FBI investigation into Jamestown Community Center continues

Jamestown Community Center issue coming back to commission

Augusta, GA (WJBF)- UPDATE: NewsChannel 6 is learning more about the subpoena issued by the US Attorney’s Office about the Jamestown Community Center.

WJBF has learned that more than just records from the Recreation and Parks department were wanted for investigation by a Federal Grand Jury.

The city of Augusta was also required to deliver records from the city’s finance, information technology and inspection offices.

Commissioner Sammie Sias is currently under investigation, accused of misuse of public funds while managing the Jamestown Community Center.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Back in the headlines, the FBI investigation into Commissioner Sammie Sias and allegations of misuse of public funds.

A subpoena issued for documents pertaining to the Jamestown Community Center was issued earlier this month.

Investigators want to learn more about how special local option sales tax money was allocated and used by the Jamestown Community Center for upgrades.

Earlier this summer Sias’ former mistress, Willa Hilton, accused the sitting Commissioner of using thousands of dollars in public money after she was fired from her job overseeing the children’s program.

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