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Former Georgia Deputy Bragged About Charging Black People With Felonies To Take Away Their Voting Rights
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A former Georgia sheriff's deputy, who recently pled guilty to a federal charge of possession of an unregistered firearm, once boasted about beating a Black person he'd arrested and shared plans to falsely arrest Black people for felonies to prevent them from voting, according to text messages he sent to an extremist group chat.

The Belleville News Democratreported ex-Wilkinson County Sheriff's deputy Cody Richard Griggers was fired in November when the FBI alerted the Wilkinson Sheriff's Department about an investigation into Griggers' possession of illegal firearms in connection with a man in California who made violent threats on Facebook.

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