Crime

Burke County man wanted for drug trafficking

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man wanted for trafficking narcotics and gun charges.

Card fraud suspect wanted in Richmond County

Augusta man arrested on multiple charges of child molestation

Augusta man charged with arson of a Youth Development Center

Best Buy identity fraud suspect wanted in Richmond County

Person wanted for theft on Deer Chase Lane

Two wanted for questioning in theft at Stein Mart

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Court documents outline disturbing details in murder of Clark Atlanta student Alexis Crawford

Columbia County woman arrested for 3 counts of cruelty to children, after children ate her candy

Paine College President issues statement on sexual assault that occurred on campus

Aiken County’s Most Wanted 11/11/19

  UPDATE: Victim in Trinity Manor Apartments shot after suspect enters through back door

UPDATE: Man arrested for simple battery after grabbing victim by the arm in local clothing store

UPDATE: Deputies responding to fatal crash in Burke County, driver identified

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is responding to a two car crash on Highway 23.

  Woman claims multiple men attacked her in her car

An Augusta woman is on high alert after she says multiple men tried to pull her out of her car against her will.

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office on scene of early morning shooting

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred early Friday morning.

Subject wanted: Considered armed and dangerous

The Augusta District Attorney’s Office and the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for 26-year-old Troy Demarco McGee.

Man wanted for multiple counts of card fraud

Grovetown horse owner indicted on animal cruelty charges

  18-year-old arrested and charged with rape at address on Paine College campus

  UPDATE: Jimmy John’s franchise owner responds to sweet tea incident

UPDATE: Richmond County man located

Cousin says she believes Fennell, not Rodney Reed, killed Stacey Stites

Man wanted for questioning for forgery at SRP Federal Credit Union

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man wanted for questioning for a forgery of the fourth degree incident at SRP Federal Credit Union on Tobacco Rd. in June 2018.

UPDATE: Richmond County man wanted for questioning in theft and forgery incident

One man is wanted for questioning by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office in regards to the theft and forgery of a refund check.

Two wanted for questioning in Richmond County

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two people wanted for questioning only for a theft by receiving stolen property incident.

Aiken County’s Most Wanted 11/4/19

These are the most wanted suspects in Aiken County as of Nov. 4, 2019.

Card fraud suspects at Belair Package Shop

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office needs help identifying two suspects.

Shoplifter wanted by Columbia County Sheriff’s Office

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a shoplifter.

Augusta Medical State Prison murderer’s conviction affirmed

The Supreme Court of Georgia has released their opinion in the case of Henry v. The State.

Elderly man arrested for allegedly molesting family member

According to the affidavit, for months Hugh Lee Morgan molested his great-granddaughter.

Man arrested in Newport News, VA for Augusta April 2019 murder

Man arrested in Newport News, VA for Augusta April 2019 murder

Man wanted for kidnapping and aggravated sexual battery

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office needs help finding 30-year-old Tyraldo Marquette Singleton. He is wanted for kidnapping and aggravated sexual battery.

  Thomson’s police chief focuses on transparency, accountability and community policing

Chief Anson Evans said the 2019 crime rate in Thomson is 22%, near the national standard (19 percent) in his first six months on the job.

New execution date scheduled for Ray Cromartie

After a stay of execution was lifted, Cromartie is now scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson.

  Richmond County man arrested for threatening to shoot up apartment complex

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged 18-year-old Latavius Collins with terroristic threats and acts on Oct. 31.

Augusta man allegedly molests girlfriend’s daughter

An Augusta man was arrested after authorities say he molested his girlfriend’s 15-year-old daughter.

Student at Hephzibah High arrested for child molestation that occurred at school

A Richmond County student was arrested and charged with child molestation, after allegedly being caught with a 15-year-old minor.

Augusta woman wanted by CAVE Task Force

The Augusta CAVE Task Force is asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who is wanted for exploitation of an elder or disabled adult involving large cash transactions.

Aiken County man arrested for Madison Ave. burglary

An Aiken County man was arrested and charged with burglary, assault, and battery after an incident on Madison Ave.

Two wanted for burglary on Ellison Way

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for two men in connection to a burglary on the 500 block of Ellison Way.

  Two sentenced to life in prison for role in Drew Cato murder

Two people who were arrested for the murder of Drew Cato, an Augusta man who originally went missing in May 5, 2018, were sentenced Thursday, Oct. 31.

Suspect wanted for questioning in Richmond County

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect in connection to a theft.

Theft suspect wanted for questioning in Richmond County

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect in connection to a theft.

Domestic violence suspect arrested in Aiken County

Deputies with the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office arrested a domestic violence suspect Wednesday, Oct. 30, at a home in the 400 block of Audubon Circle.

Crash in Aiken County kills two Columbia, SC residents

According to the Aiken County Coroner, two victims from a fiery car crash on Oct. 26 have been identified.

Three arrested after joint operation in Burke County

Three people have been arrested on Tuesday, Oct. 29, after a joint operation in Burke County led by the Department of Community Supervision.

Student arrested after unloaded gun found at Langford Middle School

A Richmond County student at Langford Middle was arrested after an unloaded gun was found in their bookbag.

Authorities say, Richmond County inmate spit in deputy jailer’s face, attempting to spread HIV

A former Richmond County inmate was charged with reckless conduct - HIV infected persons which is a felony after spitting in the face of another person.

Two wanted for card fraud at Best Buy and Target

Two women are wanted by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office for financial transaction card fraud.

Aiken County’s Most Wanted 10/28/19

These are the most wanted suspects in Aiken County as of Oct. 28, 2019.

  Kennedy Dr. murder suspect denies killing blind 82-year-old woman

In the early morning hours of Oct. 15th, 82-year-old Elizabeth Thompson was shot and killed inside her own home on Kennedy Dr. Twenty-two-year-old Andrew Dawson is accused of pulling the trigger during a burglary.

Richmond County man wanted for two counts of aggravated assault

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man wanted for two counts of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during a crime.

Aiken man stabs woman after thinking she was feeding him to zombies

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office arrived at a location on Cato Rd. in Monetta Saturday, Oct. 26, in reference to a stabbing.

Columbia County man arrested for 3 counts for cruelty to children and aggravated assault

A Columbia County man was arrested on Oct. 27, after his children called law enforcement from their neighbors home stating there was a domestic altercation at their residence.

Crash at Riverwatch Pkwy reported with injuries

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is responding to a crash at Riverwatch Pkwy and Columbia Industrial.

Woman wanted for questioning in Richmond County

A woman is wanted for questioning by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

Drug search warrant leads to arrest of Aiken man

Aiken County Special Operations and narcotics investigators executed a narcotics search warrant at 31 Filyaw Acres Lane in Warrenville, SC Friday, Oct. 25.

One injured in shooting on 2100 block of 2nd Ave.

Richmond County deputies responded to the 2100 block of 2nd Ave. for a shooting.

Aiken man found dead in woods next to Aiken Golf Course

The Aiken County Coroner’s Office and the Aiken Department of Public Safety is currently investigating the death of an Aiken man.

Suspect arrested for child molestation in Hephzibah

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man for child molestation in Hephzibah.

Harlem High School student arrested after threatening to shoot teacher in head

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Harlem High School student Thursday, Oct. 24, and charged him with terroristic threats and acts.

Two wanted for questioning in forgery at Ross

Two suspects are wanted for forgery in the fourth degree at Ross on Wrightsboro Rd.

Man arrested for statutory rape of minor

According to an affidavit from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, a man has been arrested for statutory rape in Hephzibah.

Aiken County man arrested for large amount of meth

Aiken County man arrested for large amount of meth

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Kennedy Dr. homicide stole Xbox from victim’s home

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in connection to the Kennedy Dr. homicide where 82-year-old Elizabeth Thompson was killed during a home robbery.

BREAKING: High speed chase leaves at least one injured

Police are on the scene of a car chase

  Sheriff Roundtree speaks on rising gun violence in CSRA

Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree says gun-related crimes are up 57% this year. Since Jan., there have been 29 homicides in the county.

Multiple suspects wanted for entering vehicle

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for multiple suspects who are wanted for entering a vehicle.

Inmate requests a hefty last meal

Ray Jefferson Cromartie, a condemned murderer, is scheduled for execution at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30.

Woman wanted for stealing purse

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office needs help identifying a woman who is suspected of stealing a purse from the Lowe’s on Bobby Jones.

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office searching for alleged motor vehicle hijacker

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in locating a woman wanted for hijacking a motor vehicle and armed robbery.

Suspect of Burke County Medicaid scam pleads guilty

Timothy Armin Smith plead guilty to Medicaid fraud and conspiracy to defraud the state. He received a 10 year sentence and a $5,000 fine.

Man wanted in Richmond County for attempted armed robbery

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man in connection to an attempted armed robbery

Five arrested after drug bust in North Augusta

After detectives with North Augusta Public Safety and SWAT team executed a narcotics search warrant on the 600 block of Burnside Ave., five people have been arrested.

Allendale County man charged with murder

Agents with the S.C. Law Enforcement Division arrested Courdell Dejuan Loadholt in connection to a shooting death that occurred on Aug. 30

Suspect steals business checks from Tallent’s Decks & Porches

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect who allegedly stole business checks from the mailbox of Tallent’s Decks & Porches located at 298 Murray Dr. in Martinez.

Multiple car crash on River Rd. in Burke County

According to Burke County Sheriff, Lewis Blanchard an early Tuesday morning crash resulted in two people being transported to the local hospital.

Augusta man fatally shot in overnight shooting near 10th Ave.

According to the Richmond County Coroner’s Office, an Augusta man was shot at least one time, overnight on Oct. 22.

Aiken County’s Most Wanted 10/21/19

These are the most wanted suspects in Aiken County as of Oct. 21, 2019.

One dead after shots fired on Lumpkin Road

The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred Oct. 20