body at a crime scene on May 13th. 

Imagine the holy inferno that would have been raised had it bee...

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  1. Excellent commentary! Hopefully, you will continue to take jabs at the many problems we face in A/RC. I will always be here to support you. There are so many controversial topics to be explored.

  2. Basic laws of economics (which politicians don’t seem to know or care about) if you tax or raise prices? The price of goods or services goes up. Stockholders
    Demand profits. Anyone that doesn’t understand tht basic principle? Is to dumb to hold public office. Also? HIPPA doesn’t cover when government employees are required Nader the influence..how many times have we seen LEO fired because they were under the influence on duty. As far as asking Wayne Brown? He would have to call his sun contractor lawyers inAtlanta because he obviously doesn’t do anything other than hold a title and allow sunshine laws to be obliterated on the regular. The man is useless and should have been terminated for the money he has cost the taxpayers…

  3. I’m going to repeat my previous comment on the dragging: “Something doesn’t add up in the explanation of what happened. So the Lt had already pulled up and gotten out of his vehicle to check on Mr. Farrell and assumed he was deceased. Then he proceeded to get back into his vehicle and subsequently ran over the victim he claims he couldn’t see. He knew where the body was, how do you “not see” a victim you supposedly already checked on? And 51 feet is a very long distance to drag a body that you “mistakenly” hit. He couldn’t hear the sound of running into a human body with his vehicle? Then according to the police report drawing it appears that after he dragged the body for 17 yards, he continued to travel through the parking lot before stopping the vehicle? NONE of that makes sense! Someone is not telling the truth…”

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