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Monday, May 30, 2011

[GA] Albany Chief Municipal Court Judge Willie Weaver's wife treated for domestic violence injuries


...The report indicated that the violence took place in front of children, there was alcohol involved and there had been between one and five previous incidents... The original report lists the charge as battery, but after the investigation GBI agents raised the level to aggravated assault, a felony. Typically this is because a weapon or object was used to hit the victim...


JUDGE BOOKED ON AGGRAVATED ASSAULT ON WIFE
WALB
Posted: May 27, 2011 8:47 AM PST
Updated: May 27, 2011 12:28 PM PST
By Dave Miller - email
[Excerpts] ...An arrest warrant was issued Friday morning against [Municipal Court Judge Willie] Weaver for aggravated assault. This stems from an incident last weekend, in which Weaver was seen in an altercation with his wife. Weaver's wife, 31-year-old Vester Weaver was treated for injuries at an Albany hospital... The report says she was also abused by threats and abusive language. The Police report also says that children were present, and that alcohol was involved in the abuse... The Police Incident Report also said that Mrs. Weaver had issued between one and five other complaints of previous abuse before this one... [Full article here]

JUDGE WILLIE WEAVER UNDER INVESTIGATION: Willie Weaver is a former member of the Dougherty County School Board and currently owns a law firm in Albany
Albany Herald
May 24, 2011
[Excerpts] The chief municipal court judge [Judge Willie Weaver] for the City of Albany is being investigated by the GBI following a weekend domestic violence incident... Upon learning of the incident, Dougherty District Attorney Greg Edwards asked the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to look at the matter and render an opinion... [Full article here]

JUDGE WEAVER RELEASED ON $10K BAIL: Municipal Court Judge Willie Weaver posts $10,000 bail in connection with his arrest on a felony domestic assault charge.
Albany Herald
Pete Skiba:
May 27, 2011
[Excerpts] Following an arrest Friday for a felony aggravated assault domestic violence charge, Municipal Court Judge Willie Weaver posted $10,000 bond after 2 p.m. at the Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office downtown... {Weaver's attorney Johnnie] Graham also said that the aggravated assault, domestic violence charge against Weaver was brought by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, not Weaver’s wife, Vester. The GBI swore out a warrant for Weaver, 53, after agents investigated a report on a May 22 assault taken by the Albany Police Department. According to the report, the attack did not take place at the Weavers’ home. Weaver was listed as the “primary aggressor.” Vester Weaver received “superficial injuries” as a result of the attack, the report added. The report indicated that the violence took place in front of children, there was alcohol involved and there had been between one and five previous incidents. The original report lists the charge as battery, but after the investigation GBI agents raised the level to aggravated assault, a felony. Typically this is because a weapon or object was used to hit the victim... [Full article here]
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2 comments:

  1. [GA] Vester Weaver (and the church?) now deny abuse by her Municipal Court Judge husband ever happened. (Jesus weeps.)
    http://behindthebluewall.blogspot.com/2011/06/ga-vester-weaver-and-church-now-deny.html

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  2. Warrant against Weaver dismissed
    by Ashley Knight
    Posted: 10.05.2011 at 2:04 PMUpdated: 10.06.2011 at 10:40 AM

    ALBANY, GA -- Crisp County District Attorney Denise Fachini has dismissed the aggravated assault warrant against Municipal Court Judge Wille Weaver.

    Weaver was arrested may 27 for allegedly assaulting his wife, Vester Weaver.

    Police say weaver had hit Vester on the head with a beer bottle.

    In exchange for the dismissal, Weaver must attend marriage counseling and anger management for six months.

    In court documents it also states Weaver may leave either program as early as three months, but only if the provider signs off on the decision.

    Weaver was suspended from the city of Albany after his arrest

    http://www.mysouthwestga.com/news/story.aspx?id=671076#.Txbz_0ggcl4

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