Stories by Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Suspect crashes stolen car during traffic stop

Deputies are searching for a male suspect accused of stealing a Honda Civic, then wrecking the vehicle after fleeing a routine traffic stop.
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Holdup suspects sought

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is searching for four suspects following an armed robbery at an area apartment complex Tuesday.
By Doug Stutsman

$5,000 reward offered in robbery case

On July 7, two victims were held at gunpoint at the BP gas station on 2061 Gordon Highway.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, July 4, 2014

Two suspects sought after armed robbery

Richmond County deputies are searching for two suspects following an armed robbery Friday on Wheeler Road.
By Doug Stutsman

Deputies use stun gun on Hephzibah man

Quantavious Deshane Wright, 18, was taken into custody at 5:43 a.m. after a struggle with Richmond County deputies, according to an incident report.
By Doug Stutsman

Victim identified in Thursday night shooting

About 10:35 p.m., Richmond County deputies found Malcolm Foley Brown, 23, with gunshot wounds in the right leg and right buttocks, according to Sgt. Monica Belser.
By Doug Stutsman

Man found shot in leg on East Chapman

A man was found shot Thurs­­day evening in the 700 block of East Chapman Road.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Fort kicks off Fourth festivities

Fort Gordon's annual Third of July fireworks have become a staple to the Augusta community, with thousands of spectators taking in the event each year. Thursday was no different.
By Doug Stutsman

Man escapes after Taser shock

A Richmond County deputy used a Taser twice Wednesday night to subdue a fleeing suspect, but the man still managed to get away.
By Doug Stutsman

Salvation Army on standby for storm

As Hurricane Arthur threatens the costal Carolinas, the Augusta Salvation Army has been put on standby.
By Doug Stutsman

Man returns from overseas to new grandsons

Michael Austin missed a few things during his 13-month-long deployment to Afghanistand. And a couple of the most important things he missed were waiting for him when he stepped off Delta flight 5520.
By Doug Stutsman

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Suspect arrested in Waynesboro bank robbery

According to an alert issued in Richmond County, a masked man robbed Capital City Bank on Liberty Street in Waynesboro before fleeing in a black and tan 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe toward Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Suspect sought in North Augusta armed robbery

Deputies are searching for a male suspect following an armed robbery late Tuesday in North Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Two shot at Aiken County apartment complex

Officials confirmed that two victims were shot Tuesday evening at an apartment complex in Aiken. 
By Doug Stutsman

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Thieves take mowers, golf cart

Between 1 and 7 a.m., suspects cut a hole in the rear fence of Power Link Outdoor Equipment on the 1700 block of Barton Chapel Road and escaped with $15,000 worth of mowers.
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Burned body found in North Augusta backyard

A man's burned body was found in the backyard of a North Augusta home Friday morning. It was too severely burned to be identified.
By Doug Stutsman

Friday, June 27, 2014

Aiken County runaway, 14, sought

Investigators from the Aiken Department of Public Safety are asking for the public's help to find a 14-year-old runaway.
By Doug Stutsman

Man sustains single wound to leg

Richmond County officials confirmed Friday afternoon that a man was shot on 12th Street in Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Woman accused of shoplifting sought

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office seeks help in identifying a woman accused of shoplifting at Augusta Mall.
By Doug Stutsman

2 women killed in Jefferson County accidents

Two females were killed Thursday afternoon in a traffic accident on Highway 1 in Jefferson County after their cars were struck by a man driving a U-Haul truck.
By Doug Stutsman