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Prosecutors: Sammie Sias already lied, destroyed evidence at time cited in appeal



Augusta's convicted ex-commissioner may be one step closer to receiving a prison sentence.

Thursday, Assistant U.S. Attorneys Patricia Rhodes and Tara Lyons filed their response to Sammie Sias’ motion for a new trial, ahead of a Monday deadline. 

Sias has been free on bond pending his ap...

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  1. Can we finally send Sias to prison and have law enforcement and the courts set their sights on Hardie Davis for his eight years of theft/misuse of public funds, violation of the open records law, and violation of his oath of office? Next in line should be the commissioners who supported Davis and refused to approve a forensic audit of his office and the ARC government.

    • Sias’ appeal basis is like getting pulled over and ticketed for not having auto insurance, and then showing up in traffic court weeks later with a new, 6-month policy and pleading not guilty. It usually takes the judge less than a minute to explain the defendant’s lack of logic and find him/her guilty.

  2. Man Up ! Grow Up ! You’re Guilty ! Your problem is you’re a Federal Felon, which means NO PAROLE. You are no better than former Senator Charles Walker. He completed his sentence and is done with it. Your turn.

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