By Editor Becky Watts
ZEBULON – There will be three days of hearings concerning the Department of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS) and the granddaughter of Pike resident Randall Moss. Mr. Moss filed civil warrants through Pike County Magistrate Court against several former and current DFCS employees which will be heard in the main courtroom of the Pike County Courthouse in April.
Mr. Moss spoke to DFCS board members in January about problems that he has had over the past 1 1/2 years with Pike County DFCS alleging click here that accusations against him and his daughter were false and that he was denied defense in a jury trial twice. He said in a Pike County Board of Commissioner’s meeting in January click here (section 9a) that he can prove perjury, subjugation of testimony, fabrication, and colloboration as well as hearsay evidence with those involved in the removal of his granddaughter from his home and said that the judge in this case has denied him his constitutional rights and his Georgia state law civil right to have a jury trial.
The first three cases will be heard on April 3rd at 10 a.m. and will continue until all three are finished that day. Charles O’Neill, who is the Guardian Ad Litem for the Moss grandchild will be the first case heard that day. Michelle Madewell will be the second case heard that day. Ms. Madewell has filed a counterclaim against Mr. Moss. The third case that will be heard is Pike County DFACS Director LaResa Price.
Three more cases will be heard on April 4th beginning at 10 a.m. and will continue until all three cases are heard: Sue Coffin, Joan Oxley, and former DFCS employee Jeannie Griggers who was fired in 2012, according to the Pike Journal Reporter, after being charged with criminal damage to property, second degree simple battery and disorderly conduct in Griffin.
The final day of court as currently scheduled is Friday, April 5th with Liz Fordham, and Deanna Neill.
According to Open Records information obtained yesterday by Pike County Times, Ms. Madewell’s case is scheduled to be heard at this time by Magistrate Judge William Thomas from Lamar County. There is no final determination on who will hear the remaining seven cases at this time. These cases will all be heard in the main courtroom of the Pike County Courthouse in order to ensure that there is enough accommodations for those involved as well as any member of the public who would like to listen to these cases. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO PROVIDE SUPPORT PLEASE EMAIL email@example.com