Fatal shooting suspect was released from prison in May

Thursday, Aug 27, 2009 7:18 AM
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A murder suspect jailed this morning in a Wednesday night double shooting was released in May from a Georgia prison, authorities said.

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Kelvin Steffor Johnson was released from Rogers State Prison in Reidsville after serving 16 months of a three-year sentence on a second-degree forgery conviction, according to Georgia Department of Corrections records.

He is now being held without bond at the Richmond County Jail, accused of fatally shooting a Hephzibah woman, wounding her husband and robbing them both of household items and a pickup truck.

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Mr. Johnson, 24, around 7:30 a.m. at a home in the 2300 block of Boykin Road, said Richmond County Sheriff’s Sgt. Calvin Chew. He is charged with murder, aggravated assault, armed robbery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Police believe Mr. Johnson fatally shot Martha Greene shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday at her home in the 2200 block of Plantation Road, Richmond County Sheriff’s Lt. Scott Peebles said in an e-mail.

Her husband, Tilman Coley “T.C.” Greene, was shot in the mouth, and was recovering at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics as of this morning, Richmond County Maj. Ken Autry said.

Police said Mr. Johnson rode up to the Greene’s home on a blue Mongoose BMX bicycle and had a short conversation with Mrs. Greene’s husband before pulling out a handgun and struggling with the victim.

During the struggle, Mr. Greene was shot in the face and pretended to be dead, Lt. Peebles said. Mr. Johnson then shot Mrs. Greene at least once, and began rummaging through the couple’s belongings. He got away with a big-screen television and the couple’s white 1997 Chevrolet pickup truck.

Police have not yet located the stolen truck.

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Fiat_Lux
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Fiat_Lux 08/27/09 - 06:05 pm
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Corgi, I would much rather

Corgi, I would much rather ALL young men do two years of national service, even those who go to college. But even with an education or employment exemption, tell me what is wrong with providing some reliable method for breaking young men out of dependency, poverty, gangs, drugs and crime, and giving them education and job training. There are lots of alternatives to the military. This would simply be a mandate that young men will be given every opportunity to learn how to be grown men, either by their own efforts (public/private education, tech/trades training, apprenticeships, OJT, etc) or with the assistance and resources of the federal government helping/requiring them to do it. IF you've got a better way to help young men, who've ditched their education for whatever reason, take their rightful place in society as heads and providers of their families, with jobs, dignity and the respect of their communities instead of fear of them, I'm all ears (well, eyes). Public education and all the other govt programs we've thrown money at for decades sure hasn't worked.

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RichmondCountyResident1 08/27/09 - 06:12 pm
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Roeschen, I agree with your

Roeschen, I agree with your comments. I do all I can to insure my kids are respectful to everyone.There are some really good kids that get lumped in with the bad apples. I mentor a few young men about proper dress,manners and speech.They have many other resources available to them, but some don't seem to want to do better.We are all individuals. Nobody should blame anyone for a crime,but the perpetrator. His race shouldn't matter. Would you prefer to be robbed by someone of you own race? Probably not.Apex, look it up on the Justice Dept Website.The numbers you posted are totally false.Folks like you, are just as much a problem as these thugs.

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FallingLeaves 08/27/09 - 07:01 pm
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Unbelievable. RCR if you are

Unbelievable. RCR if you are mentoring young people, if all is not lost, it probably will be soon, unless they have the sense not to listen to you. I don't know who in their right mind would allow you to mentor anybody, unless you hide your onscreen persona here from everybody outside of here like a Jekyll and Hyde scenario. I hope, for the sake of everything good, that you keep your racist, bigoted, prejudiced verbal "slings and arrows" away from their impressionable eyes and ears. Folks like you mentoring young people are part of the problem. That reminds me of the local health spokeswoman (black) who got on three spots on TV blaming white women for, quote: "our black men" getting AIDS, before she was corrected. How in the world she kept her job after that racist, wrong and inflammatory accusation I'll never know.

FallingLeaves
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FallingLeaves 08/27/09 - 07:03 pm
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Are the young men you mentor

Are the young men you mentor a diverse group of young men, culturally, financially, racially, or not?

TakeAstand
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TakeAstand 08/27/09 - 07:03 pm
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RCR, I went to that site you

RCR, I went to that site you said, the stats I found from that site are approx 5 % per 100000, not 5 % of all. No I wouldn’t preferred to be robbed at all, but even on that site it shows young black males are more likely to commit random acts of violence towards strangers of any race, mostly their own. We don't make this stuff up because we are racist, the stats are there, the news is there. If I were worried about an office or school shooting, that would more than likely be white the once in a while it happens, serial

TakeAstand
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TakeAstand 08/27/09 - 07:03 pm
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killer threats every now and

killer threats every now and then more than likely white, being scared of the daily chance of being robbed or killed for my money or car, at a grocery store, atm, or any other place by a stranger, I can tell you it aint white. Not that it never happens, but statistically and from life experiences that’s my conclusion. Just as its more likely to happen in certain areas of town more than others. Not that it won't happen, but there’s not as great a chance. I am so glad that you raise your kids right and you mentor others that's very admirable, and that's exactly what these young black men need because they definitely won't listen to white people to stop the violence. But it doesn't help to be blind to facts. And you are right some do not want to do better. They are proud of their thug life, ever see gangland? It’s sickening. But I’m glad some of them grow up and quit and try to get through to the young ones, those are some of the only people with a chance of getting through to them.

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FallingLeaves 08/27/09 - 07:05 pm
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There's mentoring and then

There's mentoring and then there's mentoring. I just hope he's teaching them better than the language and manners posters get from him on here.

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Rose 08/27/09 - 07:43 pm
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baroness RCR mentoring youth

baroness RCR mentoring youth is good. You just can't shut your trap. You go on and on about RCR, and when he responds, you have a temper tantrum.

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Nammy3 08/27/09 - 07:51 pm
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THAT was not a temper

THAT was not a temper tantrum, Rose! She was totally calm and collected in her thoughts and wording. YOU are the one that needs to SHUT UP!

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Nammy3 08/27/09 - 07:51 pm
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w00t! too......lol. baroness,

w00t! too......lol. baroness, I'm sorry to get into this but I just couldn't help myself! Forgive me. And carry on. You are doing fine!

Rose
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Rose 08/27/09 - 07:53 pm
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Nammy you SHUT UP

Nammy you SHUT UP

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Nammy3 08/27/09 - 07:54 pm
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It doesn't bother me none,

It doesn't bother me none, you trying to get away with telling ME to shut up........you know darn good and well, I will NOT!

Rose
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Rose 08/27/09 - 07:56 pm
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You idiots get on here

You idiots get on here everyday and think you own this place. Well guess what. You don't. I will post on here when and if I want. You are the most evil bunch I have ever come across. Now go ahead and pick apart what I said. I don't have time for a bunch of losers.

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jackeejones 08/27/09 - 07:57 pm
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His "photo Op" would look a

His "photo Op" would look a lot better with a 357 caliber hole between his stupid azz eyes!

Rose
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Rose 08/27/09 - 07:58 pm
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Your company stinks. blah

Your company stinks. blah blah. phew. bye

Nammy3
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Nammy3 08/27/09 - 07:58 pm
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LMAO ssdd......

LMAO ssdd......

Rose
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Rose 08/27/09 - 07:59 pm
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jackee that is for a court to

jackee that is for a court to decide

RichmondCountyResident1
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RichmondCountyResident1 08/27/09 - 08:33 pm
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Baroness, who are you to talk

Baroness, who are you to talk about anyone. All you do is peep through the blinds and mind other people's business. You the only baroness I know who lives in the ghetto.You're beyond pathetic.

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Fiat_Lux 08/27/09 - 09:45 pm
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Rose and RCR are two of the

Rose and RCR are two of the most impressive contributors on this forum. Rose, especially, contributes such profound comments as "Shut Up!!", or the really inspired "You can't tell me what to do!" They have all the insight and social acuity of a couple of bricks. Aren't we lucky they live and vote in Augusta?!

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KSL 08/27/09 - 10:10 pm
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Rose and RCR, you need to

Rose and RCR, you need to back off if you want your posts to have credence. So many posters here see you both attacking people for their opinions because your have personal animosity toward them and only that. You both have so much vitriol that you can't see when people you dislike are actually agreeing with you. I do understand you limitations, but you do need to try harder to have less hatred.

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Fiat_Lux 08/27/09 - 10:28 pm
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KSL, they don't care about

KSL, they don't care about credence. Their targets probably are relatively random, because, as you say, they do have their limitations. They just appear to like spewing the vitriol. I suspect their hatred gives their lives meaning.

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not4me 08/27/09 - 10:33 pm
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I jsut spent the last 30 mins

I jsut spent the last 30 mins reading all of these posts and I usually don't comment. I live accross the street form the trailer that he was found at. It's a single mothers house with a lot of kids having kids. She is rarely at home from working. That is where this violence and disrespect comes from..Lack of supervision and babies having babies. it doesn't matter what color you are or what your background is. This is a good little neighborhood with a good mix of all races and we never thought this would happen here.

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tired of the crap 08/27/09 - 11:06 pm
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I bet if it were a white guy

I bet if it were a white guy shot a black couple you would have sharpie or jackie down here toting a bible ranting about justice and what was done to their bro.

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ispy4u 08/28/09 - 05:29 am
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If you are tired of the crap

If you are tired of the crap then stop spreading it by opening your mouth.

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Justthefacts please 08/28/09 - 06:54 am
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Off with his head!

Off with his head!

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corgimom 08/28/09 - 04:29 pm
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Yeah, ssdd. KSL, you are

Yeah, ssdd. KSL, you are trying to be logical and reasonable with people who demonstrate every day that they are not. We get it, they don't. I just can't figure out why anybody would waste their time responding to us if they feel so negatively about us...it's like we're their cyber crack...

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Fiat_Lux 08/28/09 - 05:33 pm
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I like that, Corgi.

I like that, Corgi. Cybercrack! You definitely have an interesting mind.

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LiveAndLetLive 08/29/09 - 07:34 am
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Why don't all you fine

Why don't all you fine friendly folks go meet at an undisclosed remote location, lock-n-load, and see if we can get some fresh air in the comments section. Oh wait, I have a better idea: there are over 200 million guns in the U.S. and there are over 300 million people living in the U.S.That would give us all, the ones remaining, a whole lot more fresh air.

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americafirst1 08/29/09 - 07:39 am
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I see he was wearing his

I see he was wearing his white tee. Seems to be the gangsta uniform . He deserves the death penalty . My heart goes out to the family,

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