One in Columbus got a little out of hand. The whole municipal court system needs to be looked into.
Columbus Municipal Court Judge Haywood Turner was sentenced to 12 months on probation, fined $1,000, ordered to perform 40 hours of community service and required to attend an anger management class after he pleaded guilty Wednesday to reckless driving, a charge reduced from pointing a pistol at another.
Here in Macon, the judicial picks are nothing more than pets of the mayor. And then there’s the magistrate court . . .