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Augusta man sentenced to prison for threatening to kill woman

Monday, Aug 19, 2013 7:38 PM
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An Augusta man accused of threatening to kill a woman – first with a handgun and later with a machete – pleaded guilty Monday.

Tony Timpson, 41, was sentenced to six years in prison followed by 14 years on probation. The assaults on Latoya Williams occurred Oct. 10 and again Nov. 29.

Timpson previously served prison time for shooting an ex-girlfriend and her stepfather in October 1999. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison, and was paroled in 2008.

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corgimom
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corgimom 08/20/13 - 07:08 am
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Maybe now that poor woman can

Maybe now that poor woman can have some peace of mind.

GnipGnop
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GnipGnop 08/20/13 - 08:39 am
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Should have never been let out....

People that commit gun crimes such as this should be in prison forever!

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 08/20/13 - 10:09 am
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How Can Our Judical System Allow Something Like This.

Timpson previously served prison time for shooting an ex-girlfriend and her stepfather in October 1999. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison, and was paroled in 2008.

"Served 9 to do it again".....

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AutumnLeaves 08/20/13 - 01:46 pm
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Glad she will have peace of

Glad she will have peace of mind instead of her mind in pieces. What is with all the machete wielding incidents in the last few years? One happened in my old neighborhood that made the paper, too, on a street aptly named after a poisonous plant.

Red Headed Step Child
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Red Headed Step Child 08/20/13 - 05:32 pm
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I'm thinking he has anger

I'm thinking he has anger issues...

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 08/20/13 - 06:35 pm
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Women
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can aggravate the holy beegees out of me, but threatening and harming them is something out of Africa.

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