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Six Augusta-area defendants indicted on federal firearms, drug charges



Three Augusta men face felony gun charges while three others also faces drug trafficking charges as Richmond County law enforcement officials target individuals linked to an increase in gang-related violent crime.

Federal indictments returned in the March term of the Southern District of Georgia...

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  1. Federal prosecution of these miscreants under our existing firearms laws is exactly what needs to be done. Based on these individuals’ records, rehabilitation seems like a highly unlikely prospect. Long terms with no parole will certainly reduce the recidivism rate for many years to come.

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