AUGUSTA, Ga (WFXG)- A Richmond County Sheriff's Office Investigator has been charged with Simple Battery Family Violence.

On Wednesday, April 26, the Richmond County Sheriff's Criminal Investigation Division received information that INV. Johnathon Mathis was involved in a domestic dispute with his wife at their home. According to the incident report, investigators charged Mathis with Simple Battery Family Violence. 

The sheriff's office says Mathis turned himself in on May 1 and was arrested and booked into the Charles B. Webster Detention Center. 

Johnathon Mathis


Mathis began his employment with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office on April 11, 2015. Mathis resigned on April 28, 2023, while the criminal investigation was on-going. The sheriff's office says the incident will follow the same course as any other criminal investigation.

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