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Augusta man sentenced to life in prison for rape of 9-year-old girl

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 6:57 PM
Last updated Thursday, June 26, 2014 1:05 AM
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An Augusta man pleaded guilty Wednesday to raping a 9-year-old girl.

Warren Colbert was sentenced to life in prison for rape, three counts of aggravated child molestation and aggravated sexual battery. Colbert was not registered as a sex offender though he was convicted in 1999 for sexually assaulting two other children.
Warren Colbert was sentenced to life in prison for rape, three counts of aggravated child molestation and aggravated sexual battery. Colbert was not registered as a sex offender though he was convicted in 1999 for sexually assaulting two other children.


Warren Colbert, 51, was sentenced to life in prison for his crimes: rape, three counts of aggravated child molestation and aggravated sexual battery. Colbert pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court. Judge James G. Blanchard Jr. accepted the plea negotiation and sentenced Colbert.

Colbert was arrested in September after a mother learned from her son that Colbert had molested the girl. An investigation by Richmond County Sheriff detectives revealed Colbert had molested the child over a two-year period, escalating the abuse from touching to raping.

Although Colbert told the child’s mother he had served time in federal prison, he claimed it was because of a forgery conviction. Colbert served time for sexually assaulting two other children. He was convicted in 1999 and released from a federal prison in January 2006.

Colbert had not been placed on the Georgia or national sex offender registries.

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geecheeriverman
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geecheeriverman 06/26/14 - 03:50 am
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electric chair

What he needs is the electric chair. He does not need to breathe another breath.

corgimom
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corgimom 06/26/14 - 05:39 am
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He will get out on parole and

He will get out on parole and DO IT AGAIN.

He should've been locked up forever.

I wonder how many other children were his victims.

cush1944
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cush1944 06/26/14 - 07:19 am
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"He will get out on parole

"He will get out on parole and DO IT AGAIN."
You are correct, liberals have weaken our justice system. We have way to many liberal judges.

jesslgrdn
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jesslgrdn 06/26/14 - 09:00 am
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MY QUESTION IS

MY QUESTION IS HOW ON EARTH WAS HE NOT PLACED ON THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY AFTER BEING CONVICTED FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING TWO OTHER CHILDREN IN 1999?????
I don't understand for the life of me how something like that could slip through the cracks... All that aside, as a single mom I wouldn't have ANY man even around my child without running an extensive background check - much less leave EVER leave them alone with someone even with a clean background. It's just that kind of world now and you never know. This child is scarred for life because of a mother's ignorance. I believe there should be more educational materials available for single moms about dating safety with regards to resources available to and the importance of AT LEAST checking out someone out which could've prevented this situation had that been done by this poor girl's mom. Maybe the health department could make these available... js

jimmymac
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jimmymac 06/26/14 - 10:11 am
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The fact that this disgusting slime ball was paroled after sexually assaulting two children after 7 years shows what a joke our prison system truly is. He should have been given life the first time and to get paroled he should have had to submit to at least chemical castration to get out. The poor child recently assaulted is on the heads of the parole board for letting this predator out to molest again.

Kos
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Kos 06/26/14 - 06:03 pm
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I guess you can blame the
Unpublished

I guess you can blame the conservative judges for the teenager who killed his grandmother then rode around town with her dead torso in his trunk of the car. He will get parole out by a conservative judges and then committed a massacre.

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CBERRY2 07/01/14 - 10:21 am
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SCARY

I worked with this man when I was in my teens. This is shocking and scary. I worked with him, and had ABSOLUTELY no clue!! How can someone get away with this for so long when someone, somewhere knew about it!! My prayers are with the victims and all the other children in this world, that they may find the courage to come forward and put these sick, twisted people behind bars where they belong!

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