Bianca Cain Johnson

Stories by Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Aiken County deputies seek store robber

Aiken County deputies are seeking a man who robbed a gas station on Wagener Road late Thursday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Infant's skull cracked; Burke man charged

A Burke County man has been jailed after the fracturing of a 1-month-old's skull.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Cigarette burglar sought by officers

Police are seeking a man who broke into a Gordon Highway gas station Wednesday and stole cigarettes.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Police look for church burglar

Police are seeking a man who stole several items from a Beech Island church on Wednesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Facebook meeting turns into gunplay

A Hephzibah teen told police a man she met on Facebook fired several shots at her after he brought her chicken nuggets.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Suspect identifed in shootings

A suspect in a fatal shooting on Carrie Street on Sunday has been identified as Robert Ivory Anderson Jr.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Aiken officers make drug arrest

An Aiken man is facing drug charges after the completion of a three-month investigation into a large operation of illegal narcotic sales.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Cops called when neighbor shoots at dog

A Hephzibah woman called police Sunday after a neighbor reportedly shot at her dog.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Police seeking bracelet thief

Police are seeking a man who took a bracelet from a case at a Washington Road business.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, Aug 25, 2014

Suspect in custody after fatal Carrie Street shootings

A suspect is in custody after he wounded three and killed one during a Carrie Street shooting Sunday night, police said.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Police catch man accused of burning wife

A man accused of setting his wife on fire is in police custody.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014

New online investigation system proving successful

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office began using LeadsOnline in May 2013 and in the first six months returned $30,000 in property to the rightful owners.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Pardon Our Mess: Overgrown grass in the median area of Laurel Lane

Grass is overgrown in the median area of Laurel Lane.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

Firefighters, police take precautions during heat wave

Taking breaks and staying hydrated have been stressed for firefighters and police, who frequently work in the heat for lengthy periods.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man sought after wife set afire

Ronnie Lee Jones, 31, is wanted on charges of aggravated assault, according to a news release.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man missing $1,200 after massage

A Greenwood, S.C., man told police a woman he met on the Internet stole $1,200 from him while giving him a massage.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Police say no Augusta purge

Local police said there appears to be no truth to a scheduled night of crime that has been trending across social media.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Blood for babies needed

Local blood centers are seeking CMV negative donors to donate platelets to help save seriously ill babies and toddlers.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

6-state police plan holiday crackdown

Officers in six states will be joining to crack down on drunken driving leading up to Labor Day weekend.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Hundreds attend Burgers and Shakes event

Sheriff Richard Roundtree said interaction with the public was the main goal of the Burgers and Shakes event.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Top headlines

Paine plans furloughs, salary cuts, layoffs

Paine College President George C. Bradley on Friday announced the college will implement furlough days, salary reductions and layoffs to save $2.4 million over the next fiscal year.
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