Bond set for Chatham County jail officer arrested in drug-smuggling scheme

SAVANNAH, Ga. (OS) — Bond was set Wednesday at $4,950 for Deputy Corrections Officer Naji Cooley on a charge he used a communication device to facilitate a criminal act at the Chatham County jail where he was employed.Chatham County Recorder’s Court Judge Harris Odell Jr. scheduled a Dec. 16 preliminary hearing for Cooley, 21.The Chatham County More...

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By OS Staff On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

SCMPD assistant chief asks dismissal of police corruption suit, cites sovereign immunity

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Attorneys representing Savannah-Chatham Assistant Police Chief Julie Tolbert have asked a judge to dismiss a police-corruption suit that alleged racketeering violations against her in her role More...

By OS Staff On Friday, October 30th, 2015

Savannah man convicted of murder in December slaying

A Savannah man on Friday was convicted on murder and related charges in the December shooting death of Romondo Ashley Jr. during a domestic dispute. Source: Savannah man convicted of murder in December slaying  More...

By OS Staff On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Savannah man convicted of murder in St. Patrick’s Day eastside ambush slaying

A Savannah man was convicted Tuesday of murder and assault charges in the St. Patrick’s Day 2014 ambush that left one man dead and the gunman’s target wounded. James Samuel “Sambo” Harris Jr., 30, was convicted More...

By OS Staff On Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Close friends react to jury verdict in jail death

The acquittals of three former Chatham County jail employees came as no surprise to the family and friends of late SCAD student Matthew Ajibade. The result of the case, however, still rings as an injustice in the More...

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