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Police seek suspect in Augusta home invasion, sex assault

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 7:34 AM
Last updated 7:53 PM
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Police are asking for help in their search for a registered sex offender accused of assaulting a couple during a home invasion Saturday.

Johnny Baker III  SPECIAL
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Johnny Baker III

According to a news release, Johnny Baker III, 38, entered a home about 2:30 a.m. in the Mars Trailer Park, in the 3600 block of Deans Bridge Road, and physically assaulted a man and sexually assaulted a woman. Police said Baker also lives at the park.

Baker is wanted for rape, kidnapping, burglary, aggravated battery and aggravated sodomy.

According to The Augusta Chronicle archives, Baker has a history of criminal activity.

Baker was on parole for a Jefferson County aggravated assault charge from 1994 when he was arrested on a peeping Tom violation at the Augusta Mall in 2004. An incident report stated a police officer’s wife witnessed Baker, an employee at the mall, on this hands and knees looking under a stall in the women’s restroom. A young woman was in the stall at the time.

In 2007, Baker was on probation when he was charged with four counts of child molestation and two counts misdemeanor battery. The indictment alleged Baker fondled and beat two girls, according to previous reports.

He was sentenced to five years in prison on two reduced charges of felony sexual battery. According to the Georgia Department of Corrections, Baker’s incarceration ended in April 2012.

Anyone with information on Baker’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1080.

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jmo
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jmo 04/24/13 - 07:39 am
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Maybe......

this time they won't let him out.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 04/24/13 - 07:48 am
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a vicious animal that needs to be put down
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wild dogs who kill and injure are put down. it is okay to kill a baby that is an inconvenience to society. why not kill this inconvenience to society.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 04/24/13 - 08:27 am
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Maybe he will do us a favor,

And do something for the police to justify use of deadly force. He has proven to be a menace.

my.voice
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my.voice 04/24/13 - 09:42 am
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AC: would be nice to have

AC: would be nice to have some statistics on this fellow. How long was his sentence?.......did he get parole?.............how long has be been out?

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 04/24/13 - 10:06 am
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@ jmo

You can bet that they will let him out. The Georgia prison system is so overcrowded that it functions more like a catch-and-release program rather than a protection for society.

allhans
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allhans 04/24/13 - 12:44 pm
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Should this guy ever walk

Should this guy ever walk free again then there are big problems with our criminal justice system.

Darby
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Darby 04/25/13 - 12:00 am
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What happened here...

Another home without a handgun??

Need to work on that.

stephykins
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stephykins 04/25/13 - 07:15 am
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Really?

Why is this guy out of prison?

nocnoc
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nocnoc 04/25/13 - 07:20 am
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The question is........

Can we dig a hole deep enough to bury this?

nocnoc
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nocnoc 04/25/13 - 07:23 am
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OPEN REQUEST TO THE AC REPORTERS

Could someone dig a little and tell us who the Judges were on the previous convictions?

Just want to make sure come next election I don't vote wrong.

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