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COVERING THE GLORIOUS GEORGIA PIEDMONT
| Covington, GA | Newton Co. |
Superior Court - Alcovy Circuit; Newton Co.
Joseph “Joe” Barr was found to be incompetent to stand for his current charges. So those are gone.
He still has his parole violation for a previous charge to contend with; however, the DA & Judge Benton agreed to “dead docket” that & with another motion - and a hopeful expedition w/ GA Corrections - Joe Barr will hopefully be a free man very soon.
Justice was done today. Kudos to the Judge, Madam DA Zon & her staff, as well as Joe’s Atty - Nancee Tomlinson.
It’s been a long 13 months & my once-vibrant friend who did yards & odd jobs while picking the Blues on his guitar was hardly recognizable. He looked like a frail, old man. A stroke & state prison will do that to you, I suppose.
I pray that he’ll be okay the next few weeks & look forward to being able to see him soon.
Fiat justitia ruat cælum