The Richmond County Board of Education Police Department
said the fire alarm at Sego Middle School went off Saturday. Officers thought
they were responding to a fire, but caught something else on surveillance video.
Investigators said three people pushed in the plexiglas at
the school gym and broke into the building around 4P.M.
They then went through the school, took computer systems, surveillance
cameras and got away with two thousand dollars worth of property.
Chief Alfonzo Williams said they believe the suspects are
young and could have been looking for quick cash. People around the area are urged to keep their eyes open for
If you have any
information, officers said you can report it anonymously and confidentially to
the Richmond County Sheriff's office at (706) 821-1000, the school system or
County Board of Education Police Department at (706) 826-1000.
Richmond County deputies are looking for three people they believe stole computers and video cameras from a school.
Deputies responded to Sego Middle School just before 7 p.m. Sunday after an alarm at the school was activated. They found that a back door of the gym had been forced open.
Video footage shows three people running through the school at about 4:26 p.m.
Anyone with information about the larceny can contact Investigator Tim Taylor of the Richmond County Board of Education at 706-826-1133.
Friday, August 29 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:33:42 GMT
South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal wreck on Gun Range Road, between Wire Road and Highway 1.Troopers responded just after 1 p.m, according to the SCHP database.Additional details areMore >>
The Aiken Co. Coroner's Office confirmed Willis L. Purvis, 55, was returning home on his Suzuki motorcycle when he lost control of it, and was ejected. More >>
Friday, August 29 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:06:26 GMT
The Red Cross of Augusta is offering safety tips for this Labor Day weekend. Experts say if you're packing up and heading out of town, bring even the things you think you won't need just in case. "MakeMore >>
The Red Cross of Augusta is offering safety tips for this Labor Day weekend.More >>