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Sias trial delayed at request of federal prosecutors



Federal prosecutors have filed a request to delay the trial for Augusta commissioner Sammie Sias, which was set to begin March 28.

Sias has pleaded not guilty in U.S. District Court of charges he destroyed, altered or falsified records in a federal investigation and making fa...

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  1. As with most citizens today, I immediately smell something when a trial for a public figure is “delayed”. I see no mention of the requested length of the “delay”. Would love to see the Augusta Press seek some details on this issue. Meanwhile, Mr. Sias draws his pay and continues to have influence and a vote on the council.

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