Cops: Aryan Brotherhood member has probation revoked, gets 16 years in Georgia prison

Ronald Ambrose Paul Jr.
Ronald Ambrose Paul Jr.

Credit: Polk County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Polk County Sheriff's Office

A North Georgia man had his probation revoked Tuesday after a slew of new gang-related charges, sending him back to prison for 16 years, authorities said.

Ronald Ambrose Paul Jr., born in 1994, is accused of being a 1st lieutenant with the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang, leading to him being charged with six felonies, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said.

Since he was on probation for a 2015 aggravated assault conviction, he was ordered to finish the last 16 years of his sentence in prison, the sheriff’s office said. He had been released from Autry State Prison in January, according to Georgia Department of Corrections records.

He was convicted of shooting a B.B. gun at several businesses, parked cars and moving vehicles along Main Street in Cedartown, the Polk County Standard Journal reported at the time. He accepted a plea deal for four years in prison followed by 16 years on probation — which he'll now serve behind bars.

Paul was one of six people arrested in June after deputies learned an 11-year-old was being used by the Aryan Brotherhood to drop contraband at the sheriff’s office. The names of the other people arrested were not released.

He was charged with four criminal street gang charges, conspiracy to commit a felony and use of a communication facility in facilitating a felony, Polk County jail records show.

Those charges carry up to 85 years in prison, the sheriff's office said in a Facebook post. No other information on the investigation was provided.

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