Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Georgia: "BREAKING: Trump, allies will be booked at Fulton County Jail, sheriff says"

From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 15:

Former President Donald Trump and his 18 co-defendants will be booked at the Fulton County Jail, the sheriff’s office said Tuesday.

“At this point, based on guidance received from the District Attorney’s office and presiding judge, it is expected that all 19 defendants named in the indictment will be booked at the Rice Street Jail,” Fulton County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Natalie Ammons said in a statement.

Prosecutors say the former president orchestrated a sweeping criminal enterprise, committing more than a dozen felonies, as he tried and failed to overturn his defeat in Georgia’s 2020 election.

Trump was indicted by a Fulton County grand jury Monday evening, alongside co-defendants including his lawyer and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and former state Republican Party chairman David Shafer.

District Attorney Fani Willis said Trump and his co-defendants have until Aug. 25 at noon to turn themselves in.....