The Richmond County Sheriff's Office released little information and denied interviews "due to the sensitivity of the case," but said the emphasis was placed on prostitution at area hotels.
Robbie Lee Mauzon and Saul Edward Saylors each face two counts of conspiracy to commit the robbery of a commercial business, two counts of robbery of a commercial business, and two counts of the use and carry of a firearm during crimes of violence.
Police said Adrienne Lousie Hicks asked if she could help the deputy with something and he stated he was conducting a traffic stop.
Hazmat crews and other emergency responders were called to the industrial area on Marvin Griffin Road after a chemical leak this morning.
A 22-year-old man died after being shot several times early today in south Augusta.
An investigation is ongoing after a teenager originally from Augusta was found dead in Kentucky.
The owner of a building that once housed Edmund's Bar-b-cue restaurant on U.S. Highway 25 in Aiken County near Belvedere has been fined and could spend 30 days in jail if he does not "abate the property nuisance in 60 days," according to the county's Code Enforcement Office.
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is asking for assistance in identifying a subject wanted for using a stolen debit card.
An Augusta mother remains in jail after being charged Sunday with four counts of deprivation to a minor.
An Edgefield County man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison without possibility of parole for raping and robbing an 83-year-old woman in February 2015.