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Augusta sex assault suspect surrenders

Friday, April 26, 2013 3:43 PM
Last updated 9:01 PM
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A sex offender accused of sex crimes against his neighbors has been located.

According to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office news release, Johnny Baker III turned himself in at the Richmond County jail Friday. He faces charges of rape, aggravated sodomy, aggravated battery, kidnapping and first-degree burglary.

Police said Baker, 38, entered a home about 2:30 a.m. April 20 in the Mars Trailer Park, in the 3600 block of Deans Bridge Road, and physically assaulted a man and sexually assaulted a woman. Baker also lives at the park.

Baker has a history of offenses including his conviction for sexual battery in 2008.

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fatboyhog 04/27/13 - 12:09 pm
Exhibit "A"

This is why we need to use the death penalty more often. If you can't get along with the human race, you don't need to be a part of it. Your first rape should be your last rape.

fatboyhog 04/27/13 - 06:33 pm
Thumbs down?

I guess I'll never be able to run for public office since I'm a staunch advocate of the death penalty. A conviction for rape and murder should result in a death penalty.

Darby 04/28/13 - 06:25 pm
"I guess I'll never be able to run for public

office since I'm a staunch advocate of the death penalty."

You can probably run in this part of the country where the death penalty is supported.

On the other hand, you will be the first person a defense attorney kicks out of the jury pool.

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