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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Gas leak alters Walton Way traffic

Part of Walton Way is being shut down due to a natural gas leak.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Cops say tire slashing new scam

In each case the victim returns to his car and discovers a tire flat. A man then approaches and offers to help change the tire and then asks for money or tells the victim a sob story to get cash.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man takes shot at burglar

The man, 69, told police he woke about 2 a.m. to hear noises coming from the kitchen of his home on Circular Drive.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Police investigating threatening note left at fire station

Firefighters at Station 9, 3507 Walton Way Extension, discovered the note stuck between the door and door frame around 2:30 p.m. Monday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Drive to stop rise in road deaths

New chairman of the state transportation board, Don Grantham said Monday that something must be done to stem the increase in Georgia's highway-related fatalities.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Monday, May 11, 2015

Teen arrested in accidental shooting

Maxwell Grandle, 18, has been charged with unlawful carrying of a pistol.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Aiken break-in suspect sought

Aiken County police are seeking the public's help identifying a person possibly connected to a series of burglaries and car break-ins.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Body camera footage raises storage worries

Data management is expected to be the most challenging part of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office's upcoming switch to body cameras.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Friday, May 8, 2015

No plans yet for former jail

The building that housed Richmond County officers for nearly 30 years has become a deserted furniture wasteland with no clear future.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Reserve deputy struck by log truck

A Columbia County sheriff's reserve deputy is in serious condition after being struck by a log truck while bicycling Friday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man shot after shouting at speeders

Deputies called to Daley Drive about 7:45 p.m. found the man with a wound in the hip and groin, according to an Aiken County Sheriff's Office news release.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Richmond County deputy assists in North Augusta arrest

A Richmond County deputy used his stun gun to help apprehend a suspect while off-duty after a fight broke out near his North Augusta home Friday morning, police said.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Woman arrested after child left in car

Police were called to Augusta Mall on 3450 Wrightsboro Road around 5 p.m. after someone reported seeing the 2-year-old girl sleeping in a car seat. The vehicle was running and unlocked.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Two men arrested in robbery

Two men were arrested after a shooting during a robbery at a Fayetteville Drive apartment Wednesday night.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

2 wanted in beating death of elderly Trenton man

Donald George Hurtekant Jr., 36, is being sought on charges of murder and burglary first degree. Sandra Ann Marie Evans, 33, is wanted on a charge of accessory after the fact murder.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man arrested after shots fired in a fire department parking lot

Deputies said a drunken man was arrested after firing shots in an Aiken County fire department parking lot Tuesday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Drill tests airport emergency preparedness

It was only a drill but the carnage seemed real Wednesday. To make the drill seem realistic, bodies were splayed across the tarmac with injuries ranging from burns to severed limbs to glass ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson

TSA at airport finds gun in carry-on bag

The loaded AMT .380 handgun was discovered about 5 a.m. TSA alerted airport police, who took possession of the bag and escorted the passenger, who has not been identified, from the checkpoint area.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Man arrested in Sunday's fatal shooting

Walter L. Johnson, 60, was booked into the Richmond County jail Tuesday on charges of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Business owner reports stolen Mack truck

The owner of Precision Site Work told police Monday morning that he arrived at the construction site at CanalSide apartments on 1399 Walton Way, and discovered the truck missing.
By Bianca Cain Johnson
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