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Teen indicted after firing at 3 Richmond County deputies

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A teenager faces multiple charges of aggravated assault after he fired at three Richmond County deputies in July, according to an indictment returned Tuesday.

Joshua Haynes III was 16 when he fired at deputies Jo Martin, Jason Cunningham and Jon Harvey on July 22 outside his house in the 1900 block of Murphey Road. Each count carries an accompanying charge of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. He is also charged with aggravated assault for firing at his mother, the indictment says.

The indictment says Haynes also made “terroristic threats” to commit murder and aggravated assault against his mother.

A tenth charge of interference with government property is for ripping off a portion of a table in the criminal investigation division at the sheriff’s office, the indictment says.

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Asitisinaug
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Asitisinaug 10/12/11 - 06:21 pm
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A teen just got 45 years in

A teen just got 45 years in Savannah for this....lets see what our local system does....not holding my breath.

fatboyhog
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fatboyhog 10/12/11 - 07:35 pm
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He's a juvenile. He'll get

He's a juvenile. He'll get nothing. Then he'll just be emboldened. He'll have skreet cred.

Patty-P
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Patty-P 10/12/11 - 08:00 pm
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asitis....don't hold your

asitis....don't hold your breath. You know how things work here in Augusta.

AutumnLeaves
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AutumnLeaves 10/12/11 - 11:46 pm
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I stopped holding my breath a

I stopped holding my breath a long time ago. I was turning blue.

jackrussell
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jackrussell 10/13/11 - 05:36 am
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If our fickle juries actually

If our fickle juries actually find him guilty, he'll probably get time served (if any) and probation. I'm with Asitisinaug, Patty and Autumn on this.

jackrussell
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jackrussell 10/13/11 - 05:44 am
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Fatboyhog, you are absolutely

Fatboyhog, you are absolutely correct. Our Juvenile Authorities won't lock them up unless they commit armed robbery with a firearm, traffic drugs, or actually kill someone! If they get caught for a burglary, stolen gun or car, it's "turn them over to mom or dad." Our youth is out of control and our Juvenile Authorities are unwilling to reign them in. That is a signal to the delinquent to just keep on doing wrong because he suffers no consequences for his or her actions.

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