Crime

Shooting near Dogwood Trace Apartments leaves two injured

On Thursday, May 17 the Richmond County Sheriff Office responded to a call around 10:18 p.m. from University Hospital reporting that a man had been shot.

Inmate found dead at Charles B. Webster Detention Center identified

UPDATE: One man dead after Wrightsboro Rd. shooting

Augusta man wanted for aggravated assault

Columbia County 14-year-old student charged with making threats

Texas woman found guilty after stealing money from Augusta attorney

UPDATE: Augusta missing man FOUND

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VA serial killer did not work for Augusta carnival company

UPDATE: Man wanted for aggravated child molestation and incest is in custody

Columbia County juvenile missing

Man wanted for questioning in Richmond County

UPDATE: Man dead after early morning house fire in Warrenton

Augusta firefighter on administrative leave after murder arrest

SLED investigating officer-involved shooting in Johnston

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened in the town of Johnston, SC.

UPDATE: Man dies from gunshot wound in Warrenton

One person shot in Warren County, Georgia

UPDATE: 19-year-old accused of throwing man from moving vehicle after shooting has been captured

Ricky Creech was captured Sunday night on charges of murder and possession of a weapon during commission of a violent crime. He is accused of shooting and killing 36-year-old Jonathan M. Cochran.

  Man arrested for murder of 2-year-old Columbia County boy

A man has been arrested for the murder of a 2-year-old boy in Columbia County.

UPDATE: Tanya Tripp trial postponed

Crash in Aiken County claims life of pedestrian

Warrenville man charged with multiple sex act crimes

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office seeking man for questioning

  UPDATE: Augusta murder suspect arrested in Jacksonville

No evidence found in search for missing North Augusta man

Edgefield prison inmate found after escaping Monday

44-year-old Barry King was discovered missing from the Satellite Prison Camp at around 12:45 p.m. Monday.

Update: Richmond County Sheriff’s Office arrested man for kidnapping

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man wanted for kidnapping, battery, obstructing and hindering an emergency call, and criminal trespass.

  Dearing man dead following apparent domestic dispute

The McDuffie County Coroner’s Office confirmed that 58-year-old Billy Gant died at his home in the 3000 block of Ellington Airline Rd in Dearing Friday morning.

Two local men arrest part of multi-state child exploitation operation, “Operation Southern Impact III”

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation released information regarding a multi-state child exploration operation named “Operation Southern Impact III”.

GA Supreme Court denies stay of execution for man who killed ex-girlfriend, 1 other

The Supreme Court of Georgia unanimously voted Thursday to deny Scotty Garnell Morrow’s request to appeal a ruling by the Butts Superior Court denying a stay.

UPDATE: Man arrested for December shooting death of 24-year-old Devontay Roscoe

37-year-old Rodriguez Sanchaz Daggett was arrested Tuesday and charged with murder and possession of a firearm or knife during a crime in connection to Roscoe’s death.

UPDATE: Suspect in Aiken murder arrested in North Carolina

50-year-old Arnold Patrick Reeves was arrested around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday after a traffic stop on I-95 in Robeson County, North Carolina.

  Man faces charges after pipe bomb discovery

A Columbia County man has been arrested after pipe bombs, drugs, and a gun were found inside a home on Lakeview Dr. in Grovetown.

Woman wanted for receiving stolen property in Augusta

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a woman wanted in connection with several burglaries in the city.

UPDATE: Fifth woman arrested for fight in Waynesboro’s Pecan Grove neighborhood in custody

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office is searching for several people wanted in connection to an incident that happened in Waynesboro’s Pecan Grove neighborhood.

Two people wanted for questioning in Augusta Family Dollar theft

Two people are wanted for questioning following a theft at The Family Dollar at 2914 Deans Bridge Road in Augusta on Apr. 27.

  Trial date set for woman accused of deadly Parkway Drive shooting

Trial date set for 44-year-old woman accused of shooting man to death on Parkway Dr.

Man wanted for questioning in Richmond County fraud case

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying a man wanted for questioning in a fraud case.

Suspect arrested in murder of Augusta woman

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man in connection to the murder of Tiffany D’Antignac.

  UPDATE: Suspect arrested for murder of 18-year-old man shot dead on Deans Bridge Road

The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating the shooting death of 18-year-old Brian Christopher Harris.

  Homicide investigation continues in Richmond County, family asking for help

Marcellus Flores' family is asking people with information on his death to come forward with information.

Road checks in Blythe lead to multiple arrests

A road check by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Friday evening at Highway 88 and Deans Bridge Rd. left several people in jail.

Richmond County Investigator arrested

Investigator Ryan Jones was arrested by Georgia State Patrol and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to obey a traffic control device.

Sheriff’s Office investigating suspicious death in Augusta

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the suspicious death of a 44-year-old Augusta woman.

Two subjects wanted for questioning

The subjects are wanted for questioning on an incident that occurred at the Best Buy, 3667 Walton Way Ext. in Augusta on Apr. 2.

  Juveniles arrested in Grovetown graffiti case

Grovetown Public Safety has arrested 2 juveniles in connection to a vandalism case in the city.

  Crime victims get voices heard by Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

When a criminal comes up for parole, the anxiety of what’s next can cripple their victims. The Georgia Sate Board of Pardons and Paroles say they’re connecting with victims to keep them included and make the board trauma-informed.

  Suspect arrested in East Boundary shooting

One person is injured and another has been taken into custody after a shooting on the 400 block of East Boundary in Augusta.

  Mother charged with five counts of deprivation of a minor

Richmond County Sheriff deputies arrested a mother of five on Tuesday after they found her and her 5 children squatting in the home.

  Aiken County woman arrested for unlawful conduct toward children

An Aiken County woman was arrested and charged with five counts of unlawful conduct towards a child.

Richmond County man wanted

18-year-old Efedia Valanti Warren, Jr. is wanted for aggravated assault, attempt army robbery, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, which occurred on Wednesday, Apr. 10 at 1:50 a.m. on the 2000 block of 1st Ave.

Six people indicted in drug conspiracy

Six people have been indicted and charged in federal court with operating a drug conspiracy that included mass production of pills and possession with intent to distribute a synthetic opioid.

UPDATE: Third man arrested for Savannah Avenue, Waynesboro murder

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office tells FOX 54 that at 8:08 a.m. on Friday Apr. 5 Waynesboro Police responded to a call of a victim being shot at 714 Savannah Ave.

  Richmond County man involved in standoff with SWAT team not granted bond

Marcus Gifford faces five charges: felony aggravated assault upon a police officer, first degree cruelty to children, felony false imprisonment, felony possession of a firearm during commission of a crime and felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

  Man accused of killing Ja’Ziah Pollard not granted bond

Man accused of killing Richmond County toddler remains in Charlie B. Webster Detention Center for now.

Texas family charged in Masters ticket scheme

Four members of a Texas family have been charged in connection with a scheme to buy and resell multiple Masters tournament tickets.

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office seeking suspect

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect who allegedly stole a vehicle.

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office seeking identity for questioning

The pictured subjects are wanted for questioning for forgery in the 3rd degree and forgery in the 4th degree at the SRP Federal Credit Union at 3206 Peach Orchard Rd. and 1007 Broad St.

Funeral and balloon release planned for 2-year-old girl

The family 2-year-old Ja’Ziah Pollard have made funeral arrangements and planned a balloon release in her honor.

Two men arrested, drugs and cash seized in Burke County drug bust

At around 11:33 Thursday morning, Burke County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators, assisted by the Criminal Investigation Division and Crime Suppression Team, executed a search warrant at a home on the 1200 block of Hale St. in Waynesboro.

  Update: Suspect in custody after high-speed chase results in crash

North Augusta Public Safety Officers and the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office are currently searching for suspects that crashed in a high-speed chase that started in Columbia County.

  UPDATE: Third man arrested in Savannah Avenue murder

Investigators say two men involved in a homicide are on the run after shooting and killing a man Friday.

Police looking for missing Richmond County teen

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing teen.

Update: Man arrested after GBI raids home in Columbia County

The GBI Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at a home on Crown Heights Way in Grovetown Thursday morning.

Update: Richmond County man faces multiple charges after standoff with police

Richmond County deputies are involved in a standoff with a man at Allen Homes in Augusta.

  Update: Man charged with murder in shooting death of two-year-old girl

Investigators responded at 7:44 p.m. Tuesday and said a domestic dispute led to the shooting death of 2-year-old Jaziah Pollard. One man is in custody and is believed to be responsible for the child’s murder.

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office seeking identity of suspect

The unknown male subject is wanted for a home invasion that occurred on the 3600 block of New Karleen Rd on Tuesday Apr. 16.

Man detained at Augusta University Medical Center

A man has been detained at Augusta University Medical Center after a dispute with employees, situation is under control by authorities.

Richmond County Sheriff Deputies on scene at Glenwood apartments

FOX 54 is on the scene near Lumpkin Rd. on Pineview Dr. where Richmond County Sheriff Deputies are responding to reports of a shooting.

  More details in RCSO deputy arrested charged after hitting wife

New information on the Richmond County Sheriff Offices deputy that was arrested last week for domestic violence is out.

Richmond County man missing

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding a missing man.

  Trenton sex trafficking suspect facing more charges

Two Edgefield County men arrested last week in a sex trafficking investigation were slapped with more charges Monday.

  Experts say Masters Week is a peak time for human trafficking

With all the excitement of everything Masters-related comes some serious concerns for crime. I spoke with a local organization that has some insight, provides resources, and is working to bring awareness to human trafficking.

Early morning shooting leaves one injured

The Richmond County Sheriff’s department tells FOX 54 that early Wednesday morning around 1:50 a.m. a male subject was shot in the back of the leg.

2 men wanted for questioning in Richmond County murder case

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for 2 men wanted for questioning in connection to a murder case.

Woman wanted for aggravated assault in Richmond County

The suspect is wanted for an aggravated assault that occurred at 1633 Gordon Hwy on Sunday, Apr. 7.

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office seeking identity of 3 women

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of 3 women who allegedly walked out with merchandise without purchasing.

RCSO looking for one suspect that robbed two stores during the weekend

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man they say robbed two stores in two days.

  UPDATE: Suspect charged with aggravated battery after video surfaces

Sunday evening, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) released a video of individuals putting a community in danger.

Appling man indicted on child pornography charges

An Appling man has been indicted on child pornography charges.

North Augusta Public Safety K-9 drug arrest

Terrence Turmon is charged with trafficking cocaine, PWID crack cocaine, PWID marijuana, unlawful carrying of a pistol, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office searching for wanted man

43-year-old Jerome Frank Suber Sr. is wanted for 3 counts of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during a crime, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Officials say the crime occurred on Thursday Apr. 4, near 701 Tuttle St.

Richmond County man shot and killed

59-year-old James Dukes was shot at least one time and died at Augusta University Medical Center. Dukes was pronounced dead at 2:08 a.m.